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Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union events elicit food donations

As part of International Credit Union Week (Oct. 12-18), Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) hosted a series of events to help generate civic involvement.

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Cuomo: Home energy assistance now available

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that households needing heating assistance can begin applying for New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program on Monday, Nov. 17.

Grange offers thanks

On behalf of the Whallonsburg Grange, we want to thank all of the volunteers, local farms and community members for making the recent Election Night Dinner such a success.

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Empire State Winter Games on tap

Organizers of the 2015 Empire State Winter Games have announced that athlete registration is now open on the event website.

Black Friday! | Elizabethtown Column

It’s that time of year! Black Friday! The Christmas holiday rush is on.

Local artist Andrea Knight | Keeseville Column

Very quiet week for this column.

Arctic winds | Essex Column

It’s very quiet this week in Essex. The film society’s screen is dark, the stage at the Grange is empty and Main Street downtown is nearly devoid of cars.

Annual Greens Tea and Lunch | Willsboro Column

This has truly been a week of thanksgiving for us here in this community.

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Double the impact donations | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA has an incredible opportunity thanks to a very generous group of donors who have offered to match every doller we raise until Dec. 31 up to $40,000!

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Westport Chamber discusses economic development, 200th bash

Bessboro Gift and Clothing Boutique owner Julianne Sherman was honored by receiving the Making A Difference Award by the Westport Chamber of Commerce at its annual meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 12, 2014, held at the Westport Heritage House.

Former Elizabethtown fiscal practices need further scrutiny

Ex-Elizabethtown Supervisor, Margaret Bartley, recently made comments in the Valley News regarding the town budget for 2015.

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The 2014 All-Valley News varsity soccer teams

Boys and Girls Soccer

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Indian luge team trains in Lake Placid

Thoughts of India may not bring to mind winter sports like luge.

Empowering drug addicts?

Well-meaning but short-sighted public safety efforts often have horribly unexpected consequences.

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There is plenty to be thankful for | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

On behalf of all of us here at Denton Publications, let me wish you a happy, safe and thankful Thanksgiving holiday weekend.

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High Fives on the Stream! | Conservation Conversations

It was the third day of the fishing trip, Veterans Day, and the water was starting to clear.

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County, town workers return after helping Buffalo dig out

Team Essex County is back on their home turf after helping their neighbors to the west dig out from a killer storm.

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Crickets at Essex County budget hearing

Silence greeted lawmakers at Monday's public hearing on Essex County's proposed 2015 budget.

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Essex County Sheriff Department seeks six new correctional officers

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting would like to hire six correctional officers to bolster his department’s ranks.

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Keene, DOT closer to solving bridge replacement puzzle

Eight bridges in Keene are slated to be replaced over the next two years. DOT officials met with local residents last week to hammer out a timeframe.

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