The Valley News Editorial “Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?” implies that not for profits don’t create jobs; paralyze economic development; serve hobbyists and insular groups (many of which represent seasonal residents;) don’t serve the poor; and create towns “preserved in amber” (aka playgrounds for the rich).
Recently one of our community members had a serious heart attack.
A breakdown of the tax relief each non-profit receives would be educational for citizens and local governments in the North Country.
It is a commonly voiced myth that Gore Mt. Ski Center prejudices the Johnsburg Emergency Squad’s ability to serve the residents of Johnsburg and that the taxpayer is paying for, “all those skiers and city folk who get ambulance service for nothin’.”
The cast and crew of the Witherbee’s Open Mic wish to extend a hearty thank you to all that participated in our DVD event to benefit the Harry Chapin Foundation and the Wounded Warriors Foundation.
Last year the Johnsburg taxpayers supported Johnsburg EMS with $65,000, or 16 percent of its operational costs, a number which has not changed much over the past ten years.
During this Election Year of 2014...
The need for the services that United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. helps support has never been greater.
I have two relatives whose medical conditions would make them totally uninsurable without the Affordable Care Act (aka, Obamacare).
Here at MCA we do not like to praise men, but we love to praise people who are allowing the Lord to work through them.
For the past twenty years the residents and visitors to the Town of Johnsburg have had the tremendous benefit of hard working volunteers to provide them with quick, professional emergency medical service.
In a conversation the other day with a Johnsburg resident about the pending EMS ambulance district for the town, the resident stated that if he has to pay taxes for the EMS ambulance district then he did not need to pay the bill if he used the ambulance service.
I am the President of the Indian Lake Board of Education.
As the Child Care program for Essex County we are fortunate to work closely with Essex County Department of Social Services (DSS) and are grateful for the support they provide.
Many pros and cons are heard on the streets about the possibility of a Dollar General store in town.