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.
No action needed—now
A change to the state’s School Tax Relief Program has local assessors scrambling to answer taxpayer concerns. The 2013-14 New York State budget has changes that will require current Basic STAR recipients to re-register in order to continue receiving their exemptions.
Roosevelt scholar to speak April 12
Before Franklin D. Roosevelt was president, he was governor of New York. His experiences as New York’s leader that helped prepare him to become the nation’s chief executive will be outlined during a program hosted by the Ticonderoga Historical Society.
Strict and exacting, Jean Frulla prepared thousands of Warrensburg students for their careers — and she was also a leader in the local effort for historical preservation, people said in eulogies delivered at her funeral Friday April 5.