Local residents have worked to repair hiking trails that were recently damaged in Elizabethtown.
Taxpayers with a Basic STAR exemption will have to register with the state in order to continue receiving the discount in 2014.
As numbers are returned to area schools, The Westport Central School Board of Education must find ways to make up for reductions in state funding.
Board Vice Chairman William Ferebee of Keene and Moriah Supervisor Tom Scozzafava presented Jim Kahler of Pre-Tech Plastics in Mineville with a resolution of congratulations on having received AS9100C Certification, a quality management standard specifically written for the aerospace industry and awarded by the Online Aerospace Supplier Information System. The award places Pre-tech among the best in the Aerospace and Defense Quality Management System International Standard.
The Essex County Board of Supervisors approved a new three-year contract with members of the County Chapter of the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA).
During their regularly scheduled meeting on April 4, Town Supervisor Sue Montgomery Corey asked the Town Board to consider passing a resolution authorizing Minerva to request that its share of the sales tax collected by Essex County be returned to the town.
Officials from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) shared center stage at the April 8 meeting of the Indian Lake Town Board.
Would resign as Johnsburg attorney if elected
As Assemblyman Tony Jordan (R-Jackson) looks to trade in his Capitol seat in Albany for the district attorney’s chair in Washington County, this North Creek native says the decision was bittersweet because he would have to leave private practice.
More information available; public participation down
Moriah residents are more informed, but less vocal at town board meetings. Supervisor Tom Scozzafava believes the reason lies in social media and the internet.
Attracting young people to the region and keeping them here was more than a talking point at the sixth annual Adirondack Young Professionals Economic Forum. It was a call to action.
Funding for a popular program offered by Adirondack Community Action Programs will not be available this fall, leaving kids in Westport and Schroon Lake without their usual after school activities.
The food pantry at Adirondack Community Action Programs in Elizabethtown has recently had to turn away referrals to their food pantry due to lack of supplies.
Superintendent Scott Osborne told members of the School Board and public March 27 that an increase in state aid had cut their previous deficit estimate in half, but the district was still looking for ways to cut $302,914 in the 2013-14 spending plan.
During the March 27 meeting of the ELCS Board of Education, Superintendent Scott Osborne asked for permission to speak with the surrounding school districts to look at getting together to draft a merger feasibility study.
Willsboro Central School plans on using up to $612,348 in fund balance to help keep the 2013-14 budget under the state’s cap, but is hoping they will receive some added aid from Albany.
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