It took pleas from two state officials, a live demonstration and a crowd of people urging them on, but the Thurman Town Board finally voted Tuesday Jan. 14 to support their town supervisor's initiative and move forward with their pending grant-funded project to bring white-space broadband Internet access to their remote community.
Courses to be taught at NCCC campus
Job training will be available at the North Country Community College Ticonderoga campus this year. Work Readiness Credential and National Retail Federation Customer Service Credential courses will be taught in coordination with CV-TEC and OneWorkSource.
The Tannery Pond Community Center Association, Inc. (TPCCA), a non-profit organization located in North Creek and dedicated to providing the surrounding communities with cultural, educational, recreational, and social opportunities for all ages, is pleased to announce the receipt of several grants over the past year from local businesses and regional foundations in support of the TPCCA.
In his State-of-the-State speech Jan. 8, Cuomo proposed a wide array of initiatives — many of them targeting vital upstate issues.
While a handful of Thurman residents have seen 'white space' broadband's blazing-fast downloads and how it can accomplish various Internet tasks simultaneously, a number of local citizens continue to claim it will be slow, will stall, and suffer interruptions. In respponse, the town board and the network engineer constructing Thurman's acclaimed broadband access system will be conducting a demonstration of the technology at 7 p.m. Tuesday Jan. 14 in the Thurman Town Hall.
The Essex County Soil and Water Conservation District will be assisting agricultural landowners with completion of Soil Group worksheets for agricultural exemption.
In an unprecedented eleventh-hour campaign of opposition, Lake George merchants defeat the business improvement district plan that had been unanimously endorsed by the village leaders and was assumed to become a reality this year.
Cultural observers have said providing Internet access over contemporary countryside is akin to the rural electrification program of the 1930s. In Thurman, "white space" broadband is envisioned by network engineers to provide the answer — but some local folks have been saying it won't work, and state money shouldn't be spent on it, while others say its vital for education of children, the local economy and jobs development. Dec. 30, an engineer proved that "white space" broadcast not only works, it's far faster and more capable than both DSL and satellite — and cable under many common conditions.
Supervisor David Blades said the town has scheduled two more Comprehensive Plan Committee meetings to be held Jan. 8 and Feb. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Lewis Town Hall before moving forward with a draft plan for the public to weigh in on.
Although Natural Stone Bridge & Caves is considered a premier fair-weather attraction in the Adirondacks, people are now discovering that it offers a remarkable experience in the winter, too.
In an era that job longevity has all but disappeared, Rod Kenyon has held a job as a teller for Glens Falls National Bank — sharing smiles, jokes and memories with depositors — for no less than 50 years!
Whether or not you shopped at Target between Thanksgiving and Christmas, these suggestions for credit protection can potentially save consumers thousands of dollars and considerable inconvenience.
The following is a summary of the activities of the Essex County Sheriff’s Office for the month of November:
The organization that's transforming social life in northern Warren County keeps coming up with new ideas.
In the past week, the Olympic Regional Development Authority has announced the signing of two new hosting contracts for the National Collegiate Athletic Associations (NCAA) Division III hockey championships and the Division I skiing title meets.
- Special Guests Molly Kasriels
- Special Guests Janelle Shepard & Amy DuBois
- Special Guest Trisha Sheehan
- Special Guest Chrisanna Golovach
- Special Guests Michele Powers & Kristy Kennedy
- Special Guest Capt. Larry Goodman
- Special Guest Chrisanna Golovach Ep. 29
- Special Guest Leigh Mundy Ep. 28
- Special Guest Mike Connolly
- Special Guest Howard Lowe
- Debate for Saranac Lake Village Trustee
- Ribbon Cutting Ceremony
- United Way of the Adirondack Region Annual Campaign Kickoff Breakfast
- U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder Speaks at the 2011 Northern Border Summit in Lake Placid
- Clinton, Essex and Franklin Co. District Attorneys attend Northern Border Summit in Lake Placid
- Meet the Candidate Night
- Governor Andrew Cuomo announces Route 73 is now open Irene
- Santa's Workshop estimates $150,000 worth in damages
- Cuomo launches the North Country Regional Economic Development Council
- Lewis has harsh words for APA board