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Boat operator, passengers charged in connection with fatal crash on Lake George

QUEENSBURY — Alexander M. West, the Lake George man who police said was piloting the boat that struck another boat Monday night on Lake George, killing an 8-year-old girl and injuring her mother, was arrested Friday morning in connection with…

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New Town Hall nearing completion; March move planned

KINGSBURY  The latest estimate for the completion of the new Town Hall, which will allow Hudson River Music Hall to buy the current building and begin rehabilitating the Strand Theater, is now “sometime in March.”

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'Harold' celebrates Stony Creek with humor

STONY CREEK | Something is a little fishy in this quiet town of about 700, with reports of Sasquatch sightings; snobbish city folks being dragged away; and art inspiring Van Gogh-esque self-mutilation.

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Food pantry in Greenwich sees major growth in first full year

GREENWICH | When Devin Bulger, program director of Comfort Food Community, summed up the food pantry’s first full year of operation, he didn’t need many words, just the numbers.

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EDITORIAL: Police consolidation should be looked at seriously

It’s only a few miles from Glens Falls City Hall to the Warren County Municipal Center, but from the difficulty that each municipality’s elected leaders have in communicating with the other’s, you’d think they were separated by 10 miles of…

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Super Bowl has evolved over the past 50 years

For David Krogmann of Glens Falls, the memories of the first Super Bowl are mixed in with the memories of the hectic times of the late 1960s.

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No snow, no ice but plenty of fun at Lake George Winter Carnival

LAKE GEORGE  There was no snow and no ice, but that has never stopped a dedicated group of outhouse racers.

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EDITORIAL: High school sports are all about joy, not anger

It doesn’t matter if a referee at a high school game — any game — makes a call that is wrong.

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Federal civil rights lawsuit filed against Glens Falls Police, Warren County Sheriff's Office

A Queensbury man who alleges he was targeted by local police officers who included his ex-wife’s boyfriend has filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against two local police agencies, a prosecutor’s office and two police officers, accusing them of malicious…

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EDITORIAL: Glens Falls, Queensbury flub hiking trail

When we were vetting candidates for local election last fall, we neglected to ask one important question: Will you act like an adult if elected?

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Hemp research measure watched by local ag advocates

The state is moving ahead with allowing research on growing hemp, and that has caught the attention of Jackson businessman Ted Berndt, Hartford Supervisor Dana Haff and Assemblywoman Carrie Woerner, D-Round Lake.

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Queensbury grad suffers paralyzing fall

QUEENSBURY | The community is raising money for Queensbury High School graduate Otto Miller, who became paralyzed from the chest down after falling off a roof while shoveling snow.

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School districts seek security, infrastructure, computers with 'Smart Schools' money

School districts around the area will see new wireless systems and networks, security cameras and computers and other technology in the coming years, because of the state’s Smart Schools bond.

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COLUMN: Glens Falls Food Co-Op opens

Regardless of whether the groundhog sees his shadow, Glens Falls Food Co-Op customers won’t have to wait any longer to resume buying groceries.

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'Hacksaw' Jim Duggan eyes new comedy career

QUEENSBURY | “Hacksaw” Jim Duggan has always brought a certain sense of humor to his role as a professional wrestler for the past three decades.

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February brings fun array of entertainment

Just as we’re all starting to battle cabin fever, venues across the region respond, giving us reason to bundle up and leave the confines of our cozy homes.

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Family hopes disease will be added to Compassionate Care Act list

WARRENSBURG | When the Compassionate Care Act was signed into law in New York in 2014, Catherine LaFond-Evans was hopeful medical marijuana could ease some of her daughter's pain caused by mitochondrial disease.

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EDITORIAL: With minimum wage, aim for the sweet spot

The minimum wage is generally acknowledged to be a good thing, and like any good thing, you can have too much of it.

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EDITORIAL: Courts for veterans are a good idea

Our immediate reaction to a suggestion from Washington County District Attorney Tony Jordan that specialized veterans courts are needed locally is that such courts are unnecessary, but a little research convinced us of the opposite.

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