Warrensburg floral shop named 'Business of 2012'
Rebecca Witz Swan's floral and furnishings store was launched in an uncertain economy, yet it has met with considerable success in two short years. It shows was can happen when an entrepreneur follows a solid business plan, has expertise in their field, and puts a lot of hard work into their enterprise.
I have been mystified by a plant in my garden.
The Ski Bowl Garden is already giving us beauty!
Plots available to community members
Taking steps forward to make Elizabethtown a more healthy community, the town will be providing plots of land for a community garden.
By launching a new farmer's market in Chestertown, the Tri-Lakes Business Alliance hopes to attract people to town this summer and boost local commerce — as well as help provide fresh, top-quality homegrown vegetables and other goods for families in norther Warren County.
Clinton County using more local dollars to help low-income households
Clinton County officials are dealing with major funding cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) by using more local dollars to make sure families stay warm this winter.
The Housing Assistance Program of Essex County (HAPEC) along with the towns of Lewis and Willsboro were the recipients of awards through Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council initiative.
On Monday, Dec. 5 it became illegal in New York state to throw rechargeable batteries in the garbage.
When the snow piles and plows barrel through sending tons of hard wet snow to the same shoulder of the road your dolphin mailbox used to sit, that crumpled up box with the utility bill trapped inside could now be the homeowner’s problem to replace.
North Country Gardening
Even though we have been enjoying some beautiful weather over the past few weeks, we know that colder weather is just around the corner.
Ethel Beaty stood in front of her soon-to-be home Friday, Nov. 11 and wept tears of joy as she watched 65 or so volunteers hammer on shingles, cut boards, haul sand, paint walls and hang drywall.
The Warrensburg Town Board voted Nov. 9 to adopt a 2012 budget that calls for no tax increase for local property owners.
After 90 minutes of heated discussion Monday, Nov. 14, the Thurman Town Board adopted a 2012 budget that eliminated its treasured tradition of townwide, curbside trash collection.
North Country Gardening
Every year, professional and hobby plant breeders are working on developing new varieties of plants for our gardens.
At the request of New York state, the Federal Emergency Management Agency has extended the registration deadline for anyone who suffered damage from Hurricane Irene and Tropical Storm Lee this summer.