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Lakes Region FreePress – July 24, 2020

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Chasin’ Racin’: ‘One Wild Wednesday’

Nick Stone uses a high side pass to pick up the Hondo Classic.

By Mark Kane “One Wild Wednesday” was the name of a Special Wednesday night at the “Track of Champions” Fonda Speedway. A night filled with some great nerf bar to nerf bar racing and also a night filled with emotion, not to mention the uncertainty as to what the remainder of the 2020 race season […]

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Op-Ed – Congress considers legislation that would support local news organizations

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By Dean Ridings, CEO, America’s Newspapers In the past five months, Congress has responded to the coronavirus public health crisis with several emergency relief measures, including the stimulus checks sent to individuals and households, payroll protections to small businesses, expanded unemployment payments, fee waivers for borrowing against 401(K) plans and more. Now, Congress will get […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – July 17, 2020

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Man shot after hitting cop with car

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Two Rutland, Vermont men were sent to the hospital Wednesday after a shootout and chase with police. Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Rutland police were conducting a narcotics investigation involving a vehicle and two male occupants on Terrill Street in the City of Rutland, officials said. Late Wednesday afternoon, Vermont State Police identified Michael Goodnough, […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – July 10, 2020

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Man shot by Rutland police

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Two men were sent to the hospital Wednesday following a shootout and chase with police in Rutland, Vermont. Just after midnight Wednesday morning, Rutland police were conducting a narcotics investigation involving a vehicle and two male occupants on Terrill Street in the City of Rutland, officials said. During the course of the investigation, for reasons […]

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Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda welcomes ‘Jeffer,’ Jeff Heotzler

By Mark Kane Who would have ever thought when you looked out the window early Saturday morning or right up until mid-afternoon that Fonda Speedway would have ever gotten its entire racing program in last Saturday night? The “Valley of Speed” called its show earlier in the day, but Fonda held on watching the radar […]

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Lakes Region FreePress – July 3, 2020

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Chasin’ Racin’: Fonda Speedway, week two

By Mark Kane Under bright skies and temps in the 90s there was a freeze warning in the Capital District, and like a hurricane it had a name: Mr. Freeze, Stewart Friesen. The likable Friesen started off the weekend with a win at the “Great Race Place” Albany Saratoga and came right back Saturday to […]

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Flat Iron cleanup nearly done

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By Jay Mullen The long process of cleaning the Flat Iron building property finally began Monday, Aug. 10 and should […]

North Country FreePress, August 14, 2020

Lakes Region FreePress, August 14, 2020

Parents, call school regarding transport

Whitehall Central School District eyes A/B day schedule.

By Jay Mullen Whitehall Central School District is still waiting on members of the community to inform them if they […]

My View: Granville school plan ‘not good’

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To the Editor: I cannot in good conscience sit back and watch what is unfolding at the Granville High School […]

Granville Sentinel 8.13.20

Whitehall Times 8.13.20

Hartford withholds payment for poor-quality road work

The Hartford town hall will still be open for its regular business hours.

By Jay Mullen Hastings Road in Hartford needs to be dug up and repaved because of the poor-quality materials used, […]

Obituary: Terry E. Knipes

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Terry E. Knipes, 58, passed away on Thursday, August 6, 2020. Terry was born on January 21, 1962. He was […]

School to fund pre-K program If state funding isn’t provided

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By Jay Mullen Granville’s Board of Education has decided to locally fund the school’s Universal Pre-kindergarten program if the state […]

Wells Village Library plans books and ice cream event

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On Thursday, Aug. 20, from 5 to 6:30 p.m., the Wells Village Library will host an evening of books and […]

School reopening plan OK’d, community meetings set

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By Jay Mullen The Granville Board of Education unanimously approved the school district’s reopening plan at its meeting on Monday, […]

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