Representatives of the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) held their third public hearing on the classification of former Finch Pruyn lands on Monday, June 17, in the Newcomb Central School auditorium.
Teresa Sayward stood where she had once watched over her children and grandchildren as they played basketball in perhaps the most famed North Country gym, “the pit.” Now, she looked out over a carpeted gathering space with a small kitchen area, dinner tables and a stage for shows and events, all part of the transformation of the former Willsboro Central School building into the Champlain Valley Senior Community.
Members of the Essex County Finance Committee voted to draft a local law that would require residents of the county to pay a Highway Reuse Tax of $5 per year for passenger vehicles and $10 for commercial vehicles.
No one spoke against Essex County’s proposal to move last call at local bars from 4 to 3 a.m. during a public forum at the Old County Courthouse June 13.
People who come to Essex County do so for the outdoors activities, especially hiking. That is what the 2012 Leisure Travel Study, conducted by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), found after collecting data from over 4,000 returned surveys.
Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava voiced concerns over DEC burning regulations during the May 20 DPW Committee meeting.
The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) began a series of public hearings this week to collect comments for state land classification alternatives for former Finch Pruyn lands in the Central Adirondacks.
The Essex County Democratic Committee is seeking candidates for the position of Democratic Election Commissioner
The Democratic Committee of Willsboro will assist any qualified Democrat who wishes to be on the ballot in the fall 2013 elections to fill the following positions:
The court, much like a Drug Court, where substance abuse or mental health treatment is offered as an alternative to incarceration. Veteran mentors assist with the programs.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Plattsburgh State University College on Thursday, May 30 to tout his new “Tax Free NY” program.
Members of the DPW Committee exchanged ideas for needed work on the Cornell Cooperative Extension Building in Westport during its May 20 meeting.
Students at Westport Central School spent a day on the town May 23 learning how to give back to their community.
The school participated in an Adopt Your Town Day throughout the town, a program that was expanded from a previous cleanup day at Ballard Park by students in third through sixth grades.
Sheriff Richard Cutting and Capt. Thomas Murphy unveiled the new way for people to access the department to members of the Essex County Public Safety Committee May 13.
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