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Keith Lobdell

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Ticonderoga High students help clean up the streets

Since 2007, students at the school have been taking time out of their school day to participate in an Earth Day cleanup event.

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Ticonderoga students get immersed in Best of England

 Just a little trip across the pond became an experience of a lifetime for 15 Ticonderoga teenagers.

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Ticonderoga seniors learn lessons in shopping, giving back

It was a chance not only to put their knowledge to work in the real world, but to give back to the community which has helped raise them at the same time.

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Ticonderoga seniors learn lessons in shopping, giving back

It was a chance not only to put their knowledge to work in the real world, but to give back to the community which has helped raise them at the same time.

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Schroon Lake native Travis Stone calls Kentucky Derby

For a Schroon Lake graduate, the dream came true this past Saturday, May 2, as Travis Stone called the 141st annual running of the fastest two minutes in sports at Churchill Downs.

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Ticonderoga Central budget meets tax levy cap

Thanks to mild increases and the use of long range planning, the Ticonderoga Central School District has adopted a budget which will meet the state’s tax levy cap in 2015-16.

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Ti district voters hear about capital project plans

Over two days, voters in the Ticonderoga Central School District had the chance to hear about the infrastructure plans for the district in the coming years.

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Inter Lakes Health holds hearing on future of ‘medical campus’

Over 100 residents from Ticonderoga and the surrounding towns packed into a dining room at Moses Ludington Hospital April 29 to hear about the proposed changes at the medical facility.

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Crown Point students get taste of college through CFES event

Students in grades 7-12 got the chance to explore options after they receive their diplomas from Crown Point Central as part of the College and Career Rally May 1.

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Love at first bite rekindled by 238-mile delivery

Many people remember their first date with their significant other.

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Mineville hydro project in final stages

A vision created in 1990 is one hurdle away from becoming a reality, bringing new life to the pits and underground tunnels that put Mineville on the map.

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New roof proposal at Ti schools includes solar paneling

School officials are hoping to let the light shine down on new roofs if a $7.3 million capital project is passed by voters May 19.

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Schroon Lake Central inducts new members to Honor Society

Rita Herbst selected as honorary member

Along with the inductions of Branden Hall and Ashlyn Lough, members also honored teacher Rita Herbst with an honorary membership in the society.

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Auditorium renovations sought at Ti High School

Funding to renovate the historic Ticonderoga High School auditorium will be part of a multi-million dollar capital improvement project district voters are being asked to approve May 19.

Schroon Lake Central budget meets tax cap

Bus, maintenance props also on May 19 ballot

Members of the Board of Education gave their blessing for the 2015-16 financial plan to be passed onto the voters of the district last month.

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Crown Point water system receives second life

Charles Harrington has heard the news he has been waiting on for the past year.

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Local athletes earn all state honors in boys hoops

A duo of Moriah Vikings led the way as several local athletes were named to the New York State Sportswriters Association’s All State teams for the 2014-15 season.

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Myler to continue softball career at St. Rose

Astasia Myler has excelled during her time as a member of the Minerva/Newcomb girls varsity athletic program. Following graduation this July, the three-time Times-Enterprise starter will look to excel at the next level, as she recently signed to play softball at Division II College of St. Rose.

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Ticonderoga looks to future of town-owned buildings

An architectural review of town-owned buildings is nearing completion, and officials will soon start looking to prioritize the needs at each location.

Schroon Lake sharp-shooters show well at state meet

10 qualify for national event; fundraisers set for trip costs

Students at Schroon Lake Central School are learning to hit the mark, and are doing it well.

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Ticonderoga school board approves $7.3 million bond referendum

The Ticonderoga Central School District Board of Education voted unanimously to let district voters decide on a new capital improvement project to address several issues on its campuses.

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Ticonderoga students moved by North Country Honor Flight visit

The stories and experiences of “the greatest generation” brought a hush over the nearly 300 students at Ticonderoga High School March 26.

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The new face of the Ti PD: Tusko welcomed to the force

Genier, a member of the Ticonderoga Police Department, was paired with her new canine companion, a pure-breed German Shepherd named Tusko, at the Shallow Creek Kennel in Middlesex, Penn.

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Ticonderoga Kiwanis prep for annual Easter Egg Hunt

The fields of Bicentennial Park will hopefully be covered with chocolate and all other sorts of candy Saturday, April 4, as the Kiwanis Club holds it annual Easter Egg Hunt at 10 a.m.

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Dentistry in peril

MLH to no longer offer dental clinic, looking for alternative

Moses Ludington Hospital is getting out of the dentistry business, but hopes to strike a partnership allowing for continuing services on site.

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From the Islands to the North Country

Hawaiian students visit local school as part of CFES exchange program

On a day when wind chill made the outside temperature feel below zero, six students from Hawaii made their way around the North Country and through the halls of Crown Point Central School.

