The Moose Fest date is mooving closer, with a second year of festivities planned for Sept. 24 and 25.
Don Filkins uncovered blemishes great and small in many of Johnsburg’s town buildings, and hosted a slideshow at the Sept. 20 town meeting to magnify the pockmarked paint and sagging siding.
Applefest in Peru is open Sept. 12 and 18 at St. Augustine's on Main Street.
The historic Hudson Glade and Hudson Bypass trails will be ready to ski this season after FrontStreet developers signed over usage to the town of Johnsburg Sept. 15 at barVino.
Convening in the Ski Bowl Lodge Sept. 12, the candidates for Johnsburg town government made their case for a turn at the helm.
Commemorating the tenth year since the World Trade Center towers were destroyed in an attack, town hall has a new flagpole to fly their colors.
Couple weds at Civil War event
Civil War re-enactors visited the Ski Bowl Sept. 10 with a period encampment. Two of the group's members were actually married in Civil War-era dress.
The Town of Johnsburg’s Sept. 6 meeting saw FrontStreet’s attorney once more before the board, and a briefing on FEMA disaster awards
Relocating from San Diego to the Adirondacks to begin his tenure as director for the Adirondack Museum, David Kahn said he’ll be a lot closer to home. Kahn started his new, full-time job Sept. 5.
Watching the sky drizzle, soldiers grumbled that their black powder charges couldn’t be trusted in such watery weather.
Placed first in nationwide contest
The park is planning to repair its soccer field and improve the baseball field. Final plans include a second soccer field, a total of three baseball fields and an upgraded playground.
Dry ice available at NYSEG in Lewis.
Longtime Johnsburg resident and Middlebury college professor Bill McKibben's civil disobedience display outside President Barack Obama's yard is winding down to its Sept. 3 end.
Not as bad in other locales
While much of the region weathered Tropical Storm Irene with only a few downed trees and branches, Johnsburg suffered rough handling by the storm.
Homes along River Road were pummeled with a flash flood during Hurricane Irene's pass Sunday evening, Aug. 28.
WASHINGTON — Environmentalist and long-time Johnsburg resident Bill McKibben was arrested outside the White House while protesting a planned oil pipeline in the western U.S. Aug. 20, and charges were dropped Aug 22.
Rafters loading up their buses on Route 28 are often in harm's way, and a new parking area for the buses should help ensure that the exciting action stays on the water and off the roads.
The Adirondack Hotel suffered $130,000 in damages and lost business days after flooding this year, and the community has stepped up to organize a benefit night to aid the local landmark Sept. 24.
The town's favorite president will be celebrated as the town's annual Teddy Roosevelt Weekend returns Sept. 9 through 11.
New snow guns, groomer
New equipment installations and renovations at Gore Mountain are under way for the approaching ski season.
Though the water is closed to swimming, the town beach is still open for recreation, said Supervisor Sterling Goodspeed at the town meeting Aug. 16.
A pig roast and Harley ride fundraiser will celebrate its fourth year Aug. 20 at J & J's Foxx Lair Tavern.
Barks, bellows and grunts. Moos and moans. With a range like that, contestants at the town's first-ever moose-calling imitation competition have their work cut out for them.
The North Country Challenge, a nearly 10 mile canoe and kayak race around Lake Harris, returns for its ninth year Saturday, Aug. 20.
The town’s website got a facelift recently.
Newcomb Central School may soon get the funding it needs to construct dormatories to house foreign students.
Four-day festival coming to town
A weekend of field pickin' tunes in a four-day camper town approaches as the Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival returns to the Ski Bowl Park for its eighth year from Aug. 18-21.
The local train is making a brisk trade in tickets, with nearly 1,800 riders logged since the July 23 opening.
Library visitors can bring their attic and closet treasures to the Johnsburg bookery Thursday, Aug. 18, for a professional opinion on whether they’ve got hidden gems.