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Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center

The Adirondack Wildlife Refuge and Rehabilitation Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the rehabilitation of animals and wildlife education. They are available to do presentations for schools, churches and other … [Continue Reading]


Bringing An Old Farm Back To Life

Hello everyone! My name is Dan and I'm super happy to be the latest contributor on the Essex on Lake Champlain Blog. Bringing an old farm back to life is not for the faint of heart and I'll be chronicling the journey and sharing my thoughts here as … [Continue Reading]

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Environmental Impact Award, Safe Hiking, & Owl Prowl

Several pieces of news to share from Champlain Area Trails (CATS)! Environmental Impact Award I was honored to receive the Environmental Impact Award from the New York State Outdoor Education Association at its annual conference on October 4 at … [Continue Reading]

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Vintage Photo: Hobby Horse and Tart Grocery

Every Monday we share a vintage image on the Essex on Lake Champlain Facebook page and invite our viewers to play some Vintage Essex Trivia. Do you recognize this old scene on Main Street in Essex, NY? If not perhaps telling you that the Hobby Horse … [Continue Reading]

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New Erin C. Hall Studio Teaches Kid’s Art Classes

I’ve been an Essex resident for about 10 years now and I am very excited to be opening a new art studio in Westport and offering art classes in a great, new space starting in November. ~Erin Hall Erin C. Hall Studio is a new creative arts studio … [Continue Reading]

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Essex-Charlotte Ferry Fall Schedule 2014

The Essex-Charlotte ferry just began its fall schedule. See the details below: Essex-Charlotte Ferry Fall Schedule: September 2, 2014 through November 2, 2014  The ferries operating at this crossing will arrive hourly in the early morning and … [Continue Reading]

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The Adirondack Fiddler, A Hospice Story

A High Peaks Hospice Video Premiere The Adirondack Fiddler, A Hospice Story November 6th at 6:00pm The event will take place at the Champlain Valley Senior Community at 10 Gilliland Lane in Willsboro, NY. RSVP by October 31. Admission is free. This … [Continue Reading]

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Champlain Valley Films: THE LUNCHBOX

Saturday, November 8, 2014 7:30 PM At Whallonsburg Grange Hall Tickets are $5 for adults and only $2 for those under 18. The Champlain Valley Film Society presents: The Lunchbox. In this romantic comedy, a mistaken delivery in Mumbai’s famously … [Continue Reading]

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Essex Farm: Digging Potatoes

Here's the recent news from Kristin Kimball at Essex Farm in Essex, New York: "I’m home on a 24 hour visit, halfway through my writing residency at the Blue Mountain Center. The residency is heavenly but I … Continue Reading

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