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Moose runs into car on Route 30

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A moose is dead after it collided with a truck on state Route 30 in McColloms Monday evening, according to State Police. Scott A. Grant, 23, of Norwood was heading to work, driving south on state Route 30 in a Ford pickup truck, when the male moose ran into the driver’s side of the ...

Keene green teens compete in environmental competition

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KEENE VALLEY — Five Keene Central School students are set to compete in a statewide environmental science competition today. The teens will represent Essex County as they compete against high school teams from nearly every county in the state at the annual New York State Envirothon, ...

Carry the Load returns to Lake Placid Sunday

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LAKE PLACID — Carry the Load will continue its now annual Memorial Day weekend presence in Lake Placid this year on Sunday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Its mission remains to walk, bike or paddle around Mirror Lake in honor of the fallen to restore the true meaning of Memorial ...

E’town EMS at risk of shutting down

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad needs more money or it can’t survive, officials say. Emergency Squad Treasurer Lawrence Bashaw said funding from two of the towns the squad serves, Elizabethtown and Lewis, hasn’t kept pace with their expenses. “We’re ...

Lyme researchers seek people with rash

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A Capital Region study is aiming at the creation of an accurate test for Lyme disease, but it needs volunteers. The organization, Focus on Lyme, is partnering with the Stram Center for Integrative Medicine out of Delmar for the study. They’re looking to collect blood samples from people ...

Green Market Saturday on the Oval

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LAKE PLACID — The Green Market is a community environmental awareness event, hosted by Lake Placid High School students, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday on the Olympic Speedskating Oval. This family-friendly day offers a farmers market and craft fair, live music, a farm-to-school lunch ...

Acting APA Chairwoman Karen Feldman departs

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RAY BROOK — The former acting chair of the state Adirondack Park Agency has left the board, leaving more than one-third of the board’s appointed seats open. Karen Feldman, who served as an APA commissioner since 2013 and acting chair since last July, was not at last week’s regularly ...

Woodworkers celebrated

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TUPPER LAKE — Wood, it is well known, is plentiful in Tupper Lake, which makes it a popular medium for artists and craftspeople to build, sculpt and experiment with. On Saturday, the creations of 25 Adirondack wood artists will be on display at the Tupper Arts center. The dressers, ...

School voting is today

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Voters around the region head to the polls today to weigh in on their school districts’ proposed 2019-20 budgets. The AuSable Valley, Lake Placid, Long Lake, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake central school districts have each proposed budgets that either meet or fall below the tax cap set ...

In Gabriels, local store reopens with a busy first weekend

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GABRIELS — The Adirondack Market and Deli opened for business Saturday, and co-owner Dan Bain said the store was busier over the weekend than his Lake Placid location, the Adirondack Corner Store, which he has owned for 11 years. The inside of the former Brighton Market (and before ...

APA board approves zip line

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RAY BROOK — Late last week, the state Adirondack Park Agency board found that two unit management plans were in conformance with the Adirondack Park State Land Master Plan and approved a permit that would allow zip lines in Lake Placid. The APA board, during its regular monthly meeting ...

Tupper Lake student art, music displayed for voters

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TUPPER LAKE — Teachers and students are working to fill the halls of the Tupper Lake Middle-High School with art projects while the music department readies for their performances. Months of preparation and weeks of displaying led up to Tuesday. It is the day when residents of the ...

Longtime NY GOP chair leaves to join Trump campaign

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ALBANY (AP) — Ed Cox, the longtime chairman of the New York state Republican Party, will step down to raise money for President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign. Trump’s campaign announced the move Monday. It comes as Cox faced a strong challenge for the party chairmanship from Erie ...

Fort Drum to get new welcome center

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FORT DRUM (AP) — Fort Drum in northern New York is getting a new visitors center. Army officials say the new welcome center will open on June 3. The center will be off of Route 11 and connected to Interstate-781. Visitors can get passes at the center without having to wait at a gate. ...

Party to celebrate Park Street comeback

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TUPPER LAKE — There are five days, 18 hours, 48 minutes and 11 seconds until the Party on Park Street. That’s according to the timer Birch Boys founder and event coordinator Garrett Kopp put on the event’s website. The Party on Park is a street fair on Saturday celebrating the ...