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An impressive pair

These eagles were spotted on Lake Algonquin in Wells on Old Home Days weekend. Perhaps they were watching the swim races, but it is more likely they were keeping an eye out for fish, their favorite food. An eagle can lift about 4 pounds, according to

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Tupper ruling may face one more fight

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Updated: 8:46 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor TUPPER LAKE -- Three weeks ago it looked as if the Adirondack Club and Resort project here would be moving ahead. Now it might have one more legal challenge to face. The environmental groups Protect The ...

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Tower may land town in court

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Updated: 8:45 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff RAQUETTE LAKE -- The Long Lake Town Board has authorized Supervisor Clark Seaman and Attorney to the Town Carl T. Ferrentino to negotiate with John Adams and his attorney regarding access to proper ...

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Western NY man dies at Buttermilk Falls

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Updated: 8:47 AM

updated Aug. 11, 2014 to add information By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor LONG LAKE -- A Buffalo man drowned Saturday on the Raquette River here. New York State Police received a report Aug. 9 shortly before 4 p.m. of a possible drowni ...

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County and Indian Lake may clean up a problem together

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Updated: 8:51 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff LAKE PLEASANT -- Hamilton County and the Town of Indian Lake find themselves in the same boat when it comes to getting their offices cleaned. When the Board of Supervisors met Thursday, Aug. 7, the ...

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Rock out Saturday at RondeauFest

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Updated: 8:53 AM

LONG LAKE -- The Town of Long Lake announces the line-up for the 3rd Annual RondeauFest Summer Music Event. It will be Saturday, Aug. 16, from 4-10 p.m. rain or shine at the Mt. Sabattis Pavilion here. The entrance is at 1100 Deer ...

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Take an armchair trip to the Essex Chain

Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - Updated: 8:55 AM

INDIAN LAKE -- Renowned photographer Carl Heilman will present his images of the new state lands purchased in cooperation with The Nature Conservancy from Finch, Pruyn & Co. at Indian Lake Theater here Wednesday, Aug. 20, at 7 ...

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Hot Screamers win again

INLET -- Matt’s Hot Screamers improved its record to 4-0 after a hard fought victory over a scrappy Speculator squad.
In the previous week's game at Inlet, the Screamers crushed the team from Raquette Lake with a score of 16 ...

The Way Things Were -- 08/20/2014
By Anne Weaver

ABOUT THE WEEK OF AUG. 20, 1965, New York's big game gunning season would begin Oct. 25 in the Adirondacks and Northern Zone counties and end Dec. 7. It would begin Nov. 15 in the rest of state.
The 1965 season would be the longest possible under state law. Based on the 1964 deer harvest, winter starvation data, talks with sportsmen, landowners and department field personnel as well as other factors, the Conservation Department had established a total of 41,600 party permits, a drop from 1963's ...


Compensation is unfair

To the editor,
Town of Long Lake employees want to update those who have been following our efforts to meet with the Town Board to discuss wages and benefits.
The board has refused to meet with us, stating it would do so at "budget time." We wanted an earlier meeting to give the board time to discuss, investigate and come to an agreement with the employees before they do the 2015 budget.
Of the employers we investigated (towns of Newcomb, Tupper and Indian Lake, Long Lake Central School, Long La ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 08/20/2014

Saturday, Aug. 9, 2:35 a.m.: Michelle M. Mor, 44, Long Lake, was charged with DWI - first offense, a Class U misdemeanor. State Police made the arrest following a hit and run accident at 11:45 p.m. Aug. 8 in the Town of Long Lake.

Monday, Aug. 11, 12:06 a.m.: The driver was slightly injured in a one-vehicle accident in the Town of Lake Pleasant, just west of Stephenson's Lumber on Rt. 8.
Jeffrey D. Lehman, 31, Warrensburg, was driving a 2011 Chevrolet pickup truck with trailer east when he roun ...

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