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Saranac, Beekmantown, Peru, and Plattsburgh High

Schools need fresh ideas

While North County school districts received a small degree of relief with last month’s state budget figures that announced a $602 million reinstatement of the state aid that school officials say is crucial to maintaining education programs for their students, and an overall fund increase of $1.1 billion, we feel as if more needs to be done to explore more creative ways of bridging the budget shortfalls that continue to plague districts.

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SUNY Adk.’s new CEO honored as giant chair is unveiled

As a giant Adirondack chair is dedicated on the SUNY Adirondack campus in conjunction with the inauguration if the institution's new president Kristine Duffy, students talk about their views on Duffy's character and the new course she envisions for the community college.

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NY21 Roundup: Where the candidates are on ballot access, fundraising and coveted endorsements

Everything you need to know about the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens as the candidates enter the next phase of the race.

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Chester citizens helping family of stricken toddler

A toddler is clinging to life after being stricken with a serious infection, and citizens of northern Warren County are reaching out to help the charming child's family.

A kinder, gentler time | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

According to a new Rasmussen Survey a mere 9 percent of likely U.S. Voters think it would be better for the country if most of the incumbents were reelected this fall.

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Rum-Runners’ Weekend wins APA’s ‘Best Community Event’ award

A new event celebrating the exuberance of the Prohibition era in northern Warren County — and captured the imagination of hundreds of people here and in the Capital Region — was honored last week as a 'Best Community Event' by the Adirondack Park Agency.

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Rte 418 reopened after landslide is cleared; primary access to Thurman restored

Highway workers work through the night to provide a vital venue between Thurman and metropolitan Glens Falls as well as Warrensburg.

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Roadbank collapse closes Route 418 — primary access to Thurman

Melting snow has caused a roadbank collapse during the evening of Saturday April 12, engulfing a section of state Rte. 418 in mud and downed trees. Thurman residents were traveling miles out of their way to get into town, as Rte. 418 provides their primary access.

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Warrensburg youth wrestlers prevail in regional and national tourneys

Future promising for high school wrestling program

Young Warrensburg-area wrestlers have won up to 100 and more individual matches, including competition in regional and national tournaments — an unprecedented record of accomplishment in the area.

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Area businesses get behind CATS Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike

The business communities in Westport and Essex see potential benefits coming from the upcoming Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike on Saturday May 3.

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New ‘Woofstock’ event being planned for Warren County

A fanciful festival of canine character, 1960s hippie culture and classic rock 'n roll is envisioned to be a popular new event for northern Warren County.

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Bolton youth win regional ‘Battle of the Books’

Bolton youth defeat students from eight other schools to win a regional title in a reading comprehension competition.

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Holocaust survivor visits SUNY Plattsburgh

A dusty attic in an Amsterdam row house kept the Israels family away from Hitler during the Holocaust.

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Alliance schedules North Warren events

The Tri-Lakes Business Alliance delves into a full agenda, refining their established events as they prepare to launch new ones.

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Clinton County Historical Assoc. readies new exhibits

The Clinton County Historical Association museum has been putting the finishing touches on several long-anticipated exhibits, and they will be opening their doors Saturday April 12, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Children’s session on local architecture | Town Talk

The Friends of Richards Library are presenting a series of sessions at the library that are intended to be helpful as local residents deal with a variety of issues in their lives.

Senator Emerson’s bill funds fish hatchery | Turning Back the Pages

•100 years ago — April 1914•

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In the Black! | Conservation Conversations

It was a gentle incline, not all that noticeable, but my shins were telling me a different story.

Winter still hanging on | Notes from the North Woods

I spent most of the past weekend in Elizabethtown, in order to visit with family and friends, and to check out a few of the local rivers and streams.

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