At a benefit for the Belden Noble Memorial Library, the Pataki family, which owns a working farm just south of town, participated in a “Getting to Know Your Neighbors” series last week, and nary a question from the audience involved the fireworks currently consuming the nation’s … [Read more...] about Patakis Chat with Their Neighbors at Essex Library (THE SUN)
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.
Our series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, continues on Thursday, July 19, at 7:00 p.m. with Libby and George Pataki. Libby grew up on a farm in France; George grew up on a farm in the Hudson Valley. George's political career began when he was elected Mayor of Peekskill and led … [Read more...] about The Patakis: Getting to Know Your Neighbors Series Continues at the Library
The Belden Noble Memorial Library's new series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, begins on Thursday, May 3, at 7:00 p.m. with Mary-Nell Bockman and Andy Buchanan. Mary-Nell and Andy plan to interview each other to share their story. The interviews will be followed by … [Read more...] about Getting to Know Your Neighbors: Mary-Nell Bockman and Andy Buchanan
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
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