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Community, students contribute to Community Service

After two postponements, Minerva Central Jr./Sr. High School students and their teachers participated in a school and community service day Friday, May 1.

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Adirondack Diversity Advisory Council holds LGBT sensitivity workshop

LGBT sensitivity trainer Brian McNaught presented a workshop called "Anyone can be an Ally" designed to create a more welcoming Adirondacks for residents and visitors at the Wild Center on Saturday, May 16.

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Three school districts unite against distracted driving

 A trio of local schools got a harsh lesson in what can happen if you decide a text message is more important than keeping your eyes on the road.

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Emilee Namer, Kaley Manning, Alex LaFrance, Taylor Spragu, Amanda B. Charlton

Ti building proposition approved

Election results: The Ticonderoga district will see a $73 million building project, and a newcomer defeated a former board member in a Schroon Lake School board race.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

Adirondack Medical Home Initative brings Australia to Plattsburgh

Clinicians and Practice Managers from the Australian Association of Practice Management convened with Adirondack Medical Home Initiative (AMHI) partners for an information exchange event on May 7 as part of a Canada/U.S. study tour.

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Crown Point Young Women empowered at CFES conference

Forty young women, grades 7 through 9, from Crown Point Central School spent the day at the CFES Center to learn about self confidence and self esteem at the “Girl Power: Developing Essential Skills for Success” Summit.

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Two Clinton County school budgets fail

Chazy Central and NCCS await new election June 16

Every school district in Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties saw successful passage of their budgets except Chazy Central Rural School (CCRS) and Northeastern Clinton Central School (NCCS).

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School budgets pass across Central Essex County

Voters approved school budgets across the central section of the county by wide margins on Tuesday, putting a cherry on top of an otherwise fractious year.

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Northern Warren County district voters approve 2015-16 school budgets

The school budget vote on Tuesday, May 19, saw the successful passage of 2015-16 budgets from four Warren County districts.

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From Johnsburg to Newcomb, district voters approve 2015-16 school budgets

Voters took to the ballot boxes on Tuesday, May 19, to approve 2015-16 school budgets proposed by five area districts.

Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School seeks vets to graduate

For all veterans who served the country during World War II (Dec. 7, 1941 through Dec. 31, 1946), Korean Conflict (June 27, 1950 through Jan. 31, 1955) or Vietnam (May 1, 1961 – April 30, 1975), the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District is authorized under “Operation Recognition” to award a high school diploma to qualified veterans.

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Lake Placid Envirothon team advances to state finals

Students from Lake Placid Central will travel to Hobart William Smith College in Geneva for the New York State Envirothon, which is slated to be held on May 27 and 28.