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Comedian adds biting commentary to Long Lake festivities

A NYC-based comedian who hosts the town’s quirky holiday events proves to be as much as a draw as the games themselves.

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James Moricette

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Upcoming Essex vineyard aims to meld wildlife, agriculture

A local vineyard and wildlife rehabilitation center have teamed up in a pilot project to test the waters of increased cooperation between the agriculture and wildlife fields.

McDonald named new CVES Special Ed director

Champlain Valley Educational Services (CVES) announces that at its Wednesday, June 24 meeting, the CVES Board appointed Mr. Reginald McDonald as its new Director of Special Education effective on Saturday, Aug. 1.

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July 4th weekend events to dazzle crowds

Festivals fireworks, patriotism and community events abound in the southern Adirondacks this weekend!

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New Adirondack Wine & Food Fest draws crowd

Attendance at the new Adirondack Wine & Food Festival in Lake George surpasses expectations, as it draws a crowd to taste regional wines and food specialties prepared with fresh and local ingredients.

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Lake George graduates urged to help and inspire others

Renowned for their outstanding achievements in academics and athletics, members of the Lake George Class of 2015 are urged to reach out to others during their graduation ceremonies held June 27, 2015.

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North Warren grads share a close bond, strong work ethic

The members of North Warren Class of 2015 are reputed to possess considerable 'heart' — and their graduation ceremonies this week demonstrated that attribute.

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School chief: Bolton grads are ‘a tough act to follow’

Known for their hard work and remarkable accomplishments in academics as well as athletics, the graduating Bolton seniors show off another side of their collective charactor — humor — during their commencement exercises Jan. 26, 2015.

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Port Henry set to hold another dissolution vote

Residents in the Village of Port Henry will go to the polls later this year to decide if the government structure should be dissolved.

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Picnic meal to be served at fellowship dinner

The next Free Community Fellowship Dinner at the First United Methodist Church, 1045 Wicker St. (Rte 9N) will be held Sunday, July 5, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome. Reservations are not needed.

Beautification effort appreciated

I want to thank all of the Westport community members who have volunteered this summer to keep the flower baskets watered on the Westport bridge; the barrels of flowers in front of the Heritage House, the Black River and Hillside cemeteries, the Post Office, the Westport Library Association and the Wadhams Free Library.

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River advocate, Ti youths draw attention to La Chute

Powvorznik sees development potential for this quiet section of Ticonderoga, which is near the intersection of Lord Howe Street and Alexandria Avenue.

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Saranac graduation still celebrates after manhunt announcement

The Saranac High School graduation took place Friday, June 26 at the SUNY Plattsburgh Fieldhouse, coming just hours after the announcement of the death of Richard Matt, one of the two escaped Clinton Correctional Facility inmates.

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Dream big, Chazy Central Rural School graduates

A banner with the words ‘Been dreaming of this’ hung above the heads of 38 Chazy Central Rural School graduates Friday, June 26 during the school’s 97th annual commencement ceremony.

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Peru grads encouraged to take risks, spread wings and fly

Peru’s 2015 commencement Saturday, June 27 was all about butterflies.

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Beekmantown graduation 2015: 'Thank you, Google'

Beekmantown grads brings good memories and laughs to commencement

A humorous, cheerful bunch of Beekmantown seniors filed in two-by-two, some arm in arm, hand in hand and others who just danced their way to their seats for the commencement ceremony Friday, June 26 at 7 p.m.

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Retired army colonel to challenge Stefanik in ‘16

A retired Army colonel has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination to challenge U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik in the 2016 election for the 21st Congressional District seat.

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Flags & Feathered Friends | Mill Creek Musings

I own a number of flags that I use throughout the year.

A lot of rain | Bakers Mills News

Sorry about no news last week. My computer did not want to cooperate. Another week of a lot of rain. Maybe keeping the bugs down.

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