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.
With the Warrensburg EMS squad running a $50,000 deficit, the town board votes to boost its annual $40,000 appropriation by $10,000.
Exhibiting determination and aggressive play, the Warrensburg football team hits its stride at the conclusion of the 2014 season.
According to the pending 2015 Thurman town budget, the municipality will be spending less in 2015, yet taxes are to increase by 2.9 percent due to reduced revenues and changes in the town's assessed value.
In the town of Warrensburg's 2015 budget, increased expenses are offset substantially by some key savings in personnel costs.
The state-owned Glen Bridge that spans the Hudson River in Thurman is to have its foundation strengthened, with an aim for it to withstand major flooding events. This $8.3 million project is likely to begin in 2016.
Harassing and threatening behavior from men dropping into the Caldwell-Lake George Library compromises the safety of librarians who are often working alone, library officials reported to the town board this week.
A proposed 2015 Lake George town budget has the tax levy going up by 2.2 percent, but features slashed water fees to many residents due to sewer main repair.
The Burghers football team is looking forward to their last two games of 2014 after the squad's aggressive performance against Fort Edward — the team's first win of 2014.
It's taken time, but the Saratoga-North Creek Railway is becoming more and more sustainable — with new freight contracts in the works, a boost in passenger traffic and a record number of reservations for its immensely popular Polar Express themed excursions.
The new medical center which will both transform downtown Warrensburg and advance health care in Northern Warren County is to be dedicated to the man who's devoted 40 years of his life to improving the health and lives of southern Adirondack residents.
The Bolton-Warrensburg girls soccer players win a tournament this week, meanwhile one of the athletes attains 100 career soccer goals, a first-ever for her school.
The Lake George Soccer program has enjoyed n unmatched string of championships over the last three decades. After losing one key game this year, the Varsity boys soccer players are rededicating their efforts towards blazing a path deep into the Section II tournament.
The Warrensburg football players fight hard against state-ranked Cambridge — and give their fans a taste of what they'll likely accomplish in their last three games of the 2014 season.
Fall festivals in Warren County celebrate Bavarian traditions
German beer, Bavarian music and food, plenty of smiles, streets full of partying people — what a way to usher in Fall — and it's all in lake George Village this weekend as well as in Hague the following weekend.
The Bolton-Warrensburg Girls Soccer team carves out their own berth in history — its a new level of achievement for the Bolton Central girls soccer program, and a whole new experience for Warrensburg High athletes.
The Warrensburg Central football team's season record appears dismal, but hides the talent and determination of the team that next year — with a long roster of returning veterans — will likely be a leading contender in the area.
Jamiee and Roy Ross’s annual Benefit Barn Party is to be held from noon to about 11 p.m. Saturday Oct. 11 — and this year proceeds from the event go to help the family of nine-year-old Skyler Castro of Thurman, who is now undergoing treatment for bone cancer.
New high-tech plant could cost $10 million
The state is mandating that Lake George Village clean up the effluent from their sewer treatment plant, which wastewater engineers have been working for years to upgrade. Now a task force looking into solving the outflow purity problem is suggesting that the plant should be scrapped and a new $10 million facility should be built in its place.
Warrensburg's Worlds Largest Garage Sale is back, and it's expected to have the biggest collection of yard sales and vendors ever.
A local resident who volunteers many hours beautifying the Warren County Bikeway asks county leaders to rescind their prohibition of dogs on the popular bicycle and pedestrian path.
Clarke Dunham's lavish, detailed model train layouts and miniature cityscapes have enchanted people from all over the world — but Dunham's ambitious collection of model train displays at Pottersville's Railroads on Parade museum, considered a national tourist attraction, will be closing permanently Oct. 13 and the train layouts will be sold to pay off an investor in Dunham's enterprise.
While it's uncertain whether it may prompt politicians to grandstand or boost civility, its virtually certain that broadcasting county meetings via television and YouTube will increase their attendance.
Warrensburg braces for what's expected to be a record-breaking 'World's Largest Garage Sale'.
The 2014 Warrensburg High School Volleyball team is surprising sports enthusiasts and gained fans as they turn around a program that's been struggling for years
Both parties in reciprocal libel suits will have to retract statements made almost five years ago, days before an election.