Editor, Adirondack Journal
As a giant Adirondack chair is dedicated on the SUNY Adirondack campus in conjunction with the inauguration if the institution's new president Kristine Duffy, students talk about their views on Duffy's character and the new course she envisions for the community college.
A toddler is clinging to life after being stricken with a serious infection, and citizens of northern Warren County are reaching out to help the charming child's family.
A new event celebrating the exuberance of the Prohibition era in northern Warren County — and captured the imagination of hundreds of people here and in the Capital Region — was honored last week as a 'Best Community Event' by the Adirondack Park Agency.
A Constitutionalist group that lobbies to protect property rights is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year with a banquet — and all are invited.
Nick Perrone, 18, is one of few young maple entrepreneurs in NYS
Since he was a child, Nick Perrone was fascinated with maple sugar production and raising Christmas trees. Now, only 18, this high school senior is developing a formidable business out of these activities.
A man and wife — relatively young and committed to caring for others — have both been diagnosed with leukemia, and people in the region are reaching out with fundraisers to help pay for their medical bills and living expenses while they concentrate on fighting their life-threatening illnesses.
The agency that accomplishes so much for families in the North Country is holding their Spring Gala soon, and tickets are now available.
A musical — about a group of four men sharing their concerns and aspirations candidly as they gather for golf annually through their adulthood — will have its debut in early April in Glens Falls before it goes on tour. The musical, hailed in its readings to date, was written by Queensbury mortgage broker Rick Wilson, drawing on his own experiences with a group of former college classmates. The show has been called the male answer to 'Menopause - The Musical.'
People from near and far will be gathering this weekend in Thurman to savor the tasty age-old treat of Jack Wax, or maple syrup ladled onto ice crystals — but they'll also be enjoying Adirondack mountain-town hospitality as the local residents raise money to fight cancer.
While other counties in New York State regionalized their recycling and composting over the last two decades, Warren County abandoned the practice, leaving its individual towns to decide how to deal with the procedures. The result has been a widespread lack of lack of simple measures that could be earning towns revenue while providing soil-enrichment products for local citizens. A group of citizen activists now are urging towns so adopt practices that have proven to make money, while providing a valuable service for their residents.