North Country Creamery Collage

North Country Creamery

Have you heard of North Country Creamery at Clover Mead Farm? It's located at the epicenter of Keeseville's thriving local food scene. Now in their second season of operating the creamery, owners Ashlee Kleinhammer and Steven Googin produce an array … [Continue Reading]

George McNulty and Jason McNulty at Rosslyn Boathouse, summer 2013 (Credit: George McNulty)

The Birth of ECHO, the Essex Community Heritage Organization

A brief telling of the beginnings of the Essex Community Heritage Organization (ECHO, now Historic Essex) and the subsequent placing of the entire hamlet of Essex on the National Register as told by a survivor. Expo 67 in Montreal In the summer of … [Continue Reading]

White blossoms on a crabapple tree.

Bark: Get to Know Your Trees

Bark: Get to Know Your Trees Friday, October 10, 7pm Suggested donation: $10 Hear Michael Wojtech – Naturalist and author of Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are … [Continue Reading]

Lakes to Locks Passage logo

New York State Canal Corporation Director to Speak at Lakes to Locks Passage 2014 Annual Meeting

The Board of Lakes to Locks Passage, Inc. invites the public to attend their Annual Meeting on Wednesday, October 8 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM, at the Crandall Public Library, 251 Glen Street, Glens Falls, NY. This year’s distinguished guest speaker … [Continue Reading]

Crossett Cemetery (Photo: Eve Ticknor)

Sleepers: A Tombstone Mystery

Although I have a reputation as a photographer of watery situations, I have spent many years driving around this area, enjoying what I see, be it mountains, wildflowers or trees. Often my mother would come with me and we’d make many stops by a … [Continue Reading]

ferry 740x400

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]

Featured Stories

White blossoms on a crabapple tree.

Bark: Get to Know Your Trees

Bark: Get to Know Your Trees Friday, October 10, 7pm Suggested donation: $10 Hear Michael Wojtech – Naturalist and author of Bark: A Field Guide to Trees of the Northeast The traits typically used to describe trees—leaves, twigs, and buds—are often … [Continue Reading]

Indian Summer 2014 on Lake Champlain (Photo: George Davis)

Indian Summer 2014

"The air is perfectly quiescent and all is stillness, as if Nature, after her exertions during the Summer, were now at rest." ~ John Bradbury, 1817 (noaa.gov) Aaahhh... Indian Summer. There's no finer epilogue to decadent July and August than a string of … [Continue Reading]

Recent Headlines

More Essex, NY News

North Country Creamery Collage

North Country Creamery

Have you heard of North Country Creamery at Clover Mead Farm? It's located at the epicenter of Keeseville's thriving local food scene. Now in their second season of operating the creamery, owners Ashlee … Continue Reading

Fall Equinox Wisdom

Fall Equinox

Today, September 23, 2014 is the fall equinox (aka the autumnal equinox), a bittersweet transition from summer's generative forces to hibernal barrenness. Metaphorically at least. For many of us the bounties of … Continue Reading

Mark Kimball with Big Doris Pumpkin

Essex Farm: First Frost

Wondering what's happening on Essex Farm? Check out this update from Kristin Kimball: "First frost last night! The forecast inspired the annual rush yesterday to harvest the tender plants — basil, eggplant, … Continue Reading

IMG_8801

Barn Dance – Tomorrow!

FALL BARN DANCE! Saturday September 20th, 5:30pm Chili Dinner, 6:30pm Dancing. Black Kettle Farm puts the BARN back in Barn Dance! Join us for out most popular event of the year at Lakeside School’s 8th … Continue Reading

Essex, NY News Archive