A local singer/songwriter will be taking the stage in Vermont Saturday, Jan. 31, joined by a fellow musician who has hit it big as one of the writers of several chart-topping hits .
It’s not the completion of a goal, but may be perhaps one of the biggest steps in the realization of what the family of the late Brian Carpenter have been working towards since his death in August of 2005.
The 18 members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to support and editorial written by the editorial board of this newspaper.
The company planning to bring natural gas to International Paper has asked a Vermont agency to delay technical hearings.
Judy Stock first heard about a spree of vandalisms while she was at a meeting two days after the alleged Dec. 13 incidents.
The after school program at Schroon Lake Central School has seen some ups and downs over the past couple of years.
Lakes to Locks Passage, based out of Crown Point, has received $153,000 to help support its geotourism initiative.
Stephen A. Welch, 50, and Barry Raymond, Jr., 28, were killed in the blaze, which happened at Welch’s mobile home on 4818 Route 9N with a call coming into Essex County 911 at 5:25 a.m.
The town has received a pair of awards from the state of New York to help improve an aging infrastructure.
Fort Ticonderoga received a pair of awards through the North Country Regional Economic Development Council to add to their programming and bring budding historians on board through a fellowship program.
It was a big day for second grader Payton Gangi, a culmination of hard work and dedication, taking the extra time to sit down at home and read a good book.
The Moriah girls and boys varsity basketball teams made their case known for repeating as the Section VII/Class D champions in 2014/15.
Supervisor Tom Scozzafava said money awarded through the North Country Regional Economic Development Council will help to renovate a “miss-mash” of lines that run water to residents on Mountain Spring Road.
The town of Crown Point may soon be without an ambulance service, which has the town supervisor concerned.
“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”
Members of two classes as the Champlain Valley Educational Services Mineville campus have been putting their classroom learning to real-life application, working to build and landscape the future of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care.
The town received a pair of awards through the North Country Regional Economic Development Council and Essex County.
Those entering the main office at Moriah Central School this year have noticed small bell towers on their right as they make their way into the school.
The new Crown Point Art Gallery is hosting the works of North Country Community College students over the winter months.
The “ugly sweater party” craze has gained in popularity in the past few years, now becoming a fundraiser at Moriah Central School.
After a public hearing on the matter, members of the school board met Dec. 2, and Dec. 8, to discuss the timetable for hiring a new Superintendent of Schools.
Events will start with the annual senior citizen dinner at the school, starting at 4 p.m. and running until 6:30 p.m. The event was moved from its originally scheduled day of Tuesday, Dec. 9.
Ticonderoga Police Chief Mark Johns recently presented his plan to bring in a K-9 unit using leftover funds from 2014 along with budgeted funds for 2015. He said when looking into the possibly of bringing a dog onto the force, Vergennes was the main town he researched.
Ticonderoga Central School District officials have announced school will be closing early Tuesday, Dec. 9, as a storm system expected to drop several inches of snow makes its way north.
Through its company-wide granting program, International Paper Ticonderoga Mill has given a big boost to the St. Mary’s School rebuilding fund.
Schroon Lake, Moriah sweep in tournaments, Ti splits
The winter sports season has begun, and a couple of Class D boys basketball squads have made very strong statements in their first couple of games.
For the second year, the elementary wing of the school hosted a grandparents/grandfriends breakfast.
One way or another, the town of Crown Point is going to have to replace the water main lines in parts of its current system, some of which date back to 1890. The question is, how much do people want the estimated $5.98 million project to hurt their pocketbooks and wallets.
2009 accident claimed life of A.T. Morette
Morette, who was 60 at the time of his death, was an avid runner and community pillar in Ticonderoga. He was allegedly hit by a tractor-trailer truck at around 5 a.m. near the intersection of Route 22 and Shore Airport Road in the early morning hours of Dec. 2, 2009. The case remains unsolved.
