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Ticonderoga farmers market preparing for summer

Vendor being sought for 2014 season

It’s not exactly growing season, but the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market is seeking vendors for this summer.

United Way announces board

The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. held its Annual Meeting and Recognition Dinner on Saturday, March 8, at the American Legion Post #20 on the Quarry Road in Plattsburgh.

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Store plans to open in former Lowe’s in Ticonderoga

NCCC expansion proposal still alive

A national retailer is coming to Ticonderoga. Runnings, a privately-held chain based in Minnesota, plans to move into the former Lowe’s building on Wicker Street. The store is expected to open next spring.

Local business expands from pallets to pellets

Opening the lid of a grill, spatula in hand, Colleen Lemza served apple-maple smoked buttered chicken to her hungry family.

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City, Town begin operation ‘Snuggleburgh’

Department heads from both the city and town of Plattsburgh met for several hours to brainstorm on how they can work together to provide better service at lower costs.

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Dr. Kjell Dahlen named Irishperson of the year

It took 56 attempts, but the Royal Order of the Blarney Stone finally chose an Irishperson of the year who has actually lived in Ireland.

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Inter-Lakes suspends retirement contributions

Chief financial officer resigns amid cuts

Inter-Lakes Health officials claim the Ticonderoga health care facility has a viable future, despite continued retrenchment.

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Schroon Lake chamber hires executive director

Patrick Silver to start work April 14

The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce has hired an executive director with a background in the arts, business and law. Patrick Siler will be the chamber’s first executive director, starting the job April 14.

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Paul Smith’s bakery goes local

Deborah Misik was hoping the A.P. Smith’s Bakery at Paul Smith’s College would be a little busier when the doors opened at 9 a.m. March 6.

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Chamber Day to be marked in Ticonderoga

Plaque presentations, open house planned

Chamber Day will be celebrated in Ticonderoga. The fourth annual observance by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will feature the presentation of membership plaques and an open house Wednesday, April 2.

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Warren County leaders mull establishing Ethics Board

To meet prevailing of public officials, Warren County leaders consider establishing a county Board of Ethics and beefing up their Ethics Code & Disclosure Policy.

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Stefanik makes campaign rounds in Westport

Stefanik, who has worked in her family’s plywood business in Broadalbin, said their company has supplied materials for the Dick Sherman-led company for many years.

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ROOST chief exhorts lawmakers to look outward in promoting region

Jim McKenna, head of the office that spearheads tourism efforts for Essex and Hamilton counties, dazzled lawmakers from across the North Country on Thursday, Feb. 27 with a lively presentation that stressed the importance of tourism in growing the region’s economy and why local officials need to be ahead of the curve when it comes to marketing their communities.

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AmeriCorps, Ticonderoga chamber join forces

June Curtis to work with TACC

An AmeriCorps worker has joined the staff of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. June Curtis will serve as community programs and special events coordinator for the chamber through AmeriCorps for the Adirondacks.

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Lake George leaders eye 20-year solar power contract

With an intent on saving taxpayer money and minimizing the carbon footprint of local government, the town and village are considering signing a 20-year solar power contract — in the following weeks.