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Benefit event for afflicted North Warren teen set for Sunday

The family of North Warren teen Tim Lucid, stricken with an autoimmune condition that causes episodes of extreme pain, will be the beneficiary of a fundraiser set for Sunday March 23 at the Horicon Fire Dept. in Brant Lake. The event, to help pay the Lucid family’s medically-related expenses, features a spaghetti dinner, musical entertainment, an extensive basket raffle and activities for children.

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North Warren youth to present musical

North Warren Central School faculty members Maria Swartz and Kim Sabo collaborate yet again in directing a charming musical that helps area children develop their poise, talent and self-confidence.

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Bolton Central School to present ‘13 — The Musical’

Bolton Central thespians tackle an entertaining, challenging drama under the guidance of drama coach Paul Weick.

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Montcalm Mile to award prize money

Computer timing to be utilized in July 4th race

The 28th annual Montcalm Mile will offer $2,300 in prize money this July 4th in Ticonderoga. The Montcalm Mile, the largest participation event in Ticonderoga every year, will also become the first area race to use computer chip timing to score results in 2014.

East Branch Friends of the Arts looking to raise funds

East Branch Friends of the Arts (EBFA) is excited to announce a new campaign on Adirondack Gives, the crowdfunding site for Adirondack region nonprofits.

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Artist Guild announces juried show winners

The sixteenth annual juried competition at the Adirondack Artists Guild opened on Friday evening, March 14, with a festive reception.

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Photos bring action of paralympics to Lake Placid

The Winter Paralympic Games are currently taking place in the same Russian seaport that hosted the Winter Olympiad one month earlier, and a photography exhibit at the Olympic Center Museum brings that action here.

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Hundreds brave the cold at ‘Sham Rock the Block’ fest in Lake George

One of Lake George Village's most frigid St. Patrick's Day weekends in recent history didn't deter hundreds from enjoying the Irish-oriented festivities at Sham-Rock the Block fest.

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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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Comedic performance at Tannery Pond

Our Town Theatre Group will host a performance of Larry Shue’s The Foreigner on March 21,22, and 23rd at the Tannery Pond Community Center Lyle Dye Auditorium. The Foreigner has received high praise from a wide variety of audiences.

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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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Irish family festival this weekend in Lake George

Called "Sham 'Rock' the Block," it's a two-day family festival in Lake George Village that offers everythig from a keg-tossing contest and Irish music, dancing and partying — to bounce houses and pony rides for children.

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No. Warren teachers host free pancake breakfast this Saturday

The idea of getting the community together for breakfast at school was an idea that proved very popular — and allowed the students' parents to meet their teachers in a fun atmosphere.

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Thurman’s Jack Wax Party this Saturday has deep local roots

People from near and far will be gathering this weekend in Thurman to savor the tasty age-old treat of Jack Wax, or maple syrup ladled onto ice crystals — but they'll also be enjoying Adirondack mountain-town hospitality as the local residents raise money to fight cancer.

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Two towns to host separate post-Olympic parades

The towns are separated by less than 10 miles, but Lake Placid and Saranac Lake will host their own Olympic celebrations in the coming weeks.