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It’s over | Little Bits

A headline read, “It’s Over.” Like other traumatic events, most of us will remember what we were doing when the second of two Clinton Correctional Facility escapees was shot. This one lived.

The name is in the game | Turning Back the Pages

Warren County Airport was renamed Floyd Bennett Airport in the fall of 1998 in honor of the pioneering Warrensburgh aviator, Floyd Bennett, who joined with Commander Richard E. Byrd on May 9, 1926 to make what is supposed to be the first flight made over the North Pole.

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July 2015 | Schroon Lake Senior Citizens Club

The Schroon Lake Senior Club events committee met recently to plan events for July.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Volunteer Open House | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to invite you to attend our upcoming Volunteer Open House on Saturday, July 11 from 4-6 p.m. at our state-of-the-art facility in Elizabethtown.

The pickleball rage | Elizabethtown Social Center

Summertime is here and so are free lawn performances on Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m.

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Johnsburg Historical Society news

The Johnsburg Historical Society is proud to be a contributor to the Tannery Pond Community Center presentation of “Irish Influence in the Adirondacks,” a weekend-long celebration of local Irish heritage.

Gazing at your dog | Notes from Planet Earth

In a previous column I wrote about some research with a very small worm, Caenorhabditis elegans, which has proven extremely valuable in helping us discover some of the intricacies in the development and physiology of higher organisms.

Green peppers and the summer solstice | Little Bits

It’s summer. Some of us pay attention to the solstice. Others don’t. I didn’t stare at the western sky and my watch to see if it really was the longest day of the year.

“Dusky Nomads” from Scotland | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – June, 1915

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Mutt Strut | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to remind you that the 2015 Mutt Strut is swiftly approaching and July 12 promises to be an auspicious day for this exciting event, sponsored jointly by the Tri-Lakes Humane Society and NCSPCA.

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Fly fishing competition lands in Placid | Conservation Conversations

Once again the USA Fly Fishing Competition came to Lake Placid. Some of the top fly fishing guys from around the country, gathered to test their skills and try their luck on the West Branch of the Ausable and Mirror Lake.

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The original anglers | Notes from the North Woods

Nearly 5,000 years ago, a pair of ancient anglers waded out into the frigid waters of the Baltic Sea.

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Molly and Ellie | Elmore SPCA

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