Under an agreement reached May 21 between the State of New York and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the county, along with seven others, will not be eligible to house one of three new gaming casinos proposed earlier this year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Under the new leadership team of Artistic Executive Director, Karen Lordi-Kirkham, and Managing Director, David Zwierankin, Pendragon Theatre commences its 33rd summer season themed “Saints and Sinners.”
William Janeway, the Adirondack Council’s new Executive Director, will be the featured speaker at the Celebrate Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Event on Saturday afternoon, June 1 in Essex.
The Gibson Brothers are maintaining world-class caliber performances this spring while promoting their newest album thanks to a succession of professional guests on the mandolin.
The Mountaineer in Keene Valley will be hosting the ninth annual Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday, June 15. Event proceeds will support the Ausable River Association (AsRA) and the Boquet River Association (BRASS).
The Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble has teamed together with The Four Winds recorder consort for two performances of “Madrigals, Motets, and Merriment,” a lively program of renaissance musical delights. They will perform Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh and Sunday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake.
The Westport Heritage House Visitor’s Center will be open on Saturdays starting June 1 and six days a week starting June 29 through July and August.
Field Day 2013 is a chance to get out for fun radio-activities on June 22-23, with many events throughout the state of New York.
Director Margaret Gibbs announced the 2013 summer schedule recently, which will include the return of the “Worked/Wild,” exhibit along with “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War.” Events and speeches throughout the summer will also focus on the Civil War, which was waged 150 years ago.
The Town of Jay is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant.
Nurse Practitioner Katherine Bezio has joined Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s chemotherapy and infusion department.
Thanks to the estate of Noble Roy and Marge Sandberg, Oriental Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund was able to make $125,000 donations to hospitals in Springfield, Boston and Montreal.
The Grange Spring Concert Series continues with the slack country blues band Field Trip on stage on Saturday, May 18. Featuring Montana-to-Westport transplants Cache (guitar and vocals) and Will Hartzell (lap steel guitar and vocals), the five-piece group brings a backroads Americana sound for listening and dancing. Originally from Bozeman, Mont., the Field Trip show will be a fun night of music for all ages.
The who-done-it book, “The Carousel Case, the Bicycle Race & The Blackfly Bad Guy,” will be released at a joint one-year anniversary party of the Carousel’s opening on May 25.
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is hosting a project at Black Kettle Trail on Saturday afternoon, May 18 from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. to prepare for a hike on June 1 to unveil the new nature interpretation signs.
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