Residents and businesses in the North Creek Water District should be aware that the semi-annual flushing of the fire hydrants will be conducted on Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14 and 15.
The Essex County Adirondack Garden Club is accepting applications for the Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund.
The Housing Assistance Program of Essex County, Inc., announced the results of new research on the effectiveness of NeighborWorks pre-purchase housing counseling and education.
Pavilion grounds tour Feb. 10
People will have an opportunity for a unique look at Fort Ticonderoga. The fort will host “Exploration on Snow Shoes: A Timeline of Trees on the Pavilion Grounds” as part of its Fort Fever Series Sunday, Feb. 10, at 2 p.m. Heidi Karkoski, the fort’s director of horticulture, will lead the trek.
Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program (VITA) sponsored by Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County is offering free tax help to families and individuals whose household income is below $50,270.
The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) announced that beginning Jan. 2, eligible low-income New Yorkers who are in danger of having their heat shut off or running out of fuel, can apply for emergency Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) benefits.
Indian Lakers are leading the charge among North Country communities in reducing their home heating expenses.
With a total of 30 pounds of food harvested from the Long Lake Central School Corner Garden in the 2012 growing season, 20 pounds were donated to the local Long Lake food pantry and the remaining hearty 10 pounds were consumed by students.
Although it has been almost three weeks since Hurricane Sandy hit, the need for relief remains great.
The Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce is proud to host the 7th Annual Indian Lake “Let There Be Lights” Holiday Lighting and Decorating Contest.
Applications are being accepted for the Master Gardener training that will begin in January.
The Adirondack Mountain Garden Club has announced the following recipients of the 2012 Beautification Awards:
Community leaders in Chestertown for years have been strategizing how to get more people to town, so the empty storefronts downtown could be again filled with thriving businesses like in bygone years. But now that the Chestertown Farmers' Market brings crowds to town — and the shoppers are spending money, one town official has issued a list of criticisms. His complaints, however, were drowned out this week by praise from town leaders and citizens
Add Japanese Knotweed to the growing list of invasive species that's moved into the Adirondacks, After the unwanted weed started to take over his back yard, Warrensburg citizen John Wulfken decided to fight back.
This week when Anita, Mary and I were working with Youth Works, one of the kids, in exasperation said, “How do you decide whether it is a weed or a flower?”