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A very merry Christmas | Bakers Mills News

Shirley Cleveland called me to say her brother, Tim, was in the hospital for three days with five breaks in three of his ribs.

Cold winter days, colder nights | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – December, 1914

Library election | Bolton Column

The Annual Election of the Bolton Free Library Board of Trustees will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 14, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m.

Gleanings food distribution | Athol-Thurman

Happy 2015; a hearty warm welcome to the New Year extends from myself to you.

Omitted group

In my letter to the editor last week entitled “Christmas Thanks,” I failed to mention a very important group of individuals who supported Christmas in Essex on Dec. 13 and I’d like to make this correction now.

Thanks for tree

I want to thank the people responsible for erecting and maintaining the Christmas Tree (Holiday Tree) on top of Mount Defiance in Ticonderoga.

Willsboro Central, town, move forward on shared garage

The Willsboro Central School District and the Town of Willsboro are continuing their efforts to work together by incorporating both a school bus garage and a town highway department in a new facility using the consulting services of the architectural firm AES Northeast in Plattsburgh.

The Week In Review | Sports

Indoor track, Swimming, Bowling, Girls’ hockey, Boys’ hockey, Boys’ basketball and Girls’ basketball

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So many wonderful animals | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to announce that gentle giant Bear has found his forever home in time for the holidays!

The “Christmas Gift” | Willsboro Column

A big resounding YES to once again see that beautiful Christmas tree in the downtown park light up again after the snow storm seemed to render it into darkness.

Village of Keeseville no more | Keeseville Column

This is the last column of 2014.

Big Basket of Cheer | Westport Column

Congratulations to Barry Morrison, who won the Fire Department’s Big Basket of Cheer in the drawing on Dec. 19, as well as to the Small Basket of Cheer winners, Frank Walker and “Dave and Dave.”

Unusual plane ride | Essex Column

It’s another quiet week in Essex, with no activities to report. So you’ll have to hear about an unusual plane ride I took recently.

Cabin fever | Elizabethtown Column

Merry Christmas and a very happy New Year’s to all of my readers. I wish you the best in peace and happiness for the future!

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A classic Adirondack Christmas story | Notes from the North Woods

Every year, our family gathers around an extremely well decorated tree on Christmas eve, in order to share a long held tradition of reading a Christmas story.

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Jude and Sweet Pea | Elmore SPCA

An adoptable dog and cat

Sports | The Week In Review

Boys’ hockey, Girls’ basketball, Boys’ basketball, Indoor track, Bowling, and Girls’ hockey

Make quit smoking a goal

It’s almost that time again. Time to reflect on the past year and time to resolve to do something differently in the months ahead.

Our Town Theatre Group sends thank-yous

From all of us at Our Town Theatre Group, we’d like to thank our Community, from all the people in Johnsburg, North Creek, Chestertown, Minerva, and elsewhere for helping us make our 2014 season a success!

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