Schroon contest June 15
A 5-kilometer race will be held in Schroon Lake Saturday, June 15, to fight childhood hunger. Clare Whitney, a student at Schroon Lake Central School who met many hungry children during Mission of Hope visits to Nicaragua, has planned the second annual Corazones Y Pies 5k Race.
Thanks to the estate of Noble Roy and Marge Sandberg, Oriental Shriners Hospital Transportation Fund was able to make $125,000 donations to hospitals in Springfield, Boston and Montreal.
Randal Madison was a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Lake George Elementary who inspired his students to achieve in academics and to lead fulfilling lives. He died unexpectedly in 2001 of a brain aneurism, and since then hundreds of people have participated in a footrace to honor the beloved instructor. Randy's Run is to take place Saturday on the Warren County Bikeway. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at Lake George Elementary School.
Free entry for those affected by bombings
Organizers of the 17th annual Adirondack Distance Festival are offering free entry into the Adirondack Marathon this fall for 50 runners who were prevented from finishing the Boston race.
Students, caregivers, families and friends took to the streets of Elizabethtown May 10 to promote awareness for children with mental illness.
Cheney Mountain hike slated June 1
The second annual Mineville Iron Ore Man Challenge hopes to build on last year’s success while attracting attention to the community’s newest hiking trail.
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.
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.
On August 9, 2009 our lives were changed forever.
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.
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.
In those vital moments when a medical emergency strikes, you don’t want to wonder about the quality of your town’s ambulance squad, about who is standing by, and how they’ll arrive, and what can they do to help.
The ALS Raising Hope Foundation is excited to share that we will be hosting the Walk of Hope and Spring Festival on Saturday, May 25, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Trinity Park, Plattsburgh, with registration at 8 a.m., to support research for cures for neurodegenerative diseases, (ALS, Alzheimer’s, Huntington’s, Parkinson’s, and more).
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand and citizens of the southern Adirondacks region struck a harmonious chord this week as the Senator expressed support for a pending federal farm bill that would improve citizens' access to fresh local foods while boosting small family farm operations.