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Marijuana-growing facility proposal endorsed by Chester board

Chestertown could experience a substantial economic boost if it hosted a medical marijuana growing and processing facility, according to community leaders and principals of Etain, LLC who are proposing to situate a such an operation about a mile south of the hamlet.

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Marijuana-growing business proposal to be heard by Chester board Monday March 2

Details of a proposed medical marijuana growing and processing operation just south of Chestertown are to be heard by the town board at a special meeting at 7 p.m. Monday March 2.

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Daily bus service from Warrensburg to Glens Falls & Qby. envisioned

Public transportation from Warrensburg to Glens Falls — nonexistent since the bygone era of trolley service and stagecoaches — may soon become a reality. A public meeting on a proposed daily bus service is set for 6 p.m. Wednesday March 11 at the Warrensburg town hall.

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Controversial Westmount sale may go to public vote

The public may get the opportunity to vote on whether the controversial sale of the county-owned Westmount nursing home should proceed without a formal bid process or auction.

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Warrensburg's Meat Store of the North - evolving, expanding

The legendary family-owned Jacobs & Toney market — a landmark in Warrensburg — will not change its basic nature under the ownership of a new generation, but it is adding contemporary conveniences and new services.

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Meat store and its proprietor — influential in lives, community

Jack Toney, for 50 years proprietor of Meat Store of the North in Warrensburg, has worked long hours at the market serving up custom cuts of meat as well as witty barbs, advice, and friendly greetings. The store has provided jobs for 100 or more local residents, and has launched the careers of many successful individuals.

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Jacobs & Toney’s market - a local mainstay for 100 years

Now celebrating its 100th anniversary, the Jacobs and Toney market in Warrensburg has not only survived a century, but it's flourished — providing fresh foods, quality meats and produce, as well as being a gathering place for people to socialize.

Microenterprise grant program off to strong start

Essex and Hamilton County officials say the process to divvy out $100,000 as part of a new grant program to boost small businesses has been going swimmingly.

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Panel: Innovation, technology crucial for business and education

Leaders in business, industry and education in the Glens Falls-southern Adirondacks region offer their thoughts on the state of the economy and what it takes to be successful.

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Brant Lake Winter Carnival gears up for its third year

The 2015 edition of the Brant Lake Winter Carnival features the coronation of a king and queen as well as a frying pan tossing contest, an outhouse race, a display of vintage snowmobiles, a broomball tournament, a snowshoeing race and other activities.

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Whitty-Brown returns to Schroon as Chamber Director

Tammy Whitty-Brown grew up in Schroon Lake and admitted to being homesick ever since. Now, she will head up the Schroon Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, being named as Executive Director last week.

North Country optimistic on $500m aid competition

North Country officials say they're optimistic about the region's prospects for landing $500 million in a new competition proposed by Gov. Cuomo.

Honeybee Community Fund seeks applications

The Honeybee Community Fund continues to seek applications for its annual funding cycle.

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Warren Co. to explore extending rail service to Rensselaer

Northern Warren County may be hosting more tourists from New York City and elsewhere downstate if a proposed extension of the county railway to Rensselaer is determined to be feasible — and accomplished as envisioned.

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Lt. Gov. Hochul visits Glens Falls to unveil Cuomo’s new initiatives

Area community leaders hear about the proposals in Gov. Cuomo's Opportunity Agenda from Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul in her recent visit to Glens Falls — and Hochul along with many of Cuomo's initiatives receive a warm welcome.

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