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Stream Dreams! | Conservation Conversations

The Chinese proverb states,” “If you give a man a fish, you feed him for a day. If you teach a man to fish, you feed him for a lifetime.”

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Outdoor recreation | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been well-established that outdoor activities are beneficial to our overall physical, emotional and mental health.

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Slashed benefits, staff cuts to stem from Westmount sale

Controversy over the pending sale of Westmount nursing home erupted again as documents were revealed that show the pending owner plans to cut staff and slash employee benefits at the facility when it is transferred to private ownership.

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It's time to dine! Local eateries to donate to HIV/AIDS cause

Dining Out for Life takes place in three North Country restaurants

The North Country's own Blue Collar Bistro, Aleka's Restaurant and Livingood's Restaurant & Brewery will be participating in annual state-wide dining out event.

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Lincoln's Avengers highlight history tour in Saranac

Jan Couture, the Town of Saranac historian, will host the History of Saranac Tour April 26 in commemoration of five Saranac residents who helped capture John Wilkes Booth.

Waiting for ice out to turn the trout on! | Notes from the North Woods

It appears the long, hard, Adirondack winter may finally be coming to a conclusion, and while many local anglers are still hauling around their ice fishing gear, it’s time to get out your trout gear as the annual “ice out” grows near.

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Huestis, Crammond announce engagement

Mr. and Mrs. John Huestis and Mr. and Mrs. Gary Crammond Sr. of Ticonderoga, are pleased to announce the engagement of Kaitlyn Huestis and Gary Crammond Jr, both born and raised in Ticonderoga and are now residents of Glens Falls.

New endowment established at Adirondack Land Trust

The Adirondack Land Trust is delighted to announce that the F. M. Kirby Foundation has made a $2 million commitment to help fund perpetual care of working farms and forests under conservation easements.

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Lady long Rider sojourns in North Creek

Long rider Bernice Ende stopped in North Creek about halfway through her record-breaking round-trip horseback ride from the west coast to the east and back again.

Town to flush water

Notice Town of Moriah water district users Districts #1, #2 & #4, the Town of Moriah will be flushing fire hydrants for following areas:

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New gift and home decor store in Chestertown to hold reception April 11

A store that features intriguing handcrafted wares from area artisans as well as hosting art workshops has located in Chestertown, and an opening reception is set for Saturday April 11.

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Lake George Land Conservancy completes 18 acre transaction

The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) recently completed the purchase of more than 18 acres in the Town of Putnam (Washington County) that provides a point of public access to LGLC’s 189-acre Anthony’s Nose property.

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Rachael Ray captivates crowd at local show

Rachael Ray shared candid conversation, quips, and insights into celebrity life as as well as a few recipes during her 13th annual benefit show at Lake George High School recently — and the capacity audience was captivated.

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Petitions seeking referendum on Westmount sale submitted

Petitions intended to force a public vote on the controversial sale of Warren County's Westmount nursing home to a private firm have been submitted to county officials, but a decision is pending on whether the number of signatures is adequate for the petitioners to achieve their objective.

Carillon Garden Club announces upcoming activities

The Carillon Garden Club will be meeting Thursday, April 16, at the Hague Community Center, Rte 8, from about 9:30 a.m. to about 1 p.m.