Mark your calendars! The Belden Noble Memorial Library's new series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, begins soon. From May through December, you will have opportunities to meet and get to know several of your neighbors at the library. Some are well known beyond Essex, others … [Read more...] about Getting to Know Your Neighbors Series Begins in May
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.
I've just wrapped up an engaging, inspiring, and 100% passion-fueled conversation with Willie Wilcox. You likely know this Essex resident as the homeowner who restored Crystal Spring Farm (and a handsome-if-hidden gem on Walker Road). You also likely know that all conversations … [Read more...] about Willie Wilcox Recommends The Craftsman Blog with Scott Sidler
Split Rock Wildway is a wildlife corridor in the eastern Adirondacks that links Lake Champlain with the Adirondack High Peaks. It is roughly in the towns of Westport and Essex. And, it's where conservationist/author John Davis is the most at home. "I've been working to … [Read more...] about Author/Conservationist John Davis Finds Home in Wildlife Corridor (PRESS REPUBLICAN)
Cheers to Steven Kellogg, who apparently doesn't have the words "no" or "I am too busy" in his vocabulary when it comes to contributing to local community efforts... he has devoted his life to spreading good deeds, kindness and joy. How fortunate the people of the North Country … [Read more...] about Cheers to Steven Kellogg (PRESS REPUBLICAN)
This January marks the five year anniversary of Essex resident John Davis's 5000-mile adventure from Mexico to Canada. Born to Rewild, a 55-minute feature documentary directed by Ed George and Bryan Reinhart, relating John's fascinating story has been screening around the … [Read more...] about Born to Rewild: John Davis’s 5,000 Mile Trek from Mexico to Canada