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Board airs concerns over Lake George hotel project

Despite major changes being made to plans for the proposed Lake George Marriott hotel in response to requests by the village planning board members, the panel requested additional information about the project from the developers and raised more concerns at a recent planning board meeting.

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Adk Young Professionals seek new members

The North Country has long had a problem attracting and retaining young professionals into the ranks of its business class.

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Ticonderoga chamber gets new president, mission

Scarlette Merfeld to lead chamber board

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has a new leader and a new mission. The chamber board has elected Scarlette Merfeld as its 2014 president and adopted a new mission statement.

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Railway’s new initiatives, freight and local wine, praised by county officials

The Saratoga & North Creek Railroad reveals its new marketing and freight initiatives to Warren County officials.

Jay to produce business brochure

The Town of Jay Supervisor’s Office will be publishing a new business brochure.

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Ticonderoga chamber membership swells

Nearly 250 businesses now part of group

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce continues to grow. The chamber has announced 40 new members, which brings total membership to 243.

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Schroon Lake chamber seeking director

New position created as chamber grows

The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce is seeking an executive director.

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Empire State Winter Games names title sponsor in Hannaford

Games’ organizers announced Jan. 15 that Hannaford Supermarkets had signed a deal to become the first presenting sponsor of the Winter Games, which will take place from Feb. 6 through Feb. 9.

Miner Institute lands $330,000 grant

Miner Institute has been awarded a $330,000 research grant from the United States Department of Agriculture – Natural Resources Conservation Service (USDA-NRCS) and the Lake Champlain Basin Program (LCBP) to monitor surface runoff and tile drainage effluent from two corn fields.

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Adirondack Council mixed on State of State

The Adirondack Council, an environmental advocacy organization with offices in Elizabethtown, today expressed concern with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State address, saying it liked the parts about improving rural infrastructure and tourism but didn’t hear much about investments in the quality of the state’s environment.

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Lake Geo. Chamber & bed tax awards criticized in wake of B.I.D. defeat

Downtown Lake George merchants want more promotion of the village and events — but they don't want an additional tax to pay for it. Instead, some say the money now spent on marketing the resort village could be spent more effectively.

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Long-time Warrensburg Chamber president steps down

For over a decade, she's been the driving force behind the Warrensburg Chamber of Commerce's accomplishments, including their mammoth annual World's Largest Garage sale event. Long-time Chamber president Lynn Smith stepped down recently, saying that 'new blood' in the organization is a good idea.

Presentations sought for conference

The North Country Conference Planning Team is requesting abstracts for presentations at the third annual Clean Energy Conference, to be held June 4-6 at the Lake Placid Conference Center.

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LOCAL FLAVOR - Irises

Whether it’s brewing a craft IPA in Lake Placid, or scratch-making a French Bechamel sauce at one of the many Northern Tier restaurants he’s worked at over the years, Rob Davis is a self-described foodie, who taught himself to be a chef.

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Local man helps equip adaptive athletes

When it comes to sporting equipment for handicapped athletes, there are very few places in the country where you can find an expert in the field. One of those very few places is right here in the North Country.