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Cuomo’s gun law will do little to prevent further violence

We needed thoughtful debate in the wake of the Newtown and Webster tragedies about preventative measures to help thwart or lessen the severity of these type of incidents in the future.

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‘White space’ broadband demonstration in Thurman streams fast video, data

Cultural observers have said providing Internet access over contemporary countryside is akin to the rural electrification program of the 1930s. In Thurman, "white space" broadband is envisioned by network engineers to provide the answer — but some local folks have been saying it won't work, and state money shouldn't be spent on it, while others say its vital for education of children, the local economy and jobs development. Dec. 30, an engineer proved that "white space" broadcast not only works, it's far faster and more capable than both DSL and satellite — and cable under many common conditions.

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Galusha renews legal fight for disabled access to Adk. woodlands

Vows he'll go to jail to prompt state to live up to legal mandates

A Warrensburg man's frustration over receiving a minor ticket in 1995 for driving to a campsite ended up in a landmark 2001 federal court settlement requiring the state to provide access to recreational woodland areas for citizens with disablities. Faced with another minor ticket, Galusha says the state hasn't followed through on the mandates, and he's willing to go to jail over the issue.

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Skating Success a Sign

This was a winter for ice skating, was is not?

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Save my school

I am currently a sophomore at Minerva Central School.

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Provoncha earns Liberty Bell

The county’s brain trust, otherwise known as the Essex County Bar Association, packed the Deer’s Head Inn on Thursday, May 1 to pay homage to a certain non-lawyer citizen in the local community: a private citizen who stimulated a deep sense of individual responsibility and civic duty.

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Essex cattle farm offers job hopefuls Grade-A status — if they survive the chopping block

Despite the wealth of factors in favor of the Lewis Family Farm, owner Sandy Lewis is frustrated at the one commodity that has slipped through his grasp.

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Reader says residents should oppose New York state’s purchase of former Finch Pruyn lands

Governor Cuomo shows the same hatred and contempt that his father showed towards the Adirondacks, its people, its natural resources, and its environment.

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Thurman's Monday outdoor concert series offers varied lineup

Thurman's Monday night Concert in the Park series offers a wide range of musical idioms: from home-bred mountain music to Irish bands and folk music. The concerts continue through August each summer.

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Boat Parade & Light Competition 2012

PLATTSBURGH — The 2012 Boat Parade and Light show was held on July 12, with ...

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Business expo draws crowd

PLATTSBURGH — People squeezed through the crowd, stopping to heft vacuums and take pictures with fake dreadlocks.

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Resist gay scout leaders

A big hurray for the article “One Nation under God” by Dan Alexander.

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Indian Lake Town Board meets in Blue Mt. Lake

Indian Lake Town Supervisor Brian Wells noted the larger-than-usual attendance at the Town Board’s Aug. 13 meeting at the Blue Mountain Lake firehouse and thanked all for coming out.

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Fall Sports Preview: Lake Placid

2012 fall sports preview for Lake Placid varsity volleyball and girls soccer

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Website to keep Keeseville residents in the know about dissolution process

Website will have information and schedules for meetings, studies and more

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ELCS students attend Harvard Model U.N.

Hooper brings home delegate award

Nine students from Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School attended the annual Harvard Model United Nations and, for the second straight year, one returned with an Outstanding Delegate Award.

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Appalled by gay marriage story

To the Times of Ti: Yes, I’m 61 years old. - No, I don’t have my head stuck in the sand. I keep up with current events and try to have my virtual finger on the pulse of those who are concerned citizens, young and old.

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