For some people, baseball and other sports are not just a way of life but a reason to live. The SUNY Plattsburgh baseball team will be combining its love of the game with the conviction to save lives in honor of former team member Brian Mehan. The baseball team will host ‘Brian Mehan Be The Match Day‘ on Tuesday, April 30. From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. the team will be collecting swabs for bone marrow matching in the Cardinal Lounge and before the game there will also be a swabbing station set up at the Lefty Wilson Field on Bailey Ave from 6 to 7:30 p.m. before the team plays SUNY Canton that evening.
“We want to blast boredom from our children and give them outlets to learn on their own terms in a creative and fun way,” said Imaginarium President Jennifer Meschinelli. “So, we ask our community to help us on this mission to blast boredom.”
Essex County Lawmakers have come up with a compromise when it comes to the matter of when “closing time” will be here. Members of the Public Safety Committee voted April 8 to turn back the clock on the time bars and restaurants can serve alcohol — from 4 a.m. until 3 a.m. Last month, the committee tabled a resolution that would have moved last call up to 2 a.m.
The Northern New York Maple Project continues at the Paul Smith's College VIC with maple sap collecting and boiling in the sugarhouse through Monday, April 8.
With a mission to boost the area economy and promote sustainable practices, various regional organizations are collaborating in a project to prompt hoteliers and innkeepers to feature locally-grown agricultural products.
Family fun at Winter Warm-Up
While plans for the 165th annual Essex County Fair are well into the works, the fate of future fairs may be up to the Essex County budget committee.
Camp kitchen to focus on local foods
Dan Stromberg recently joined the staff in the new position.
Every year as the days get a little longer, rural folks get the urge to browse through seed catalogs, visit their local garden centre and start planning for their vegetable gardens.
Farm to Table will be held on Saturday, March 2 at the Plattsburgh City Gym.
The following is a summary of the activities of the Essex County Sheriff's Office for the month of December:
In recent decades, Lake George citizens have envisioned their village recapturing its character of many decades ago -- a community with year-round commercial vitality. Now, village officials say they are going to amend sign regulations to help achieve that vision.
Imagine this: You’re a 16-year-old high school student scraping by with a C average.
With the smell of barbecue in the air, fall off the bone smokey ribs on your plate and the smooth bass and drums pumping in your ears: it’s a melody for the senses. This is Wednesday night at Delta Blue. The Delta Blue, 2520 Main Street, was born from a style straight from the Mississipi Delta. It has brought some “Southern Hospitality” to the Adirondacks and hosts one of the only year-round venues for music in Lake Placid.
The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.