Free entry for those affected by bombings
Organizers of the 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival are offering free entry into the Adirondack Marathon this fall for 50 runners who were prevented from finishing the Boston race.
Cheney Mountain hike slated June 1
The second annual Mineville Iron Ore Man Challenge hopes to build on last year’s success while attracting attention to the community’s newest hiking trail.
Grace Harker raising money for St. Jude’s
Grace Harker will walk in Ti’s Bicentennial Park Saturday, May 25, at 3 p.m. to raise money for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Her goal is to raise more than $400.
May 16 in Port Henry
High Peaks Hospice & Palliative Care will hold a memorial service Tuesday, May 16, at 6 p.m. at the Port Henry Knights of Columbus, 72 Main St.
The resolution in support of changing the hours in which an establishment can sell alcohol from 4 a.m. to 3 a.m. passed through the committee, 13-2, making its way to a weighted full board vote May 6.
Senior project in honor of great-grandfather
A Moriah Central School student is completing her senior project while honoring her great-grandfather and helping others. Carolyn Evens is raising $1,000 for the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.
The ALS Raising Hope Foundation is excited to share that we will be hosting the Walk of Hope and Spring Festival on Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Trinity Park, Plattsburgh, with registration at 8 a.m., to support research for cures for neurodegenerative diseases, (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, and more).
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.
Occupational therapy services are available in Ticonderoga at Inter-Lakes Health.
National Nurses Week May 6-12
Nurses at Inter-Lakes Health in Ticonderoga will join health care providers across the country in observing National Nurses Week May 6 - 12.
New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run slated May 18
The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run was supposed to be a one-time affair to celebrate the opening of the new span connecting the two states. That was the plan, but the inaugural race was such a hit it’s returning. The second annual The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run will be contested Saturday, May 18, at 10 a.m.
Honor society planning May 6 event
The Schroon Lake Central School chapter of the National Honor Society will host an American Red Cross blood drive noon to 6 p.m. Monday, May 6, in the auditorium of Schroon Lake Central School.
Matthew Cech, 8 years old and from Plattsburgh, known to many in the North Country as Mighty Matthew, was sworn in by Sheriff Richard Cutting April 13 with a specific case in mind: help the department find the Lollipop Bandits.
Schroon Lake Massage & Wellness Center, a full service massage business has opened in Schroon Lake at 11 Alder Meadow Road.
Inter-Lakes Health is showcasing artwork from several local artists in its facility.