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A community cat | Elmore SPCA

Here is Buddy, an adoptable dog from Elmore SPCA...buddy is a black and white Jack Russell Terrier mix who arrived July 27.

Remembering Milda | Johnsburg Historical Society

Johnsburg Historical Society notes with sadness the Aug. 11 death of Milda Burns, longtime member of the organization.

Bad fire at The Glen | Bakers Mills News

Is it really summer? The weather has been crazy again.

Community raises over $20,000 | Bolton Column

Last Sat. night Rogers Park pier was transformed into an elegant setting of stars, white lights, balloons and lanterns.

Two tons of solid protection | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – August, 1914

Special recognition | Athol-Thurman

Jeremy and Karen Ward, along with their two proud, big sisters, Layna and Maikailyn of Athol would like to have their new addition to their family recognized—son and brother, Kelton Harvey Ward!

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Board n’ Batten Antiques set to close up shop

After 34 years in business at their shop in Olmstedville, Bob and Floss Savarie are calling it quits with their business, Board n’ Batten Antiques.

Bicentennial committee meets to discuss events

The third meeting of the new Minerva Bicentennial Committee met the evening of Aug. 18 with a good crowd of folks in attendance.

Town Board of Indian Lake Votes to Go Solar

The Town Board of Indian Lake met in the Blue Mountain Lake Fire Hall Monday evening. During the meeting, Councilman John Valentine informed the board that there were limitations to the size of the photovoltaic (PV) array output possible without having to spend additional monies to add another TTP transformer to the grid. The limitation is 75 KW. The cost of adding the transformer that would allow an expansion in the amount of PV generated power to be sent back to the grid for net metering would be in the area of $200,000 according to National Grid. As such, election is to limit the project to the current capability of the power grid.

Domestic dispute | Police Blotter

Scott L. Stockwell, 40 of Ticonderoga was arrested for Aggravated Criminal Contempt a class D felony and Harassment in the second degree-physical contact a violation.

Family grateful

To our Friends, Neighbors and the Johnsburg Community at large:

Golf tourney a success

The Ninth Annual Brian T. Carpenter Memorial Golf Tournament was hosted at the Moriah Country Club on Saturday, Aug. 2.

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Farm 2 Fork Festival on tap in Saranac Lake

A bounty of locally produced food and drink is on the menu for the fifth annual Farm 2 Fork Festival, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Saranac Lake’s Riverside Park.

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Queensbury soldier receives Purple Heart

An Army sergeant from Queensbury man who has struggled with ailments since being seriously injured by a massive explosive device in Afghanistan was recently awarded the Purple Heart — but he deferred the honor to the soldiers who are still fighting overseas, or didn't return from war.

Soccer comes to Warrensburg

\Warrensburg Soccer is working with the Northern United Soccer program and will be offering volunteer coaches training and some additional game times.

Willsboro Ladies Golf League results

The Willsboro Ladies Golf League recently celebrated their 52nd Invitational with ladies from Ausable Valley, The Barracks, Harmony, High Peaks, Moriah and North Country Club Golf.

Mushroom Foraging Workshop | Elizabethtown Column

These last two weeks of August, there are a few things left to do before the holiday.

Antique and Tag Sale | Essex Column

On Saturday, Aug. 23, the North Country SPCA will hold its annual Antique and Tag Sale at the Whallonsburg Grange.

ACAP Afterschool Program | Westport Column

Good news (sort of) for ACAP Afterschool Program parents and kids—as of now, the Westport program will run through September, which is better than nothing for the 30 or so families in the community who rely on it.

Book Sale | Keeseville Column

The Book sale at the Keeseville Free Library is this week.

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