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Lessons learned in 1998 help now
Emergency-services directors in all three North Country counties say actions taken following the 1998 Ice Storm made a difference when this weekend's ice event hit.
Region escapes severe ice damage
The storm forecast for the North Country over the weekend caused airport and other delays but power outages were few.
Red Cross offers ice-storm safety tips
Residents should be aware of possible treacherous road conditions, power surges, food spoilage and carbon-monoxide levels as sleet and freezing rain builds up in the North Country.
Significant ice expected for weekend
The region is bracing for the storm, which forecasters say is most likely to bring ice to the northernmost areas of Clinton and Franklin counties, with Essex County on the watch list, too.
Dual storms likely on the way
Light-to-moderate snowfall followed by 'significant' icy conditions are predicted for the North Country just before Christmas.
6 winter peaks lure climbers
The winter hiking challenge in Saranac Lake starts Saturday with 50-plus climbers; the contest continues through the cold months.
Burst water pipe in Malone
A DPW crew took about three hours in below-zero temperatures to dig under Catherine Street to locate the shut-off valve and fix the problem on Tuesday morning.
Loons blown off course
Four of the red-throated variety were among birds that crash landed in the Adirondacks during a recent windstorm.
Save energy costs this winter
Adding insulation, blocking drafts and using an advanced power strip are advised for homeowners as cold weather descends on the North Country.
Mooers residents send Typhoon Haiyan aid
Art and Norma Menard are collecting donations to assist Typhoon Haiyan victims in her Philippines Islands' hometown.
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