Facing tough competition in the Adirondack league, the Lake George High School Girls Soccer Team is working hard to extend the winning ways they enjoyed in the second half of their 2012 season
Following the footsteps of a 2012 squad that tallied an undefeated regular season, the 2013 Lake George Boys Soccer Team has its work cut out for them to extend the string of victories.
For 2013 Bolton Girls soccer team is ready to take on all competitors in the Adirondack League, since they've got a full roster of veteran players returning from their 2012 team that won second place in the league.
Award-winning Bolton Central soccer coach Francisco Roca is working with a 2013 Boys Soccer team to build skills and experience to compete effectively in the Adirondack League.
For more than a decade, a project to turn the intimate, historic Richards Library into a full-service resource center has been underway. Within a few weeks, the expanded and renovated library — with its many new amenities — is expected to be open to the public.
The Burghers' football team facing the severe limitation of a minimal roster — but they've always overcome adversity in the past to offer up action-packed football with innovative plays and displays of athletic prowess.
Aggressive physical play is a hallmark of the Lake George Warriors Football Team, and the 2013 lineup — with a muscular, experience line — is likely to have a successful season.
Since 1916, Pottersville has never hosted a parade and festival as large as the one held Aug. 24 to celebrate Warren County's Bicentennial.
Many area business people have said for years that a lack of a sewer system in downtown Chestertown has stunted local commerce. Recently the town of Chester board voted to take a step toward that goal.
A parade and celebration of this magnitude hasn't been held in the towns of Chester and Horicon for many decades — North Warren Citizens are going 'all out' to make their festival celebrating Warren County's bicentennial a record-breaker.
Both the primary election in September and the General Election in November in Warren County offer intense competition and intriguing politics, according to the roster of candidates now determined since the deadline for filing petitions passed at 5 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 20.
Lake George Village leaders grapple with event-related parking and traffic woes, as well as making it easier for individuals to distribute literature on public property — in a nod to Freedom of Speech Rights.
A new anchor health-care center for Hudson Headwaters Health Network, which serves many thousands of people in southern Adirondacks and the Glens Falls region, will boost vital services, create jobs as well as enhance Warrensburg's streetscape, area officials said this week as ground was broken for the facility.
As plans were unveiled Thursday Aug. 15 for a Marriott Courtyard hotel in downtown Lake George, local officials predicted it will boost the area's economic and cultural vitality, as well as create 100 good jobs and stem the tide of local youth migrating elsewhere in search of better opportunity.
Northern Warren County citizens are likely to gain an unexpected new asset. The town of Chester is now in final negotiations to share the services of Warrensburg Assessor Greg Klingler. But they may not be aware that he's an outstanding scenic photographer that publishes post cards — and he now intends to aim his lenses on the Chester landscape.
A walking tour of Lake George, featuring figures of local history and Q-code triggered videos via smartphones is now under development for the popular resort village. Also envisioned are vibrant displays of animated abstract shapes in vibrant colors, projected onto downtown buildings.
Lake George town leaders heard this week that the state's sewage disposal costs have improperly been billed to local homeowners, that petroleum pollution fouls a local beach, and that hundreds of thousands of gallons are leaking per month from one of their water systems.
Friendly games of croquet, spirited socializing and homestyle food are in store at this Sunday's 17th annual Sticky Wicket Croquet Tournament in Warrensburg.
Supervisors unhappy about lack of notification
A train derailment last Friday that has shut down rail service until Friday Aug. 9 has prompted the Saratoga-North Creek Railway to temporarily suspend its mid-day jaunts.
Horicon Day, a community festival that's enjoyed substantial response from the community in its initial years, was again a success Aug. 3, particularly due to new family-friendly attractions.
The Roaring 1920s featured speakeasies, flapper girls, and the popularization of the first automobiles. The Rum-Runners Weekend planned for next month in Chestertown celebrates the style and spirit of the era.
Stony Creek's Mountain Festival, to be held Saturday Aug. 3 and Sunday Aug. 4, showcases the mountain town's rich traditions of lumberjack skills, mountain music and Adirondack crafts — as well as a dose of living history.
The Tri-:Lake's Business Alliance's projects -- from the Chestertown Farmers Market to the Music on Main St. series -- has been quite successful, boosting upcounty commerce while promoting community cohesion and adding to the variety of social and cultural events in the southern Adirondacks.
North Warren Class of 2015 sponsoring dunking booth
Activities for all ages are to be offered at the annual Horicon Day festival set for Saturday in Brant Lake.
community fest begins at 2 p.m.
This Saturday, the town of Horicon will be hosting Horicon Day, an old-fashioned community festival that's captured the hearts of area citizens, as it offers fun and intriguing activities for all ages.
