Alliance project takes a year to complete
A blank wall in downtown Ticonderoga is now a mural, depicting the community located between two lakes. The north wall of the Ti Barbershop building on Champlain Avenue is now a work of art thanks to a Ticonderoga Revitalization Alliance project.
Friends and relatives of a teenager who took her own life three years ago talk of how memories of the peace-loving girl continue to provide inspiration — to reach out to others, particularly in times of emotional distress.
Ladies’ fashions to be displayed
The Ticonderoga Historical Society will unveil its new exhibit, “Bid Adieu, But Enjoy the Stroll - Old Threads From Ticonderoga,” at the Hancock House Saturday, June 29, at 1 p.m. This event is free to the public. Light refreshments will be served.
Surrounded by family and friends that made the trip with him to the Adirondack Center for Writing’s (ACW’s) annual Adirondack Literary Awards June 2, he knew there were a lot of good books that had been entered into the competition.
People who come to Essex County do so for the outdoors activities, especially hiking. That is what the 2012 Leisure Travel Study, conducted by the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), found after collecting data from over 4,000 returned surveys.
Hundreds of cyclists will hit the roads, back country roads and trails during Sunday’s, June 16, Wilmington Whiteface 100k (WW100) mountain bike race.
The Tannery Pond Community Center Association will host its 11th Anniversary Benefit Gala Saturday, June 22, featuring a live recording of Sherrie Maricle & the DIVA Jazz Orchestra.
The Adirondack Summer Playhouse puts a unique twist on the musical “Cabaret” in three performances this summer on Gore Mountain.
The following local students were among the 548 students awarded a degree at St. Lawrence University’s Commencement ceremony, held May 19 on campus in Canton:
More than 200 in attendance learned about ways to help protect the North Country environment during the 2013 Clean Energy Conference at the Lake Placid Convention Center June 5-7.
Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava voiced concerns over DEC burning regulations during the May 20 DPW Committee meeting.
Keene Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.
AuSable Valley Central School has announced the valedictorian and salutatorian for the Class of 2013.
This past year, I decided to pursue investigating one of Andy Powvorznik’s pet community projects.
A local group aims to be an advocate and a friend for people in the North Country that are affected by cancer. The North Country Cancer Fund wants to get the message out there to people in Essex, Clinton and St. Lawrence counties that they are here to help.
Lottery prize awarded in Port Henry ceremony
Jamie Velsini is a lucky guy, times two. The Mineville man is getting married Aug. 31 and last week claimed a $1 million state lottery prize.
No one spoke against Essex County’s proposal to move the last call at local bars from 4 to 3 a.m. during a public forum at the old county courthouse June 13. In fact, most of the attendees said closing bars down at 2 a.m. would be more appropriate.
North Country Arts Center opens its third Art in Chestertown exhibit of 2013, “Bountiful Summer,” with a reception on Friday, June 21, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Help Wanted: Library Director. This coming winter, the patrons of Richards Library will be saying goodbye to the librarian who has greeted students, locals and visitors to the 36 Elm St. building since 1974.
Voters head back to the polls Tuesday, June 18 to decide the fate of the Newcomb and Minerva school budgets, which failed to pass the first time on May 21. If the budgets don’t pass, the school boards will be required to adopt contingency budgets, which would mean even more cuts.