Ballroom dancing is dead. It’s a memory. It’s the canceled Lawrence Welk Show. It’s a caricature. It’s definitely not what Indian Lake’s Bruce and Martha Merchant were doing recently in Johnsburg Central School’s cafetorium.
In a ritual as old as modern public education, candidates for office stood before their peers a final time to win votes.
Anger is growing in the Johnsburg Central School District over election ads that accuse the board of keeping financial and student-performance secrets from the community and kowtowing to its unions.
It's still very difficult to find pools of optimism among business owners in the Southern Adirondacks, but there was a certain ebullience evident this week during the Adirondack Economic Development Conference held Tuesday, April 10 at the Tannery Pond Community Center.