In an attempt to balance entrepreneurial freedom with public safety concerns, Warren County Supervisors strike a compromise as they vote to establish 'last call' for drinks in bars at 3 a.m. rather than 2 a.m. as many of them sought to do. The present time for 'last call' in Warren County is 4 a.m., the state maximum.
European culture and traditions are to be celebrated this weekend in Lake George, as thousands are expected to participate in the first-ever Lake George Italian Festival — which promises activities for people of all ages.
Thanks to the estate of Noble Roy and Marge Sandberg, Oriental Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund was able to make $125,000 donations to hospitals in Springfield, Boston and Montreal.
Social Services Director John O’Neill briefed members of the Human Services Committee about the Armed Intruder Response Policy that was drafted with input from several department heads and research on similar policies in other counties.
Steve Erman’s “It Needn’t be Rails vs Trails” says if the current Corridor Management Plan were to be “fully implemented”, it would “satisfy a very wide range of interests.”
The Northern Lights School announced that it has been selected by the Saranac Lake Central School District to provide Universal Pre-Kindergarten Programming for eligible four year-old students living in the school district.
The Grange Spring Concert Series continues with the slack country blues band Field Trip on stage on Saturday, May 18. Featuring Montana-to-Westport transplants Cache (guitar and vocals) and Will Hartzell (lap steel guitar and vocals), the five-piece group brings a backroads Americana sound for listening and dancing. Originally from Bozeman, Mont., the Field Trip show will be a fun night of music for all ages.
May was our busiest month thus far in 2013 and appears to have kicked off our busy season.
Bridget Simpson of Mineville received a master of business administration degree.
The Lake George Association’s lake stewards are back at work protecting Lake George from foreign species that threaten the water quality as well as the lake's ecology and recreational aspects.
Group to visit Europe in 2014
A Crown Point teacher recently led a group of local students and adults on a tour of Costa Rica. Jayna Andersen led the nine-day Education First adventure.
All of the excitement of the Taste of Home Cooking School is coming to the Employees Mutual Association in Ticonderoga on Saturday, June 1.
Voters in the five True North school districts will be heading to the polls Tuesday, May 21 to choose school board candidates and decide whether to approve their 2013-14 budgets.
Question of the Month
A miniature version of a classic musical, “Godspell,” is coming to Seton Catholic Central High School this weekend.
During the Monday, May 13 Indian Lake Town Board Meeting, Town Supervisor Brian Wells announced that he had written a letter to Leilani Ulrich, APA Chairwoman, on April 11.
Sponsors sought for June 14 event
The Ticonderoga Chamber of Commerce is inviting the public to its annual dinner and auction. The 11th annual event will be Friday, June 14, at the Silver Bay YMCA’s Gullen Lounge. Appetizers will be served at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m. The silent auction, live auction and dancing will follow.
Randal Madison was a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Lake George Elementary who inspired his students to achieve in academics and to lead fulfilling lives. He died unexpectedly in 2001 of a brain aneurism, and since then hundreds of people have participated in a footrace to honor the beloved instructor. Randy's Run is to take place Saturday on the Warren County Bikeway. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at Lake George Elementary School.
Lee Sloper, a senior at Willsboro Central School and a member of the CV-TEC small engineering program, earned a trip to the national SkillsUSA competition to be held in Kansas City June 24-25 by placing first at the New York State competition, recently held in Syracuse.
The who-done-it book, “The Carousel Case, the Bicycle Race & The Blackfly Bad Guy,” will be released at a joint one-year anniversary party of the Carousel’s opening on May 25.