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News
with Ken Tingley
From an editor’s standpoint, our press breakdown on Sunday hurt for another reason. It was a pretty darn good newspaper. And you want people to read your newspaper.
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with Michael Goot
The scoring ranges used to determine whether a teacher is effective would be more uniform and principal feedback weighted more heavily than outside evaluators, under some teacher evaluation re…
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with Maury Thompson
U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, is an original co-sponsor of a congressional resolution Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., introduced May 21 to designate the daisy as the flower of military/vete…
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with Scott Donnelly
If you’ve never heard of Which Wich, that’s understandable. The sandwich/salad restaurant chain is based in Dallas, Texas, and it has just two stores in the Northeast – in New Jersey, accordin…
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The new Charles R. Wood Park festival space has gotten a lot of ink ahead of this summer, but the calendar for Shepard Park is also packed. The lakeside stage is booked 52 out of 62 days durin…
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Tickets for one of the exclusive events of the summer go on sale Monday through the Salem Courthouse Community Center. 
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I met with Bill Harris Wednesday morning to talk about the Veterans’ Monument in Thomson.
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Wednesday's thunderstorms dropped a quick half-inch or so of rain on the region, but it barely made a dent on our dangerously low streams.
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Opinion
with Will Doolittle
A border patrol situation that a woman recorded, I assume on her cellphone, has been posted at various places on the Internet. It's a shocking and discouraging thing to watch -- shocking becau…
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Community
with Julie Dowd and Martha Petteys
Kids catching salamanders in pails is a rite of summer. This year, I plan to impress my older children with my slimy critter knowledge. 
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Arts / Life
with Doug Gruse
NBC News reports that a “pollen tsunami” has arrived in the Northeast.
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with Angelia Abbott
Kaiser Permanente’s Division of Research posted information from a recent study that found women who had been diagnosed with breast cancer were 30 percent less likely to see a return of the di…
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Sports
with Don Lehman
So I took some days off this week to hit some of our area trout streams. As I wrote earlier, they are low and clear because of the ongoing dry spell. I hit a couple of my favorite wild trout s…
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with Diana C. Nearhos
Gord Dineen made the playoffs in his first year as an AHL head coach, but that wasn’t enough to save him from the Toronto Maple Leafs’ sweeping “organizational shift.”
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Photography
“Whaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaat? Wheeeere?  I can’t  stand where?  First three songs? Whaaaaaaat? “
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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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I received quite the pleasant call from Burnt Hills coach Gary Bynon yesterday. He was letting me know about the quality event that Lake George High School will be hosting next weekend, featur…
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with Pete Tobey
The 2015 Section II high school football schedules are out -- finally -- and I have posted the schedules for local teams in the greater Glens Falls area.
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Winter Sports
with Will Springstead
Player of the Year: Joel Wincowski, Sr., G, Lake George. 33.0 ppg, led team in rebounds and assists. Class C State Player of Year. Class C State Tournament MVP. Finished career as the state's …
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The New York State Sportswriters' Association released its girls basketball all-state team today and it included high honors for several girls in Section II, but especially in our area.
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with Pete Tobey
Saratoga Springs placed two wrestlers on the Suburban Council All-Star team.
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Spring Sports
with Will Springstead
Whatever the rain at Joe Bruno Stadium washed away Wednesday, I hope the budding drama wasn't part of it.
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with Pete Tobey
As I noted on Twitter (@PTobeyPSVarsity) earlier this afternoon, the entire Section II Softball Tournament semifinal schedule has been moved to Thursday at 4 p.m.
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