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Ladybug Savanah Symonds, 5, and Rapunzel Zoey Ava Martz, 5, cuddle up while waiting for the Piseco Boo Bus Saturday.

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Three propositions will be on ballot

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Updated: 8:02 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor ALBANY -- Three statewide ballot proposals will be voted on during the Nov. 4 General Election. Proposal One, the Redistricting Reform Act of 2011, would revise the state's redistricting procedure. Redis ...

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Farley faces challenger Thorne again

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Updated: 8:02 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- Democrat Madelyn C. Thorne will take a second shot at winning the 49th Senate District seat held by Sen. Hugh T. Farley (R-Niskayuna) in the Nov. 4 general election. The 49th Senate Distric ...

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Cahill takes on Schneiderman for AG

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Updated: 8:05 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- There are three candidates running for attorney general this year: incumbent Eric T. Schneiderman, nominated by the Democratic, Working Families, Independence, and Women's Equality parties; ...

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Arietta wins Piseco Dam appeal

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Updated: 8:05 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor PISECO -- The town has won its appeal in the Price vs. Town of Arietta lawsuit after over four years of litigation. Albert L. Price of Point Road and The Piseco Natural Association, a group of about 20 p ...

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Board is going for a new roof

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Updated: 8:06 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor PISECO -- Piseco Common School District voters will be asked in December to approve a new roof for the building on Rt. 8 here. A new roof for Piseco Elementary School is expected to cost $417,192. Voters ...

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Celebrating 35 years of Conservation Field Day

Wednesday, October 29, 2014 - Updated: 8:08 AM

By CAITLIN STEWART Conservation Educator LAKE PLEASANT -- This year marked the 35th anniversary of the Lynn Galusha Memorial Conservation Field Day, an outdoor event for fifth- and sixth-graders hosted by the Hamilton County Soil ...

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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 -- 10/29/2014
Hunter answers the call of the wild
By Dick Nelson

Scary, eerie, frightening. Each of these words can be used to describe the unknown as we approach both Halloween and Election Day. The former because of all the little witches, warlocks and goblins that will be knocking on our doors; the latter because of the possibility that sportsmen and gun owners may wake up in a house of horrors.
I'll have more on those elections in a minute, but for now I have a different story to tell -- or at least Dick Andrews does.
Some of you may recall that name from ...


Get out and vote Republican

Dear Editor,
Gun control. Health care out of control. Corruption run amok. Terrorism on the rise. Diminished liberty. Less opportunity. No economic growth. Declining incomes. A lower standard of living. A lack of leadership.
That is what Albany and Washington, D.C. have given us. That's why almost two-thirds of Americans believe we're headed in the wrong direction; that the next generation will have it much worse.
Please vote Nov. 4 to tell Andrew Cuomo and Sheldon Silver we don't like what they ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 10/29/20214

Wednesday, Oct. 22: John E. Stuart, 34, Benson, was charged with two counts of endangering the welfare of a child, which allegedly took place in the Town of Benson; and one count of fourth-degree criminal mischief; and one count of second-degree harassment.
Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest. Stuart was arraigned in Benson Town Court, where bail was set at $500 cash.

Friday, Oct. 24: Arthur D. Baldwin, 84, Piseco, was charged with driving while intoxicated, a misdemeanor; and oper ...

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