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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
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Warren Co. to explore extending rail service to Rensselaer

Northern Warren County may be hosting more tourists from New York City and elsewhere downstate if a proposed extension of the county railway to Rensselaer is determined to be feasible — and accomplished as envisioned.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul visits Glens Falls to unveil Cuomo’s new initiatives

Area community leaders hear about the proposals in Gov. Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in her recent visit to Glens Falls — and Hochul along with many of Cuomo's initiatives receive a warm welcome.

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Area legislators call for Sheldon Silver to step down

Area state legislators Dan Stec and Betty Little, reacting to the corruption charges filed against state Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, say its time for Silver to give up his post so the state can get back to business at hand.

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Business leaders to weigh area economy's prospects

Regional economic trends will be examined and foretold at a Jan. 30 breakfast sponsored by EDC Warren County.

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Author-Playwright Jessica Kane to instruct memoir-writing seminar

A writer known for her evocative, offbeat works — and her highly individual, witty depictions of humanity — is conducting a series of workshops beginning Jan. 24 in Glens Falls.

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Delila Walter, a key figure in Thurman’s history, reminisces as she nears 100

A strong-willed, enterprising woman raised in primitive rural conditions — who changed the course of her mountainous hometown — recalls aspects of her life in vivid detail as she nears her 100th birthday.

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Funiciello testifies in state Assembly on health care reform

Matt Funiciello, the Green Party candidate for New York's 21st Congressional District of — who shook up politics in the Capital Region and lower Adirondacks by winning a historically large portion of the vote — testified before the NY Assembly days after he was helping boost membership in his state's party and setting the course for the organization in Warren County.

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Gov. Cuomo proposes $1.66 billion property tax break

Identifying high taxation as a longstanding problem in the state, Cuomo proposes a program that should return an average sum of $781 to 543,300 upstate homeowners and renters through an income tax credit.

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Regional broadband, sewer projects could be competing for $500 million grant

Cuomo's proposal of a competition of upstate economic development councils vying for three $500 million grants sparks ideas about what regional projects would be eligible.

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Warren County sets course for 2015

More miles of improved roadway, better access to government information by citizens, and improved emergency radio communications are likely in store for Warren County in 2015, , according to goals set by county Board of Supervisors Chairman Kevin Geraghty when he was reappointed this week.

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