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Seizing the winter

Indian Lake’s Winterfest and SnoCade celebrated winter with fun and frivolity for nine days straight. Ollie the Otter welcomed visitors and led the festivities, which ranged from the tame to the wild. Here, Redneck Cardboard & Duct Tape Sled Race overall and family division winner Joey Sawyer stands proudly behind the sled he and his dad built, while behind him is the Indian Lake Volunteer Fire Department sled that took first place in the Over Age 15 division.

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School board president quits

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Updated: 9:32 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- Long Lake Central School District Board of Education President Christine Blumberg has resigned. The other board members -- and her replacement -- obviously knew in advance of their Thu ...

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Snowmobiler dies in Inlet

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Updated: 9:33 AM

INLET -- A snowmobiler died on Uncas Road in the Town of Inlet Friday, Feb. 20, near Brown Tract Pond. Herkimer County 911 dispatched Inlet and Raquette Lake fire departments and ambulances and notified Hamilton County Dispatch at ...

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Eckhoff joins Speculator planning board

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Updated: 9:34 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- The Village of Speculator Board of Trustees has appointed Lisa M. Eckhoff of Charlie Brown Lane to the planning board. Eckhoff says she and husband Karl bought a cottage here in 2003. They ...

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LL school budget goes up

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Updated: 9:40 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- When the Long Lake Central School District Board of Education met in January, early budget figures were below the cap on any increase to the tax levy by $114,031 and the estimated tax ...

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School pellet boiler OK'd by split vote

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Updated: 9:41 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- It wasn't unanimous, but the Indian Lake Central School District Board of Education has approved an energy performance contract with David Dungate of Bioenergy Project Partners (BPP) ...

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Lady Indians, Orange headed to playoffs

Wednesday, February 25, 2015 - Updated: 9:43 AM

Two Hamilton County high school basketball teams are headed to the playoffs. The Wells Lady Indians received the seventh seed in a field of eight teams participating in the Section VII Class D Girls Basketball Tournament. Wells wi ...

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Lady Indians, Orange headed to playoffs

Two Hamilton County high school basketball teams are headed to the playoffs.
The Wells Lady Indians received the seventh seed in a field of eight teams participating in the Section VII Class D Girls Basketball Tournament.
Wells wi ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 02/25/2015
The ice is nice, but getting there is 'snow' fun
By Dick Nelson

With almost two feet of ice on the lakes you would think most would be bustling with activity. Not so, and it has nothing to do with cold or wind chill but with the knee-deep, crusty snow.
Having to dredge through deep snow by foot, or getting your four-wheeler or snowmobile bogged down before you are halfway to where you want to go, kind of puts a wrinkle in that old saying getting there is half the fun. When devoted ice fishermen stay close to the nest that tells you something about conditions ...

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Restore our rights

Dear Editor:
It is often reported that there is nothing that can be done, legislatively, in order to repeal the S.A.F.E. Act. We are told our only hope is to wait for decisions in the multiple lawsuits that are going through the courts.
I remind you of the recent power shift in the NYS Senate. Upstate voters did not make that happen to hear the politicians say there is nothing they can do.
Downstate cheered when civil rights were destroyed by NY S.A.F.E. Act. Perhaps upstate will cheer as the re ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 02/25/2015

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 3 p.m.: A Glenville man was injured in a snowmobile accident 500 feet east of Piseco Trail and C4 in the Town of Morehouse.
Nathan D. Geary, 19, was westbound on his 2014 Ski-Doo when he lost control. The sled overturned on the trail, throwing Geary off. He landed on his back, breaking his helmet in half and unconscious.
Morehouse Volunteer Ambulance Corps and an advanced life support technician from Ambulance Service of Fulton County transported Geary to St. Elizabeth Medical ...

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