State and regional highway officials have for years warned about how cutting funds for infrastructure upkeep would lead to deterioration of roads that would cost the taxpayer plenty more later — and Warren County officials heard this week about the lengthy list of road reconstruction now needed due to funding cutbacks that began during the economic recession.
Michael Craner, a musician who's made waves in the world of jazz, is now serving as director of the Lake George Community Band.
The 2013 Smoke Eaters' Jamboree featured an auction with some surprising items and the live band pumped up the crowd, contributing to the event's success in its 51st year.
A top state official who served in the Jimmy Carter Administration and was a commissioner for Gov. Mario Cuomo christens a stormwater-purifying wetlands which will help boost the water quality in Lake George. The wetlands project is part of an environmental park that is envisioned to be major tourist attraction while it protects the purity of the lake.
Violent weather causes a rail-bed washout, curbing scenic train trips over the busy Fourth of July weekend on the Saratoga-North Creek Railway. With the track now repaired, the railway is offering some upcoming special excursions.
Thurman officials strike a deal with the Village of Cambridge for shared services that will save Thurman taxpayers $9,000 over the next five months.
In what is termed a landmark decision, the Lake George Park Commission approves a mandated boat inspection program that will prohibit boats with invasive species from being launched in Lake George.
While the proposal to allow tall buildings to be developed in Lake George sparked considerable controversy earlier this year, the proposal was embraced with solid support at a hearing Monday — and the village board approved the zoning changes unanimously. The changes include architectural mandates for new construction and extensive renovations.
Area journalist Jon Alexander of Warrensburg, who launched his news-reporting career with Denton Publications and has since brought many vital issues to public attention, is headed for Idaho to advance his career — and undoubtedly enjoy hunting and fishing in the Rocky Mountains.
The new zoning ordinances allowing tall buildings and mandating architectural standards have been drafted, and the public will be offering their comment at a hearing 7 p.m. Monday on the proposals which to date have prompted a measure of controversy.
Whether it was watching a renowned balloon sculptor at work, savoring fresh-squeezed lemonade or dancing to the music of singer-songwriter Steven L. Smith, folks enjoyed activities at the recent Summerfest celebration held in Chestertown.
Two men who have dedicated most all of their adult lives to fire service, were honored by July 15 Lake George Village officials.
Born in Chester, hitting its stride in Warrensburg in 1981, the health-care colossus that's Hudson Headwaters has since grown to incorporate 14 health centers over five counties in the lower Adirondacks — providing outstanding care to more than 60,000 patients at a modest cost. Now poised to construct a modern new health center in Warrensburg to better meet patients' needs, HHHN is now seeking donations to raise $1.9 million needed beyond governmental grants to build the facility that's expected to be a major new landmark in northern Warren County.
While many town recreation programs only offer kickball, crafts and swimming, the town of Bolton offers field trips, special events, free tennis and swimming lessons and various cultural activities — for area residents and visitors of all ages.
A treasure hunter from Warrensburg unearths a 100-year-old coin commemorating Warren County's centennial, and he donates it to a local museum so all can enjoy it this year — the 200th birthday of both the town of Warrensburg and the county.
New show ‘Legendarium’ praised by critics
Renowned worldwide for its artistry and intimacy, Big Apple Circus is back in Lake george with its new acclaimed show 'Legendarium'.
Family fun is in store at Adirondack Waterfest, an expo that blends environmental education with children's activities and entertainment. The event is to be held Firday July 12 on the field behind the Chester Municipal Center in Chestertown.
To celebrate the town's 200th birthday, citizens turn out for the grandest hometown parade held in over 40 years— and a festive party that celebrates local heritage.
Depending on who you listen to, the pending extension of a Warren County airport runway, 95 percent bankrolled by government grants, is either a "boondoggle" that will disrupt local quality of life and drain taxpayers wallets — or a windfall that will create jobs and boost the local economy.
Top state official praises community spirit
More than 300 area citizens of northern Warren County show their patriotism and pride — and a top state veterans official is impressed.
Thurman's deluxe train platform generated a lot of criticism when it was built years ago for about $650,00. But soon the Cadillac infrastructure, built to accommodate a full train station — will be proving its worth.
The operating costs and future of Warren County's Floyd Bennett Airport has prompted considerable controversy lately, and county supervisors have scheduled a public meeting on these issues for 7 p.m. Monday July 8 in Crandall Library's Community Room.
U.S. agency: ‘No apostrophe!’
The town of Thurman commanded international attention several weeks ago over a government agency deleting an apostrophe in naming a local mountain to honor one of the town's founders. The U.S. Board on Geographic names granted the local request, but insisted on their own dubious grammar.
Residents of northern Warren County enjoy an auction featuring some substantial bargains, while they raise money to help bankroll a celebration in August of the county's bicentennial.
There's no better day than Independence Day to dedicate the ski bowl lodge in Johnsburg to Joseph Minder, a man held captive for more than three years during World War II.