The winter solstice is the time at which the sun appears at noon at its lowest altitude above the horizon.
Margaret (Peg) Brady, a former music teacher at Ticonderoga and Moriah schools, has been named superintendent of North Warren Central School District.
Board votes against possible consolidation with Ticonderoga
Crown Point and Ticonderoga schools will not merge. The Crown Point Central School board of education rejected a possible merger by a unanimous vote Dec. 17, prompting cheers from those at the meeting.
That is what four members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors felt made the difference in the Adirondack Park Agency’s Dec. 13 land classification of four parcels of land purchased by the state of New York from the Nature Conservancy, who had previously bought the same tracts from Finch and Pruyn.
Supervisor Sharon Boisen asked for a resolution during the Dec. 16 Finance Committee meeting to allow the town of Essex to purchase a property located at 288 School Street from Essex County for the cost of back taxes in the amount of $41,950.32.
There are a total of 9,991 miles of trails in the New York State Snowmobile Trail System that come under funding and regulation of the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
We would like to thank the Saratoga- North Creek Railway, the Lights On in North Creek Committee, Santa and Mrs. Claus, and all the volunteers who helped make the Candy Cane Train a success.
AuSable Valley girls win in overtime; Westport boys basketball, AVCS boys bowling score big wins
Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School, in its support of wellness, will be available for those who want to use the school’s hallways for walking especially during inclement weather.
There’s a new place to shop for books in Plattsburgh, and for the owner of Lake City Books, it’s something he seems like he was born to do.
Ancient weapons unearthed in Lake George now on exhibit in NYS Museum — and may be displayed locally
Ancient Native American artifacts uncovered in Lake George and believed to be 8,000 or more years old are now on display in the New York State Museum. Found when conducting a routine pre-emptive dig prior to the start of a construction project at Million Dollar Beach, the artifacts are expected to offer new clues about nomadic life.
IP Foundation grant adds 350 new books
The Ticonderoga Middle School Reading/Literacy Lounge has been re-stocked thanks to a grant. The International Paper Co. Foundation awarded a $2,250 grant to the school, which was used to purchase 350 new books. The reading/literacy lounge now has more than 700 titles.
The NCSPCA would like to announce an extraordinary opportunity to provide twice as much help and hope to the animals we serve.
Received an email from Chris Maron, Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails, informing me that the entries for the photography contest are all in and can be viewed online at champlainareatrails.com.
Send your secondary-school child to school with a buck and some head gear on Friday, Dec. 20, which is Caps for Cranes day at WCS.
Well Mother Nature won out over us here in Willsboro this weekend, we got our first heavy snow storm and it kind of shut things down this past Sunday.
It’s time to vote on your favorite pictures in the CATS photo contest.
The Champlain Area Trials Photo Contest is ready for you to vote on the photo and caption entries to choose the “People’s Choice” award winner.
I have been watching a documentary about the civil rights movement in America in the 1950’s through the 1970’s.
I always read about holiday stress, how many people dread shopping, family gatherings, the pressure of finding the right gift, etc.