Preston is seeking state funding to improve the condition of the roadway, which allows travelers access to the top of the fifth-highest peak in New York state.
Roger Trancik, of the Adirondack Hamlets 3 project and Urban Design Consultants in Ithaca, led a discussion with residents of Au Sable Forks on how the land could be developed and give residents and option for housing that is not located along the flood plain.
Usually Westport wears blue and Schroon Lake white and red when they meet on the soccer pitch. On Sept. 25, both broke from their traditional uniform colors for something a little more pink.
Willsboro disputes departure from CAP program with Westport, Elizabethtown
At issue was the breakup of three towns which had, for the past six years, functioned as one assessing entity under a state Certified Assessment Program (CAP): Westport, Willsboro and Elizabethtown.
Members of the Essex County Board of Supervisors are ready to put their support behind the land swap between NYCO Minerals and the state of New York.
The Most Reverend Carlo Maria Vigano was the principal celebrant at the Solemn Mass for the Year of Faith, held in the 1932 Rink at the Lake Placid Olympic Center.
The Christmas Angel, marked as the 174th created, will be displayed for the first time during a 2 p.m. ceremony at the Healing Garden, located in the Willsboro Memorial Cemetery on Essex Road (Route 22).
The North Country Chapter of the American Red Cross is taking over the Lake Placid Speed Skating Oval along with several emergency service organizations Saturday, Oct. 5, to help get their message out to the North Country.
During the past few years, Cross Shores Farm, home of the Adirondack Polo Club, has brought the sport of polo to the town of Westport.
Family, friends and members of the Westport Central School community joined together Sept. 14 as the second Wall of Distinction induction ceremony and dinner added four new names.
While they were able to come away relatively pain free, it was one penalty during the Indians’ 47-7 victory that will change the game plan heading into their Class C matchup with Saranac Lake scheduled for this Saturday, Sept. 28.
A new flagpole now displays the American flag at the Chesterfield Town Hall.
Town: we have not been served, continue to negotiate
A lawsuit over payment for design work on a sewage treatment system is the latest firestorm between the current and former administrations in Elizabethtown.
Three of the four newest inductees to the AuSable Valley Hall of Fame took their place at the 50-yard line Sept. 20 in Clintonville.
Members of the Adirondack Park Agency (APA) Board of Commissioners Friday, Sept. 13 unanimously approved a permit for the expansion of the Barber Homestead Park campground in the town of Westport.
The Board of Directors for ARISE announced Sept. 13 that they plan on re-opening Big Tupper Ski Area for the 2013-2014 ski season.
The town will hold a permissive referendum Wednesday, Oct. 16, with polling from noon until 8 p.m. at the Town of Jay Community Center on (11 School Lane in Au Sable Forks) and the Amos and Julia Ward Theatre (12 Parkside Drive, Jay).
Thirteen vendors from around the region offered visitors to the Adirondack History Center Museum’s Taste of Local event Sept. 14.
The 1979-80 boys varsity basketball team will join three new members of the Hall of Fame in ceremonies that will be held Friday, Sept. 20, during halftime of the AuSable Valley varsity football team’s home game against Peru.
Several candidates received the party blessing of their constituents with the results of the Sept. 10 primary held throughout Essex County.
For the AuSable Valley Patriots, one win, Sept. 13 against Plattsburgh High, put an end to an 11-game skid and gave the team a shot of momentum heading into a pair of very tough match-ups in the next two weeks.The AuSable Valley Patriots varsity football team will host the team many believe to be the top in Section VII Friday night, as the Peru Indians come to town on Hall of Fame night.
In May, Connell presented a resolution to the board that would have authorized a contract between the county and the towns of Westport, Elizabethtown and Willsboro for assessor services. After some debate, the resolution was tabled.
The Philadelphia Flyers will host a team “bonding camp” starting Thursday, Sept. 19, at the home of the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games.
DOH Council to make final determination Oct. 3
The New York State Department of Health’s Planning Committee voted Sept. 12 to approve the Certificate of Need transfer from the county to the New York-based company, moving the process on to the full Planning Council.
The Apostolic Nuncio to the United States for the Roman Catholic Church will be in Lake Placid at the end of this month to lead a special mass.
Fall Sports Preview: Willsboro
Elise Stefanik has formally filed paperwork to become a candidate for the 21st District. Stefanik currently works in sales, marketing, and management in her family’s business, Premium Plywood Products, Inc.
Fall Sports Preview: Westport
Department Director John O’Neill spoke to members of the Human Services Committee during its Sept. 9 meeting about offering department employees a four day work week.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo said he wants the law enforced no matter personal opinion.
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.
Fall Sports Preview: Elizabethtown-Lewis
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.
Fall Sports Preview: Keene
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.
Fall Sports Preview: AuSable Valley
A recap of high school sports
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.