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North Country SPCA

The NCSPCA is excited to announce that our friend Martha Gallagher, also known as the Adirondack Harper, has generously offered to donate 10 percent of her CD sales from her current national tour and online from now until the end of the year!

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Further concerns

I am worried that Mr. Fenimore’s misinformation and incorrect data in his recent letter may cause concern for some Elizabethtown residents.

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Stop the ‘sideshow’

For those of us who don't live in Elizabethtown, Ken Fenimore's weekly diatribes in the Valley News letter columns provide an opening act of a terrific sideshow.

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Moving forward?

Mr. Scott David Harris, in rebuttal to your article (letter to the editor) in the Times of Ti Nov. 24, I have

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Kudos for editorial

Kudos to the Valley News and Times of Ti for it’s editorial exploring key issues surrounding New York’s recent gun law which more accurately should be called the New York Citizen Disarmament Law.

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A life through the lens

86-year-old Schenectady photographer shares highlights from his collection in new book

Peering back into history through one man’s collection of portrait photographs provides a glimpse of the state’s culture and history.

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Activist to county leaders: ‘No gambling casino study’

Proponents of siting a casino in Lake George have talked about the jobs and economic expansion that would accompany the development and operation of a $1 billion gambling resort here. Opponents of the concept have warned of the negative consequences of a gambling casino on family life, area crime, traffic, social services and infrastructure. Citizen activist Joanne Gavin said this week studying the issue was a waste of money.

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Facts not Fiction

Mr. Fenimore must not have learned much in his six years as a Town councilman, since he doesn’t know the difference between a Town road and a County road.

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Seven tips for the first-time homebuyer in today’s market

Spotlight on Finance

The real estate industry has been much maligned in recent years. That’s not breaking news. In fact, even real estate tycoon Mortimer Zuckerman has lamented the current state of the housing market, stating that “the most critical factor subduing the demand for housing is that home ownership is no longer seen as the great, long-term buildup in equity value it once was.”

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ELCS officials work to trim spending plan

Superintendent Scott Osborne told members of the School Board and public March 27 that an increase in state aid had cut their previous deficit estimate in half, but the district was still looking for ways to cut $302,914 in the 2013-14 spending plan.

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Not the place

There are many forums available for political expression.

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Can’t have both

Steve Erman’s “It Needn’t be Rails vs Trails” says if the current Corridor Management Plan were to be “fully implemented”, it would “satisfy a very wide range of interests.”

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Weathersfield plans 250th celebration

One of the many activities at the Town of Weathersfield’s 250th birthday celebration Aug. 20 will be the Weathersfield Cake Quilt Contest.

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Traditional rural skills to be demonstrated at Thurman 'Woods Walk'

Age-old woodworking and construction skills — along with crafting techniques — will be demonstrated at the 'Woods Walk' expo set for set for Saturday in Thurman.

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Planning for future of Elizabethtown

We’re all comfortable with what we know. It’s change that we fear. But change is happening all around us, every minute of every day.

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Savage named to sixth team all state

Savage, who was named to the New York State Sportswriter’s Association’s sixth team All State, returned to the diamond five months after breaking his ankle during the Patriots’ second-to-last football game of the season.

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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.

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Suboxone Not The Wonder Drug It Claims To Be

Suboxone Addiction What was once hailed as a miracle drug in the fight against opiate addiction is now cause for concern because of additional risks for dependency. Suboxone contains buprenorphine and naloxone and can be prescribed to treat dependency to opiates such as OxyContin, Vicodin, heroin, morphine and codeine. The ...

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Opinions, freedom, rights and wrongs | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I’ve never considered myself an opinionated person. The unfortunate part of drafting an “opinion piece” each week is that you become opinionated or at the very least are labeled as such.

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T.R. and the hyphenated American

During the final three years of his life, former U.S. President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt (R) gave considerable thought to the waves of European immigrants which were sweeping the nation; they had started in the mid-19th century and continued through the opening decades of the 1900s.

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