St. Mary’s School set for upcoming school year

St. Mary’s School will begin the 2014–2015 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 2 with staff meetings at the school.

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College For Every Student: Six schools in region recognized

Six Adirondack schools are among 33 schools nationwide that are beginning the new school year by celebrating last year’s success.

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Fort Ticonderoga to host homeschool students

Fort Ticonderoga’s next Homeschool Day for homeschool students and their parents will be on Friday, Sept. 5, from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

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Local students earn Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union scholarships

The Ticonderoga Federal Credit Union (TFCU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2014 Academic Scholarship Program being offered to TFCU members who are high school seniors. 

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Moriah elementary students send ‘Slippers to Soldiers’

As a community project, third grade students at Moriah Central School organized a “Slippers for Soldiers” drive during last year’s holiday season.

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Noel K Vezzi and Sarah Desrosier

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Local kids left adrift after state slashes aid to afterschool programs

The final bell has rang for an afterschool program that parents, school officials and civic leaders say has been vital to sustaining Essex County children for the past 15 years.

Scholarship awards announced

The Organizing Committee for the Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival today announced four scholarship awards.

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High school students make trip to Honduras with Global Bridges

The day after the North Country was hit with its last winter storm March 14, a few members of the community were on their way to Honduras as members of the Global Brigades, the world’s largest student-led global health and sustainable development organization.

Ticonderoga host families sought

Visiting students, ages 15-18, from around the world including Germany, Spain, Switzerland, and Thailand are seeking host families in and around Ticonderoga for the upcoming 2014-2015 academic school year.

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On campus

Nicole Trudeau, Marissa C. Titus, Samvara Anello

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Ticonderoga graduates help chamber for senior projects

Ticonderoga High School Senior Projects are a wonderful way for students to gain real life experience, knowledge, and provide a great service to the community.

Volunteers needed for literacy programs

The Literacy Volunteers of Essex/Franklin Counties is looking for dedicated volunteers to support a computer literacy program in its Port Henry office.

Floating classroom offered through East Shore Schroon Lake Association

ESSLA is pleased to announce that its 2nd Annual Schroon Lake Floating Classroom will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon.