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Kathy Templeton

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Senior bus service | Athol-Thurman

The county sponsored senior bus service to Glens Falls will make their trips twice a month on the second and fourth Friday.

Cheese and wine pairing | Athol-Thurman

Many ways to give back

A chance to help a local family | Athol-Thurman

A couple reminders about the Thurman townwide sale; pink sale signs will soon be posted all over town alerting sale goers of sale sites.

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One-on-One with Rachael Ray

Rachael Ray offers some candid answers to questions posed by Adirondack Journal columnist Kathy Templeton during an appearance at her alma mater, Lake George High School,

Benefit dinner | Athol-Thurman

There will be a Spaghetti Dinner to benefit Roger Niles on Saturday, May 24 from 4 – 7 p.m. at the Warrensburg Masonic Lodge, located at 3893 Main Street.

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Rabies clinic scheduled | Athol-Thurman

Warren County Public Health will be holding a rabies clinic from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday April 26 at the Lake George Firehouse at the intersection of Ottawa and Amherst streets.

Annual Easter event | Athol-Thurman

The annual town-sponsored Children’s Easter Party will be held Saturday April 12 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Thurman Town Hall.

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Warrensburg Elementary's community dinner exceeds expectations

Warrensburg residents socialized, met their children's teachers and greeted neighbors at the first-ever Warrensburg Central School Community Dinner.

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Last chance to get a fresh taste of syrup | Athol-Thurman

The fifth annual edition of Thurman Maple Days 2014 concludes this weekend, offering area residents and visitors a final chance to get out and get a fresh sampling of this year’s maple syrup while experiencing a tour of local sugaring operations.

Thurman Maple Days return | Athol-Thurman

Thurman Maple Days are held during the last three weekends in March, and this weekend offers second chance in 2014 to get out and see and smell how maple syrup are is produced in local “sugarhouses.”

Rabies clinic moves to Lake Luzerne | Athol-Thurman

Warren County Public Health will be holding a rabies clinic Saturday, March 22 at the Hadley-Luzerne Firehouse located on Lake Avenue, Lake Luzerne.

History of the Jackwax Party | Athol-Thurman

I have received some calls and been stopped in town by some folks who were curious how the tradition of the Maple Sugar Party began.

Jaxsen David arrives | Athol-Thurman

James Wallace, 11, and Alex Wallace, 6 would like celebrate the arrival of their baby brother with a birth announcement.

Local snowmobile trails now open | Athol-Thurman

Members of the Thurman Connections Snowmobile Club report that their trails are open and groomed.

High utility bills despite some relief | Athol-Thurman

Many Thurman residents have phoned me this week reporting their extremely high energy bills – nearly double or triple in some cases the total of prior years.

Groundhog Day | Athol-Thurman

Groundhog Day is Sunday, Feb. 2 and tradition has had it that if the critter doesn’t see his shadow there will be an early spring.

Valentine’s for Vets | Athol-Thurman

Valentine’s for Vets is scheduled for Feb. 8 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Thurman town hall with refreshments to follow.

Keeler getting help on food pantry duties | Athol-Thurman

While the Myrna Keeler has been on vacation enjoying much-needed rest and relaxation, several Thurman residents have stepped up to the plate to try as best they can to fill her shoes at the Food Pantry.

Public demo of ‘white space’ broadband | Athol-Thurman

The Thurman Town Board meeting on Jan. 14 will feature a special presentation of how white space broadband Internet accesss will work for Thurman.

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Children, adults enjoy Christmas party in Thurman

Embracing traditional values, residents of the mountain town of Thurman gather to celebrate Christmas with their children.

‘Coy dog’ seen on Dippikill Road | Athol-Thurman

There was a report of a coy dog sighting last week on Dippikill Road.

Chiropractor aids hospice agency | Athol-Thurman

Jonathan Gerber and his staff initiated a fundraiser for High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care by accepting donations in exchange for recycled grocery bags.

Winter solstice this Saturday | Athol-Thurman

The winter solstice is the time at which the sun appears at noon at its lowest altitude above the horizon.

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Fundraiser for cancer research slated | Athol-Thurman

The Queensbury Chapter of Relay for Life, a division of the American Cancer Society, will be holding two events this holiday season, and both occur this weekend.

Turkey spared the hatchet in radio promo | Athol-Thurman

There is a very lucky turkey who has taken up residence at Nettle Meadow Farm in Thurman after facing the axe just days before Thanksgiving.

Reception slated for Sarah Farrar | Athol-Thurman

The Friends of Richards Library are holding a retirement reception for long-time library director Sarah Farrar at 1 p.m. Dec. 1.

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Interpretive Center offers plenty to do

There's a strong holiday spirit enjoyed in the North Country, and the events and activities coming up at the Adirondack Interpretive Center in Newcomb reflect that exuberance.

Preventing holiday-related illnesses | Athol-Thurman

The Thanksgiving holiday is just around the corner and here are a few tips to keep your family safe.

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Seniors qualify for variety of helpful programs

Living in the North Country presents various challenges for seniors, but there's an array of programs availabe that offer vital assistance so those over 60 can lead a more fulfilling life.

Some local firefighting history | Athol-Thurman

The Thurman Volunteer Fire Co. was organized more than a half-century ago by a group of local volunteers who built the firehouse in 1955.


The origins of Veterans Day

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Glen-Athol Road renewed


Evie Russell a ‘live wire’ in nursing home


Safety reminders as fall arrives


Activities and events in the hills

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Thurmanites: Good riddance, dialup!

Frustrated with frozen computer screens and excruciatingly slow download times due to prevailing dialup Internet services, residents of the rural town of Thurman are now looking forward to wireless 'white space' broadband that's coming to town soon.


Good riddance, dialup!


Gore to host Harvest Fest


Veterans dinner to be held


History of homes to be explored


Over the fence


Memories of bygone days


Last 2013 concert features Marty Wendell


Playground to be built this weekend


Suzie Baker’s memory to be honored


Heritage Showcase this weekend!


Heritage Showcase coming soon


Fall Farm Tour expanded


Athol Hardware & Variety reopens


Quilters aid little tornado victims 

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