A trio of local schools got a harsh lesson in what can happen if you decide a text message is more important than keeping your eyes on the road.
The Essex Farm Institute, an agricultural education and research institution that aims to redefine sustainable farming, has hired their first full time executive director, Michele Drozd.
Following a battlefield year in public education, a core of local parents have begun to mobilize to discuss alternative options for their children.
Voters approved school budgets across the central section of the county by wide margins on Tuesday, putting a cherry on top of an otherwise fractious year.
For all veterans who served the country during World War II (Dec. 7, 1941 through Dec. 31, 1946), Korean Conflict (June 27, 1950 through Jan. 31, 1955) or Vietnam (May 1, 1961 – April 30, 1975), the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School District is authorized under “Operation Recognition” to award a high school diploma to qualified veterans.
Students from Lake Placid Central will travel to Hobart William Smith College in Geneva for the New York State Envirothon, which is slated to be held on May 27 and 28.
Dr. Steve Tyrell, President of North Country Community College’s, announced to the college community the names of the two students receiving the Chancellor’s Award for Student Excellence.
The June 1 deadline to apply to the Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association (SLVHA) annual scholarships is fast approaching.
The North Adirondack Regional Envirothon, or NARE, will be held on Thursday, May 14 at Paul Smith’s College.
Janice Stainken, a local homeschooling parent, is offering an opportunity to any family wishing to learn more about their educational choices for their children.
The Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School will hold their annual Code of Conduct Community Forum on Tuesday, May 5.
Fifty-five global leaders in education, corporate, government and philanthropy sectors from five nations gathered in Essex last week to discuss the growing skills gap and the action steps needed to reverse the trend.
The show will go on for this spring’s Westport Central School Drama Club production of “Our Miss Brooks.”
Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.
Willsboro Central's 2015-16 spending plan has sailed in under the cap, with taxes scheduled to rise 22 cents per $1,000 in assessed value.