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State Police: Beware phone scam

Swindlers are calling businesses and individuals and telling them their power will be shut off if they don’t pay their “overdue bill,” reported New York State Police in an alert last week.

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Notice Town of Moriah water district users Districts #1, #2 & #4

The Town of Moriah will be flushing fire hydrants for following areas the beginning around 8 a.m. on the following dates:

Wilderness 50th anniversary celebration at Tannery Pond

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and other members of this year’s NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee will sponsor a public event in North Creek to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Sept. 10 5 to 630 p.m. No reservations are needed.

Energy efficiency needs to be addressed

On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.

Electronics charge at waste collection

Effective July 1, all electronics that needs to be dispose of at the electronics waste collection site will be $.25 a pound.

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Congressman Owens talks jobs as he tours Lincoln Logs & Stephenson Lumber

Congressman Owens and Larry Stephenson, — a leading business owner in the southern Adirondacks — talk about ways to boost the economy and expand job opportunities in the region.

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King’s Garden to be previewed with ‘Friendship & Flowers’

Fort Ticonderoga’s King’s Garden will present a new spring event “Friendship & Flowers” on May 17.

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New garden center & market opens in Brant Lake

Business is blooming in Brant Lake this year, and the Lazy Moose Garden Market is the first of a half-dozen new enterprises to emerge.

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Master gardener candidates sought

People wanted in Ti, Crown Point, Schroon Lake

Do you have a green thumb? Would you like to have a green thumb? If so, Cornell Cooperative Extension would like to hear about it.

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Spring forward!

On Sunday, March 9, Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m

LGA offers suggestions for Christmas trees

Recycling efforts suggested

Looking to recycle your Christmas tree when the holidays are over?

Collectible holiday ornament now on sale

Warrensburgh Beautification has continued its long-standing tradition this year as it is offering the 25th Limited Edition Christmas in Warrensburgh tree ornament.

Housing assistance program available

Direct financial assistance is now available to help make home ownership a reality for qualified Essex County residents, according to the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County.

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Strawberry festival honored with Heritage Award

The Wadhams Strawberry Festival, held on Father’s Day each year, was honored with the North Country Heritage Award by the Canton-based organization Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY).

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Master gardeners sought in Warren County

Have an interest in gardening? Cornell Cooperative Extension in Warren County is now seeking volunteers for their Master Gardener program that teaches others to grow various vegetables, flowers and plants successfully.