Complete with a farm-to-table dinner and two standing ovations, the Westport Chamber of Commerce Annual Dinner Meeting was highlighted by the presentation of the 2018 Citizen of the Year award to former Essex County Planner, longtime community volunteer and Westport resident Bill … [Read more...] about Bill Johnston Named Westport’s 2018 Citizen of the Year
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.
Depot Theatre Executive Director Kim Rielly is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenney M. Green as the new Producing Artistic Director, charged with defining and implementing the artistic vision and program goals of the organization. Green takes on an expanded artistic … [Read more...] about Depot Theatre Announces Appointment to New Producing Artistic Director Position
Our series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, continues on Thursday, November 1 at 7:00 p.m. with Kristin Kimball and (maybe) Mark Kimball. Their talk will be followed by Q&A. This event is a fund raiser for the library with a suggested donation of $5.00 (children … [Read more...] about Neighbors Series at Library Continues with Kristin and (Maybe) Mark Kimball
As you likely know, John Davis recently became executive director of The Rewilding Institute and editor of Rewilding Earth. In an interview with Rewilding Earth podcast host, Jack Humphrey, that was released yesterday ("John Davis On Rewilding In The Northeast"), John waxed wise, … [Read more...] about John Davis Rewilding Podcast
The community mourns the loss of David Martin, who many knew from his position as chef and owner of the Turtle Island Cafe in Willsboro, NY. Read the full obituary below. David Kendall Martin II October 07, 1961 - September 21, 2018 David Kendall Martin II, renowned chef … [Read more...] about In Memory: David Martin