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
Renovations Add Space for Staff in Essex Town Hall (THE SUN)
Town staff have moved into newly renovated rooms on the second floor of the town hall here. The $160,000 project is finished, having cleared debris, repaired walls and torn plaster to remake space that had been unused for decades. The Town Hall was built as an inn in 1790 by an … [Read more...] about Renovations Add Space for Staff in Essex Town Hall (THE SUN)
Big Week at the Library!
The coming week will be a big one at the library. Our series, Getting to Know Your Neighbors, continues on Thursday, December 6, at 7:00 p.m., with Town Supervisor Ron Jackson, son Craig, and grandson Ben sharing three generations of stories about growing up in … [Read more...] about Big Week at the Library!
Getting to Know Your Neighbors Series Begins in May
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 to Pursue Dueling Paths in Hopes to Alleviate Water Woes (The Sun)
"The town took a significant step forward last week when the committee tasked with addressing the hamlet’s long-standing water woes tentatively opted to explore two possibilities that they hope will result in a fundable project that will provide the town with a new water … [Read more...] about Essex to Pursue Dueling Paths in Hopes to Alleviate Water Woes (The Sun)