Town water, parks departments also move
The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013 — in a space not much larger than a closet.
For the past 17 months, Tracy Spooner has been quietly sawing, hammering, painting, polishing and prepping the old pharmacy building on Court Street in Elizabethtown for the next phase of its existence.
The opportunity to hang out with the internationally renowned perky chef and talk show host prompts Rachael Ray's fans to wait for hours to obtain tickets to the local Lake George Rachael Ray Cooking Show.
Vendor being sought for 2014 season
It’s not exactly growing season, but the Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market is seeking vendors for this summer.
Deborah Misik was hoping the A.P. Smith’s Bakery at Paul Smith’s College would be a little busier when the doors opened at 9 a.m. March 6.
Voting under way in logo contest
With a time line and financial plan in place, the group working to form the Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op will hold a public reception and information session. The event will be Friday, March 14, at 6 p.m. at the PRIDE office on Montcalm Street in Ticonderoga.
Top chefs compete for honors
The third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off was a rousing success. The event raised more than $1,226 for local emergency services, reported Shelby Davis, who organized the cook off. That’s $500 more than a year ago.
Nearly 5,000 people assisted in 2013
The Schroon Lake Food Pantry served nearly 5,000 people during 2013. A report prepared by Lenchen Marnell, pantry director, shows 1,962 families, 3,261 adults, 1,350 children and 974 senior citizens received support from the pantry last year.
Whether it’s brewing a craft IPA in Lake Placid, or scratch-making a French Bechamel sauce at one of the many Northern Tier restaurants he’s worked at over the years, Rob Davis is a self-described foodie, who taught himself to be a chef.
Senior citizen meal program available
Attendance is down at the Schroon senior citizen nutrition site. The Schroon nutrition site is not unique. Patty Bashaw, director of the Essex County Office for the Aging, told the county board in December fewer seniors are attending the meals served at 14 locations around the county.
Third annual event Feb. 22 at Mountainside
Regardless of the winter weather, there will be plenty of heat in Schroon Lake Feb. 22. That’s when the third annual Schroon Lake Chili Cook Off will be held to benefit the community’s emergency services.
The fourth annual Dine United for the Adirondack Region will take place Wednesday, Jan. 15.
Plattsburgh area, and it’s due in equal parts to Chef David Allen’s cooking experience, and his youthful energy and ability to make people feel like they are at home in his restaurant.
Contest to determine group’s symbol
The committee working to establish a food cooperative store in Ticonderoga is now seeking a logo. The Ticonderoga Natural Foods Coop committee has announced it will hold a contest to select a logo for the yet-to-be-created store.
Phillip J. Smith, of Loon Lake, New York, Executive Chef at Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid, New York, has earned the Certified Chef de Cuisine (CCC) designation.