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Saranac Lake Photographer joins with poet for new show “Pull Over”

Two long-time friends and local artists have joined together for an exhibit at the Plattsburgh City Library which merges images of photography with the written word.

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Saranac Heritage Farm to kick off with music at Summerfest

Three young farmers hope to welcome summer and people to the Saranac Memorial Farm for its first Summerfest on July 6.

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Classic tractors run through the fields of Westport

For roughly 13 years, enthusiasts of antique and classic tractors have made their way to Barber’s Homestead Park in Westport to get together and look back at the history of agricultural transportation.

Willsboro CCE farm to host open house

The Cornell University Willsboro Farm will hold an open house on Wednesday, July 10 from 2 to 4 p.m. A tour of the facilities and research plots will leave the main office at 2:30 p.m. Light refreshments will be provided.

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Chestertown Farmers’ Market, now expanded, opens Wednesday for 2013

Have you experienced a baffling traffic jam in the sleepy hamlet of Chestertown? Without a doubt, it's because of the local Farmers' Market — with hundreds of shoppers from the region anxious to browse among the produce, gourmet foods and handcrafted goods the venue offers.

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Field days held in Westport for local students

 Fifth- and sixth-grade students from 10 different schools participated in the 29th annual Essex County Environmental Field Days.

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Taste of Home coming to Ti E.M.A.

All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.

Cultural genocide is under way

It is too easy to dismiss the arguments of the tea party members as simplistic fear of one-world socialist government orchestrated through the United Nations, as some opponents to Washington County tea party resolutions seem to think, according to news reports.

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Farm-fresh food to be distributed in Warren Co. via CSA program

A century ago, family farms were common throughout the Adirondacks, providing local food to area residents — but industrialized farming took its place in the mid-1900s. But now, after a 70-year absence, small farms in the Adirondacks are on the rebound. One milestone in this trend is that fresh, naturally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs and yogurt — all produced locally in the Adirondacks — will be available this summer in Warrensburg as well as North Creek and Glens Falls due to a new Farm Share program.

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Harlem students make a CFES trip to Willsboro

Students from the Wadleigh Secondary School and Frederick Douglass Academy II in Harlem spent three days with students from Willsboro Central School, part of a College For Every Student (CFES) exchange program between the two districts.

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Visiting Wilton, Gillibrand praises new small-farm initiatives

U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and citizens of the southern Adirondacks region struck a harmonious chord this week as the Senator expressed support for a pending federal farm bill that would improve citizens' access to fresh local foods while boosting small family farm operations.

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Baseball game aims to save lives and remember deceased teammate

For some people, baseball and other sports are not just a way of life but a reason to live. The SUNY Plattsburgh baseball team will be combining its love of the game with the conviction to save lives in honor of former team member Brian Mehan. The baseball team will host ‘Brian Mehan Be The Match Day‘ on Tuesday, April 30. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the team will be collecting swabs for bone marrow matching in the Cardinal Lounge and before the game there will also be a swabbing station set up at the Lefty Wilson Field on Bailey Ave from 6 to 7:30 p.m. before the team plays SUNY Canton that evening.

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Imaginarium launches “Blast Boredom” Campaign for area families

“We want to blast boredom from our children and give them outlets to learn on their own terms in a creative and fun way,” said Imaginarium President Jennifer Meschinelli. “So, we ask our community to help us on this mission to blast boredom.”

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Supers Debate alcohol hours

Essex County Lawmakers have come up with a compromise when it comes to the matter of when “closing time” will be here. Members of the Public Safety Committee voted April 8 to turn back the clock on the time bars and restaurants can serve alcohol — from 4 a.m. until 3 a.m. Last month, the committee tabled a resolution that would have moved last call up to 2 a.m.

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April events at Paul Smith’s VIC

The Northern New York Maple Project continues at the Paul Smith's College VIC with maple sap collecting and boiling in the sugarhouse through Monday, April 8.