If passed, Stefanik's Common Sense Waiver Act will allow municipalities to slash some of the red tape surrounding the demolition of unsafe buildings.
Lake Placid 11, Minerva/Newcomb/Long Lake 2
Lake Placid's pitchers combined for 14 strikeouts while the team belted double-digit hits, setting up a Class D championship appearance Friday.
In Jay, it's business as usual as the town navigates a once-in-a-decade shift in power.
As I sat on our back deck soaking up the ambiance of our beloved Saranac River on Memorial Day morning, I reflected on many things including what we once called Decoration Day.
It was 25 years ago, when some fellas from Moriah got together and decided it was time do to something for the kids.
The mini bus tours of historical underground railroad and abolitionists sites have begun again.
Westport music educator Rose Chancler, who teaches from her studio in the old Hamilton Building here in town, also directs Piano by Nature, a not-for-profit with the mission of bringing renowned, world-class musicians to audiences in the North Country.
Tom Mangano, our enterprising librarian, is looking for young readers for a youth summer reading program.
Have you registered yet for our upcoming 2015 Mutt Strut?
Hard to realize that it is the Memorial Day time of year — it seems the older we get, the faster the time slips by.
Do you have perennials that are spreading too far?
The Westport Heritage House is once again counting on volunteers to pitch in for the organzation’s seventh summer.
Champlain National Bank Chairman Peter Paine is pleased to announce that at a recent board meeting, Deena Giltz McCullough was elected as a new member both that board and that of the Champlain National Bank Corporation.
Track & Field, Softball and Baseball
While I agree with Dan Alexander that the Military Religious Freedom Foundation is being absurdly heavy-handed in their objection to Air Force Major General Craig Olson’s official proselytizing (the subject of Mr. Alexander’s May 23 Publisher’s Column), I object to his stepping well beyond the historical facts about our nation in his eagerness to condemn – or should I say damn? – this secular group.
The aromas from the pit bosses will once again waft from the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid when the 10th Annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival, benefitting the Thomas Shipman Youth Center in Lake Placid, returns July 3-5.
Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak have teamed up to give rail passengers a more inviting experience to the historic former military installation, which is widely seen as one of the region’s great cultural attractions.
Baseball, Softball and Track & Field
A trio of local farms are pumped after receiving news that they’ve landed some $90,000 in state funds to support the growth of new farmers.
Essex County lawmakers have selected Bill Ferebee to lead the board of supervisors and Randy Preston as his deputy. Both will be sworn in next week.