Editor, Adirondack Journal
Have you experienced a baffling traffic jam in the sleepy hamlet of Chestertown? Without a doubt, it's because of the local Farmers' Market — with hundreds of shoppers from the region anxious to browse among the produce, gourmet foods and handcrafted goods the venue offers.
Friends and relatives of a teenager who took her own life three years ago talk of how memories of the peace-loving girl continue to provide inspiration — to reach out to others, particularly in times of emotional distress.
Wayne Smith served 10 years in the Marines, including four tours in Vietnam — enduring injuries while earning the rank of Staff Sergeant. Recently, he received full military honors in an memorial interment ceremony conducted at the Gerald Solomon National Cemetery, after a holdup of about seven years.
TourExpo extended three days
Warren County's largest event is also the nation's most popular multi-brand motorcycle rally — and it will dominate Lake George Village between Monday June 3 — when registration begins — through Saturday June 8.
Area citizens should reach out to returning soldiers and veterans to help them resolve issues of adjustment and to relieve emotional pain sparked by experiences in combat, a top New York National Guard official said during Warren County's annual POW-MIA Memorial Ceremony held June 2.
Riding on the coattails of Americade's TourExpo, the largest motorcycle equipment exposition in nearby Lake George — the upstart Warrensburg Bike Rally returns to the Warren County fairgrounds for a 9-day run.
Age-old woodworking and construction skills — along with crafting techniques — will be demonstrated at the 'Woods Walk' expo set for set for Saturday in Thurman.
A footrace that was founded in Warrensburg to promote healthy lifestyles, now a tradition embraced by many, is scheduled for this Saturday.
The festival that brings to life the legacy of Elvis has expanded to five days this year due to a long roster of Elvis tribute artists participating. The linup of daily shows and competitions starts Wednesday May 29 in Shepard Park with a free presentation of about eight performers.
In a fitting tribute to fallen soldier Jeremiah Monroe, the golf tournament held in his memory raises money to uplift and help heal the lives of other soldiers.