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Whiteface rededicated to 10th Mtn Division

Whiteface Mountain was rededicated to World War II era ski troops in the army’s 10th Mountain Division on July 29 in a ceremony held at the resort’s base.

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Saranac teenager honored for saving life

At the 2014 American Red Cross North Country Chapter Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Event at the Naked Turtle in Plattsburgh June 24, 16-year-old Riley Baughn of Saranac was honored for saving the life of a fellow student who was choking.

DEC holds forest ranger training

 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation held a swift water training for approximately 20 forest rangers, who make up about half of Region 5’s force, June 12 on the Sacandaga River in Hadley.

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Route 9 reopened in New Russia

The section of Route 9 that was temporarily closed between Roaring Brook Lane and Simonds Hill Road in the hamlet of New Russia was reoppened in the early morning hours on Wednesday.

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Route 9 closed in New Russia

ELIZABETHTOWN — Motorists are advised that Route 9 between Roaring Brook Lane and Simonds Hill Road in the hamlet of New Russia, Town of Elizabethtown, has been closed indefinitely due to a failing culvert underneath the road.

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Mineville CVES holds open house

The Mineville branch of Champlain Valley Educational Services, a technical school with 81 students, held its spring open house April 30.

Beekmantown drafting solicitors law

Board member worried about shady business

Beekmantown is developing a local law regarding the regulation and licensing of peddlers, solicitors, and transient retail merchants.

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E-town allows supervisor to enter emergency contracts

The Elizabethtown Town Board passed a motion at its Sept. 20 meeting to allow the supervisor to enter into emergency contracts to clean up from Tropical Storm Irene. Additionally, the board tabled a motion to adopt a noise ordinance, saying it would be difficult to enforce.

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Champlain installing interpretive panels

The roles of the village and town of Champlain in the War of 1812 are being honored by three new historical interpretative panels.

Saranac Lake goal to fill upper floors

The Preservation League of New York State held a workshop Sept. 20 intended to help owners of downtown structures fill their often vacant or underutilized upper floors.

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