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Bridge construction to be tackled soon in Thurman

Project planned to save local taxpayers $311,000

Things are looking up in Thurman: Bridges are to be replaced, and the town will be getting a revenue boost.

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Floyd Bennett Bandstand reconstruction closer to reality

The Warrensburg town board awards a contract to reconstruct the town's iconic Floyd Bennett Bandstand, among other actions at its recent monthly meeting.

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Empire State Games to contain adaptive competitions

With an abundance of snow in late January and no let up in sight, plans are moving forward with the 35th edition of the Empire State Winter Games (ESWG), set for Feb. 5-8 in the Adirondack region.

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FUND for Lake George releases annual report addressing ‘chief concerns’

The FUND for Lake George has waded through volumes of scientific data and studies on the health of Lake George, and they've summarized the main issues in the newly released reports: "State of the Lake: Chief Concerns as Revealed by Science" and "The Fate of the Lake: A Blueprint for Protection."

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Schroon Lake boys, Crown Point girls score victories

The Panther boys fell to the Wildcats 61-37 on Tuesday, while the Lady Panthers topped the Lady Wildcats 32-23 on Wednesday.

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IP accident victim's funeral Jan. 31

 A 57-year old lost his life Jan. 23 after an incident at the International Paper Ticonderoga Mill.

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Four Patriots veterans celebrate Senior Night with big win

AuSable Valley sent its boys' hoops seniors out with a 69-36 win over Saranac Lake.

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Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel donates over 800 coats to charity

Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel has collected over 800 coats and winter accessories for the United Way during their first annual Holiday Coat Drive.

Mainstream Adirondack residents under assault

I write to commend and support the Valley News editorial staff for their determination in exercising their right to an opinion.

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‘Operation Santa’ raises over $4,000 during holidays

“Operation Santa” has been a successful program for over 34 years, raising more than $58,900.

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Session to examine heroin use and its impact locally

Former heroin users will be giving presentations during a forum that is to examine aspects and impact of heroin use and addiction.

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Adirondack Harvest to hold annual meeting Jan.29

A group that is devoted to promoting sustainable agriculture and healthy food for all is inviting the public to their annual meeting.

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Educational Honors

Explosion at Ticonderoga Mill | Bakers Mills News

This has been a very long hard week for so many people.

Preserving large carnivores | Notes from Planet Earth

Seventy-six European conservation scientists from twenty-five countries have recently pooled their efforts and reported that the numbers of lynx, wolves, brown bears, and wolverines living in various regions of Europe (exclusive of the British Isles, Belarus, Ukraine and Russia) have stabilized and begun to increase in number.

Popular man and his little dog gone | Turning Back the Pages

Fifty Years Ago – January, 1965

Reading fact and encouragement | Athol-Thurman

Did you know that one out of every three children entering Kindergarten does not have the skills necessary for good learning?

Memories of the days long ago! | Viewpoint

Remember cold winter days, 20 to 30 degrees below zero, wind blowing, snow falling, and frost on every window.

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"Woodswoman" author, conservationist to be honored with weekend events

Famed Adirondack conservationist and author Anne LaBastille will be honored with a series of multimedia concerts this weekend in Elizabethtown.

DEC summer camp scholarships to be available

The Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will again provide scholarships for interested young men and women 11 to 17 years old to attend DEC’s popular summer camp program.

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