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News
with Ken Tingley
A couple months or so ago, I got a phone call from someone who we had written a story about. The police had arrested this person and accused them of committing a crime.
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with Michael Goot
An estimated 36 million adults have low English, literacy and number fluency skills, according to a recent report released by the U.S. Department of Education.
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with Maury Thompson
U.S. Reps. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, and Chris Gibson, R-Kinderhook, are among six Republican House members from New York that issued a joint statement Tuesday afternoon regarding the vote …
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with Scott Donnelly
Garnet Hill Lodge is getting in on the region’s craft beverage renaissance, with the resort’s first craft beer pairing dinner.
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Also at Chester's Town Board meeting this month, Town Board Member Michael Packer and Supervisor Fred Monroe discussed Finch's timber harvesting plans.
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Things you learn when researching a quote for your blog:
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My phone rang off the hook today.
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It's not a surprise to me, and probably not to you either if you spent your winter here in the Glens Falls region, that the month of February we just endured was the coldest on record.
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Opinion
with Will Doolittle
The important thing about the Justice Department report on the Ferguson, Missouri police department is that it not only reveals a pattern of discriminatory policing over many years, but points…
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Community
with Julie Dowd and Martha Petteys
My husband thought he had solved the problem of the younger teen's long showers -- he bought a new low-flow shower head.
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Arts / Life
with Doug Gruse
Chinese New Year is Thursday.
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with Angelia Abbott
Today is Triple Negative Breast Cancer Day! When you support one of the many global TNBC Day events, you're supporting TNBC research. Find a TNBC Day event to support now: http://ow.ly/JR5PW ‪…
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Sports
with Don Lehman
It looks like it's going to be another winter where ice fishing season stretches into April.
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with Diana C. Nearhos
Markus Granlund and Tyler Wotherspoon are back on the Adirondack Flames. Emile Poirier and Michael Ferland are still on the NHL team but were temporarily in limbo.
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Photography
Stop the Popping and Locking, already, my brain is shaking. I never Popped or Locked in my life.. although it did look healthy, I mean hip.
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Fall Sports
with Will Springstead
Stillwater senior forward Ian Cepiel, who broke the Section II single-season scoring record this fall, has decided to attend Oneonta State next fall.
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with Greg Brownell
Being a pack rat turned out to be a good thing today.
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with Brett Hudson
Here's the 2014 Post-Star Volleyball All-Star Team as seen in today's paper. Below the team you'll find a little explanation on some of the picks.
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with Pete Tobey
Five players from Queensbury's state runner-up football team have been named to Class A all-state teams by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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Winter Sports
with Will Springstead
Wednesday is a busy day for area teams, with both sections II and VII holding semifinals. I'll do the Section VII capsules at the bottom, but I'm leading off with the trio of Section II games …
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with Brett Hudson
What a game from Cohoes as Lake George beat Greenwich 52-32 to clinch a spot in the sectional championship game. Here are a few more notes from that game that weren't included in the game story.
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with Pete Tobey
State runner-up Orion Anderson of Schuylerville heads up the list of Foothills Council wrestling all-stars, which includes three each from Schuylerville and Queensbury on the first team.
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Spring Sports
with Brett Hudson
The flavor of the week for the Class D schools in the area has been to merge individual sports programs with nearby schools, in order to boost participation numbers and keep those sports from …
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with Pete Tobey
Fort Ann pitcher Molly Bailey has been named Class D Co-Player of the Year in softball by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
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