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Keith Lobdell returned to the Valley News in December of 2010 after spending four years as a reporter with the Whitehall Times. Lobdell previously worked at Denton Publications from 2000-2004. He lives in Westport with his wife and three children.
Almost 200 people made their way into the main screening room at the Palace Theatre in Lake Placid April 26 to help launch a campaign to keep small town movie cinemas in the Adirondack region alive.
The Adirondack North Country Association and local theaters are hosting a kickoff event for the “Go Digital or Go Dark” fundraising campaign Friday, April 26, from 5 to 6:15 p.m. at the Palace Theatre in Lake Placid.
Matthew Cech, 8 years old and from Plattsburgh, known to many in the North Country as Mighty Matthew, was sworn in by Sheriff Richard Cutting April 13 with a specific case in mind: help the department find the Lollipop Bandits.
Holy Name School Principal Christine Reynolds said her elementary students were sad when they came to school Friday, March 22 officially knowing they would be the last ones in the school’s 100-year history.
Local fifth- and sixth-grade basketball players will take to the courts of the Jay Community Center and Holy Name School over the next weekend as the 24th Annual Missing Children’s Tournament tips off.
The Oscar Award winner for best picture will have a better screen to be seen on when the Champlain Valley Film Society shows it Saturday, March 2.
Even though they fell short—the campaign brought in $736,250, that’s $38,750 less than the goal of $775,000—United Way volunteers said that isn't anything to be ashamed of.
A new not-for-profit committee has been set up to continue the work needed to bring back the Keeseville Civic Center.
Mayor Dale Holderman and New York Department of State representative Sean Maguire spoke to members of the Board of Trustees and residents Feb. 12 about the next steps in the village dissolution process.
While work is still continuing, the College For Every Student organization was ready to host its first conference in their new headquarters in Essex.