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Wednesday, November 26, 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 ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 11/26/2014
Deer hunters are bucking the odds
By Dick Nelson

It's been feast or famine for most big game hunters since the big game season opened along the Southern Tier Nov. 15, with the emphasis on famine. According to DEC Regional Citizen Participation Specialist Wendy Rosenbach, the reported kill during the first four days of the season was down by about 5 percent from the same time last year.
That would certainly be understandable if weather conditions were similar to what hunters in and around Buffalo are experiencing. But weather wise, the first se ...


Overdue thank you

Dear Editor,
In August I sent out a request for donations of school supplies in an effort to accommodate all those within Hamilton County who might not otherwise be able to purchase all the items on their school lists.
Prior to the beginning of school we were inundated with items ranging from erasers and pens to flash drives and backpacks. When all was said and done 91 students received backpacks and all the supplies they needed.
Additionally, 11 students received clothing, underwear, and socks ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 11/26/2014

Friday, Nov. 7: Wayne F. Hartman, 65, Little Falls, was charged with DWI, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration greater than .08 percent, and failure to keep right. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest in the Town of Morehouse. Hartman was to appear in Morehouse Town Court Nov. 20.

Thursday, Nov. 20, 10:44 a.m.: State Police were notified of a car in Lake Algonquin in the Town of Wells. Greg Lorenzen of Wells lost control while traveling on Algonquin Drive and ...

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  Monday, November 24, 2014 - Updated: 9:51 PM

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· School board okays teacher contract

  Monday, November 24, 2014 - Updated: 9:49 PM

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· Hands-on learning

  Monday, November 24, 2014 - Updated: 9:47 PM

  Christine Campeau from The Adirondac ...

· One happy hunter

  Monday, November 24, 2014 - Updated: 9:43 PM

  Dale Hummer shot a 14-point buck whi ...

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  Wednesday, November 26, 2014 - Updated: 12:29 AM

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