Lost in a change of seasons | Notes from the North Woods

The recent Columbus Day holiday weekend certainly brought out the crowds, as hikers too to the trails, and paddlers packed the ponds.

Church of the Good Shepherd Country Fair | Elizabethtown Column

Thank goodness our weather is holding so nicely!

Local on-site CSAs | Keeseville Column

On Saturday, Oct. 18, the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will host another mini-bus tour with Keeseville and Peru Tour who are members of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association.

Certified as organic | Essex Column

On Sunday, Oct. 19, the Lakeside School is having their Fall Festival and open house from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.

FUNraiser Sunday Brunch | Westport Column

It’s time, again, folks! Wadhams Free Library and Dogwood Bread Company invite you to the library’s annual fall FUNraiser Sunday Brunch, which will be hosted by the bakery on Sunday, Oct. 19 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Performance of “Peter Pan” | Willsboro Column

We think of this as a summer-centered community and you would think that we just curl up and hibernate through the winter - but we don’t.

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7th Annual Fashion Show | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA would like to report that 7th Annual Fashion Show was a huge success.

Obesity rates getting worse | Kids Count

An array of public health officials and researchers are forecasting that the current American generation and subsequent generations may not live as long as their parents and they may also live less well.

Green Classroom | Elizabethtown Column

Can you believe it’s already Columbus Day weekend!

Creepy Crawlers Story Time | Keeseville Column

Keeseville Free Library will be having their free story time Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 10 a.m. with “Creepy Crawlers” as the theme.

Identifying trees by their bark | Essex Column

On Friday, Oct. 10, naturalist Michael Wojtech will present a talk at the Whallonsburg Grange Hall on identifying trees by their bark. It begins at 7 p.m. and a $10 donation is suggested.

Monday dance movement class | Westport Column

Here’s a quick run-down on the public meeting that took place Sept. 22 to discuss the proposed joint use municipal building, which would combine facilities for a new fire house and town garage.

Church News | Willsboro Column

Like many that I saw this week, we just cannot get our thoughts around the fact that the season is changing fast.

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Adopt a Shelter Dog month | North Country SPCA

The North Country SPCA’s First Annual Mutt Strut in Lake Placid on Sept. 28 was a huge hit!

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Janet Duprey (R) Plattsburgh 115th Assembly District | Candidate Column

In the first opinion piece, I wrote about my public service in County government and the Assembly.