No school districts in the News Enterprise readership will have a contested race for the school board elections on Tuesday, May 21. However, there are some longtime board members who have decided not to run this year, particularly in Minerva and Long Lake.
As the number of arrests for meth possession, usage, and manufacturing continue to rise in communities across the North Country, the emergency personnel trained to keep area residents safe must prepare themselves to be ready to respond should a meth related emergency arise.
Members of the ELCS Art Club, which has 32 members in total, spent the day not only working on and painting their design on the wall of the Elizabethtown-Lewis Emergency Squad building, but also starting to design bookmarks to help a group that is looking to bring a library to the town of Lewis.
March Madness event held
Ticonderoga Middle School students were excited to take part in March Madness, but it had nothing to do with the national college basketball championship tournament.
The Delta Epsilon Iota Academic Honor Society has selected Rachel Lynn Demarais for membership in the local chapter at The College of Saint Rose.
The 11th annual Great Adirondack Birding Celebration is scheduled for May 31 - June 2 at the Paul Smith’s College Visitor Interpretive Center (VIC) in Paul Smiths.
As numbers are returned to area schools, The Westport Central School Board of Education must find ways to make up for reductions in state funding.
Application deadline June 1
The LaChute Road Runners Club will again present the Duane Crammond Memorial Scholarship this spring. The $1,000 award will go to a Ticonderoga High School graduate who participated in varsity cross country and/or track & field who attends college full-time.
The Long Lake Central School Shared-Decision Making Committee will host a “Community Connections” evening from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, May 9 at Long Lake Central School.
Board Vice Chairman William Ferebee of Keene and Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava presented Jim Kahler of Pre-Tech Plastics in Mineville with a resolution of congratulations on having received AS9100C Certification, a quality management standard specifically written for the aerospace industry and awarded by the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System. The award places Pre-tech among the best in the Aerospace and Defense Quality Management System International Standard.
Question: How many teens does it take to make a difference?
A Lake George woman who's a lifelong advocate of public libraries, has been named permanent director of Crandall Public Library.
‘The Bigger Game’ at Silver Bay May 9-12
Rick Tamlyn will bring his program to the Silver Bay YMCA when he presents his first “Bigger Game Expo” May 9-12. The interactive event will include speakers, panel discussions, exercises and small group exchanges.
The following local residents made the dean’s list for winter 2013 quarter at Rochester Institute of Technology:
Budget options call for sports, personnel cuts
Facing a $540,000 budget gap, the Ticonderoga Central School board of education has identified three possible options to keep the 2013-14 spending plan within the state tax cap. All the options include cutting school sports programs and non-mandated classes such as art and music. Each also calls for personnel cuts.