Budget meetings dragged on Thursday as the Essex County Board of Supervisors debated requests for amendments.
Despite an impassioned plea by the President of the workers union for the Ticonderoga Highway Department, two positions were cut as part of the adopted 2015 budget for the town.
Fifty educators and students from the Adirondack region played a prominent role at the College For Every Student (CFES) National Conference in Burlington, VT. The two-day event gathered 430 educators, students, community and corporate leaders representing 78 schools and 32 colleges across the United States and Ireland. The event, titled “One Million More,” focused on strategies to help one million more low-income students attain post-secondary education and become workforce ready by 2025.
After a rousing and well attended “Witherbee’s Open Mic” DVD Recording Party in October 2014, where over $1100 was raised by local artist performing original music for the Wounded Warriors Project and the Harry Chapin Foundation, Witherbee’s Carriage House Restaurant is proud to announce the long awaited, DVD Release Party, to be held Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014 at 6 p.m.
The Thrift Shop at the Ticonderoga First United Methodist Church will be participating in two Chamber of Commerce events, announced Jeannine Wright, co-manager of the shop.
Essex County has sent 12 trucks to plow out Erie County in a gesture of solidarity.
Adirondack Council also backs proposed plan
While government leaders had already thrown their support behind the idea of a natural gas pipeline crossing Lake Champlain from Vermont to International Paper - Ticonderoga Mill, they received the backing of the largest environmental watchdog in the Adirondack Park.
The Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring its annual Holiday Decorating Contest for 2014. There are two divisions for the contest: residential homes and business.
Mineville VFW bowling scores
Seven members of the Moriah Vikings and Class D champion Ticonderoga Sentinels were given all star nominations by the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference for the 2014 football season.
Crown Point Supervisor Charles Harrington was presented with a petition from residents of his community wanting something to be done at the intersection of Route 185, the road leading to the Champlain Bridge between the two states, and Routes 9N/22.
The Kiwanis and Ticonderoga Central School District wil be hosting the annual senior citizen’s holiday party on Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 2 p.m. in the Elementary-Middle School cafeteria.
Essex Industries, which is operated through Mountain Lake Services, invited the community into its Pilfisher Road site to show off their work and workers. It focuses on producing high-end canoe seats and canoe accessories, cedar picnic tables, camp stools, novelty cutting boards and pizza peels, with annual contract sales of approximately $1 million with customers from around the globe.
Smith, whose name is one of the 92 that appear on the original VFW charter dating back to 1947, was in great spirits as he reflected back on the years he has spent serving the community.
North America’s longest rolling food bank will again make its way to Fort Edward, Ticonderoga, Port Henry and Plattsburgh after Thanksgiving.
While nearly one-third of Essex County voters failed to fill in the propositions on their ballots on Election Day, Board of Elections brass says voter suppression is not to blame.
Saranac Lake finishes year 9-2 overall
The Saranac Lake Red Storm fell to the fourth-ranked Hoosick Falls Panthers 24-6 on Nov. 15.
1-0 win over Bulldogs sends Eagles to the finals before Mattituck ends their run
1-0 win over Livonia sends Eagles to the finals before Mattituck ends their run
The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce November After Business Mixer will be held on Thursday, Nov. 20, from 5:30 until 7 p.m. at Gunnison’s Lakeshore Orchards & Olde Farmhouse Bakery in coordination with Adirondack Tax Accounting.
Local stakeholders are renewing calls for signage variances as state land master planning process moves forward.