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Monday, November 24, 2014
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Oh, deer

John Brannaka of Beaver Dams, south of Watkins Glen, shows off the nice seven-point buck he got at G Lake in the Town of Morehouse Sunday, Nov. 9. He was hunting with a friend, Eric Hentz, a long-time hiker of that area. He and wife Carol, a former Piseco resident, made sausage and canned some of the meat -- after eating "some of the best" venison steaks they have ever had.

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Local officials have wish list for state land master plan

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Updated: 7:25 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- The Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan hasn't had a major review in 27 years, but that is about to change. Many believe it needs significant revisions to reflect the realities of ...

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The focus is on infrastructure improvements in IL

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Updated: 7:26 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- Sewer plant equipment, dam rehab, a possible new road... infrastructure improvements are coming in the Town of Indian Lake. With two grants recently awarded and hope for another, the ...

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Upper Hudson Recreation Hub gets $500,000 in TNC grants

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Updated: 7:26 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor KEENE VALLEY -- The Adirondack Park Upper Hudson Recreation Hub grants have been announced. Funded by The Nature Conservancy, the $500,000 in grants is to help six communities develop businesses around a ...

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Speculator paying off 'new' village hall

Wednesday, November 19, 2014 - Updated: 7:27 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- The Speculator Village Hall will soon be paid off, if it hasn't been already. That's because the Board of Trustees has decided to pay the $70,000 the village owes on it instead of the $35,0 ...

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IL budget exceeds the cap

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Updated: 12:54 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- The Indian Lake Town Board has approved a preliminary 2015 town budget that exceeds the state-mandated cap on any increase to the tax levy by $158,246 or above by 4.7029 percent. The ...

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Newcomb proposal rejected out of hand

Thursday, November 20, 2014 - Updated: 12:57 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- The most interesting part of the Nov. 13 meeting of the Long Lake Central School District Board of Education came near the end, when President Christine Blumberg read from a letter wri ...

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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 ...

The Way Things Were -- 11/12/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF NOV. 19, 1965, Conservation Department personnel at three check stations and in the field had checked over 1,000 deer during the first three weekends of the Big Game Season in the western Adirondacks. This was just under the total of 1,100 deer checked by the same personnel during the entire 1964 season.
A substantial number of yearling deer had been noted by the field technicians, giving evidence of the survival of fawn deer during the mild winter of 1964-65. Department person ...


Why not here?

To the editor:
A renaissance of steadily growing political clout among even the smallest of senior retirees centers located throughout the nation commenced to materialize in 2013, at the same time that Brand, USA was created by Congress to serve as a not-for-profit advocate dedicated to attracting foreign tourists to America's shores.
Since its inception, Brand, USA has been responsible for increasing foreign tourism travelers to America by 1.1 million visitors who contributed $7.4 billion in sp ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 11/12/2014

Sunday, Nov. 2, 7:51 p.m.: George S. Crandall III, 5/28/46, 68, Wells, was charged with DWI, refusal to take a breath screening test, and driving to the left of pavement markings in a no passing zone following an accident on Rt. 30 in the Town of Wells, 607 feet south of Pumpkin Hollow Road.
Crandall allegedly was northbound in a 2000 Ford van when it left the road and hit four guide rails, then crossed the southbound lane and hit 18 guide rails.
Crandall complained of pain to the right side of ...

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