The town is now planning to extend its sewer system a mile and a half up Schroon River Road, which would give hundreds of households a first-ever opportunity to obtain municipal sewage treatment.
Encouragement of development trumps environmental protection in the latest decision reached by Lake George municipal leaders.
A large number of households in Thurman, among the relatively few in the nation that don't now have broadband access, will soon be able to connect with the Internet and other digital resources due to their nationally acclaimed 'white space' system that will be operational in a week or two.
The man who steered Warren County's finances successfully through the dark days of the recession is again chosen — for the third year — to lead the county.
A heartwarming holiday event in Brant Lake that emphasizes creativity and community values was well received again in its 14th edition,by residents and visitors alike
Despite a lack of height on their team, the Warrensburg Girls Basketball Team continues to surpass expectations.
Digital electronic signs are considered obnoxious and tacky, or informative and stimulating — and much of the difference lies in how they are designed and utilized. Following the path of Lake George Village, Lake George Town government is also now considering regulating the signs to please the majority. Restrictions are to be considered on the digital signs' placement, scrolling rate, brightness, and other characteristics — to retain the local ambiance.
Bolton Central School is again pulling off an improbable feat in sports — and setting off into uncharted territory for the school — with their yet-undefeated 2014-15 season in girls basketball
Shared services, a potential sewer hookup moratorium, consolidation of occupancy tax reviews, and a joint project to build a pedestrian bridge — are all subjects to be aired at a rare joint meeting between the Lake George town and village boards. The meeting is set for 5 p.m. Wednesday Dec. 17.
The Warrensburg High School wrestlers are a young squad this year, but they have considerable potential.
For the past 80 years, agriculture has been virtually dormant in the southern Adirondacks. Recently, with the interest in building a sustainable economy and consuming fresh local high-quality foods, farming in the area has re-emerged. Making a living in agriculture here, however, has been a formidable challenge — and ideas are now being shared on how to do it.
A grieving boy's plea to Santa, a tribute to the jolly big elf who's loyal to his hometown, and enhanced craft fairs were all aspects of the 26th edition of Christmas in Warrensburg last weekend.
The Warrensburg Girls Basketball team takes on yet another talented opponent and comes out on top — key to their success is their balance of talents and their teamwork.
In the relatively few years of their team's existence, the lake George/Hadley Luzerne WarEagles wrestling team has proven to annually be a powerhouse.
Warrensburg High School wrestlers performed beyond expectations in their first meet for 2014-15.
Agriculture and its potential renaissance in Warren County is the topic of a public meeting with interactive discussion set for 10 a.m. to noon Tuesday in the Warrensburg Town Hall. Area Economic Development czar Ed Bartholomew is to be participating in the event.
A celebration in Brant Lake — which has immersed both children and adults in holiday spirit for 13 years — is set for 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday Dec. 7.
The beloved two-day holiday festival returns to Warrensburg for its 26th year with a craft fair, open houses, live reindeer, mule-drawn wagon rides and craft workshops for children.
Warrensburg High School has an accomplished, drama program that annually presents a remarkably fine musical each March — and now the WCS Drama Club is adding another production — this time for the students from grades 7 through 11 — during the fall semester.
The ultra-small school of Bolton Central may again — for the second time in several months — beat the odds and win a string of victories like the Bolton girls soccer team did, considering the athletic talent that's on the squad.
Considering their performance in their practices this season — and the record of coach P.J. Hogan — The Lake George Girls Basketball Team is bound to go far this year.
Award-winning Warrensburg girls basketball star Erin Langworthy is back on the floor for another season, backed up with a talented lineup that includes two basketball area All-Stars and a pair of athletes who've competed in the state Final Four in soccer. With this crew, Burgher fans are eager to see the team pursue some championships.
Two talented, high-scoring point guards — one of them a state champion — battled it out Dec. 2 on the hardwoods of Warrensburg High with the help of their teammates.
The holiday festival that for 26 years has offered so many activities for all ages has returned to Warrensburg — with a number of new attractions.
With its new Ethics Law, Warren County toughens its standards of conduct for public employees and elected officials, while establishing an independent, non-partisan county Board of Ethics to review allegations of impropriety.
In recent years, the North Warren Boys Basketball team has played ball at the level of schools several times their enrollment. This year, with a 1,000-point versatile player and a strong roster backing him up, this year is likely to continue this trend.
