Home & Garden


Assessment reviews set

Pursuant to Section 501 of the Real Property Tax Law, the assessors for the Town of Essex have inventory and valuation data available for review of the assessments in the township.

Assessment set in towns

The towns of Westport and Elizabethtown will be conducting a Revaluation Project for the year 2015.

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Spring forward!

On Sunday, March 9, Daylight Savings Time begins at 2 a.m

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Seedling sale set

The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District is now holding its annual seedling sale

Garden Club seeks members

The first public announce with the idea of forming a garden club was made in the Valley News in April of 1950 by Mrs. Edna Hubbard.

Winter transfer station days set

Due to a decrease in usage and in an effort to save Taxpayers money, the Westport Town Board has decided to close the transfer station one day a week during the winter months.

Decorating contest winners announced

The winners of the 2013 Arthur G. Hooper Holiday Decorating contest, sponsored by the Elizabethtown Social Center, are as follows:

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Lake Placid holiday decorating winners announced

The Lake Placid holiday decorating contest committee is pleased to announce this year’s winners.

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HAPEC funding available for potential first-time homebuyers

Direct financial assistance is now available to help make the dream of homeownership a reality for qualified Essex County residents, according to the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County (HAPEC).

Housing assistance program available

Direct financial assistance is now available to help make home ownership a reality for qualified Essex County residents, according to the Housing Assistance Program of Essex County.

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Holiday decorating contest announced for village of Lake Placid

The Lake Placid Village Holiday Decorating Contest Committee is pleased to announce details for the 2013 competition.

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Strawberry festival honored with Heritage Award

The Wadhams Strawberry Festival, held on Father’s Day each year, was honored with the North Country Heritage Award by the Canton-based organization Traditional Arts in Upstate New York (TAUNY).

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ACAP offers weatherization

With cold weather approaching, Adirondack Community Action Programs, Inc. would like you to know more about their Weatherization Services.

Jay seeks STAR applicants

Town of Jay homeowners currently receiving a BASIC STAR can expect to receive a mailing from the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance notifying them that they need to register for the BASIC STAR exemption for 2014 and subsequent years.

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Adirondack Architectural Heritage announces award winners in restoration, stewardship

The Adirondack Architectural Heritage AARCH Awards Program annually recognizes exemplary historic preservation work throughout the Adirondack Park.