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Towns addressing opiate and prescription drug abuse

Moriah and Ti face similar issues and look to community for solutions

Two towns facing down varying issues on their own have a very common denominator, prescription drug and heroin abuse are on the rise and no one is quite sure what to do about it.

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Adirondack Nationals car show to grip Lake George this weekend

Extravagant and artistically-conceived hot rods, bizarre but innovative custom vehicles, over-the-top muscle cars and lovingly restored antique sedans will all be featured at this weekend's annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show in Lake George, expected to be the largest in its quarter-century tenure. Although the police will likely be quelling the lawlessness that has plagued the nightly cruise-in, the event will still offer a memorable experience.

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Port Henry Labor Day

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Local singer makes it past preliminary auditions for ‘Idol’

Alyssa Rodriguez of Hague recently auditioned in a second round before the show producers, with the chance to make the television show on the line.

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Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.

Owens: $150,000 to Trudeau Institute

Congressman Bill Owens announced last week that an agricultural research project at the Trudeau Institute has been awarded a $150,000 grant by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

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Season ends early for DEC campground in Crown Point

Friday, Aug. 29 was not a good day for Norm St. Pierre. That’s when the owner of Norm’s Bait & Tackle on Bridge Street learned the nearby Crown Point Campground was closing six weeks earlier than usual, on Labor Day.

Church to close for winter

The First Baptist Church will close its doors after the Sept. 28 service

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Labor Day weekend events in Port Henry

“We tried something new last year and had Labor Day at the beach,” said Tim Bryant Chamber of Commerce executive. “It was a great time, but we had some feedback that downtown wasn’t as festive so we are back on Church Street.”

Local Girl Scouts seek volunteers, members

Girl Scouts will currently be hosting four registration nights during the month of September.

Pastor Bob joins staff at CVPH Medical Center

The Rev. Dr. Robert Basom has joined the staff of CVPH Medical Center as the hospital’s full-time chaplain.

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Great Adirondack Moose Festival announced

The fifth annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival (GAMF) will be held in Indian Lake, Sept. 27-28 and is sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Library looks for Artists

The Stony Creek Free Library invites area artists to submit their art for an upcoming art show this Fall.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Annual Olympic Car Show, Parade on tap

The Lake Placid Ski Club will hold their 32nd Annual Olympic Car Show & Parade on Sunday, Aug. 31 on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.