News for Thursday, October 3, 2013



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Bargains galore at World’s Largest Garage Sale this weekend

For more than three decades, tens of thousands of bargain-hunters have crammed into Warrensburg for the World's Largest Garage Sale for antiques, collectibles, distressed goods, tools and household wares of all kinds.If you can imagine it, it's available at this colossal sale.

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Surfside’s six stories slammed

There was considerable opposition early this year when the village board adopted a new zoning code that allowed buildings as tall as 72 feet high in selected spots in Lake George Village, but generally not on the east side of Canada Street near the lake. And now that a lakeside resort owner has asked for a variance to also build six stories, the outcry is more vocal.

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Politicians to hold forum on Lyme Disease

A forum on Lyme Disease, to be held at 10 a.m. Friday Oct. 4 at Crandall Library in Glens Falls, features experts presenting up-to-date information on the treatment and diagnosis of this serious affliction that is now reaching epidemic proportions.

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Moriah Business Park to grow

IDA to use CV-Tech students in new construction

The Moriah Business Park is going to going to expand. The Essex County Industrial Development Agency, which owns and operates the Mineville facility, has plans to construct a new 3,000 square foot building at the site.

Bakers Mills News

Kora Millington was the guest of honor on Wednesday evening to celebrate her 17th birthday.

The Bolton Bulletin

Bolton Fall Festival this weekend!

Turning Back the Pages

•100 years ago - Oct. 1913•


Good riddance, dialup!

Style & Substance: On the Napoleon Complex

I recently met a great person and would like to ask her on a date.

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Zombies are coming to Plattsburgh...again

The mysterious, jaw dropping infection started spreading four years ago with unaware members of the community being caught up in the frenzy. Zombies continue to walk among us and will be bringing some friends as well during the fourth annual Zombie Walk Oct. 19.

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Elvis performance to aid Ticonderoga Historical Society

Jim Cawley performance Oct. 19 at Ti High

James Cawley of Ticonderoga, an Elvis impersonator, will perform a benefit show for the Ticonderoga Historical Society Saturday, Oct. 19, at 7 p.m. at the Ticonderoga High School auditorium.

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Johnsburg cross country team holds meet

The Johnsburg cross country team held its first home meet on Tuesday, Sept. 24.

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Betty Little finishes North Creek Mosaic Project panel

Sen. Betty Little (R-Queensbury) won the raffle held at the “Last Piece Party” on Sunday, Sept. 29.

Gregson event a classic

The sixth annual Lance Gregson 1-Eye Classic Cycling and Picnic Event was a spectacular success.

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County throws support behind Prop 5

Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors are ready to put their support behind the land swap between NYCO Minerals and the state of New York.

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Neighborhood house hosts golf tournament

Keene Valley Neighborhood House 2013 Golf Tournament was held on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at the prestigious Au sable Club Golf Course at the Mountain Reserve in St. Hubert’s.

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Local author publishes zombie book

“The Zombie Axiom” is David Monette’s first novel

Zombies are coming to northern New York. Not the Zombie-like throng of holiday shoppers due to reach the mall in a matter of months, but the kind of Zombies who live in the head and illustrations of North Country author David Monette.

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Annual Girl’s Night Out takes the stage at the Strand

Girl’s Night Out, the Foundation of CVPH’s annual event in recognition of breast cancer awareness month, will be held on Tuesday, Oct. 15, at the Strand Theater in downtown Plattsburgh. Shows will be held at 4:30 and 7:30 p.m., and will feature comedian and entertainer Debi Guttierez.

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Adirondack Wild to host event at Grange

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve presents its highest honor, the Paul Schaefer Wilderness Award, to Gary Randorf for a lifetime of achievement in protecting and educating the world about the wild Adirondack Park.