As part of the 200th anniversary celebration of the Battle of Plattsburgh, the Anderson Falls Heritage Society is hosting The War of 1812 Quilt Exhibit.
I received an email regarding this week’s first-ever ATV/UTV Poker Run.
The Farmers’ Market is finished for another year.
The Anderson Falls Heritage Society will be hosting Peter Slocum for the next part of their summer lecture series.
The Book sale at the Keeseville Free Library is this week.
Nothing new to report this week, but I do have a bunch of reminders.
August is the time for the Keeseville Free Library annual Book sale.
Unfortunately, I have not been able to get to the market due to the demands of my day job.
The Art Sale and Show featuring local artists Gary Bezio and Lorna Hohn is going on now in the Library on Front Street during regular library hours.
The Keeseville Free Library is having its opening reception for the annual Art Show and Sale this Thursday July 10 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Summer is officially here and there are several exciting news items to report.
My congratulations to all area graduates.
The flag ceremony on Flag Day was well done and a beautiful event.
June 14 is Flag day.
Busy weekend for Keeseville residents.
I received an email from the Elizabethtown Community Hospital informing me that the Hospital has reached an agreement with Dr. Richard Bremer to assume his practice in AuSable Forks pending his retirement this summer.
I managed to see the sendoff of the World War Two Veterans on May 17th from the Plattsburgh Airport.
The Children’s Development Group has opened a new facility at 1717 Front Street offering many great services including tutoring, preschool, educational activities and more to our local families.
I am happy to report that the North Star Underground Railroad Museum has opened this past weekend for its fourth season.
This is the weekend that the Chesterfield Rod and Gun Club will be hosting their annual Sportman’s Show Saturday April 26 from 9 a.m. to 4 in the afternoon and Sunday from 9 a.m. until 3.
I’m very happy to report that the Anderson Falls Heritage Society will be opening on April 15 from then until late Fall.
The Chesterfield Rod and Gun Club, 59 Green Street, in Keeseville, will be having their annual Sportman’s Show at the end of this month.
I got a quick reaction to last week’s bit on the spelling of “Ausable” from my editor here, Keith Lobdell, who as the editor for a local paper should know town spellings.
The Wednesday March 12 meeting of the North Country Honor Flight was postponed along with pretty much everything else going on in the North Country due to Winter Storm Vulcan.
The Curling tournament hosted by the American Legion to benefit North Country Honor Flight has been canceled.
Don’t forget to turn your clocks ahead this Sunday, March 9, as Daylight savings starts again for another year.
The final film in the “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Story” series “The Loving Story” will air this Saturday, March first at 1 p.m. in the Plattsburgh Public Library with a community discussion to follow afterwards
This week the feature film in the “Created Equal: America’s Civil Rights Story” series is “Slavery by Another Name.”
Received an email from the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association concerning a new film series at the Plattsburgh Municipal Library located at 19 Oak Street for the next five Saturdays starting with Feb. 1.
My heart goes out to all the families that lost so much during last Friday’s fire in Port Kent.
I haven’t seen lights on in Kingsland Square Bistro and Bakery for a while now.
Received an email from Danny Kaifetz, Director of North Country Honor Flight, who reports: “In 2013 we flew FIVE flights and 82 WWII veterans to their Memorial in Washington DC, and for 2014 we have SEVEN flights scheduled for over 100 veterans, plus three flights planned for Vermont.
Your volunteer firefighters of Westport Hose Company No. 1 would like to thank all those who offered their support by purchasing raffle tickets for our annual holiday Baskets of Cheer.
Well, 2013 is in the past and 2014 has started.
Received an email from Chris Maron, Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails, informing me that the entries for the photography contest are all in and can be viewed online at champlainareatrails.com.
A reminder that the Teens for Marines Toys for Tots Fundraiser will be this Friday, Dec. 13 in the Rainbow Banquette Hall in Altona in the Blue Room from six until nine at night.
Received an email from Chris Maron Executive Director of Champlain Area Trails reminding me that time is running out on the Fall CATS writing/photography contest.
Received an email from the North Country Honor Flight.
The North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association will be hosting a special Local History Experience.
Our Free Library has a children’s reading this Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 10 a.m.
My congratulations and thanks to the North Country Honor Flight who so beautifully honored our veterans on Nov. 2 at Hawkins Hall on Plattsburgh State University.
The vote is in and as of the end of December 2014 Keeseville will be no more.
At the time I write this column we are still two days away from the voting on the referendum on the dissolution of Keeseville.
Tuesday, Oct. 22, is an important day for Keeseville residents as voting on the referendum whether or not to approve the dissolution plan for the Village Keeseville.
The Anderson Falls Heritage Society has one last event planned for this year occurring on Wednesday, Oct. 16, at 6:30 p.m.
The Anderson Falls Heritage Society has two more wonderful events planned for this year.
I stopped into Mac’s Grocery this past weekend.
I’m sorry to see Mac’s Grocery close down.
I received an exciting email concerning downtown’s Kingsland Square Bistro.
I received an email from Rick Weerts, Camp Director for the local Cub Scouts.