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Celebrate the 4th of July

Because of concerns about large group gatherings in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic, many Fourth of July events have been canceled throughout the area this year. Some standouts, however, are a concert and fireworks in Granville, fireworks in Rutland, the Lake St. Catherine boat parade, an FFA barbecue in Salem and the yearly reading […]

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Section II’s greatest basketball players

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By Keith Harrington EDITOR’S NOTE: The writer has been a part of Section II athletics for more than 40 years as a team manager, player, coach, broadcaster and sportswriter. He has seen nearly every one of the area’s best basketball players in person. This week he is recognizing a group of the best players ever […]

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Top female coaches of northern Section II

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By Keith Harrington   EDITOR’S NOTE: The writer has been a part of Section II athletics for more than 40 years as a team manager, player, coach, broadcaster and sportswriter. For more than five decades he has had the honor of observing the area’s most successful high school coaches. This week he is recognizing a […]

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WSWHE BOCES Graduation on Wheels will roll through the region June 15

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  Thirty-three teachers, social workers, counselors and administrators from the F. Donald Myers Education Center will travel 280 miles on Monday, June 15 to deliver diplomas, caps and gowns to 12 students in the WSWHE BOCES Exceptional Learners Division. The “graduation” caravan will stop at each student’s home to create an individualized, personal graduation ceremony. All […]

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Fishing: A great outdoor activity for the whole family with some advisories

Fishing is fun, but be aware of certain advisories regarding fishing on the Hudson River.

By Diane Whitten, Nutrition Educator, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Saratoga County Are you getting tired of just going for walks with the kids? Try fishing, a great outdoor activity for the whole family. Fishing provides an opportunity to explore new places in parks or along rivers and streams. It’s also a great way to learn […]

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North Country FreePress – May 8, 2020

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North Country FreePress – April 24, 2020

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Obituary: Donald Herman Herbst

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Whitehall-Donald Herman Herbst, 81, of Champlain Ave., passed away peacefully at the Glens Falls Hospital, after a valiant fight with […]

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 […]

Obituary: Jason C. Thomas

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Jason C. Thomas, 44, of Willow Spring, NC (formerly of Granville, NY) passed away peacefully with family by his side […]

Backpack program marks 14 years

Skyler (left) and Melody Schinski, Ann Schinski’s grandchildren, show off some of the gear that will be given away at Saturday’s backpack drive.

By Matthew Saari School is scheduled to start in a little more than a month, so it’s time to think […]

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 […]

Local businesses get big money from feds

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By Matthew Saari Many of the region’s leading employers were the leading recipients of federal coronavirus stimulus money. The U.S […]

Village, town order cuts in water usage

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By Matthew Saari The village and town of Granville both are restricting water usage in their respective municipalities due to […]

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Poultney man charged with arson

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A Poultney, Vermont man has been arrested in connection with a May fire in Middletown Springs, Vermont. On Monday, Vermont […]

Magill to host virtual concert

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By Matthew Saari The show must go on. Despite all of the COVID-19 social-distancing guidelines in place, Daryl Magill is […]

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 […]

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