With the assistance of Sharon Reynolds of PRIDE, a mural project started last summer with the receipt of a $550 grant from the Essex County Arts Council awarded to Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance with the stipulation it be used this year.
The Moriah and Middlebury native recently released his debut album, “It’s Gonna Be a Good Night,” on iTunes, Google Play and online (joeMcGinness.net) and other digital outlets. His first single, one of six original songs from the album, was released in April, and has sold over 7,000 copies digitally through iTunes, XBox, Amazon and Google Play.
Committee draws near on go digital goal
The Save the Strand Committee recently announced that they are very close to securing the needed funding to renovate the Schroon Lake hamlet theater from a one screen, 35-mm projection system into a modern digital projection facility.
The 25th annual Adirondack Folk Music Festival will take place Sunday, Aug. 10, from noon until 5 p.m. at the Schroon Town Park by the bandstand.
Local lumbering skills — featuring world-class male and female lumberjacks — as well as re-enactors of local history are featured at a traditional summer festival in rural Stony Creek.
This September, Lake George will be hosting its first ever two-day rock and country music festival with nationally renowned groups.
Rachel and Paul Revere Ride Again in Ticonderoga on Wednesday July 23.
Northern Lake George Paddle, located next to Eddie’s Restaurant between Ticonderoga and Hague, will host a Family Fun Day event from 9 to 11 a.m., opening to the public to offer free instruction and play with Patty Hogan, six-time national champion and member of the APTA Platform Tennis Hall of Fame.
The Best 4th in the North opens Tuesday, July 1,and runs through Saturday, July 5, with organizers adding a day to the festivities.
he parade will step off at 6 p.m. Independence Day, with a concert on the beach to follow with a fireworks finale after the sun goes down. Parade Grand Marshal will be the 2014 Schroon Lake Chamber Citizen of the Year, Joel Friedman.
A look into the past of the Town of Moriah will be on display throughout the summer at the Moriah Chamber of Commerce offices.
The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 28 people, businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in Essex County.
For the third year, the festival, which takes place Sunday, June 29, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the town park, will feature a car show with an assist from Champlain Valley Classic Cars.
The Ticonderoga Youth Program will open for the season Monday, July 7, and run the next five weeks through Aug. 8. To help parents get ready for the summer early, the program will be hosting a registration session Tuesday, June 24, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Armory building.
The summer season kicks off with “Old Friends & New,” a fast-paced concert introducing the 2014 young artists in performances ranging from Broadway to opera, hosted by Artistic Director Darren K. Woods at 8 p.m. at the Oscar Seagle Memorial Theatre.