Farm Bureau cites Larry Phillips
A Schroon Lake man has been recognized by the New York State Farm Bureau. Larry Phillips received the Most Valuable Volunteer Award during the Farm Bureau’s annual meeting in Syracuse recently.
The idea to forgive $16,933.01 in back property taxes and turn a portion of the former Frontier Town land to North Hudson was first presented in committee meetings Nov. 18, with discussion continuing during the Nov. 25 Ways and Means Committee meeting.
The horses, taken from the Wing and a Prayer Farm in Essex Sept. 18 through 20 after an investigation, led to charges against owner Shelley Wing and daughter, Emily, on counts of animal cruelty. On Oct. 9, the horses were deemed to be property of the county after Wing was unable to pay a bond for their care.
Fund-raising campaign now under way
Moriah residents are being asked to support their local library. The Sherman Free Library, located at 20 Church St. in Port Henry, is in the midst of its annual fund raising campaign.
Area farmers committed to providing fresh, natural food to local residents were represented in Adirondack Harvest's display at the nationally renowned Farm Aid event in Saratoga Springs.
Taking care of 26 horses can be an expensive proposition, one that members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors debated during its Oct. 7 regular board meeting.
Thanks to a tip from a concerned citizen, 41 malnourished horses have been seized and their owner, Shelley Wing of Essex, has been charged with 41 counts of failing to provide sustenance for them.
Paul Smith’s College will continue to allow students to hunt on college owned land.
“There’s nothing in the SAFE Act that prevents a college from allowing a student to store a firearm on a campus,” said Phil Fiacco, Director of Campus Safety at Paul Smith’s.
Rugged grape varieties yield award-winning wines in New York & Vermont
You may not know it yet, but the Lake Champlain Valley region of New York and Vermont is North America’s newest, fastest growing artisan grape-growing and wine-making region.
Authors from around the North Country were at the Elizabethtown Farmer’s Market July 12, celebrating the first local authors day at the site.
While rain made its first appearance at the 165th Essex County Fair Aug. 1, it did not dampen the spirits of some of the fairs youngest competitors.
Crane Mountain Valley Horse Rescue, Inc. in Westport will hold an Open House and Tack Sale to celebrate their 10th anniversary on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. both days.
Fifth- and sixth-grade students from 10 different schools participated in the 29th annual Essex County Environmental Field Days.
All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and citizens of the southern Adirondacks region struck a harmonious chord this week as the Senator expressed support for a pending federal farm bill that would improve citizens' access to fresh local foods while boosting small family farm operations.