After a back-and-forth on the future of the Ticonderoga Natural Foods Co-op, organizers have decided there is enough interest to keep their push going into spring.
For the fifth year, the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has joined in the nation-wide Small Business Saturday Program.
Despite an impassioned plea by the President of the workers union for the Ticonderoga Highway Department, two positions were cut as part of the adopted 2015 budget for the town.
Adirondack Council also backs proposed plan
While government leaders had already thrown their support behind the idea of a natural gas pipeline crossing Lake Champlain from Vermont to International Paper - Ticonderoga Mill, they received the backing of the largest environmental watchdog in the Adirondack Park.
Seven members of the Moriah Vikings and Class D champion Ticonderoga Sentinels were given all star nominations by the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference for the 2014 football season.
Essex Industries, which is operated through Mountain Lake Services, invited the community into its Pilfisher Road site to show off their work and workers. It focuses on producing high-end canoe seats and canoe accessories, cedar picnic tables, camp stools, novelty cutting boards and pizza peels, with annual contract sales of approximately $1 million with customers from around the globe.
A pair of Section VII runners were able to score podium finished while the Seton Catholic Lady Knights and Lake Placid Blue Bombers ranked high in the Class D races at the NYSPHSAA cross country championships at SUNY Canton Nov. 8.
The report, issued by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), stated Ticonderoga had failed to provide proper treatment for Cryptosporidium at its Gooseneck Pond source, a single-celled protozoan parasite commonly found in lakes and rivers, especially when the water is contaminated with sewage and animal waste.
The Ticonderoga Sentinels had 2:26 in time of possession during the second quarter of its Nov. 8 Class D regional semifinal playoff against Tupper Lake. In that time, they scored 21 points.
Peru 59, Franklin Academy 6
It took the Peru Indians a total time of 1:48 seconds with the ball to make their statement against Franklin Academy Nov. 8.
Christopher Chevrolet will officially re-open their doors to the community Thursday, Nov. 13, to show off their new look at the Ticonderoga dealership.
Thanks to grant funding of approximately $300,000 and for $500,000, Moriah in now at the final stages of reclaiming the lake shore and making improvements to the town-owned campground and beach.
The beginner calligraphy classes will take place at the library on Thursday, Nov. 20; Thursday, Dec. 4; and Thursday, Dec. 11. The class will take place from 1 until 2 p.m. each day, with pre-registration required by Nov. 13, as the class will be limited to 15 participants.
The Chazy Eagles punched their ticket to the NYSPHSAA Class D Final Four with a 3-0 win over Section X's Lisbon Nov. 7.
In a game that saw few opportunities on frame, the Chateaugay Lady Bulldogs were able to find the difference maker in the first 10 minute overtime for a 2-1 win against Chazy Nov. 7 to advance to the Class D final four.
In what has become the annual matchup between arguably the two best coaches in Class D boys soccer, McAuliffe and the Chazy Eagles again claimed the Section VII/Class D boys soccer championship with a 0-0, 5-3 penalty kick win against Buehler and his first-year Elizabethtown-Lewis/Westport Griffins.
The Eagles dominated the sectional playoffs, allowing only one shot from an opponent in the 67th minute of the final game. The shot was not on goal.
“In the two practices that we will have before tomorrows game I have been working on preparing my team mentally,” Mountaineer head coach Candice Gereau said. “We know we have been riddled with injuries, but we have continued to fight and play hard, getting us to this final game.”
Tied at halftime, the Ticonderoga Sentinels scored 24 points in the final 24 minutes of play to claim the Section VII/Class D title with a 30-6 win over rival and two-time defending champion Moriah Oct. 31.
Community members here packed the Moriah Central School auditorium Oct. 18 and Oct. 19 to see the latest movie premier from the collaborators behind “Mineville.”
The annual renewal of rivalry between the Ticonderoga (5-3) and Moriah (4-4) varsity football teams once again takes the stage at AuSable Valley High School with the Section VII/Class D title on the line.