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Carnival is cold but fun

The crowd at the bottom of the hill had the best view of the fastest cardboard sleds during the Long Lake Winter Carnival Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Mt. Sabattis Recreation Center. The annual event celebrates winter and winter fun.

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Carnival is cold but fun

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Updated: 8:38 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- The temperatures were in the single digits but the sky was mostly clear and the cold didn't prevent a large turnout for the Long Lake Winter Carnival Saturday, Jan. 17, at the Mt. Saba ...

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Woodworth Lake camp plan OKed

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Updated: 8:39 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor RAY BROOK -- The former Woodworth Lake Boy Scout camp in the southern part of the Adirondack Park will become a subdivision with 24 building lots and five lots held in common. The Adirondack Park Agency ...

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Grants will expand state land recreation

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Updated: 8:41 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- Over 40 people showed up at the Long Lake Town Hall Thursday, Jan. 15, to learn the ins and outs of applying for up to $20,000 in micro-enterprise grants. The grants are available to e ...

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IL Restaurant IDA loan approved

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Updated: 8:42 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- Indian Lake Restaurant & Tavern will get a facelift, thanks to the Hamilton County Industrial Development Agency approving a $40,000 loan to owners John and Ann Miller. The loa ...

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Long Lake gets wired with high-speed Internet

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Updated: 8:44 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LONG LAKE -- Slic Network Solutions wasn't the fastest cardboard sled at Long Lake's Winter Carnival Saturday, but by summer could become the Internet provider with the fastest download and upload ...

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Indian Lake is getting pellet boiler

Wednesday, January 21, 2015 - Updated: 8:46 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- The Town of Indian Lake is getting a pellet boiler, thanks to Vincent's Heating and Fuel LLC, Poland, and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority. Vincent's won ...

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Sportsline -- 01/21/2015
By Patricia Ryan-Curry

IL/LL 63, King's School 47
The Indian Lake / Long Lake Orange picked up a non-league win over King's School Monday, Jan. 12, in Indian Lake. Curtis Seaman recorded a double-double with 23 points and 11 rebounds. Henry Sandiford wa ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 01/21/2015
Ice fishermen ignore the c-c-c-cold
By Dick Nelson

You would think any self-respecting angler would spend the winter preparing for the opening of trout season. Well, if you thought that way you thought wrong.
Even during the coldest days, when numbing temperatures and winds are strong enough to tear the scales off a walleye, area lakes and ponds are dotted with anglers. Apparently many of those fishermen are as cold-blooded as the fish they're trying to catch.
As for me, I no longer have ice running through my veins. Seems I thawed out around th ...


Remember French Louie

Dear Editor,
Adirondack French Louie (Louis Seymour) made the wilderness between Inlet and Lake Pleasant his home from the 1860s until his death in Newton's Corners (now Speculator) Feb. 27, 1915.
A famous character throughout Hamilton and Herkimer counties while alive, Louie became a legend after the publication of the book "Adirondack French Louie: Life in the North Woods" in 1952, by Utica author Harvey Dunham.
Louie's life exemplified the hard work, determination and humor it took to make a ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 01/21/2015

Thursday, Jan. 15, 10:07 a.m.: Peter J. Lapell, 42, Warrensburg, was charged with fourth-degree grand larceny, a Class E felony; and second-degree criminal trespass, a Class A misdemeanor. The arrest resulted from burglaries reported to the State Police May 6 and Oct. 17, 2014, in the Town of Indian Lake.

Friday, Jan. 16, 4:35 p.m.: Andrew W. Glogoski, 50, Agawam, Mass. was charged with DWI - first offense, a Class U misdemeanor. State Police arrested him on State Route 28 in the Town of Indian ...

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