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  • UN to leaders: Set 'new course' on climate change

    Tue, 9:40am

    UNITED NATIONS (AP) — United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon is challenging more than 100 world leaders at a climate summit to set a new course for a warming world and reverse the rise of heat-trapping gases. read more
  • Ghana files arbitration suit over border dispute with Ivory Coast

    Tue, 9:37am

    ACCRA (Reuters) - Ghana has filed an arbitration suit under the U.N. Convention on the Law of the Sea in a bid to resolve its maritime border dispute with Ivory Coast, Ghana's Minister of Communications Edward Omane Boamah told Reuters on Tuesday. The countries have never officially agreed on the boundary, and their maps of territorial waters overlap. Any settlement to the long-running dispute could smooth the way for oil and gas exploration in the zone. "Our main goal is to have a peaceful settlement so that we can continue to maintain the good neighborliness at all times," Boamah said. ... read more
  • Spain scraps plan for tough abortion restrictions

    Tue, 9:36am

    Anti-abortion activists hold banners reading "Rajoy: Will you betray me?" and "Life is sacred" during a protest in Madrid, Spain, Sunday, Sept. 21, 2014. Anti-abortion activists staged demonstrations in Madrid and other Spanish cities in a bid to pressure the government not to drop plans to introduce a reform that would seriously limit women's chances of having abortions. News reports say the government has decided to scrap the much-promised reform because of the widespread opposition it has roused. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)MADRID (AP) — The Spanish government has scrapped plans to restrict the availability of abortion because there was no consensus for change, the prime minister said Tuesday.


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  • U.S.: 'No safe haven' for militants

    Tue, 9:28am

    In this image made from video released by the U.S. Navy on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014, missiles bound for Syrian Islamic State group targets are launched off of a U.S. Navy ship. U.S. officials said the airstrikes began around 8:30 p.m. EDT (0030 GMT) Monday, and were conducted by the U.S., Bahrain, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Jordan and the United Arab Emirates. (AP Photo/U.S. Navy via AP video)U.S.-Arab strikes on Islamic State in Syria show group's attacks will be answered, Joint Chiefs say.


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  • Ebola cases to explode without drastic action: WHO

    Tue, 9:27am

    Geneva (AFP) - The number of Ebola infections is set to explode unless the response is radically intensified, the WHO warned on Tuesday, predicting tens of thousands of cases by the end of the year.read more
  • Russia to bolster Black Sea fleet with 80 new warships

    Tue, 9:17am

    France cancels delivery of first Mistral warship to Russia over UkraineBy Vladimir Soldatkin NOVOROSSIYSK Russia (Reuters) - Russia will increase its Black Sea fleet with more than 80 new warships by 2020 and will complete a second naval base for the fleet near the city of Novorossiysk by 2016, its commander said on Tuesday. In comments made to President Vladimir Putin as he visited the port city, Vice Admiral Alexander Vitko said a second Black Sea base was needed in addition to the main base on the Crimea peninsula annexed from Ukraine because of NATO expansion. "Eighty ships and other vessels are expected to arrive (in Novorossiysk) before 2020. ...


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Community Calendar

  • ANCA's Annual Meeting

    9/26/2014

    Celebrate the ways ANCA has helped grow the local economy this past year and give your feedback on what's planned as we enter our 60th year. Collaborate in a discussion on ways to build a more resilient regional food economy. Meeting is at The TAUNY Center from 3:30pm to 6:30pm. At 5:30 there will be a reception with local food and beverages. Members $25, Non-Members $35. Please RSVP at 518-891-6200, visit www.adirondack.org 

  • Airing of the Quilts

    9/6/2014

    Travel to Rensselaer Falls for the Airing of the Quilts from 10 am to 3pm. We will be hanging quilts between Chapin's Market and the park to Susan's Stitches. If you would like to have a quilt displayed please bring it to the store( Susan's Stiches) by Friday, Sept. 5th. Come and vote for your favorite quilt. Chapin's Market will have hotdogs, hamburgers and soda. They are also hosting face painting for the children. There will be live music at both Chapin's and Susan's Stitches. For more information call 315-344-5043.

  • CHMC Craft Sale

    9/18/2014

    The CHMC Crafters will hold a Craft Sale on Thursday, September 18 and Friday, September 19 from 9am to 3pm in the hospital lobby(Claxton Hepburn). The craft sale will feature items for Fall and Halloween. There will be many one of a kind hats, mittens, scarfs, baby blankets as well as many other hand made  crafts. It will be a great chance to buy gifts for people on your Christmas list. It is also the final time tickets will be available for their quilt raffle. All proceeds benefit the hospital auxiliary.

  • Canton Free Library

    9/15/2014

    At the Canton Free Library, programming for children ages 18 months-12 years will resume in September. The first four-week session of Toddler Storytime for 18-35 month olds will start on the 15th, and children must be pre-registered for this program, for which there is one spot still open. Preschool Storytime for ages 3-5, with no registration needed, begins at 10:30 on Wednesday the 17th. "Books and Beyond" for Kindergarten through 2nd grade will meet at 3:00pm on the 16th., with registration necessary by the 15th and the first fall event for grades 3-6 is "Tween Time" and will be on Sept. 23rd at 3:00pm, with registration necessary by the 22nd.

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