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Teachers say 'Thank you'

Members of the Indian Lake Faculty Association gather for a photo to show their appreciation to the Indian Lake Central School District Board of Education for approving a new teacher contract and continuing to support their work. Shown are (starting from the first row bottom and working up to the top from left to right) are: Sandy Bureau, Robin Jay, Melissa Mulvey, Laurie Wells, Kate Roberts, Heather Brown, Emily Stephan, Ginger Farrell, Kelly Walker, Holly O'Meara, Genine Longacker, Stephanie B ...

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Board nixes Newcomb tuition idea

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Updated: 8:20 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- The public was out in force when the Long Lake Central Board of Education met Thursday, Dec. 11, and the message was clear: "Save our school." First to speak was Julia Pierce, who emph ...

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County wins over $1M in grants

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Updated: 8:20 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff ALBANY -- A community-based trails and lodging system is one of the winners in North Country Regional Economic Development Council grants announced Thursday, Dec. 11, big news for Hamilton County. ...

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Port Jackson Media changes ownership

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Updated: 8:38 AM

AMSTERDAM -- Publisher Kevin McClary has bought The Recorder newspaper here, along with its five sister weekly newspapers including Hamilton County Express. Robert Kosineski Sr. announced the sale today. The new company, McClary M ...

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IL water, sewer fees going up

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Updated: 8:40 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- The Town of Indian Lake is advertising new water and sewer fees before the town board adopts them. The changes would affect both water districts. The yearly water user fee is going u ...

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Conservation Field Day winners named

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Updated: 8:44 AM

By CAITLIN STEWART Conservation Educator LAKE PLEASANT -- Judges Diane Galusha Niznik and Kathy Stewart selected the winners of the Hamilton County Soil and Water Conservation District's 2014 Conservation Field Day essay and poste ...

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Inlet boathouse is approved

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - Updated: 8:45 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INLET -- It has been in the works since 2011 and the go-ahead was given by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. Supervisor John Frey told the town board Tuesday, Dec. 9, that the APA has approved ...

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Sportsline -- 12/17/2014
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

Senior forward Curtis Seaman tallied 28 points to lead Indian Lake / Long Lake over Johnsburg in the Northern Basketball League season opener for both teams. Twelve of Seaman's points came from behind the arc.
The Orange outscored ...

The Information Age -- 12/17/2014
All software is experimental
By Peter Newell

Why does there seem to be so many problems with computer software?
The simple answer is that consumer-grade software has not been 100 percent tested.
More testing could be done, but it would make the cost of software unacceptable. On top of that, there is just no way to test every possible configuration or combination of software that might be installed by a user, or every possible combination of inputs, commands, or variables that might occur.
The more functionality and flexibility a program of ...


Quitting is the best gift

Dear Editor:
It's almost that time again -- time to reflect on the past year and time to resolve to do something differently in the months ahead. This year, why not make quitting smoking a priority?
Quitting is truly the best gift you can give your family, your loved ones, and yourself. Shortly after quitting your blood pressure and pulse rate return to normal, your risk of a heart attack drops, and breathing becomes easier as your lung capacity increases.
Your doctor's assistance will more than ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 12/17/2014

Monday, Dec. 8, about 7:30 p.m.: State Police responded to a report of a one-car accident on State Route 30 in the Town of Long Lake, near Lake Eaton Public Campground.
Investigation revealed a 2000 Dodge Avenger operated by James M. Worster, 39, Wallingford, Conn., was northbound when it left the west side of the road and hit a guide rail. Lonl Lake Rescue Squad took passenger Tina M. Worster, 37, to Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake with back pain.
James Worster was charged with drivin ...

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