The regional director of the state Department of Transportation put himself on the hot seat in front of members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors June 17.
Panthers for a Cure would like to thank all of those who made our second annual golf tournament a huge success, because of them we raised around $2,600.
More than 25 years ago I was involved in the effort to promote grazing management.
Initial meeting with APA positive
Ticonderoga’s hamlet may be growing. The town has asked the Adirondack Park Agency to expand the present hamlet area in Ti with an eye on decreasing regulation and increasing business growth.
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.
Performance Arts Connection will invade Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park at Paradise Pines Camping Resort with its pro style wrestling Saturday, June 22, 6 to 9 p.m.
The NCSPCA would like to remind you that it’s not too late to take advantage of our June adoption special for cats who are ready to “graduate” from the shelter and move on to the bigger world of their forever home.
Parade to highlight 59th annual festivities
An Independence Day tradition will continue in Schroon Lake this summer. The community will host its 59th annual July 4th festivities and parade.
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.
“Right now is a time of endless possibilities.
Notes from the North Woods
It has been a very wet and truly wild week in the woods, but in between the raindrops there was a lot of fun to be had, and the wildlife has been abundant.
Hancock House to host sessions
Ticonderoga artists will share their talents with interested people this summer during a series of oil painting workshops. Joan Pulling and Stella Dwyer will instruct interested people Saturdays, July 13 and 20, on the Hancock House lawn 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Both sessions are free and open to the public.
Norm’s Bait and Tackle to host June 25 dinner
Norm’s Bait and Tackle will host the Crown Point Chamber of Commerce June 25 meeting. This will be a appetizer, salad and dessert pot luck.Norm’s Bait and Tackle will supply the food for grilling. The event will begin at 6:30 p.m.
Thoughts from Behind the Pressline
Last week our Editorial Board wrote an excellent editorial about the passing of the Greatest Generation and the efforts of the Honor Flight to transport WWII Vets to Washington DC to visit the memorial erected in their honor.
Alliance project takes a year to complete
A blank wall in downtown Ticonderoga is now a mural, depicting the community located between two lakes. The north wall of the Ti Barbershop building on Champlain Avenue is now a work of art thanks to a Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance project.
Ladies’ fashions to be displayed
The Ticonderoga Historical Society will unveil its new exhibit, “Bid Adieu, But Enjoy the Stroll - Old Threads From Ticonderoga,” at the Hancock House Saturday, June 29, at 1 p.m. This event is free to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
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.
The Annual Vergennes Junior Fishing Derby, sponsored by the City of Vergennes, will be held June 21-23 at the Vergennes Falls Basin. The junior sporting event is free for all children ages 3-15.
The village of Port Henry will flush fire hydrants June 18-21.