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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.

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Crown Point garden gets attention

Carillon Garden Club plants spring flowers

Winter is nearing, but the Carillon Garden Club is already thinking spring. Club members recently planted 200 daffodil bulbs at the Blue Star Memorial Garden near the Crown Point Bridge.

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Daylight savings reminder

The members of the Clinton County Firefighters Association (CCFA) would like to remind everyone that the upcoming end to Daylight Savings Times, Nov. 3, is a great time to change the batteries in your smoke alarms.

Garden Club Beautification Awards handed out

The Adirondack Mountain Garden Club has announced the recipients of Beautification Awards for 2013.

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Fort Ticonderoga names Volunteer of the Year

Betty Rettig cited for her work in the King’s Garden

A community horticulturist has been honored by Fort Ticonderoga. Betty Rettig of Ticonderoga has been named the fort’s Volunteer of the Year for her work in Fort Ticonderoga’s King’s Garden. Rettig has donated nearly 300 hours of volunteer service since 2009.

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Events planned to celebrate the Adirondack Harvest

Adirondack Harvest, the community-based farm and local food development and promotion program, is celebrating the fall harvest season with several food events in Essex County.

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New online STAR registration plan outlined by state

The New York State Tax Department today unveiled an easy, fast and secure online STAR Registration platform for homeowners currently receiving the Basic STAR property tax exemption.

Garden club to sell plants

The Adirondack Mountain Garden Club will sell hosta, hydrangea, day lilies, sedum, lungwort, bee balm, roses, rudbeckia, ligularia.

Estate planning seminar held

The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) hosted their first Estate Planning and Asset Management Seminar to an audience of 69 people on Wednesday, July 31, at the Best Western Plus in Ticonderoga.