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In the outdoors, there’s always a game | Notes from the North Woods

Game is a traditional term used to describe any fish, fowl or other wild creature that is hunted for either sport or food.

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Inter Lakes Health holds hearing on future of ‘medical campus’

Over 100 residents from Ticonderoga and the surrounding towns packed into a dining room at Moses Ludington Hospital April 29 to hear about the proposed changes at the medical facility.

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Spring-inspired art on display at Port Henry library

The local library is featuring a visual art exhibit designed to help inspire patrons, especially those feeling particularly fatigued by memories of the harsh winter.

‘From Muscles to Motors on the Farm’ to be presented

In collaboration with the New York Council for the Humanities, Dr. Milton Sernett will present his program, “From Muscles to Motors on the Farm: Henry Ford and the Great American Tractor Wars, 1910-1930,” Friday, May 15, in the downstairs program room at the Hancock House, at 7 p.m.

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Ticonderoga Farmers’ Market set to open

The Ticonderoga Area Farmers’ Market sponsored by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce (TACC) will take place on Saturday’s from July 4 through Oct. 10, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., at a new location 1114 Wicker Street, near the Walmart entrance, across from Christopher Chevrolet Buick.

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TINADA, police to hold take back day

The Ticonderoga Police Department and the Ticonderoga Neighbors Addressing Drug Abuse (TiNADA) Coalition Hosts a Prescription Drug Take-Back Day Saturday, May 16.

Honor Society to host annual spring lecture with Suprenant

Schroon Lake Central School the National Honor Society will be hosting Ms. Leslie Suprenant, and she will be retelling the story of Anne LaBastille “Anne LaBastille: Woodswoman, Ecologist, Author, Friend” Wednesday, May 13, at the SLCS Auditorium, at 7 p.m.

Spirit of Place issues call for artists

All artists living, working in, or visiting the Lake Champlain Region are invited to participate in a grand and diverse art exhibition at the Westport Heritage House this summer.

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On the river ... again | Notes from the North Woods

Last weekend, I loaded up the canoe and traveled over the hill to Elizabethtown.

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Shoot at La Chute

Motor City Angels stop at Ti to pose for their bike-based calendars

Thet Motor City Angels made the first stop of their calendar-shoot tour at the Bicentennial Park waterfall in Ti, stopping along the way to mingle with local bikers at The Pub.

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Crown Point state historic site prepares for May 9 opening

The 2015 open season gets into full swing at Crown Point State Historic Site on the busy second weekend in May.

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Healthy Kids Day set for May 2 at Armory in Ticonderoga

On Saturday, May 2, the YMCA Teen Center Ticonderoga, a Silver Bay YMCA program, along with the Ticonderoga Chamber of Commerce, the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, and the Town of Ticonderoga are hosting a free community event to insure more kids to keep their minds and bodies active.

Gardeners wanted

The Community Garden at the First United Methodist Church is seeking new gardeners.

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Essex County sets benchmarks for weight loss, disease reduction

Owing to troubling obesity rates, Essex County is focusing on weight loss and chronic disease prevention as two priority public health projects for this year.

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Just the bear facts, Mamn | Notes from the North Woods

While the spring season has not yet arrived in all quarters of the region, it’s apparently on the way.