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Allegory of a life long entrepreneur

66 years of hair for Ken Hyatt

In 1950, Ken Hyatt cut his ribbon and opened the doors to his 4301 Main Street shop. Sixty-six years later he is still opening the same doors.

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North Country fire departments near flashover

A generation of fighters are aging out of the profession and there’s no one waiting in the wings to replace them.

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Boat washing program set for May debut

Those wanting to learn more about the new boat washing program on Lake George can visit a new website created through the Lake George Park Commission.

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CATS hike drawing visitors from afar

The Champlain Area Trails Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike is attracting local residents, people from neighboring counties, and out-of-state visitors to walk on trails and scenic back roads from the Westport Hotel & Tavern to the Essex Inn on Saturday, May 3.

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Ahead of primary, GOP NY21 hopeful Elise Stefanik talks tax reform, small business growth

One of the two Republicans seeking her party’s nomination in the race to replace outgoing Congressman Bill Owens (D-Plattsburgh), Elise Stefanik sees herself as the small business candidate.

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Area leaders ask Sen. Gillibrand for help in boosting economic growth

In a meetup with area leaders, U.S. Sen. Gillibrand is asked to help lure a new hockey team to Glens Falls, to commit more federal funds toward local infrastructure repair and expansion, and to assist Glens Falls Hospital with its financial shortfalls. Gillibrand, in turn, talked of new funding sources for small businesses and revealed she saw her first rock concert at the Glens Falls Civic Center.

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Curtis Lumber set for PetAPalooza

Curtis Lumber will host their fifth annual pet adoption day Saturday, June 14, across select retail stores located throughout New York and Vermont.

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SUNY Adk.’s new CEO honored as giant chair is unveiled

As a giant Adirondack chair is dedicated on the SUNY Adirondack campus in conjunction with the inauguration if the institution's new president Kristine Duffy, students talk about their views on Duffy's character and the new course she envisions for the community college.

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Area businesses get behind CATS Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike

The business communities in Westport and Essex see potential benefits coming from the upcoming Grand Inn-to-Inn Hike on Saturday May 3.

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Olsen to head Homeward Bound Adirondacks

The Reverend Col. Eric Olsen, (Ret.), has been hired to serve as the Executive Director of Homeward Bound Adirondacks succeeding Maj. Gen. Mark Graham (Ret.).

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4-H youth participate in public presentation day in Westport

On March 15, 86 4-H youth from ages 5 to 18 gathered from all over Essex County from Ticonderoga to Ausable at Westport Central School for the annual Public Presentation Day.

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January Sheriff's Report

The following is a summary of the activities of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office for the month of January, 2014:

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Bogstompers Wanted

If you’ve got a knack for the natural world, then local scientists have a job for you

DEC headquarters in Ray Brook to get upgrade

The front entrance to the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Region 5 Office in Ray Brook will be temporarily closed beginning Tuesday, Feb. 4 Due to construction work.