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Thom Randall

Editor, Adirondack Journal
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Warren County’s crisis chief seeks garage for emergency vehicles

Thirteen specialized emergency response vehicles in Warren County would be immobilized in a calamity occuring during a simple snowstorm — and the county's crisis chief wants to make sure the vehicles can be used as intended.

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Acclaimed painter Cate Mandigo to hold events in Chestertown

Nationally renowned primitive folk-art painter Cate Mandigo, who has spent decades living and working in the Adirondacks, is holding an art show and sale on two consecutive Wednesdays in Chestertown — and a portion of the deeply discounted sale prices will go to a local charity.

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Once to be developed, The Pinnancle is now a public preserve

A treasured natural landmark in the region, recently slated for development, is now to be a wild preserve with hiking trails, thanks to donations contributed by many area citizens as well as several prominent community and business leaders.

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Warrensburg Jamboree to feature auction, carnival attractions

The long-running traditional community carnival to benefit the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company is set to return this weekend.

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Concerned with pollution, area officials seek to cut salt use in road de-icing

An estimated 33 million pounds of salt per year are spread on roadways in the Lake George watershed — killing plant life and altering the lake's chemistry. After many decades of the practice being taken for granted, local officials are concerned about the impact on the environment — and they're ready to consider changing their approach to de-icing roads.

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Iconic Lake George drive-in gutted by fire

Undoubtedly, area residents and tourists are disappointed they now won't be able — for at least the rest of this summer — to go to a Lake George drive-in for curly fries, cheese curds and fried clams.

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Patricia Higgins-Bollman a candidate for Chester’s town clerk post

A Pottersville resident whose family has a long tenure in public service announces her candidacy for the Chester Town Clerk post.

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Wbg.’s Echo Lake town park enhanced, town hall upgrades sought

A favorite recreation spot in Warrensburg enjoyed by both local residents and visitors gets an upgrade

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‘Wild Adriatic’ headlines Brews & Bands fest Sunday in Lake George

Come to Lake George Sunday afternoon for a free rock concert and see why the acclaimed rock group Wild Adriatic is now building a national fan base, and also check out guitarist Mike LaPointe and hear his renditions of the power rock anthems of the 1970s.

‘Taste of Diamond Point’ set for Saturday

Samplings of gourmet food and convivial socializing are in store Saturday at the annual Taste of Diamond Point event that raises money for the local church.

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