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HCR Home Care expanding service

HCR Home Care, a nationally recognized provider of home health care services, has launched operations in Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, St. Lawrence and Warren counties, following the New York State Department of Health’s recommendation.

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Inter-Lakes suspends retirement contributions

Chief financial officer resigns amid cuts

Inter-Lakes Health officials claim the Ticonderoga health care facility has a viable future, despite continued retrenchment.

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Schroon Lake chamber hires executive director

Patrick Silver to start work April 14

The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce has hired an executive director with a background in the arts, business and law. Patrick Siler will be the chamber’s first executive director, starting the job April 14.

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Chamber Day to be marked in Ticonderoga

Plaque presentations, open house planned

Chamber Day will be celebrated in Ticonderoga. The fourth annual observance by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce will feature the presentation of membership plaques and an open house Wednesday, April 2.

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Warren County leaders mull establishing Ethics Board

To meet prevailing of public officials, Warren County leaders consider establishing a county Board of Ethics and beefing up their Ethics Code & Disclosure Policy.

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Stefanik makes campaign rounds in Westport

Stefanik, who has worked in her family’s plywood business in Broadalbin, said their company has supplied materials for the Dick Sherman-led company for many years.

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ROOST chief exhorts lawmakers to look outward in promoting region

Jim McKenna, head of the office that spearheads tourism efforts for Essex and Hamilton counties, dazzled lawmakers from across the North Country on Thursday, Feb. 27 with a lively presentation that stressed the importance of tourism in growing the region’s economy and why local officials need to be ahead of the curve when it comes to marketing their communities.

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AmeriCorps, Ticonderoga chamber join forces

June Curtis to work with TACC

An AmeriCorps worker has joined the staff of the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. June Curtis will serve as community programs and special events coordinator for the chamber through AmeriCorps for the Adirondacks.

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Cuomo energizes state lawmakers at 2014 Adirondack Winter Challenge

With an aim of boosting tourism, Gov. Andrew Cuomo visited Lake Placid and Lake Clear and joined about 400 public officials and community leaders in the Adirondack Winter Challenge Event that featured friendly competition in outdoor sports.

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Johnsburg Historical Society explores history of local businesses

Many local businesses have been town of Johnsburg landmarks for generations, and some newer businesses also have become associated with the town’s appealing image.

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Grant allows for school staff development day March 13

The Glenn and Carol Pearsall Adirondack Foundation recently awarded the Adirondack Curriculum Project(ACP) a grant for the fifth annual Adirondack Day for students and their teachers who use the Adirondacks to meet NYS Learning Standards and the new Common Core.

Empire State Development announces broadband grants

North Country projects funded

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced Empire State Development (ESD) has approved more than $9 million in New York State Broadband Grants to support five projects.

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Sewer still backs up Horace Nye sale

Legal wrangling continues to drag out the official handover of the former Essex County-owned Horace Nye nursing facility to the NYC-based Centers for Specialty Care (CSC), county attorney Daniel Manning told lawmakers Monday, March 3.

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Ticonderoga meat plant begins operation

Retail outlet to follow soon

A meat processing plant in Ticonderoga is now operational. Adirondack Meat Co., located in the Ti Industrial Park, started production Feb. 12.

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Schumer seeking federal funding for brownfield cleanup

Citing the benefits of protecting public health, boosting property values and spurring economic development, U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer said during a visit to Glens Falls that he'll be lobbying the U.S. Environemntal Protection Agency for $700,000 to clean up six brownfield sites in the city.