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Wednesday, October 07, 2015
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Photo/Joan Collins

Moose on the move

This bull moose must have been curious when it stepped from the woods onto State Route 28N in Long Lake at about 8 a.m. Monday, Sept. 21. Motorist Joan Collins had pulled over to remove a dead black bear cub from the middle of the road when the huge animal entered the highway behind her car. "I grabbed my camera and stayed by my car," she said. "The bull stared at me and walked a few steps toward me when a car came along and frightened it off the road." Collins said two men who work for the high ...

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RED-C backing Lake Pleasant Lodge plan

Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:10 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR – The Lake Pleasant Lodge Expansion Project here has been designated as a regional priority for state funding. This means the North Country Regional Economic Development Council has subm ...

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More North Country jobs expected by 2022

Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:11 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- Employment projections for seven counties of the North Country show job growth of 5.5 percent by 2022. That's what Chairman William Murphy told the Hamilton County Workforce Invest ...

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IL Snowarriors remember Doug Wells

Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:17 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- The Indian Lake Snowarriors held a dedication and placement of a memorial stone in honor of Doug Wells, past club president, Sunday, Sept. 27. Wells, who died March 11, 2011, was a b ...

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IDA selling two lots

Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:20 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- Two properties on Elm Lake Road in Speculator are being put up for sale by the Hamilton County Industrial Development Agency. When the IDA met Tuesday, Sept. 22, its board of direc ...

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New land use code is adopted

Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:25 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor PISECO – The Town of Arietta has an updated land use code that was more than two years in the making. This is the first substantive overhaul of the code since it was first adopted in 1976. The Arie ...

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Serial bonds okayed to pay for dam work

Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:28 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor WELLS – The last potential barrier to continuing repair work on the Lake Algonquin Dam here has fallen. The state comptroller has consented to the town issuing up to $350,000 in serial bonds to par ...

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Hospice golf tournament set

GLOVERSVILLE — It’s time to make plans to tee off at the 21st Annual Mountain Valley Hospice Golf Invitational scheduled for Friday, June 19.
Presented by Frontier, Lake Pleasant Golf Course and The Inn at Speculator, ...

The Way Things Were -- 10/01/2015
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT SEPT. 30, 1966, At HAMILTON COUNTY, a 46 percent increase of direct state financial aid to all units of local government in Hamilton County over the eight years of Governor Nelson Rockefeller’s administration was shown by an analysis of local assistance in that period. An estimated return of $655,000 to Hamilton County localities in six categories of state aid during the fiscal year 1966-67 compared with a $448,000 total for the same types of assistance in 1958-59, the last fiscal ye ...


Kudos to Hope clerk

Dear Editor,
After reading the article about Hope Town Clerk Marleen Webster resigning rather than violate her religious beliefs by issuing same sex marriage licenses it renewed my faith in the good old U.S.A. and the Lord who watches over us.
I realize what this must have cost Mrs. Webster in more ways than one, but in the end she will win in more ways than one. If I ever get to meet Mrs. Webster I want to shake her hand.
I don't go to church but I say my prayers every day.
I believe the U.S. g ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 10/01/2015

Tuesday, Sept. 22, 10:15 a.m.: Alexander J. Carey, 19, Colonie, was charged with second-degree criminal mischief, a Class D felony; and two Class A misdemeanors, second-degree menacing with a weapon and fourth-degree criminal possession of a weapon, following a complaint to New York State Police in Indian Lake at 7:30 a.m. Sept. 21. Cash bail was set at $5,000.

Sunday, Sept. 27, 5:05 p.m.: A man and his wife were injured in a one-car accident on State Route 8 in the Town of Morehouse.
Driver Da ...

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· Lake Pleasant / Speculator / Arietta Calendar

  Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 12:09 AM

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· IL Snowarriors remember Doug Wells

  Thursday, October 01, 2015 - Updated: 8:17 AM

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