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Chester board mulls insect control, water tank upgrades and budget issues

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.

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Terms of Westmount sale to be revealed today

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

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‘Woofstock 2015’ plans progressing

'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.

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Local biz to state: Sign off on signs!

Local stakeholders are renewing calls for signage variances as state land master planning process moves forward.

Be a leader in your community

One of the qualities of leadership is having a sense of purpose that directs a person to use his or her strengths to help others.

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Bartenders to concoct creative drinks this Saturday in new competition

Two professional partyers, authors of the popular book 'Happy Hour in the High Peaks,' are sponsoring a bartending competition set for 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Nov. 15 in North Creek.

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Pearsall Foundation announces grant awards

The trustees of the Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation have announced that they have funded, all or in part, a record 36 of the 67 grant applications they received this year.

Read works by Adirondack authors

May I call your readers’ attention to three recently published Adirondack books that are interesting, historical and enjoyable to read?

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State announces grants for business development around former Finch land

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $500,000 in grants will be awarded to communities in the Adirondacks to enhance business development and access to the State’s newly-acquired former Finch, Pruyn & Co. lands.

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Railroads on Parade gets reprieve, famed model train displays to remain in Warren Co.

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.

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History rewritten as Bolton-Wrnsbg. soccer team advances to NYS ‘Final Four'

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.

October 2014 | Weather Watch

October 2014 was a pleasant Fall month with warmer than normal temperatures, but with a few colder days giving us a hint of things to come.

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Gala celebration | Johnsburg Historical Society

The 2014 holiday season opens with a gala celebration sponsored by the Johnsburg Historical Society on Monday, Dec. 1.

Agrees with editorial

Brittany Maynard is a brave young person.

Thanks for saying yes

We the Johnsburg Emergency Squad wish to thank the residents of Johnsburg for their outpouring of support in favor of Prop 4 this past election.

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Sheriffs arrest 19-year old on arson charges

On Oct. 21, members of the Warren County Sheriff’s Office arrested 19 year-old Jonathan W. Ordway of Main Street, North Creek on a charge of Arson in the 4th Degree, an E felony.

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What’s next for the Greens?

Although they fell short of winning office in last week’s state and federal elections, Green Party officials say the best is yet to come.

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FSA and Warren County 4-H team up for sock drive

The Family Service Association of Glens Falls is in need of sock donations to stock their Emergency Holiday Table.

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An interesting week in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

It has been an interesting week in the Adirondacks, and fortunately, I spent a fair portion of it in camp.

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