Longtime Essex volunteer Ron Jackson received the Francisca Irwin Award for Community Service at an Aug. 24 ceremony. The award, named for Francisca “Frisky” Paine Irwin, was presented to Jackson by the Essex Community Fund at Adirondack Foundation. Jackson was recognized for … [Read more...] about Jackson Lauded for Lifetime of Community Service
Essex People: Profiles of Essex, New York People
The following posts and profiles feature past and present Essex people including Essex, NY historic figures across two centuries. We hope that you enjoy reading about the individuals who shape the unique heritage of our community, and we welcome your recommendations for future profiles. If you would like to suggest (or submit) a profile to be featured on the Essex on Lake Champlain community blog please contact our People Editor, Olive Alexander. Thank you.
A. Clinton Allen III, aka Big Daddy, passed away at Mass General Hospital in Boston on December 6, 2020, due to complications from heart surgery. Of all the names by which Clint was known, Big Daddy, the name that his grandchildren called him, was his favorite. He had the … [Read more...] about In Memory: A. Clinton Allen III
Champlain Area Trails (CATS) welcomes Emily Segada as their new Operations and Communications Manager. Emily's planning, administrative and communications experience compliment her passion for trails, conservation and being outdoors. Emily is a recent graduate from Paul … [Read more...] about Champlain Area Trails Welcomes Emily Segada
Position will reinforce partnership with the Ausable River Association and strengthen watershed protection in the region. Adirondack scientist, photographer, and conservation advocate Brendan Wiltse has joined Paul Smith’s College as Visiting Assistant Professor with its new … [Read more...] about Paul Smith’s College Welcomes Brendan Wiltse as Faculty in its New Masters of Science Program and as Water Quality Director at the Adirondack Watershed Institute
THE VIEW FROM THE STUDIO An Exploration of the Flowers, Art + Business Local to Essex, New York Have you heard the news? Lakeshore Road, our "Main street" in Essex, NY is experiencing quite the renaissance this season. The town's entrepreneurial spirit shone throughout … [Read more...] about A Renaissance on Main Street