Last call for Green volunteers

This will be the last call for volunteers to assist Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School with the construction of their new green classroom.

Tease photo

ACAP after school programs find needed funding for 2014-15

Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc. (ACAP) is pleased to announce that its Advantage After School program has received funding.

ELCS to construct green classroom

Students, families and community members, mark your calendars to join ELCS on Sept. 27 and 28 for the actual construction of the school’s Green Classroom.

Tease photo

CFES kids dish on summer vacays

As students go back to school with stories about what they did over the summer break, nine students from the Adirondacks will return with much more than a story.

Annual fire inspection set

Notice is hereby given that the annual Fire Inspection for 2014 of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School...

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.

Tease photo

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.