Essex County will host a public meeting in the town of Jay to update those waiting on property buyouts in the wake of flooding from Tropical Storm Irene on where the process is.
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Commissioners Allison McGahay and Mark Whitney spoke with members of the Essex County Public Safety Committee Sept. 9 about new polling rules put in place by the state.
The second Wall of Distinction Dinner Ceremony will be held Saturday, Sept. 14, starting at 6 p.m. at the Westport Hotel and Tavern.
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Sen. Charles Schumer and Rep. Bill Owens were in Lake Placid Friday, Sept. 6, touring the Lake Placid Pub and Brewery and talking about the Small Breweries Act.
Dan Connell returned to his seat at the Essex County Board of Supervisors Sept. 9, just over a month after facing a serious illness that he can’t remember.
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The Taste of Local Food Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 14, running from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Along with the festival, there will be an Apple Dessert Contest, with entries accepted at the museum before 11 a.m.
The Adirondack North Country Association announced last week that the State Theater had reached its fundraising goal of $95,000 to update the two movie screens for the coming switchover to digital film.
The 2013 class of students that are participating in the International Students Program at KCS come from several diverse countries, including Thailand, South Korea, Serbia, Denmark, Spain and Brazil.
A group of Lake Placid residents and parents have come together to try and help save a Lake Placid landmark.
Essex County seeks more foster families
Stevie Burrows is preparing to enter her final semester of college, and she has her foster family to thank for it.
The 7th Annual Flaming Leaves Classic and Antique Car Rally will be held Saturday, Sept. 21, at Marcy Field in Keene Valley.
That is what one public works superintendent is saying after twice in one week having to clear wastewater treatment pumps that had become clogged by the wipes.
The Elizabethtown Volunteer Fire Department will be participating in a special fundraising program in conjunction with the 99 Restaurant chain in Plattsburgh Wednesday, Sept. 11.
After a three-year hiatus from the festival scene, Otis Mountain in Elizabethtown will again host a weekend music festival, now to be known as the Otis Mountain Get Down.
That was before Gov. Andrew Cuomo gave them the news they had been waiting over two years to hear, at the end of his Sept. 4 press conference at the Jay Community Center.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo joined state Assemblyman Dan Stec, Jay Supervisor and Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy Douglas and Keene Supervisor Bill Ferebee in announcing the New York Rising Community Reconstruction Planning Committee at the Jay Community Center Sept. 4.
Adirondack Hardware will host its 13th annual Energy Expo Friday, Sept. 6, and Saturday, Sept. 7, at its Keeseville store at 1698 Front St.
Local schools will welcome students back to their hallways and classrooms next week, with all area schools opening Thursday, Sept. 5.
The Ragnar Relay Adirondacks will be run Sept. 27 and Sept. 28, bringing with it more than 2,000 runners to take on the 196.2-mile course that travels from Saratoga Springs and finishes at the Lake Placid Horse Show grounds.
The Westport Bicentennial Committee is already at work, making preparations for the festivities that will take place during Fourth of July weekend 2015.
Equipment used to hold youth horse shows during the Essex County Fair has come up missing three weeks after the annual festival.
Now that a plan is in place with a referendum set for Oct. 22, Mayor Dale Holderman said he and his fellow board members are going to let people know how they really feel.
The Town of Willsboro may be the center of the Essex County political universe in the 2013 election season.
Members of the county Board of Supervisors voted 17-0 during a special meeting Aug. 26 to increase their share of the sales tax from 3.75 percent to 4.00 percent. The increase brings the total sales tax figure to 8.0 percent with state and county combined. Westport Supervisor Dan Connell was unable to attend the meeting.
For Joshua Bridge, the choice for where he should spend a semester studying abroad came down to his favorite movies.
The Essex Community Concert Series is ready to wrap up the 2013 summer season, but not before a piano performance by Jessica Roemischer.
As the summer months wind down, officials from a pair of organizations that promote tourism in the region spoke about the year and the impacts of the business locally.
Ten students from Keene Central School were able to see the culmination of a two-year fundraising effort when they spent 12 days in Spain.
Members of the Essex County Personnel Committee talked about increasing the amount a person would pay to take the state exam required for those who apply to be employed by the county.
Starting Friday, Aug. 16, patients at the Westport Health Center were finally able to see the fruits of the past few months of construction.
One more vote will determine if the village of Keeseville will cease to be an incorporated entity after Dec. 31 of next year.
Community members showed up in droves to help raise funds for a local theater threatened with “Go Digital or Go Dark.”
The home will host a donation drive for the residents Thursday, Aug. 22, from 9 a.m. until noon and again from 1 to 4 p.m. in the activity room.
An artist who has exhibited around the world came to Essex last week to do the same, this time for a cause.
Two years ago, the waters from the Gulf Brook spilled over its banks and caused havoc to the hamlet of Keene as part of the mark Tropical Storm Irene left on the North Country.
A new website is promoting the trails, roads and parks in the North Country as a great place to “Get Out and Live.”
After hearing little response from representatives at the state and federal level, World War II veteran Joe Demarco turned to the halls of the Essex County Board of Supervisors.
For the past 20 years, aspiring thespians in the region have taken to the stage as part of the Boquet River Theatre Festival.
A meeting on the future of how properties would be assessed in the town of Essex and by whom turned tense during discussion time.
After months of negotiations and litigation, the feud between the town of Essex and Lewis Family Farm has been settled with Salim “Sandy” Lewis walking away with a much smaller tax bill.
Antonette Knoedl returns to lead the newest cast at the Essex Theatre Company in “Becky Shaw,” which opens to audiences Friday, Aug. 16.
Mark Whitney of Schroon will have to get right to work in his new job.
Parishioners and community members gathered around the front of the United Church of Christ in Elizabethtown Aug. 4 to dedicate a new face for the town clock.
Doreen Ossenkops of North Hudson believes that businesses in the Adirondack Park are being discriminated against.
Festival Day, Canal Splash hope to draw large crowds with music, fun
The annual Westport Festival Day in Ballard Park will be joined by the New York State Canal Splash celebration, which will be held locally at the Westport Marina.
As leaders at North Country Community College continue to talk expanding the college throughout Essex and Franklin counties, the Essex County Board of Supervisors showed its support Aug. 5.