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College For Every Student: Six schools in region recognized

Six Adirondack schools are among 33 schools nationwide that are beginning the new school year by celebrating last year’s success.

On Campus

The following area students have been named to the University at Albany Dean’s List of Distinguished Students for Spring 2014:

Westport Honor Roll

Grades 9 through 12

Lake Placid Central School benefits from book signing

Twenty people attended an Au Sable Forks Free Library book signing event on Aug. 2.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

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Local students earn Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union scholarships

The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Academic Scholarship Program being offered to TFCU members who are high school seniors. 

New Northwood chair of board elected

Thomas L. Woodman was recently elected to a three year term as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Northwood School, succeeding Dr. Vanderlyn Pine who served as Board Chair for 18 years.

Saranac Lake honor roll released  

Grades 9 through 12

Children’s author visits Au Sable Forks Free Library

Notable children’s author Brian Heinz will read some of his children’s books at the Au Sable Forks Free Library on Tuesday, Aug. 12 at 11 a.m.

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Local kids left adrift after state slashes aid to afterschool programs

The final bell has rang for an afterschool program that parents, school officials and civic leaders say has been vital to sustaining Essex County children for the past 15 years.

Linder graduates | On Campus

Kristin Elise Linder, daughter of Daniel and Carol Linder of Westport, graduated from MCPHS University in Boston, Massachusetts on May 10.

Host families sought for international students

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Elizabethtown for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year.

Herb Longware assumes seat on Willsboro Central School board

The Willsboro Board of Education announced that Herb Longware took the oath of office at July 22 and began his term as a new Board of Education member for the Willsboro Central School District, said Superintendent Stephen Broadwell in a press release.

Westport ready to serve disabled

The Westport Central School District is eager to locate and serve disable students residing in the district.

Couple presents scholarship

On July 2, Lawson and Clint Allen hosted a late afternoon reception at the CFES Center in Essex for Lillian Kelly, this year’s recipient of Allen Leadership Scholarship.