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Ticonderoga food co-op reception planned

Voting under way in logo contest

With a time line and financial plan in place, the group working to form the Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op will hold a public reception and information session. The event will be Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the PRIDE office on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga.

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Chili cook off aids Schroon EMS

Top chefs compete for honors

The third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off was a rousing success. The event raised more than $1,226 for local emergency services, reported Shelby Davis, who organized the cook off. That’s $500 more than a year ago.

Ticonderoga Heritage Museum to benefit from program

In February, the Sentinel Grille as part of its Community Give Back Program will donate a percentage of receipts to the Ticonderoga Heritage Museum.

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Schroon food pantry serves community

Nearly 5,000 people assisted in 2013

The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013. A report prepared by Lenchen Marnell, pantry director, shows 1,962 families, 3,261 adults, 1,350 children and 974 senior citizens received support from the pantry last year.

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Schroon nutrition site hopes to serve more

Senior citizen meal program available

Attendance is down at the Schroon senior citizen nutrition site. The Schroon nutrition site is not unique. Patty Bashaw, director of the Essex County Office for the Aging, told the county board in December fewer seniors are attending the meals served at 14 locations around the county.

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Chili cook off to aid Schroon EMS

Third annual event Feb. 22 at Mountainside

Regardless of the winter weather, there will be plenty of heat in Schroon Lake Feb. 22. That’s when the third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off will be held to benefit the community’s emergency services.

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Ticonderoga food coop seeking logo

Contest to determine group’s symbol

The committee working to establish a food cooperative store in Ticonderoga is now seeking a logo. The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Coop committee has announced it will hold a contest to select a logo for the yet-to-be-created store.

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Meat market opens in Ticonderoga

Keith’s Meat Market will mark its grand opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, at 4:30 p.m

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Baked goods sought for Albany VA Hospital

Ticonderoga Elks will host “Bake - a Dozen for a Vet.”

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Crown Point to celebrate Thanksgiving

Community dinner slated Nov. 27

Crown Point will observe Thanksgiving with a community dinner, sponsored by the town’s churches and businesses. The turkey dinner will be served Wednesday, Nov. 27, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Crown Point United Methodist Church on Creek Road. The dinner is free.

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Survey shows support for co-op

There is strong support for the establishment of a food cooperative in Ticonderoga.

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Moriah Food Pantry needs assistance

Food, cash donations sought

Normally people come to the Moriah Food Pantry for help. Now, the tables have turned. Pantry officials are asking the public for assistance. The holidays are approaching and the Moriah Food Pantry is not prepared. Its shelves are near empty.

Food pantry programs sought for funding

Essex County is in the allocation process for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.

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Warrensburg-Lake George Price Chopper to create 100+ jobs, stay open 24 hours

Area officials hail plans for new supermarket, impact on regional economy

Area politicians and Golub Corporation executives gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 16 for a new supermarket — the first ever of its size and range of services — to be built just south of Warrensburg. The plans for the expansive, full service store were unveiled at the event.

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‘Wing War’ returning to Ticonderoga

Benefit event Oct. 19 at Knights of Columbus

Ticonderoga eateries will battle for bragging rights during the third annual “Wing War,” but the real winner will be the Ticonderoga Food Pantry. Hosted by the Ti Knights of Columbus, the “Wing War” will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 a person. Proceeds will benefit the Ticonderoga Food Pantry.