Applications are now being accepted for the Adirondack Community Action Program, Inc. (ACAP) Weatherization Assistance Program of Essex County for 2018-2019. The program provides free services to income-eligible families and individuals by reducing their heating/cooling cost … [Read more...] about Free Weatherization Services Available (THE SUN)
Last spring, people throughout the hamlet of Essex began to realize that they no longer heard the chimes ringing from the old lock tower at Essex Community Church. The clock still marked the time, but the bell had fallen silent. A gear had worn away, and even though it could be … [Read more...] about How Sweet the Sound!
Seeking projects supporting human and family wellbeing, educational opportunity, or economic vitality Adirondack Foundation today announces that the 2019 Generous Acts Fund grant application is open and available online until 5 p.m., February 4, 2019. Nonprofit organizations, … [Read more...] about Adirondack Foundation Accepting Grant Applications for Generous Acts Fund
Transfer station fees are increasing across the county, and town supervisors have until Jan. 1 to finalize new policies as part of a five-year county equipment replacement plan. Several localities have already implemented modest fee increases — including Elizabethtown, Lewis, … [Read more...] about Transfer Station Fees See Increase (THE SUN)
George Sayward said the dairy industry is as bad as he’s ever seen it in his four decades as a farmer. Prices continue to sell for below historic averages for the fourth consecutive year, which means many farmers lose money on each pound of milk they produce. Shrinking … [Read more...] about Area Farmers React to Farm Bill (THE SUN)