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?”
Kelly Irish enjoys solving peopl's decorating dilemmas, and she's brought her expertise to Queensbury. Irish has re-opened her store, Bear Cupboard, that was for years a landmark in Warrensburg, and it's located on Upper Glen St. across from New Way Lunch.
The Garden CornerI have been away for many weeks this spring and early summer and my gardens have gotten overgrown.
Warrensburg floral shop named 'Business of 2012'
Rebecca Witz Swan's floral and furnishings store was launched in an uncertain economy, yet it has met with considerable success in two short years. It shows was can happen when an entrepreneur follows a solid business plan, has expertise in their field, and puts a lot of hard work into their enterprise.
I have been mystified by a plant in my garden.
The Ski Bowl Garden is already giving us beauty!
Please don't buy or transplant this nasty plant.
A new beautification project is planned for the town of Indian Lake this summer.
By launching a new farmer's market in Chestertown, the Tri-Lakes Business Alliance hopes to attract people to town this summer and boost local commerce — as well as help provide fresh, top-quality homegrown vegetables and other goods for families in norther Warren County.
Applications for the January 2012 Master Gardener training program are now being accepted by Warren County Cooperative Extension.
On Monday, Dec. 5 it became illegal in New York state to throw rechargeable batteries in the garbage.
A reassessment won't be needed in Long Lake this year, the town's assessor explained to the town board at the Oct. 12 meeting.
Tap water. Village dwellers take it for granted, and we only notice the inconvenience of not having it when a water main breaks and the state Health Department issues a boil water order for days at a time.