Yates promoted to Private

Major General Patrick A. Murphy, The Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership.

Ward Lumber announces Sidney J. Ward Sr. Memorial Scholarship winner

Ward Lumber has selected Cody Lawrence as the winner of this year’s Sidney J. Ward Sr. Memorial Scholarship.

Glens Falls National Bank hosting customer appreciation event

The U.S. Avenue Office of Glens Falls National Bank and Trust Company will host a Community Appreciation Day July 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Chauvin Agency presented with Distinguished Agency award

The Allstate Independent Chauvin Agency has been designated an Allstate Distinguished Agency for 2014, which occurred at a recognition dinner at The Sagamore Resort in Lake George May 16.

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New scenic train run aimed at Lake George tourists

Area officials and business representatives are hailing a new Thurman-North Creek tourist train service which was inaugurated June 28 — and Thurman now has a fully-enclosed train station, soon to feature a gift shop and ticket counter.

Mountain Lake PBS fighting to expand in Warren, Washington counties

Mountain Lake PBS (MLPBS) is trying to expand its programming to Warren and Washington counties.

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Five Nations brings new golf options to Ti

The fairways go up and down, sweeping across the landscape and providing a challenge to the most tried golfer.

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AMC named great community hospital

Adirondack Medical Center has been named among the “100 Great Community Hospitals” in the nation by Becker’s Hospital Review for 2014.

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Moriah Chamber offices host vintage photos

A look into the past of the Town of Moriah will be on display throughout the summer at the Moriah Chamber of Commerce offices.

Lone watchdog urges caution as Elizabethtown readies comprehensive plan

As the town that serves as the Essex County seat grows closer to finalizing a plan to guide future development, a civic watchdog urges caution.

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Keene Valley Library Association director Karen Glass receives 24th Award of Excellence

Having “many talents,” a “stand-out reputation” and “providing valuable insights” are just a few of the phrases used to describe the recipient of the 24th Award for Excellence in Library Service.Having “many talents,” a “stand-out reputation” and “providing valuable insights” are just a few of the phrases used to describe the recipient of the 24th Award for Excellence in Library Service.

Honeybee Fund announces 2014 grant recipients throughout Adirondack region

The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 28 people, businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in Essex County.

IDA seeks to market Canadian, other businesses to Essex County

The Essex County Industrial Development Agency (ECIDA) is pleased to announce it is in the process of launching a new marketing initiative to attract new and expanding businesses to Essex County.

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Items sought for Jamboree auction

The Jamboree, a highly anticipated annual summer event, features an auction that helps raise money for the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company's many community-related programs and functions. The firefighters are now seeking donations of new and used goods as well as services for the auction.

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Joel Friedman named 2014 Schroon Lake Area Citizen of the Year

Joel Friedman is a man on the run. The Friedman Realty owner and race director for the Adirondack Marathon keeps busy with many other projects and services in his hometown community and for that has been named the 2014 Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Citizen of the Year.