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Wednesday, August 20, 2014
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Ready to help

U.S. Senator Charles E. "Chuck" Schumer talks with local health care providers and public officials at Speculator Primary Care Center Friday, Aug. 15.

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Schumer: 'I'm here to help'

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:41 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- "What can I do for you?" U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer asked, as he always does, when he visited here Friday, Aug. 15. Schumer, a Democrat, has visited the county every year since before ...

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Essex Chain Draft UMP to be revised

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:46 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor ALBANY -- The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has announced it will revise the Essex Chain Complex Draft Unit Management Plan to include a snowmobile trail. The DEC had initially ...

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Workforce council hitting its stride

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:47 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- Hamilton County Workforce Investment Council Chairman Bill Murphy says the past year saw great improvements in the council's operations. "While enduring three changes in the North ...

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Indian Lake is going solar

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:47 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff BLUE MT. LAKE -- The Indian Lake Town Board is counting on Mr. Sun to help lower the town's electric bills. The board approved a power purchase agreement with Larsen Engineering, Rochester, when it ...

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LLCS building project vote is set

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:50 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- Long Lake residents will have the opportunity to vote on a building capitol project Tuesday, Sept. 16. The Long Lake Central School District Board of Education held a public hearing on ...

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Mountain Valley Hospice awarded honors

Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:53 AM

GLOVERSVILLE -- Mountain Valley Hospice here has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by patients' caregivers. Established by Deyta, this ann ...

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Hot Screamers win again

INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers improved its record to 4-0 after a hard fought victory over a scrappy Speculator squad.
In the previous week's game at Inlet, the Screamers crushed the team from Raquette Lake with a score of 16 ...

The Way Things Were -- 08/20/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF AUG. 20, 1965, New York's big game gunning season would begin Oct. 25 in the Adirondacks and Northern Zone counties and end Dec. 7. It would begin Nov. 15 in the rest of state.
The 1965 season would be the longest possible under state law. Based on the 1964 deer harvest, winter starvation data, talks with sportsmen, landowners and department field personnel as well as other factors, the Conservation Department had established a total of 41,600 party permits, a drop from 1963's ...


Compensation is unfair

To the editor,
Town of Long Lake employees want to update those who have been following our efforts to meet with the Town Board to discuss wages and benefits.
The board has refused to meet with us, stating it would do so at "budget time." We wanted an earlier meeting to give the board time to discuss, investigate and come to an agreement with the employees before they do the 2015 budget.
Of the employers we investigated (towns of Newcomb, Tupper and Indian Lake, Long Lake Central School, Long La ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 08/20/2014

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2:35 a.m.: Michelle M. Mor, 44, Long Lake, was charged with DWI - first offense, a Class U misdemeanor. State Police made the arrest following a hit and run accident at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Town of Long Lake.

Monday, Aug. 11, 12:06 a.m.: The driver was slightly injured in a one-vehicle accident in the Town of Lake Pleasant, just west of Stephenson's Lumber on Rt. 8.
Jeffrey D. Lehman, 31, Warrensburg, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck with trailer east when he roun ...

Latest Stories

· Schumer: 'I'm here to help'

  Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:41 AM


· Essex Chain Draft UMP to be revised

  Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:46 AM


· Workforce council hitting its stride

  Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:47 AM

  By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAK ...

· Lake Pleasant / Speculator / Arietta Calendar

  Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 12:28 AM

  Wednesday, Aug. 20: Clean Up Day, LP ...

· Medicare 101 set

  Tuesday, August 19, 2014 - Updated: 3:56 PM

  SPECULATOR -- The Warren / Hamilton ...

· Mountain Valley Hospice awarded honors

  Wednesday, August 20, 2014 - Updated: 8:53 AM

  GLOVERSVILLE -- Mountain Valley Hosp ...


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