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Political theater, local traditions on display at the Great New York State Fair

Gubernatorial Republican hopeful Rob Astorino chomps sausage, lobs political grenades at the Great State New York State Fair.

Getting caught up from hiatus | Thoughts from Behind the Pressline

I hope you found the last few weeks of value, as I gave way from my weekly column to allow candidates running for office this fall to properly introduce themselves and their planned intentions if they are elected.

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Featuring food and ambiance of iconic roadhouse, Lake George HoJo’s to reopen soon

The fried clams, fish fry specials and 28 flavors of rich ice cream will be back soon, as the classic Howard Johnson's Restaurant of Lake George — closed down for several years — will be reopening soon with its vintage furnishings, large salad bar and an expanded menu. The Lake George Howard Johnson's was one of three remaining restaurants of the once-ubiquitous chain.

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Lake George Bowl now evolving into family fun center

The bowling alley in Lake George is undergoing substantial expansion, with a laser tag arena, arcade games, and a two-story climbing structure to be added.

Awareness day planned

Sept. 9 is the 15th International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder Awareness Day.

Responds to letter

I was happy to see the letter about the new health center in Warrensburg penned by three prominent women from that town, one a former Hudson Headwaters’ board member, another the wife of a former board member.

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Historic Elm Hill Site Ready for Dedication

The new roadside marker honoring John Thurman and his industrial settlement, Elm Hill, is ready for installation on South Johnsburg Road in the hamlet of Johnsburg.

Thanks for scholars support

The 12th running of Race the Train was filled with excitement on a beautiful day.

Leadership program announced for 3rd year

Students from Johnsburg, North Warren, Indian Lake, Warrensburg and Wells will come together for a third year to take part in the Adirondack Teen Leadership and Service (ATLAS) Program.

Remembering Milda | Johnsburg Historical Society

Johnsburg Historical Society notes with sadness the Aug. 11 death of Milda Burns, longtime member of the organization.

Bad fire at The Glen | Bakers Mills News

Is it really summer? The weather has been crazy again.

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Board n’ Batten Antiques set to close up shop

After 34 years in business at their shop in Olmstedville, Bob and Floss Savarie are calling it quits with their business, Board n’ Batten Antiques.

Bicentennial committee meets to discuss events

The third meeting of the new Minerva Bicentennial Committee met the evening of Aug. 18 with a good crowd of folks in attendance.

Family grateful

To our Friends, Neighbors and the Johnsburg Community at large:

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Queensbury soldier receives Purple Heart

An Army sergeant from Queensbury man who has struggled with ailments since being seriously injured by a massive explosive device in Afghanistan was recently awarded the Purple Heart — but he deferred the honor to the soldiers who are still fighting overseas, or didn't return from war.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

Stop the fear mongering over Ebola

This is response to your editorial, “Ebola makes its way to the U.S.” I was disturbed by the blatant inaccuracies in this editorial.

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SUNY Adk.’s new EMT course predicted to help local emergency squads

Foir years, fewer and fewer volunteers have been stepping forward to serve on the region's emergency squads. A new local EMT training course is expected to help curb the disturbing trend.

The Jerry Lewis Telethon of the 21st Century

There is one thing we absolutely cannot understand: why has anyone had anything bad to say about the Ice Bucket Challenge?

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