The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is embarking on a new phase of volunteerism: a seven county-wide priority to develop a disaster-specific volunteer program within the North Country Regional Volunteer Center (NCRVC).
The idea to forgive $16,933.01 in back property taxes and turn a portion of the former Frontier Town land to North Hudson was first presented in committee meetings Nov. 18, with discussion continuing during the Nov. 25 Ways and Means Committee meeting.
The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting at its Headquarters in Ray Brook Wednesday, Dec. 11
Wrestling, Boys basketball, Boys swimming, Girls Bowling, Boys bowling and Girls basketball
What a great crowd and what a wonderful job was done by the Wadhams Fire Co. and the Westport Fire Co. on Dec. 5.
The proposed APA Classification map released last week for the Essex Chain of Lakes sustains some key recreational priorities for Essex and Hamilton counties, particularly within the five towns that represent the Upper Hudson River Hub while providing protections for the most sensitive environmental areas.
After enjoying one last, long day of hunting, I sat out on my back porch deck to watch the sun set.
At least one Common Loon and four Red-throated Loons were blown down in Sunday’s windstorm.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association honors student-athletes that excel in the classroom.
The deadline to apply for funding through the Adirondack Foreign Language Enhancement Fund at Adirondack Foundation is 5 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 15.
The board offered a resolution of appreciation to David Johnston at its Dec. 2 meeting, who had been the inmate GED instructor at the Essex County Correctional Facility for the past 10 years before announcing his retirement.
Hospital CEO Rod Boula said they would be hosting an open house on the program Wednesday, Dec. 11, from 4 to 6 p.m. for youth between the ages of 14-21 in the surrounding school districts of Elizabethtown-Lewis, Keene, Westport, Moriah and Willsboro.
Willsboro varsity sports teams are turning to plenty of new faces as they begin play in the 2013-14 Northern Basketball League seasons as well as the CVAC bowling schedule.
The Westport varsity boys and girls basketball teams return all 10 payers that started between the two squads in 2012-13, looking for their experience to be a key in the new Northern Basketball League.
Thoughts from Behind the Pressline
Living in our free society has many perks and benefits.
With continually deteriorating conditions at the town hall, Westport Fire House and Department of Public Works garage, the town officials met with representatives of Vermont Integrated Architecture to talk with about 40 members of the community on a new set of plans to renovate the town hall and replace the fire house and garage Dec. 2.
The decision on who will install new mobile radios in the county’s emergency vehicles was temporarily put on hold Nov. 25 so both businesses looking for the contract could speak to the board.
The Keene varsity boys and girls basketball teams return experience and height to the court for the start of the Northern Basketball League's Division III season.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis girls varsity basketball team takes to the court as the defending Section VII/Class D champion, while the boys program will look to a squad of experienced players for a competitive Northern Basketball League season.
Phillip J. Smith, of Loon Lake, New York, Executive Chef at Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid, New York, has earned the Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) designation.