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Family & Memorial Day | Little Bits

As I sat on our back deck soaking up the ambiance of our beloved Saranac River on Memorial Day morning, I reflected on many things including what we once called Decoration Day.

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Passing down the fishing pole | Conservation Conversations

It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.

Disagrees with part of column

While I agree with Dan Alexander that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is being absurdly heavy-handed in their objection to Air Force Major General Craig Olson’s official proselytizing (the subject of Mr. Alexander’s May 23 Publisher’s Column), I object to his stepping well beyond the historical facts about our nation in his eagerness to condemn – or should I say damn? – this secular group.

New Ticonderoga shuttle service, rail connection can be example for other communities

Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have teamed up to give rail passengers a more inviting experience to the historic former military installation, which is widely seen as one of the region’s great cultural attractions.

The importance of local businesses | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Local, home grown businesses in our rural areas provide so much more to the stability of our community economy than many realize.

Importance of Breast Cancer awareness

Breast cancer and the importance of breast cancer screening has been in the news lately.

Potty talk | Little Bits

You might henceforth be justified in referring to me as a potty mouth.

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Traffic control for trout and two beards | Conservation Conversations

What does stocking a river and being a firefighter have in common? Good question you ask.

“And you actually get paid to do this?” | Notes from the North Woods

Although most college students have already departed campus, high-school students are still preparing for final exams.

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Tequila and Sabatti | Elmore SPCA

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Honor Memorial Day

On this Memorial Day, Homeward Bound Adirondacks joins in remembering and honoring those members of the armed forces who died in service to our nation.

They answered the call of duty. Honor them. | Editorial

Having been involved in close to 100 wars since 1776, the United States of America has been at war 222 out of those 239 years — 93 percent of the time — following the declaration of independence from the British.

ISIS not alone in disrespecting rights of others | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

Tolerance and respect for the beliefs of others provided they did not harm anyone was at one time considered a freedom of expression.

Walk the walk | Little Bits

If you talk the talk, you must walk the walk. All of us know exercise is essential for good health. There’s an old joke: I had a good workout this morning; completed fifteen pushups…with my eyelids.

In the outdoors, there’s always a game | Notes from the North Woods

Game is a traditional term used to describe any fish, fowl or other wild creature that is hunted for either sport or food.

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