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Area leaders ask Sen. Gillibrand for help in boosting economic growth

In a meetup with area leaders, U.S. Sen. Gillibrand is asked to help lure a new hockey team to Glens Falls, to commit more federal funds toward local infrastructure repair and expansion, and to assist Glens Falls Hospital with its financial shortfalls. Gillibrand, in turn, talked of new funding sources for small businesses and revealed she saw her first rock concert at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

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Pipeline gets greenlight

Proposed natural gas spur to benefit county’s largest private employer

International Paper (IP) passed a major hurdle towards developing a new energy source for their mill in Ticonderoga on Wednesday, April 9 when the Addison County Regional Planning Commission (ACRPC) voted to support a pipeline that would direct natural gas to the plant.

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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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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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Schroon food pantry moves to new home in old town hall

Town water, parks departments also move

The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013 — in a space not much larger than a closet.

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Westmount sale terms spark controversy

Warren County leaders reveal that in proposed terms of a pending sale of Westmount nursing home, they are promising to pay up to $1.26 million to a private company buying the facility if the state doesn't pay projected Medicaid reimbursement payments through 2021. The problem is, the state hasn't made such payments to the county for several years, and may never do so — leaving the taxpayers on the hook.

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Gore named one of 'most underrated' ski resorts on continent

Locals know how challenging and exciting skiing at Gore Mountain can be — particularly with its new trails and 'Interconnect' routes to the North Creek Ski Bowl — but Gore's attributes haven't been heralded as much as those of Vale, Stowe Mountain, Telluride or Maine's Sugarloaf. This week, however, it was named as one of the five "most underrated" ski resorts in North America by a skiing website and its amenities were praised as among the best anywhere.

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New gallery's spring exhibit debuts

Giant Mountain Studio, a remarkable addition to the cultural scene in the southern Adirondacks, is hosting an opening reception for its spring exhibit from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, April 4.

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Local teen runs his own maple sugaring enterprise

Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS

Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.

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Stec, Little: new state budget has virtues, shortfalls

Legislators in the lower Adirondacks say the tax cuts and some of the appropriations in the 2014-15 budget are welcome, but taxpayers and businesses need substantial tax relief to for the area to have a vital, healthy economy.

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Adk. Brewery to expand, host distillery, tasting room and event space

John Carr's Adirondack Pub, and later his brewery won the hearts of Lake Georgians. Within months, people from all across the state were craving his beer and seeking out his tavern. Now he's planning to build a whiskey distillery and events space in Lake George that are sure to experience the same success.

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Fundraiser for couple afflicted with leukemia draws many

Randy Tyner, caring for his wife after her stem-cell transplant, thanks donors for their generosity

Randy Tyner, who along with his wife is battling leukemia, thanks people in the region for participating in various fundraisers.

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Owens breaks bread with Saranac Lake biz leaders

As he winds down his tenure as NY-21 Congressman, Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh) took some time Friday, March 21 to meet with Saranac Lake business owners and discuss the economic climate of the region.

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New restaurant aims to enliven Elizabethtown dining scene

For the past 17 months, Tracy Spooner has been quietly sawing, hammering, painting, polishing and prepping the old pharmacy building on Court Street in Elizabethtown for the next phase of its existence.

NYS Farm research projects under way in 2014

The Northern New York Agricultural Development Program has announced 27 farm research projects under way in 2014.

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