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Mystery Object Near Old Smith House

This summer I have spent more time driving on the Point Road, having bought a home in the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Willsboro, NY. So in addition to visiting our family home out there, I now live just past the family home. One building I have … [Continue Reading]

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Full and By Farm: Updating Technologies

High speed internet and cell phones are new and novel technologies around here—we've switched over from dial-up and our old land-line just this year. While there was a lot of kicking and screaming to get us up to date, since getting an old i-phone … [Continue Reading]

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More Work to Do at Split Rock Wildway

[This is the last in a four-part series describing the Split Rock Wildway and the importance of an extensive wildlife corridor in the Northeast. The first three installments are Split Rock Wildway: A Critical Wildlife Corridor; Where is the Split … [Continue Reading]

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Vintage Photos: Mr. & Mrs. Wilhelm in Essex New York

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. These two portrait photographs show a married couple that once lived in Essex, New York. Do you recognize … [Continue Reading]

Students from Johnsburg Central School in North Creek, New York, participate in a “Soldier’s Life” in-classroom program from Fort Ticonderoga. Grant funding is available for fourth grade classrooms throughout the Adirondack Park and Vermont’s Addison County during the 2014-15 school year. (Credit: Fort Ticonderoga)

Grant Funds Grow Fort Ticonderoga’s Education Mission

Fort Ticonderoga’s outreach programs to regional classrooms recently received grant funding to support programs during the 2014-15 school year. Grant support from the Lake Placid Education Foundation, the Walter Cerf Community Fund of the Vermont … [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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(Credit: James Graves)

Full and By Farm: Updating Technologies

High speed internet and cell phones are new and novel technologies around here—we've switched over from dial-up and our old land-line just this year. While there was a lot of kicking and screaming to get us up to date, since getting an old i-phone James has … [Continue Reading]

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Mystery Object Near Old Smith House

This summer I have spent more time driving on the Point Road, having bought a home in the Buena Vista Mobile Home Park in Willsboro, NY. So in addition to visiting our family home out there, I now live just past the family home. One building I have looked at … [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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Vintage Photo: South Farm

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. The old photo above is the one we shared last week. Our thanks to … Continue Reading

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