Mountaineer makes donation

The Mountaineer, in partnership with Patagonia, Inc., made a $1,000 donation to The Nature Conservancy’s Adirondack Chapter to support the nonprofit organization’s work with state and local transportation agencies to upgrade bridges and culverts with structures that simulate natural stream conditions.

Art center seeking TV

The Upper Jay Art Center is looking for a fairly large flat screen TV to use at the Recovery Lounge for our 10 year celebration event (A Kegger) Aug. 22.

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Haroff to oversee Clinton County auction

Clinton County Treasurer Kimberly Davis has announced that Clinton County will hold a Real Property Tax Foreclosure Auction of approximately 50 properties on Wednesday, July 23 at the West Side Ballroom, located at 253 New York Road in Plattsburgh, NY.

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ouradk.com developed

Joanie Cunningham, of Schroon Lake has developed a new marketing internet based network to showcase the Adirondacks to the Northeast.

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Fort Ticonderoga flexes economic muscle

At a special press conference July 1, President and CEO Beth Hill announced the historic site brings in almost $9 million annually in economic impact, factoring in visitor spending from tourists; spending by Fort Ticonderoga in its daily operations; the indirect and induced impacts created by labor income as it flows into the regional economy; and tax revenue generated by that spending.

Keene water reports available

The town has reported the 2013 annual water quality reports for Water Districts 1 and 2 are available at the town hall.

Honor Guard list corrected

The American Legion William Nolan Post 405, Willsboro, NY Honor Guard...

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APA, residents, NYCO spar at public hearing over proposed mining expansion

Residents and environmental watchdogs had NYCO officials and Adirondack Park Agency reps up against the ropes during a public hearing July 2 designed to discuss NYCO’s plans to expand mining operations at their facility in Lewis.

Ward Lumber announces Sidney J. Ward Sr. Memorial Scholarship winner

Ward Lumber has selected Cody Lawrence as the winner of this year’s Sidney J. Ward Sr. Memorial Scholarship.

Mountain Lake PBS fighting to expand in Warren, Washington counties

Mountain Lake PBS (MLPBS) is trying to expand its programming to Warren and Washington counties.

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AMC named great community hospital

Adirondack Medical Center has been named among the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review for 2014.

Lone watchdog urges caution as Elizabethtown readies comprehensive plan

As the town that serves as the Essex County seat grows closer to finalizing a plan to guide future development, a civic watchdog urges caution.

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Keene Valley Library Association director Karen Glass receives 24th Award of Excellence

Having “many talents,” a “stand-out reputation” and “providing valuable insights” are just a few of the phrases used to describe the recipient of the 24th Award for Excellence in Library Service.Having “many talents,” a “stand-out reputation” and “providing valuable insights” are just a few of the phrases used to describe the recipient of the 24th Award for Excellence in Library Service.

Honeybee Fund announces 2014 grant recipients throughout Adirondack region

The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 28 people, businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in Essex County.

Grange to celebrate centennial

Volunteers are invited to join in forming a committee for the 100th anniversary of the Whallonsburg Grange Hall in 2015.