A new volunteer center has been established by the United Way for our region! The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. announces the establishment of the North Country Regional Volunteer Center (NCRVC). Funds for the volunteer center come from a grant established by the NYS … [Read more...] about North Country Regional Volunteer Center
The second Champlain Area Trails Travel Writing Contest has ended, and the winners were announced at the annual Celebrate CATS event which was hosted by Steven Kellogg at Blockhouse Farm in Essex, New York on Saturday, June 2. The morning started with rain but gave way as the … [Read more...] about Champlain Area Trails Contest Winners
The Essex Inn is once again honored to be showcased in the news. Kim and Pam Ladd visited the inn and wrote a well-rounded article that was released yesterday in The Adirondack Almanac. The article, "High Peaks Happy Hour: Essex Inn, Essex" describes the design and renovation of … [Read more...] about Essex Inn in the News Again
New York State’s Environmental Protection Fund (EPF) has funded and awarded $1.4 million in Conservation Partnership Program grants to 53 organizations around the state include three with direct impact on Essex residents and visitors. $1.2 million in private and local matching … [Read more...] about $80k Awarded Locally
For those of you that take the ferry across Lake Champlain you should be aware that Lake Champlain Transportation (LCT) has done away with round trip ticket sales as of January 3, 2012. Only one way tickets are available now. What is the reason for this? Apparently the use of … [Read more...] about No More Round Trip Ferry Tickets!