'White space’ access tests conducted
Residents of Thurman are used to either extremely slow 'dial up' Internet access or having their satellite Web connection interrupted by sunspot activity or storms. However, in a project that's gained national attention, a new broadband Internet broadcast technology is coming to Thurman that will connect the town's rural households to the modern digital world.
Under an agreement reached May 21 between the State of New York and the St. Regis Mohawk Tribe, the county, along with seven others, will not be eligible to house one of three new gaming casinos proposed earlier this year by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Proposed boating regulations to be discussed June 12
Area residents will have an opportunity to comment on proposed Lake George boating regulations aimed at preventing the spread of invasive species. The Lake George Park Commission will hold a public hearing on the proposed plan Wednesday, June 12, at 6 p.m. at the Best Western in Ticonderoga.
Schroon contest June 15
A 5-kilometer race will be held in Schroon Lake Saturday, June 15, to fight childhood hunger. Clare Whitney, a student at Schroon Lake Central School who met many hungry children during Mission of Hope visits to Nicaragua, has planned the second annual Corazones Y Pies 5k Race.
The Gibson Brothers are maintaining world-class caliber performances this spring while promoting their newest album thanks to a succession of professional guests on the mandolin.
The Mountaineer in Keene Valley will be hosting the ninth annual Great Adirondack Trail Run on Saturday, June 15. Event proceeds will support the Ausable River Association (AsRA) and the Boquet River Association (BRASS).
The Northern Adirondack Vocal Ensemble has teamed together with The Four Winds recorder consort for two performances of “Madrigals, Motets, and Merriment,” a lively program of renaissance musical delights. They will perform Saturday, June 1, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church in Plattsburgh and Sunday, June 2, at 7:30 p.m. at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake.
Money needed for 2013 July 4th celebration
Ticonderoga’s Best Fourth in the North committee is seeking assistance. The committee is in need of donations and sponsorships to support this summer’s celebration, which will be held July 1 - 4.
Legacy Park event May 26
Memorial Day will be observed by the Ticonderoga Historical Society. The society will present “Remembrances - Traditions of Yesterday” at Champlain Legacy Park in Ticonderoga Sunday, May 26, at 1 p.m.
Director Margaret Gibbs announced the 2013 summer schedule recently, which will include the return of the “Worked/Wild,” exhibit along with “The Human Face of the Adirondacks in the Civil War.” Events and speeches throughout the summer will also focus on the Civil War, which was waged 150 years ago.
The Town of Jay is pleased to announce that they have been awarded a $400,000 Community Development Block Grant.
In an attempt to balance entrepreneurial freedom with public safety concerns, Warren County Supervisors strike a compromise as they vote to establish 'last call' for drinks in bars at 3 a.m. rather than 2 a.m. as many of them sought to do. The present time for 'last call' in Warren County is 4 a.m., the state maximum.
European culture and traditions are to be celebrated this weekend in Lake George, as thousands are expected to participate in the first-ever Lake George Italian Festival — which promises activities for people of all ages.
Thanks to the estate of Noble Roy and Marge Sandberg, Oriental Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund was able to make $125,000 donations to hospitals in Springfield, Boston and Montreal.
The Grange Spring Concert Series continues with the slack country blues band Field Trip on stage on Saturday, May 18. Featuring Montana-to-Westport transplants Cache (guitar and vocals) and Will Hartzell (lap steel guitar and vocals), the five-piece group brings a backroads Americana sound for listening and dancing. Originally from Bozeman, Mont., the Field Trip show will be a fun night of music for all ages.
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