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It's a mystery

Someone must know the who, when and why of this crash, and what kind of plane it is.

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Woods hold plane crash mystery

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Updated: 8:32 AM

BY PETE KLEIN Express News Staff W. CANADA LAKES -- One never knows what one might find during a hike in the woods ... a rare plant, an interesting rock formation, a wrecked airplane. Dan Wilt of Lake Pleasant recently reported ai ...

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State Land Master Plan up for review

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Updated: 8:34 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor RAY BROOK -- The Adirondack Park Agency is going to do something it hasn't done since 1987 -- amend the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan. The plan sets forth guidelines for managing state Forest Pr ...

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Three seek to replace Owens in House of Representatives

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Updated: 8:48 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- Voters in the 21st Congressional District, which includes Hamilton County, will choose a replacement for Rep. Bill Owens Tuesday, Nov. 4. Owens, a Democrat, is retiring from the House of Re ...

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IL native dies in fire

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Updated: 9:02 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor JOHNSBURG -- Police are still investigating the death of Robert E. LaVergne Sr. in a fire here Wednesday afternoon, Oct. 15, but very preliminary signs point to an electrical issue near a hot water tank. ...

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LL employees pushing for raises

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Updated: 9:04 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- Employees of the Town of Long Lake are pressuring the town board for raises. Town employees first publicly requested a raise and asked to meet with the board to discuss the matter in J ...

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IL budget starts out way over cap

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 - Updated: 9:04 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- The Town of Indian Lake 2014 Budget came in under the state-imposed cap on the levy by $18,687. This year might not be so fortunate. The first draft of the 2015 Tentative Budget give ...

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Game time

Cold and rain didn't stop a game of soccer when the Long Lake and Johnsburg central schools' elementary soccer teams recently went head-to-head in a fun-filled game. Johnsburg prevailed 6-1, but in elementary sports the emphasis i ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 10/22/2014
The guns of autumn are going full blast
By Dick Nelson

If the sound of gunfire over the Columbus Day Weekend frightened you into thinking ISIS was invading, rest assured that wasn't the case. What you were hearing was the thunderous sound of rifles and shotguns fired by junior and waterfowl hunters zeroing in on deer and ducks as both the first portion of the 2014-15 Southeastern Zone waterfowl hunting season and the third annual Youth Deer Hunting Weekend got underway.
According to DEC Director of Media Relations Tom Mailey, junior hunters harveste ...


A man for all seasons

Dear Editor,
Quite some years ago I met Richard Leonard, a frequent patron of an Indian Lake coffee shop. Speaking with Richard I realized here was a guy who had more inexhaustible energy and dedication to the service of others than any community could ever hope to have.
Richard Leonard was an EMT for many years with Indian Lake Volunteer Ambulance Squad. It would be impossible to count the number of four-hour ambulance trips to the Glens Falls Hospital he accomplished.
Many times he undertook t ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 10/22/2014

Saturday, Oct. 11, 6:13 a.m.: Danielle N. Howell, 20, Homer, suffered a head abrasion in an automobile accident on Rt. 8 in the Town of Wells, .33 miles east of Rt. 30. She was taken to Nathan Littauer Hospital in Gloversville. State Police charged her with speed not reasonable.

Friday, Oct. 17, 6:11 p.m.: State Police received a report of a hunting accident in the Town of Indian Lake. No charges had been filed as of Monday afternoon, but they are a possibility.
The victim, a 56-year-old male f ...

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