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Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union announces re-elected board of director members

Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is announces the re-election of three members to the Board of Directors at the TFCU 60th annual Meeting and Dinner Dance Friday, April 10.

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Essex Farm Institute hires executive director

The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.

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Homeschooling movement sprouts shoots in North Country

Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.

County to state: We need $400,000 for new kitchen

County officials are confident that they'll land $400,000 in state funds for the construction of a new senior meal kitchen in Westport.

Public invited to Tupper Lake open house

The public is invited to an open house at the new Tupper Lake Information Center designed to talk tourism and the destination master planning process.

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Walkers march for children’s mental health

Mental health issues, say advocates, are misunderstood conditions that can be treated and managed just like any other issues, like diabetes and asthma.

Stec announces infrastructure, economic grants

Assemblyman Dan Stec (R,C,I-Queensbury) announced last week the availability of economic development and infrastructure federal grant funding for municipalities in Essex County.

Elizabethtown woman slapped with forgery charge

State police arrested an Elizabethtown resident this morning after she allegedly attempted to fill a forged prescription at a Plattsburgh pharmacy.

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School budgets pass across Central Essex County

Voters approved school budgets across the central section of the county by wide margins on Tuesday, putting a cherry on top of an otherwise fractious year.

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Making progress on sustainable tourism, one roundtable at a time

For the past six months, a core group of volunteers in the Central Champlain Valley have been tasked with assembling blueprints for sustainable tourism.

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Westporters to celebrate Memorial Day with song, pageantry

A diverse cadre of citizens are coming together to conduct the annual Memorial Day service on the Westport Library Lawn on Monday, May 25 at 9 a.m.

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Lake Placid Envirothon team advances to state finals

Students from Lake Placid Central will travel to Hobart William Smith College in Geneva for the New York State Envirothon, which is slated to be held on May 27 and 28.

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Douglas’ resignation to see supers shuffle

Essex County Board Chairman Randy Douglas’ resignation at the end of the week will lead to a shakeup in the board’s leadership, the first in nearly four years.

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Press-Republican alters delivery methods

A morning ritual for many has been disrupted following the Press-Republican’s decision to alter the way their newspapers are delivered to some subscribers.