Proposed boating regulations to be discussed June 12
Area residents will have an opportunity to comment on proposed Lake George boating regulations aimed at preventing the spread of invasive species. The Lake George Park Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed plan Wednesday, June 12, at 6 p.m. at the Best Western in Ticonderoga.
Schroon contest June 15
A 5-kilometer race will be held in Schroon Lake Saturday, June 15, to fight childhood hunger. Clare Whitney, a student at Schroon Lake Central School who met many hungry children during Mission of Hope visits to Nicaragua, has planned the second annual Corazones Y Pies 5k Race.
The Gibson Brothers are maintaining world-class caliber performances this spring while promoting their newest album thanks to a succession of professional guests on the mandolin.
Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting received preliminary approval to upgrade the system at the jail for $149,985 of budgeted funds.
The Mountaineer in Keene Valley will be hosting the ninth annual Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday, June 15. Event proceeds will support the Ausable River Association (AsRA) and the Boquet River Association (BRASS).
The Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble has teamed together with The Four Winds recorder consort for two performances of “Madrigals, Motets, and Merriment,” a lively program of renaissance musical delights. They will perform Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh and Sunday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake.
On Thursday, May 2, the Champlain Telephone Company held the 2013 Technology Showcase at the Knights of Columbus on Oak Street. It was the first showcase of its kind since the company was started in 1903.
Thoughts from Behind the Pressline
Is it just that the lure of a second presidential term is so unlike anything else that administrations will do anything to secure it?
Money needed for 2013 July 4th celebration
Ticonderoga’s Best Fourth in the North committee is seeking assistance. The committee is in need of donations and sponsorships to support this summer’s celebration, which will be held July 1 - 4.
Visiting Glens Falls, State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli expressed positivism that an economic rebound was underway in the state but he warned that the state and its municipalities were likely to experience continued financial stresses. He also spoke of a new initiative in his office to reinvest in local businesses — in order to spur job growth within the state.
Legacy Park event May 26
Memorial Day will be observed by the Ticonderoga Historical Society. The society will present “Remembrances - Traditions of Yesterday” at Champlain Legacy Park in Ticonderoga Sunday, May 26, at 1 p.m.
Current board member Susan Richards will face Charles A. Potthast Jr. for a three-year term on the AVCS board, with voting from noon until 9 p.m. Tuesday, May 21 at the AuSable Valley Middle High School cafeteria.
In her letter to the editor on May 4, Monique Weston begins by quoting the Second Amendment to the US Constitution.
Officials of Plattsburgh University are seeking community members who are interested in hosting an exchange student from a neighboring country while the student learns about American government and community services.
Director Margaret Gibbs announced the 2013 summer schedule recently, which will include the return of the “Worked/Wild,” exhibit along with “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War.” Events and speeches throughout the summer will also focus on the Civil War, which was waged 150 years ago.
Around here these days it seems there are a couple of different groups heading in different directions on the same railroad track.
The Town of Jay is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant.
The Johnsburg Central School recently received a silver medal from U.S. News and World Report.
With respect to an article “Ti Board Rejects Zoning Proposal” in the Times of Ti, May 4, 2013, I believe that there should be some fairness in reporting.
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.