‘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.
Teen with cystic fibrosis receives photography equipment
A local teen received the ultimate set of equipment to prepare him for his dream job as a photographer through the Make-A-Wish foundation.
The resolution in support of changing the hours in which an establishment can sell alcohol from 4 a.m. to 3 a.m. passed through the committee, 13-2, making its way to a weighted full board vote May 6.
The North Creek Rotary Club officials are pleased to welcome their newest member, Christopher Taylor, pastor at Bakers Mills Wesleyan Church.
Area leaders hail decision
Rebounding from the recession, the nationally renowned Sagamore Resort will now be open year-round, its general manager announced Friday May 3 as he conducted a tour of the resort's remodeled Lodge suites, their reconstructed Spa & Salon, and renovated Conference Center.
Ti Historical Society program May 17
Diane O’Connor will present her program, “We Interrupt This Program…,” in the downstairs program room at the Hancock House on Friday, May 17, at 7 p.m. Sponsored by the Ticonderoga Historical Society, the event is free to the public. Light refreshments will be served. The program will focus on World War II.
Mr. and Mrs. John Huestis of Ticonderoga have announced the engagement of their daughter, Nicole Elizabeth Huestis, to Brian James Warren, son of Marc Warren of Ticonderoga and the late Kathleen Sweeney of Crown Point.
Historic site ready for 2013
The Crown Point State Historic Site museum will celebrate an anniversary when it opens for the 2013 season. The historic site museum, located on the New York State end of the Lake Champlain Bridge in Crown Point, will open Saturday May 11.
Adirondack Adventure Festival also set
It’s time to celebrate the 56th Annual Hudson River Whitewater Derby and 4th Annual Adirondack Adventure Festival May 3-5.
The event, the World Music Festival, will be the largest fundraiser ever held to benefit Reason 2 Smile, a non-profit organization that helps orphaned and at-risk children in developing countries.
Ustad Shafaat Khan, world-reknown classical Indian musician, will perform a concert at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Saturday, May 11, at 7:30 p.m.
Senior project in honor of great-grandfather
A Moriah Central School student is completing her senior project while honoring her great-grandfather and helping others. Carolyn Evens is raising $1,000 for the Fitzpatrick Cancer Center at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh.
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