Long before Battle of Plattsburgh festivities take over the city in September, there will be a different battle in Plattsburgh. And this one will involve mixed martial arts.
The Relay for Life team “Motivators” will host a Zumbathon at the Our Lady of Victory Church at 4919 South Catherine Street, on May 10. The Zumbathon will begin at 7 p.m. and go till 8:30 p.m.
The Adirondack Park Agency Board met May 9 at APA headquarters and discussed alternatives to classify the state’s newly acquired land formerly owned by the Finch, Pruyn paper company.
Grace Harker raising money for St. Jude’s
Grace Harker will walk in Ti’s Bicentennial Park Saturday, May 25, at 3 p.m. to raise money for the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital. Her goal is to raise more than $400.
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.
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Below are the results from the 56th Annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby, held the weekend of May 4-5, submitted by organizer Kate Nightingale.
Fishing opportunities on stretches of shoreline along four Adirondack trout waters and one pond are now open to anglers New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joe Martens announced May 1.
Notes from the North Woods
Adirondackers have again begun practicing that old, familiar wave.
‘FunFest,’ parade, observance planned May 25
Hague will mark Memorial Day, honoring World War II and Civil War veterans. Sponsored by the Hague Senior Citizens Club, the festivities will be held Saturday, May 25, and will include activities in the town park, a parade and a memorial service.
The weather has gone from winter to summer in about three days. The lack of rain and hot sun are warming things up and drying things out.
‘Opening Weekend’ May 25
Memorial Day is the unofficial beginning of summer in most communities. In Schroon Lake, it’s official. Schroon Lake will host its second annual “opening weekend” Saturday, May 25. Sponsored by the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce, it will be 1 to 5 p.m. in the town park.
A century ago, family farms were common throughout the Adirondacks, providing local food to area residents — but industrialized farming took its place in the mid-1900s. But now, after a 70-year absence, small farms in the Adirondacks are on the rebound. One milestone in this trend is that fresh, naturally-grown vegetables, meat, eggs and yogurt — all produced locally in the Adirondacks — will be available this summer in Warrensburg as well as North Creek and Glens Falls due to a new Farm Share program.
Top Country artists will headline at a day long music and fun festival at the Crete Memorial Civic Center in Plattsburgh on Saturday, May 25.
Students from the Wadleigh Secondary School and Frederick Douglass Academy II in Harlem spent three days with students from Willsboro Central School, part of a College For Every Student (CFES) exchange program between the two districts.
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