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Lake George HoJo’s Restaurant to open Sunday Jan. 11

Reincarnation of the iconic Howard Johnson's roadhouse

Lake George's reincarnation of the famed Howard Johnson's restaurant, reopening this week, will be featuring the famous Friday Fish Fry, an array of 28 flavors of ice cream, and what's billed as the largest salad bar in Lake George.

Local towns earn micro-enterprise grants

Five towns in Essex and Hamilton County have received Adirondack Park Upper Hudson Recreation Hub Grants.

Transfer station to stop collection of electronics

The Town of Ticonderoga will no longer be able to accept Electronics at the Transfer Station.

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Lake Placid branch of Champlain National Bank now open

Champlain National Bank President and CEO Joseph Shaw is excited to announce the new branch located at 2040 Saranac Avenue in Lake Placid is now open for business.

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Historic Elizabethtown landmark to close on Jan. 17

Elizabethtown landmark the Deer’s Head Inn Restaurant will close on Jan. 17 for unspecified reasons.

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Adirondack Scenic Railroad lands $791,000 in state funds

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced last month that the Adirondack Railway Preservation Society (ARPS), the nonprofit operator of the Adirondack Scenic Railroad will receive $791,000 in state funding.

United Way Halfway There

The United Way of the Adirondack Region announced this week that they have just passed the half-way mark of their fundraising goal for this year’s campaign.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital receives prestigious award, again

University of Vermont Health Network - Elizabethtown Community Hospital is proud to announce it has, once again, received the 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award by Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

Meals on Wheels now available

Home Delivered Meals (Meals on Wheels) are available for those older adults who are home bound or have a nutritional need.

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CV-Tech class helps to create new home for High Peaks Hospice

Members of two classes as the Champlain Valley Educational Services Mineville campus have been putting their classroom learning to real-life application, working to build and landscape the future of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care.

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Will it be a ‘White Space’ Christmas in Thurman?

A large number of households in Thurman, among the relatively few in the nation that don't now have broadband access, will soon be able to connect with the Internet and other digital resources due to their nationally acclaimed 'white space' system that will be operational in a week or two.

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Lake George town officials consider rules for digital signs

Digital electronic signs are considered obnoxious and tacky, or informative and stimulating — and much of the difference lies in how they are designed and utilized. Following the path of Lake George Village, Lake George Town government is also now considering regulating the signs to please the majority. Restrictions are to be considered on the digital signs' placement, scrolling rate, brightness, and other characteristics — to retain the local ambiance.

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Ruling by state’s highest court clears way for Tupper project

The Adirondack Club and Resort (ACR) project has been cleared to move forward after the state’s highest court dismissed a motion filed by green groups.

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What the North Country's $63.4m in state funds means for Essex, Franklin counties

Numerous infrastructure, economic development projects are set to be bankrolled after a large influx of state cash was announced last week.

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Common Ground Alliance issues updated Blueprint for the Blue Line

The Adirondack Common Ground Alliance (CGA) has released the updated Blueprint for the Blue Line, a set of legislative priorities for the Adirondack Park for 2015 and beyond.