College-level coach at the helm of basketball team
The 2014-15 season appears to be a breakout year for boys basketball at Warrensburg High School.
Lake George point guard Joel Wincowski — ranked as a top player in the state — returns for his second year after leading the Lake George Warriors to a state basketball championship — and this new team is gunning for more glory in 2014-15.
Despite the small size of the school, expectations are high this year for the Bolton Central Varsity Boys Basketball team's season.
County taxes are to go up 1.53 percent in 2015 despite lower government spending — but town-by-town the tax rate change varies dramatically.
State: Town water tank needs refinishing
Town of Chester appropriations for 2015 include money for a state-mandated refinishing of the town water tank, as well as for engineering work related to reconstruction of the Loon Lake Dam
To retain the vitality of local shops and boost the Warrensburg community's ambiance, two organizations are collaborating on an event — featuring giveaways, discounts and incentives — that prompts people to shop locally.
Bolton stores are holding open houses and offering special incentives to entice shoppers to fulfill their gifting needs in town — which adds to the sustainability of the local economy and strengthens community connections
The Burghers open up their 2014-15 campaign with a flourish — All-Star guard Shea Irish pours in 24 points in the last quarter for a stunning comeback win.
Opportunities exist in Warren County NY for people with physical limitations to enjoy the exhilaration of downhill skiing.
The Town of Chester Municipal Center is expected to serve as a demonstration project showcasing how large municipal facilities can be converted to biomass heat, which would create jobs in the Adirondacks and keep more money circulating in the region. Already, the municipal center and several other town facilities operate with solar power — the two initiatives underscore the town's commitment to environmental stewardship.
A stellar record-breaking season for the Bolton-Warrensburg Girls Soccer team concludes in the New York State Class D Championship semifinals; and the team's success this season blazes a trail for an outstanding future for the joint soccer program.
The town of Chester's water tank has a coating containing lead — but fortunately for public health, it's on the vessel's exterior. Dealing with this issue — as well as Bti-application contracts and budget issues — led to a lengthy town board meeting recently with a lot of decision-making.
The sale of Warren County's Westmount Health Facility — which in past months has sparked considerable public controversy — is to be in the spotlight Wednesday Nov. 19 as the proposed terms of the sale — negotiated behind closed doors — are to be formally presented beginning at 2 p.m.to county supervisors
'Peace, Paws, and Music’ fest in Chester
A new event in northern Warren County that's intended to encourage dogs and their families to enjoy a getaway together, is now moving forward toward its June 2015 debut.
Pottersville's one-of-a-kind model train display museum — with its cityscapes crafted by Tony award-winning set designer Clarke Dunham — was saved from the auction block Tuesday, and Clarke and Barbara Dunham plan to keep the world-class venue operating in northern Warren County.
The new joint Bolton-Warrensburg Girls Soccer team battles its way into the New York State Final Four — and secures a place in Section II history as they do so.
Invocations for peace at a Veterans Day ceremony in Warrensburg had dual meaning — not only an end of war in the world, but recognition that two local veterans groups finally set aside their differences and held a joint ceremony for Veterans Day.
North Warren, Johnsburg schools to benefit too
By next fall, Warrensburg Central students will likely be enjoying the benefits of a pending $1.1 million grant earmarked to boost computer technology resources in the district.
Angry outbursts, threats and accusations have occurred often at Thurman Town Board meetings, prompting calls to police to restore order. In response, the town board has begun videotaping meetings — with one camera pointed at the crowd — and posting the videos on YouTube.
North Warren's top school official is particularly happy that voters approved a school roof reconstruction project Tuesday — Peg Brady, Supreintendent of Schools, now won't have to set out buckets in her office to catch leaking water when it rains!
Taxpayers in the town of Bolton will fare well in 2015, as the town budget is heavily subsidized with sales tax revenue — and with the economy rebounding, tax rates will remain stable if not decline — increased municipal expenses.
Following the successful debut this last summer of several new events in Lake George Village, the King George Fishing Derby is scheduled to be held in July 2015 — and feature a wide variety of family activities as well as a fishing competition.
If voters approve, the school will have its roof reconstructed and its HVAC system upgraded, plus a new standby generator that will come in handy when there's a power outage.
A historic lake George Island, now overrun by invasive plants and abused by some campers, may soon have its natural beauty restored.