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All aboard

Brian Baker of Albany loads his snowmobiles into his trailer at Tanner’s Outdoor Sports in Speculator Saturday afternoon.

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Grant would help home buyers

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Updated: 8:30 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors is going after money that will make it easier for residents to buy a home. It has authorized Alan Hipps, executive director of Adirondack C ...

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'Trail Town' work gets green light

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Updated: 8:31 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor LAKE PLEASANT -- The Hamilton County Board of Supervisors has authorized Adirondack Partnership to implement the "Trail Town" concept for which it won $220,000 in competitive grant funding announced in D ...

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ROOST reaches out to visitors

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Updated: 8:32 AM

PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLACID -- It was in November of 2013 that the Hamilton County Board of Supervisors decided to separate tourism promotion from its Economic Development Department and awarded a one-year contract f ...

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Teacher's work gets attention of state ed dept.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Updated: 8:38 AM

WELLS -- An educator at Wells Central School is showing the New York State Education Department how to teach fifth-grade math. SED Communications Director Tom Dunn and Communications Fellow for the Regents Research Fund Beth Wurtm ...

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Winter weather wow: Feb Fest is all about winter fun

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Updated: 8:57 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- The Speculator region celebrates winter during the entire month of February each year, with events both indoors and out. The area also offers miles and miles of free snowmobile, cross-count ...

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Young students started on STEM

Wednesday, January 28, 2015 - Updated: 8:46 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- Long Lake Central School District's Pre-Kindergarten students have been busy celebrating the winter season and learning about the letter "I" with a unit on ice fishing. Pre-K teacher E ...

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Sportsline 01/28/2015
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

IL/LL 68, J'BURG 50
It took a strong fourth quarter for the Indian Lake / Long Lake boys to secure a win over Johnsburg in Long Lake Tuesday, Jan. 20. Both teams opened up the game with 17 points in the first quarter. After two mo ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 01/28/2015
Ice fishing is becoming a way of life for some
By Dick Nelson

If you think these days of winter temperatures aren't fit for man or beast, you don't know the caliber of ice fishermen. They've been out there taking all the nasty stuff Old Man Winter has to offer full in the face and coming back for more.
It's not exactly a parade of fishermen making their way across the frozen expanses, but there are enough out there to make you sit up and take notice.
During the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend snowmobiles and bundled-up ice anglers were noticeable on ...


Historical society has plans

Dear Cris,
I can't tell you how excited I am for the year 2015. The Historical Society of Lake Pleasant & Speculator has big plans for this year.
First they are co-sponsoring a Geocaching-Ham Radio Mid-winter event with Hamilton County Amateur Radio Club. We hope many folks will come and hunt for hidden caches in our community as they learn local history. To become a geocacher join free at
The society is also sponsoring the first bi-annual Hamilton County History Fair. Th ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 01/28/2015

Tuesday, Jan. 20: State Police investigated an unattended death at 16 Adams Parkway in the Town of Long Lake.
According to Troop B Public Information Officer Jennifer Fleishman, a relative called police at 11:23 a.m. to ask for a welfare check on Annette M. Adams, 68. Long Lake Rescue Squad responded; no life saving measures were taken due to obvious signs of death. An autopsy revealed the cause of death was severe loss of blood due to a ruptured varicose vein.

Saturday, Jan. 24, 1:46 a.m.: Mic ...

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