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Mike Corey

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Board n’ Batten Antiques set to close up shop

After 34 years in business at their shop in Olmstedville, Bob and Floss Savarie are calling it quits with their business, Board n’ Batten Antiques.

Bicentennial committee meets to discuss events

The third meeting of the new Minerva Bicentennial Committee met the evening of Aug. 18 with a good crowd of folks in attendance.

Father Sturtz retiring from Minerva and Schroon Lake Parishes

It’s been a long and very close relationship between Father Richard Sturtz and his parishioners in Minerva and Schroon Lake, but after 19 wonderful years, he’s decided to retire.

Edible wild plants presentation to be held at Johnsburg Library

Yes, we live in (or visit) the beautiful Adirondacks, which is blessed with a great diversity and abundance of plants, often in lawns and fields. Did you ever wonder just what those plants are, and whether or not they are edible?

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All Breed Fun Dog Show returns to Minerva for second year

Looking for a great place to bring your bowser for a fun day of canine-oriented events? Or, perhaps you’d like to spend quality time with plenty of dogs and dog owners who feel strongly about how great their own pooches are?

Catwalk in the Creek entertains

There was a fashion emergency on June 20 at Riverfront Park in North Creek – thank goodness the Johnsburg Rescue Squad ambulance, a paramedic and driver were on-hand to handle it. There was an issue with this situation, however: personnel from the squad were a cause of the emergency.

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Minerva Central School BOE holds special budget meeting

On June 17, the Minerva Central School budget again apparently failed to result in the 60 percent “yes” vote result needed to pass it; instead, it received a total of 59 percent yes votes.

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MCS teacher named master

 As a science teacher at Minerva Central School, Sarah Fink works closely with students, engaging them, instilling interest in the subjects she teaches, helping them be successful, and evaluating their progress.

Dogs at the beach

MINERVA — Yes, there will be dogs. Lots of them – all sizes, ages, and breeds. They will be at Minerva Beach Saturday, July 12, for the second annual “All breed Fun Dog Show,” and (with a new twist this year) the, “Adirondack Iron Dog Challenge.”

MCS students assist with town map

You are in the beautiful Town of Minerva, checking out the hiking options. It’s a fine day, and you need a nice full- or half-day hike. The weather’s great, so any length of time would work.

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Save Our Schools to meet May 13 in Minerva

A crowd of 19 Minerva citizens gathered at the Minerva Town Hall on Tuesday, April 29 to find out information and ask questions concerning the upcoming Minerva School District budget vote, set for May 20.

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Minerva hosts annual clean up day

Sure, the weather was a bit chilly and dampish, but that did not stop a crowd of close to 50 citizens from Minerva and nearby towns who were bent on picking up roadside trash in an effort to make the Town look neater.

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Autumn celebrated at Minerva Baptist Church

Inside and out, the building housing the congregation of the Minerva Baptist Church has been undergoing some recent updates and needed rehabilitation.

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Dogs take over town of Minerva

They were furry, barked occasionally, were very well-behaved, and were quite dog-like.

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Good day for pedaling, panting, paddling in Minerva

Saturday, Sept. 14 dawned cool and pleasant for the town of Minerva’s third annual Pant-Pedal-Paddle contest.

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Minerva puts on dog and Pant, Pedal, Paddle events

Looking for something fun and exciting to do on Sept. 14?

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Minerva Rescue Squad is on the move

June 2013 proved to be a busy month for the Minerva Rescue Squad.

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Minerva Day 2013: The Day of the Fish

On the morning of June 29, 36 kids ranging in age from 2 to 16, many with parents, siblings and friends, descended on The Point at Minerva Lake.

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‘Dancing at Lughnasa’ comes to Tannery Pond Oct. 19-21

The rich and complicated story of a family of six siblings (five sisters and a brother) living in the world of 1936 Donegal, Ireland comes to life this weekend at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek.

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Minerva Rescue Squad celebrates

Have you seen an ambulance with a fire engine red, gold and black sort of look around the Minerva and North Creek are recently?

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Minerva Youth Program has another fine summer

The 2012 Town of Minerva Youth Program wrapped up its six-week summer of sun and good times on Aug. 17 with a mostly noisy and all fun morning of skits, songs, awards and recognitions.

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Boxing arrives in Minerva

Boxing is the sport or practice of fighting with the fists, especially with padded gloves in a roped square ring according to prescribed rules.

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Kathy Halloran named Minerva Citizen of the Year

Having lived in the Town of Minerva for 43 years, Kathy Halloran has seen and experienced a lot — she is indeed a busy person and has been a very active and involved member of the community.

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Get ready for the Minerva Day ‘Pant, Pedal, Paddle’ event

It’s time to dust off your running shoes, de-garage your bike and polish up your kayak or canoe.

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Gore Mountain hosts four-school prom

It was the Gore Mountain Ski Center, no doubt about it.

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Donkeyball comes to Minerva Central School

Donkeyball was the name of the game April 27 in Minerva.

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Fire prevention hot topic at MCS

October was Fire Safety Month, and Firefighter Kevin Fusco had plenty to say in a visit to Minerva Elementary Oct. 24.

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Lending a helping hand to Au Sable, Upper Jay

Guest Viewpoint

Upon arrival at the gathering/distribution center in Elizabethtown, one could tell that something big was going to happen.

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Minerva VFD, rescue prepares for emergencies

A violent thunderstorm has just passed through town. Trees and power lines are down on Healy Road and the Minerva Volunteer Fire Department & Rescue Squad has been dispatched to the scene because of burning trees and arcing lines.

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