Every year as the days get a little longer, rural folks get the urge to browse through seed catalogs, visit their local garden centre and start planning for their vegetable gardens.
A Lake George father and his two sons are breathing new life into old dilapidated barns in the Northeast, resurrecting both the wood — and the long-gone men who built them.
Town of Jay Supervisor Randall Douglas recently announced that the town has been awarded a $400,000 New York State Community Development Block Grant (CDBG).
Essex County is in the allocation process for funds to supplement emergency food and shelter programs.
Fire destroyed a home off Route 74 in Ticonderoga Feb. 3.
Applications for property tax discounts — also known as exemptions — have to be filed by March 1 in order for a property owner to be eligible for tax reductions in the 2013-2014 tax year.
Garden & landscape symposium scheduled for April 13
The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the second annual “Garden & Landscape Symposium: Enhancing Life through Gardening” on Saturday, April 13.
The Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition of the Adirondack Region has established Volunteer Income Tax Assistance sites throughout its three-county service delivery area to provide free tax preparation to individuals and families with low or moderate incomes.
Pavilion grounds tour Feb. 10
People will have an opportunity for a unique look at Fort Ticonderoga. The fort will host “Exploration on Snow Shoes: A Timeline of Trees on the Pavilion Grounds” as part of its Fort Fever Series Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. Heidi Karkoski, the fort’s director of horticulture, will lead the trek.
Service in Hague, Ticonderoga, Port Henry, Elizabethtown
Free income tax preparation is again available through the AARP Tax-Aide program.
The Carillon Garden Club is recycling balsam wreaths.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County is offering free tax help to families and individuals whose household income is below $50,270.
The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced that beginning Jan. 2, eligible low-income New Yorkers who are in danger of having their heat shut off or running out of fuel, can apply for emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) benefits.
Indian Lakers are leading the charge among North Country communities in reducing their home heating expenses.
The Lake Placid holiday decorating contest committee is pleased to announce this year’s winners: