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Tuesday, September 01, 2015
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Spic and span and weed free

Ed Scheppard of Pulaski washes a boat owned by Stan Borek of Warner Robins, Ga. and Speculator at the boat decontamination station just south of Speculator. Scheppard, who is a student at Paul Smith's College, said he and Emily Michienzi inspect seven to 12 boats a day, and washed a dozen during the first month of operation. The boat wash is one of 12 opened this summer across the Adirondacks in an effort to prevent the spread of aquatic invasive species in the region.

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Work is starting on first hut-to-hut trails

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Updated: 8:16 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff ALBANY -- The first area to get an Adirondack Community-based Trails & Lodging System will be the five Upper Hudson Recreation Hub towns: Newcomb, Minerva, Indian Lake, Long Lake and North Huds ...

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Vacationer dies at Buttermilk Falls

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Updated: 8:17 AM

LONG LAKE -- Buttermilk Falls in the Town of Long Lake has claimed another life. Dale S. Calverley, 50, of Wayland, Mass., about 30 miles west of Boston, was swimming with his family at the base of the falls Monday, Aug. 17, when ...

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Town will pave for fire district trucks

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Updated: 8:18 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- Lake Pleasant Volunteer Fire Department has asked the town to pay part of the cost to pave the 99 by 83-foot driveway in front of the truck bays at the firehouse. Instead, Superint ...

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ILCS will bus all students

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Updated: 8:23 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- Voters here are emphatic that Indian Lake Central School District should bus students regardless of how near to or far from the school they live. Voters were asked if they want schoo ...

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Long Lake is gearing up for Cycle Adirondacks

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Updated: 8:40 AM

LONG LAKE – The Town of Long Lake is gearing up to host Cycle Adirondacks Friday, Aug. 28.. Riders participating in this inaugural Wildlife Conservation Society event will be busy during their stay on the Long Lake Ball Fiel ...

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WCS: Excess funds moved to reserves

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 - Updated: 8:30 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor WELLS – Wells Central School District did very well financially in the 2014-15 school year, so well that the board of education has moved a substantial amount of excess unassigned fund balance into ...

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Hospice golf tournament set

GLOVERSVILLE — It’s time to make plans to tee off at the 21st Annual Mountain Valley Hospice Golf Invitational scheduled for Friday, June 19.
Presented by Frontier, Lake Pleasant Golf Course and The Inn at Speculator, ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 08/26/2015
Early Canada goose season opens Sept. 1
By Dick Nelson

The goose decoys that have been gathering dust all spring and summer will soon be placed in a grassy field waiting for the honking of Canada geese. Granted, the temperature will be too high, the grass too green and the sky too blue, but despite the drawbacks New York’s September Canada goose hunting seasons begin in five of the eight goose hunting zones Sept. 1, continuing through Sept. 25.
Three other zones –- Lake Champlain and Central and Eastern Long Island –- start Sept. 8 ...


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Police Reports

Police Report -- 08/26/2015

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 7:35 p.m.: Rebecca M. Stockton, 47, Utica, was charged with DWI – first offense and aggravated DWI. State Police made the arrest on Rt. 30 in the Town of Indian Lake.

Tuesday, Aug. 18, 8:43 p.m.: A bear was hit by a car in front of Speculator Department Store on Rt. 8 in Speculator.

Monday, Aug. 24, 1:30 a.m.: Laurie D. Brand, 39, Shaker Heights, Ohio, was charged with DWI – first offense, operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration greater than . ...

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