In 2006 Moriah resident Nancy Cutting-Smith together with friends and family came up with the concept of a backwoods country parade. They took to their, then, dirt road of Mutton Hollow and strutted their North Country stuff.
There will be no shortage of gangster fedoras and flapper dresses Sept. 12, 13 and 14 in the Tri-lakes and Warrensburg areas. Rum runners weekend returns with new activities in this prohibition-era event.
A local women is believed to have drowned while swimming off the Black Point Public Beach on Sept. 4. in the town of Putnam.
Moriah and Ti face similar issues and look to community for solutions
Two towns facing down varying issues on their own have a very common denominator, prescription drug and heroin abuse are on the rise and no one is quite sure what to do about it.
“We tried something new last year and had Labor Day at the beach,” said Tim Bryant Chamber of Commerce executive. “It was a great time, but we had some feedback that downtown wasn’t as festive so we are back on Church Street.”
On Aug. 24 surrounded by friends, family and caregivers Allen accepted a proclamation by the Town of Ticonderoga to name Aug. 19, his date of birth, Desmond Allen Day. A plaque was presented to Allen by daughter in law Sue Allen.
Runway 67 opens doors to new fashion opportunities
Entrepreneur and Ebay store owner Tina Combs is bringing styles from stores like Macy’s and Bloomingdales to Main Street Warrensburg.
Goody’s has opened its doors independently on Main Street in Warrensburg. Owner, baker, and candy aficionado Carol Ross officially opened for business Aug. 5.
On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.
An idea among friends sharing a common love for wood working, has become more than a hobby in Wevertown.
A rescue effort began on the flat rocks over looking the pools and rapids of the Buttermilk Falls scenic byway on Aug. 9, after state police received a report of a possible drowning.
New York 21 congressional candidate Matt Funiciello speaks with voters
Matt Funiciello gives a lesson in mixing color: red plus blue can equal green.
Rhonda Barnes begins a battle with Myeloma, but not alone
Longtime Schroon resident and drummer with the popular local band Rockology, Rhonda Barnes, 46, was recently diagnosed with an advanced stage of Myeloma, a type of cancer.
Ride 4 JJ Mattison will be held on Aug. 9 departing from the Boar’s Nest restaurant.
It might not be the 1, 2 step but the annual bluegrass festival in North Creek has had locals and visitors moving to the beat of the music for 11 years.
William C. Smith of Olmstedville was arrested on July 16 as the result of two separate investigations.
Black Mountain Lodge has set in motion a renovation plan that will serve up the first area regulation beach volleyball court locally.
The future of Minerva Central School hangs in the balance, pending the outcome of a third attempt to pass its nearly $5.1 million dollar proposed budget.
The annual Upper Hudson Bluegrass Festival, renowned for hosting some of the most talented performers of authentic mountain music, is to be held from Aug. 14 through Aug. 17 this year.
The Ticonderoga Police Dept. and the Town Of Ticonderoga Offices have come together to issue a warning to residents of Ticonderoga.
Tobia J. Secone, 90 of Ticonderoga was pronounced dead July 15
A first-ever tornado cruised through Johnsburg near North Creek
First year a success
Our Town Theatre Group is bringing their Children’s Musical Workshop program back to Tannery Pond Community Center this summer.
Students of the Newcomb senior class arrived in Belize in mid April to no plumbing, electricity or technological amenities.
A re-vote of the Minerva Central School 2014-15 budget was given the stamp of approval by New York State Education Commissioner John P. King, Jr., late July 7.
Where there is a need, the Indian Lake Steering Committee has found a solution. With the supermarket closure several years ago the town was left with a lack of options when it came to purchasing produce, poultry, meat and baked goods.
Late Friday afternoon Warren County Sheriff’s with assistance from the Lake George Park Commission recovered the body of William A. Scott 59, missing since July 1- as a result of a boating accident.
Sitting on the shoreline of Lake George near where her husband disappeared after a fishing boat he was riding in capsized, Colleen Scott talks about her husband, his character, and his fishing trips.
Search efforts resume today for William B. Scott, age 59, of Westerloo, N.Y. as a result of a boating accident July 1.
Minerva School board talks openly about plans for 2014-15
The Minerva School Board met June 26 to exchange views about the possibility of being forced to enact a contingency budget for the 2014-15 school year.
At the June 19 town board meeting a correspondence was received by the board from councilman Robert Lee. The letter, read by Supervisor Steve McNally, was a request for the board to accept Lee’s resignation as councilman effective immediately.
Following the 90-minute question and answer dialogue with the republican and green party candidates in the race for the 21st Congressional District, community members were asked their exit opinions.
The Helper's Fund which has assisted families in so many ways over about 16 years, is now operating the town of Chester's food pantry — and the group's board members say more and more people are utilizing its services.
Adirondack Interpretive Center fundraiser
The third annual “Loons and Logs” day May 24 at the Adirondack Interpretive Center was a success said coordinators.
Northern Forest Room coming soon
The State University Of New York College Of Environmental Science And Forestry and the Northern Forest Institute are currently renovating an existing exhibit room at the interpretive center.
Catwalk fundraiser to benefit emergency medical services
Runway fashion is set to be the talk of the town in North Creek on June 20.
Annual Adirondack Birding Festival activities set
The 10th annual Adirondack Birding Festival is set to take place June 13 through June 15 with activities in various Hamilton County locations including Long Lake, Indian Lake, Speculator, Racquette, Blue Mountain Lake, Piseco, Lake Pleasant and Inlet.
A craft cooperative, of sorts, set to host a grand opening in downtown Port Henry June 7.
1 dead 1 seriously injured
One dead and one injured following a motorcycle accident this afternoon.
Community achievement and academic success noted
The sophomore honors English program, in collaboration with board members, community members, teacher Katie O’Dell and Superintenent Michael Markwica, exhibited their commitment to create positive connections with the community with the 2014 Wall Of Fame.
Memorial portrait rendered
Ssgt. Dain T. Venne, a Port Henry soldier killed in combat in November 2012, was honored by the Patriot Guard Riders of New York May 30.
In a ceremony on May 13, 48 men and women took the stage at the Ticonderoga High School auditorium to make the transition from student to professional.
Ticonderoga PD rules active investigation
TICONDEROGA — Ticonderoga Police officers responded to a report May 25 of canine remains washing ashore off Steamboat Landing, a private drive on Baldwin Road.
Travis Stone the caller of Monmouth
Travis Stone, 30 year-old Adirondack native, will be taking on a new role as the announcer at Monmouth Park raceway in Oceanport, New Jersey.
Local school districts received their own passing grades from the community May 20, as all five districts were given approval to move ahead with the school board-adopted 2014-15 budget plans with accompanying tax levies.
In Warren, Essex and Saratoga Counties, locally-grown fatural food direct from the farm is becoming more convenient, accessible, and lower in price.
National History day ushers collaboration
Moriah Central School history club students ranging from grades 8 to 12 attended the National History Day competition in Cooperstown.
Communication with Iowa Pacific leaves a lot to be desired
Iowa Pacific Rail, the parent company to the Saratoga & North Creek Railway, has agreed to sell an 80 percent interest to Chai Trust Co. LLC and EGI Fund Investors.
Literacy Volunteers help local students reach their goals
A pair of Literacy Volunteers’ students realized their goals recently and were rewarded with graduation ceremonies.
Brian T. Carpenter scholarship fund receives $550 donation
Local basketball players laced up their sneakers and took to the Moriah Central court to raise funds for the Brian T. Carpenter Memorial Scholarship.