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Moriah’s Jonathan Gibbs runner up at regional spelling bee

Moriah Central School eighth grader Jonathan Gibbs made it through the opening rounds of the regional Scripp’s Spelling Bee March 13, watching as others were eliminated through the opening rounds.

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Crown Point seeking final water district surveys

Crown Point officials are looking to complete the water district income survey which has been taking place over the past several months. To do so, they need at least 95 percent of the system users to fill out an income survey.

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On Common Ground Troupe speaks student-to-student in W’boro, Westport

A local group of students is hoping to teach their peers about the dangers of bullying and its consequences.

Ticonderoga, DOH continue to square off over water issues

The battle over the future of the municipalities’ water system here has entered a new phase, and town officials feel now is the time to move forward.

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Crown Point board works on campground bylaws

As the thermometer starts to creep higher, town officials are preparing to host another season of happy campers.

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On Common Ground troupe wins state award

A troupe of student-actors from Moriah Central School were recently honored with the Ultimate Contribution Award from the Task Force Against Bullying.

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Ticonderoga High School students square off with teachers in quiz bowl challenge

After correctly answering the question, “where would you find an aglet,” Ticonderoga Quiz Bowl member Josie Worley offered the reason she knew the answer was the plastic seal on the end of a shoestring.

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Funding sought for Schroon hall expansion

Town officials are working to secure a $75,000 grant in order to expand the town hall to provide more room for the municipal court.

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Warriors claim second Class C title in three years

Wincowski three sends Warriors up Rte. 9 champs

In the Class C Championship game March 21, that spotlight fell to the on-court leader of the Lake George Warriors in a 53-50 title win against Waterville.

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Wincowski’s triple-double helps lead Warriors to Class C title game

The edge went to the down-towners, as the Warriors hit on 11 shots from beyond the arc to score a 70-60 win over the Blue Devils and advance to the Class C title game for the second time in three years.

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Moriah unable to solve Bridgeport zone in fourth

Killer Bees end Moriah season in Class D semifinals

It was a tale of two games for the Moriah Vikings in the NYSPHSAA Class D semifinals against Bridgehampton March 20.

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Crown Point declares state of emergency over water lines

To do so, members of the Crown Point Town Board voted March 12 to enact a state of emergency in regard to repairs needed to fix a leak at the main intersection in the hamlet, where Route 9N/22, Sugar Hill Road and Creek Road meet.

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Ti water department feted for winter work

Over the past two-plus months, members of the Ticonderoga Water Department have responded to 54 pipe freeze and leak calls as well as over 20 main line breaks.

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Cinderella this weekend at Schroon Lake Central

Performances will take place at 7 p.m. both days and will feature a student led cast acting, singing and dancing their way through the classic tale of the girl who dreamed to go to the ball.

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Ti PD looking to move to maintenance building at Armory

Grant from Sen. Little’s office may finalize funding needs

 Officials may be one step closer to having the funding needed to move the police department into a new home on the Armory property.

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Julia Podres reflects on 103 years of life

On the coffee table in Julia Podres’ quaint living room is a Time magazine.

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Moriah prepares for Final Four foe, Bridgehampton

Two days after defeating Germantown in the Class D regional finals, it was business as usual for the Moriah varsity boys basketball team.

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Viking players excited for return to Civic Center

Players talk return to Glens Falls, favorite memories from the season

Moriah boys varsity basketball team speaks about returning to the civic center.

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Guerin re-elected Port Henry Mayor

Ernie Guerin was re-elected to his fourth term as Mayor of Port Henry, earning 91 votes against the 55 ballots cast in favor of opponent Jack Sheldon, March 18.

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Moriah Vikings look to repeat Mineville’s feat of 85 years ago

While several teams from the North Country and Section VII have made it to the New York State Public High School Athletic Association’s (NYSPHSAA) Final Four since it returned in 1981, no one has been able to match the feat of a group of ball players from a now extinct school who made their way to Syracuse in 1930.

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Know the Four

A breakdown of the four teams competing for the NYSPHSAA Class D championship in boys basketball at the Glens Falls Civic Center this weekend, March 20-21.

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Crown Point drama students to present updated version of The Crucible

 Take a classic tale and add recent music, and you have a recipe members of the Crown Point Central School drama club know will be a winning combination.

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Drats! Lady Vikings foiled again by Fort Edward

Leading throughout most of the first three quarters of play, the Moriah girls varsity basketball team was closing in on a return trip to Hudson Valley Community College and the NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four.

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Ti Elementary students to present ‘Hansel and Gretel’

The Ticonderoga Elementary musical performance, made up of students from grades 3-5, will be “Hansel and Gretel,” adapted by advisor and director Wayne Chagnon, Saturday, March 21, 7 p.m. in the elementary school auditorium.

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