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Splish, splash

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, back left, initiates a friendly water fight with the raft containing Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver before they head down the Indian River during the Second Annual Adirondack Challenge Sunday, July 20.

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Everyone wins at the Adirondack Challenge

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:29 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff INDIAN LAKE -- Sunday's 2014 Adirondack Challenge went off without a visible problem and provided more things to do than last year, not just for the hundreds of invited guests but also for resident ...

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Speculator Firehouse may grow

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:30 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor SPECULATOR -- The Village of Speculator may enlarge its firehouse on State Route 30. Fire Chief Karl Blanchard asked the Board of Trustees July 14 to consider looking into an addition to the fire hall wi ...

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Adk. Club and Resort approval upheld by court

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:31 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor TUPPER LAKE -- It looks as if the Adirondack Club and Resort project here will actually become a reality following an Appellate Division ruling released earlier this month. The court unanimously affirmed ...

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NYS sending money for Abanakee Dam

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:33 AM

By CRISTINE MEIXNER Editor INDIAN LAKE -- A top priority in the Town of Indian Lake is on its way to being refurbished, thanks to state funding announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Monday. The town will be getting $750,000 toward upgrad ...

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Spiny waterflea has arrived in county

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:37 AM

KEENE VALLEY -- Spiny waterflea, a tiny invasive species that can have a significant impact on the aquatic food chain, is spreading in the Adirondack Park. First discovered in the region in Great Sacandaga Lake in 2008, spiny wate ...

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Pete takes a stroll to Minnow Pond

Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:39 AM

By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff BLUE MT. LAKE -- One can do a lot of walking when visiting the Adirondack Museum, but this year and for years to come an actual hike can be added to the itinerary, to Minnow Pond. I recently decide ...

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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 ...

Hamilton County Outdoors -- 07/23/2014
Clay pigeons make elusive targets
By Dick Nelson

This is generally the time of the year when upland bird and waterfowl hunters begin sharpening up on clay targets at trap, skeet and sporting clay facilities, the latter being more conducive to grouse and pheasant hunting.
Originally called "hunter's clays," sporting clays was developed to simulate upland game bird shooting and waterfowl hunting. Clay targets are thrown from traps hidden behind hedgerows, at treetop level, at the waterline or just about any location so targets simulate the fligh ...


Help the hardship fund

Dear Editor,
The North Country Hardship Fund Inc. was created in 2009 following a tragic motorcycle accident to Wayne Bukovinsky. The outpouring of support from family, friends, and community inspired Wayne to create an organization whose mission was to offer immediate financial assistance to victims of tragedy in the counties we serve.
Since 2010 the NCHF has awarded over $100,000 to victims of tragedy. This is no easy task. We rely solely on public donations and fund-raising events throughout ...

Police Reports

Police Report -- 07/23/2014

Monday, July 14, 2:55 p.m.: Adam A. Krezeski, 30, Wells, was charged with fourth-degree criminal mischief after allegedly damaging equipment at Village Rentals. He was arraigned in Lake Pleasant Justice Court, where he was released on $500 bail to reappear July 22. Hamilton County Sheriff's Office made the arrest.

Thursday, July 17, 2:35 a.m.: Michael E. Giovinco, 33, Utica, was charged with operating a motor vehicle with a blood alcohol concentration of more than .08 percent - first offense, D ...

Latest Stories

· Everyone wins at the Adirondack Challenge

  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:29 AM

  By PETE KLEIN Express News Staff IND ...

· Adk. Club and Resort approval upheld by court

  Wednesday, July 23, 2014 - Updated: 8:31 AM


· Comments fly on proposed land use code changes

  Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Updated: 5:47 PM

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  Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - Updated: 11:08 AM

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