The Indian Lake Central School Student Council, the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce and the Country Christmas Tour (CCT) Steering Committee kicked off the Operation Decoration community service program on Nov. 19 at the Indian Lake Meal Site.
The Taste of the North Country was savored at the North Country Chamber of Commerce’s annual fundraiser Nov. 7. “It was bigger than ever, just great food, great people and a chance for people to learn about different area businesses and their services and products,” said Jody Parks, Executive Vice President of North Country Chamber of Commerce.
At The Pepper in downtown Plattsburgh the culinary duties are handled by committee, with three chefs sharing the load.
Community dinner slated Nov. 27
Crown Point will observe Thanksgiving with a community dinner, sponsored by the town’s churches and businesses. The turkey dinner will be served Wednesday, Nov. 27, 4 to 7 p.m. at the Crown Point United Methodist Church on Creek Road. The dinner is free.
Food, cash donations sought
Normally people come to the Moriah Food Pantry for help. Now, the tables have turned. Pantry officials are asking the public for assistance. The holidays are approaching and the Moriah Food Pantry is not prepared. Its shelves are near empty.
Essex County is in the allocation process for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.
Area officials hail plans for new supermarket, impact on regional economy
Area politicians and Golub Corporation executives gathered for a groundbreaking ceremony Oct. 16 for a new supermarket — the first ever of its size and range of services — to be built just south of Warrensburg. The plans for the expansive, full service store were unveiled at the event.
For the third year, the members of the Cobble Hill Ladies Golf League have made a donation to the Community Food Shelf located at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Elizabethtown.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo recently announced the signing of a series of new laws that will continue the state’s efforts to better market and promote New York wine by designating portions of the state highways near wineries and vineyards as Wine Trails.
Benefit event Oct. 19 at Knights of Columbus
Ticonderoga eateries will battle for bragging rights during the third annual “Wing War,” but the real winner will be the Ticonderoga Food Pantry. Hosted by the Ti Knights of Columbus, the “Wing War” will be held Saturday, Oct. 19, at 2 p.m. Admission is $10 a person. Proceeds will benefit the Ticonderoga Food Pantry.
If there’s something special about Anthony’s Restaurant and Bistro, besides the superior quality of the dining experience, it’s their consistency. That’s exactly how Executive Chef and owner Scott Murray likes it.
The long-awaited supermarket planned for years off Northway Exit 23 is finally coming to fruition.
There’s a new place to get pizza in the Northern Tier, since the summer opening of Nico’s Pizza on Lake Street, in the heart of the village’s downtown section. James Peralas and Chuck Kimble, both veteran pizza makers from Plattsburgh, with 26 years experience between them, realized that they had done and seen it all in the pizza business. They felt it was time to go into business for themselves. “We knew every aspect of the business, we had run and managed businesses, so we decided to make our own money, instead of making money for someone else,” said Peralas.
The Kingsland Square Bistro is pleased to announce that they have merged with The Skinny Baker and are now known as Kingsland Square Bistro & Bakery.
The Taste of Local Food Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, running from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Along with the festival, there will be an Apple Dessert Contest, with entries accepted at the museum before 11 a.m.