The CFES offices in Essex were unveiled at a grand opening reception attended by Congressman Bill Owens, State Assemblyman Dan Stec and former New York Gov. and Essex resident George Pataki.
In preparation of the annual school budget vote on May 21, school officials in the True North districts are set to hold public hearings on their spending plans on May 13 and 14.
Essex County is looking to better help parents keep their young children safe while on the roads.
The Lake Placid Outing Club is hosting its annual Pasta Dinner Fund Raiser and Summer Trip Planning Meeting on Thursday, May 16, from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Lake Placid Elementary School cafeteria.
Joanne Ellsworth of Chestertown is known both for nurturing patriotism, and responsibility in children through her pre-school — and for her work in leading the local American Legion Post, which is an influential organization locally. After years of service to her community, Ellsworth has been honored for her efforts — she's been named the local V.I.P. of the Year.
25 positions eliminated or reduced
Facing a $540,000 budget gap, the Ticonderoga Central School board of education was forced to make tough decisions when preparing the proposed 2013-14 budget. The spending plan calls for the elimination of 11.6 full-time equivalent jobs and cuts in academic programs.
The Johnsburg Central School will be hosting an art show reception and concert the night of the annual budget vote, Tuesday, May 21.
Michael Badger a sophomore homeland security major from Moriah, was honored for excelling academically at SUNY Canton’s 2013 Honors Convocation.
Spending plan similar to current budget
Difficult choices the past five years are now paying dividends for the Crown Point Central School District. The proposed 2013-14 Crown Point budget maintains all existing programs and staff. There are no cuts.
A total of 10 North Country residents are running for eight open seats on the five local school boards in the region, with only three seats being contested.
Teaching positions restored in proposed plan
Schroon Lake Central School’s proposed 2013-14 budget meets the state-mandated tax cap while restoring teaching positions cut a year ago.
During the May 6 Essex County Board of Supervisors monthly meeting, Families First Executive Director JoAnne Caswell talked to the members of Mental Health Month and Children’s Mental Health Week while announcing that the group would be holding an awareness walk in Elizabethtown this Friday.
College For Every Student (CFES) will unveil its new building at 2303 Main Street in Essex, NY, on Friday, May 10th, during a dedication ceremony from 5 to 6 p.m.
Increased state aid, retired debt help proposed budget
After several years of struggling to meet the state-mandated tax cap, Moriah Central School caught a break as it prepared its proposed 2013-14 budget. Moriah’s state aid for next academic year is up $318,520.
Spending plan maintains programs, staff
Thanks to a reprieve from New York State, the proposed 2013-14 Putnam Central School budget meets the state-mandated tax cap.