Director Margaret Gibbs announced the 2013 summer schedule recently, which will include the return of the “Worked/Wild,” exhibit along with “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War.” Events and speeches throughout the summer will also focus on the Civil War, which was waged 150 years ago.
Around here these days it seems there are a couple of different groups heading in different directions on the same railroad track.
The Town of Jay is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant.
Aaron Brassard and Britney Shaw raced to victories in the inaugural Moriah Central Teachers’ Association 5K Run held April 13.
Nurse Practitioner Katherine Bezio has joined Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s chemotherapy and infusion department.
Thanks to the estate of Noble Roy and Marge Sandberg, Oriental Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund was able to make $125,000 donations to hospitals in Springfield, Boston and Montreal.
Social Services Director John O’Neill briefed members of the Human Services Committee about the Armed Intruder Response Policy that was drafted with input from several department heads and research on similar policies in other counties.
Steve Erman’s “It Needn’t be Rails vs Trails” says if the current Corridor Management Plan were to be “fully implemented”, it would “satisfy a very wide range of interests.”
The Northern Lights School announced that it has been selected by the Saranac Lake Central School District to provide Universal Pre-Kindergarten Programming for eligible four year-old students living in the school district.
Honor society inducts members
Champlain Valley Educational Services students in Mineville have been honored by a national society.
The Grange Spring Concert Series continues with the slack country blues band Field Trip on stage on Saturday, May 18. Featuring Montana-to-Westport transplants Cache (guitar and vocals) and Will Hartzell (lap steel guitar and vocals), the five-piece group brings a backroads Americana sound for listening and dancing. Originally from Bozeman, Mont., the Field Trip show will be a fun night of music for all ages.
The following students have been named to the honor roll at Keene Central School, AuSable Valley Middle School-High School and Willsboro Central School for the third marking period of the 2012-13 school year:
All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
Lee Sloper, a senior at Willsboro Central School and a member of the CV-TEC small engineering program, earned a trip to the national SkillsUSA competition to be held in Kansas City June 24-25 by placing first at the New York State competition, recently held in Syracuse.
The who-done-it book, “The Carousel Case, the Bicycle Race & The Blackfly Bad Guy,” will be released at a joint one-year anniversary party of the Carousel’s opening on May 25.
The Board of Directors and Staff of the United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc., SUNY Plattsburgh Project H.E.L.P and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to the 561 volunteers and all those who donated over 1250 food items on the Day of Caring.
“Imagining” is the theme of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s 2013 summer season which runs from July 3 to Aug. 11.
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is hosting a project at Black Kettle Trail on Saturday afternoon, May 18 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. to prepare for a hike on June 1 to unveil the new nature interpretation signs.
The Community Theatre Players are pleased to announce their 2013 spring musical, Evita, with music by Andrew Lloyd Weber with lyrics and book by Tim Rice. Bonnie B. Brewer is directing the production, with music direction by Phill Greenland and choreography by Terpsie Toon.
National Volunteer Week will be celebrated in North Elba May 12 Through May 18, and the Town of North Elba as well as The Village of Lake Placid have both proclaimed the week to be North Elba and Lake Placid Volunteer Week, when the Distinguished Volunteers of the Year will be honored.