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This weekend’s Jamboree features midway, fireworks, rides, auction, rock ‘n roll

Old-time family fun is in store Friday and Saturday for those who attend Smoke Eaters' Jamboree in Warrensburg.

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Wranglers reunion returns this weekend

Cowboys, cowgirls and ranch hands manning the dozens of dude ranches decades ago in the southern Adkirondacks gathered in Lake Luzerne last summer and shared some wild tales of the old days — and they are back again this weekend — and all are welcome to join the events of Ranches Rodeos & Wranglers 2014 in Lake Luzerne!

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Stony Creek Band set for Chestertown concert Thursday afternoon

The acclaimed Stony Creek Band, purveyor of infectious country-rock and Americana roots music, is scheduled to perform in Chestertown Thursday July 24 on the lawn of the Chester Municipal Center beginning at 5:30 p.m.. The free concert is an installment of the Music on Main Street series.

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Wineries set to host summer wine tour in August

Wine lovers rejoice and safely take to the roads.

Ward walks boost health activity in Plattsburgh

The Plattsburgh Renewal Project, in partnership with the Plattsburgh City School’s Health Education Advisory Committee, is hosting a six-week health program to boost healthy activity and city beautification through a walking tour of all six city wards.

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Local woman writes of fleeing Europe during WWII

It was like something out of a horrible movie that you know can’t be real, except that it was real.

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Backwoods Pondfest keeps festival tradition alive in Peru

The normally quaint Twin Ponds campsite is gearing up for about 2,000 music lovers to descend on the park for two days of music, camping, culture, art and all around good vibes.

Chance of a lifetime fundraiser

Dunk your favorite, friend, pastor or politician

The Ticonderoga Dunk Team will be holding an all volunteer dunk booth at StreetFest July 26. Several local politicians, pastors and community members have volunteered to work 15 minute shifts in the booth.

Mountain Lake PBS hoping to air series of short videos

The eight-episode online series, Curiously Adirondack, brings together the creative skills of two individuals — Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, which could be viewed on Mountain Lake PBS' website if given the proper funding.

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Fête de Danse returns to the North Country

PLATTSBURGH  — The Strand Center for the Arts and Norte Maar for Collaborative Projects in the Arts are pleased to announce the return of Fête de Danse, one of the North Country’s signature dance events, featuring Racoco Productions, Gleich Dances Contemporary Ballet and MADboots dance co.

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StreetFest returning to downtown Ticonderoga July 26

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce that they will host the sixth Annual StreetFest in Downtown Ticonderoga on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Six-story Lake George Marriott hotel project okayed by APA

A hotel and conference center development project predicted to change the ambiance of Lake George while boosting jobs and area commerce — as well as attracting upscale visitors — received a key permit approval from the Adirondack Park Agency.

Electronics charge at waste collection

Effective July 1, all electronics that needs to be dispose of at the electronics waste collection site will be $.25 a pound.

CANstruction part of North Creek VBS

The North Creek United Methodist Church and St. James Catholic Churches are embarking on their 11th year of VBS offered to children in the community.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

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