The Board of Trustees of the Trudeau Institute has announced the election of its newest member, Julie A. North.
More than 200 in attendance learned about ways to help protect the North Country environment during the 2013 Clean Energy Conference at the Lake Placid Convention Center June 5-7.
A number of people showed up to attend the Essex County Public Health Department’s cancer awareness walk that day, hosting two walks around town as well as food and information on healthy living.
Hazel Straight reflects on century of life
Hazel Straight celebrated her 100th birthday June 11 at Heritage Commons in Ticonderoga. She lived in Port Henry before moving to Ti.
Fifth- and sixth-grade students from 10 different schools participated in the 29th annual Essex County Environmental Field Days.
Some of the most remarkable medical advances of the last 40 years have been happening not in our clinics and hospitals, but in our living rooms and bedrooms, our roadsides and back yards.
‘Accept & Appreciate Me’ concludes in Ti
Girls from Ticonderoga, Crown Point, Moriah and Willsboro came to Ticonderoga’s Bicenentennial Park June 1 to complete a 3-kilometer run. It was the culmination of the “Accept & Appreciate Me” program held at area schools this spring.
Fastest course in the North Country
The 27th annual Montcalm Mile will start at 1:45 p.m., just prior to Ticonderoga's 2 p.m. July 4th parade, in front of Wicker Ford on Wicker Street and proceed down Montcalm Street to the finish at the Heritage Museum.
New York/Vermont 5K hailed as a success
The New York/Vermont 5K Champlain Bridge Run looks like it may be here to stay. Originally planned as one-time event to mark the opening of the Champlain Bridge in 2012, it was so popular a second edition was held May 18. That race attracted more than 70 athletes.
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.