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Editorial misleading

The Valley News Editorial “Nonprofits: Should they pay their fair share?” implies that not for profits don’t create jobs; paralyze economic development; serve hobbyists and insular groups (many of which represent seasonal residents;) don’t serve the poor; and create towns “preserved in amber” (aka playgrounds for the rich).

EMS needed

Recently one of our community members had a serious heart attack.

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'Trunk or Treat’ event — spooky fun for Pottersville children in their own hometown

The first Halloween fest for downtown Pottersville in decades is to be held Oct. 31 from 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m.

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WCS field hockey team falls to Hoosick Falls in OT for league title; Burghers now headed into Sectionals

Burghers' field hockey team is headed into Sectional play after putting up a good fight against undefeated Hoosick Falls for the league title.

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“Autumn Artistry” exhibit now on display at Art in Chestertown Gallery

Art in Chestertown Gallery continues its series of offering intriguing artworks in a charming rural-town location.

A terrible mistake | Turning Back the Pages

One Hundred Years Ago – October, 1914

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Tentative 2015 Lake George budget: 2.2% tax hike — but slashed special district fees

A proposed 2015 Lake George town budget has the tax levy going up by 2.2 percent, but features slashed water fees to many residents due to sewer main repair.

On Campus 2014

Lauren Kelly, Vincent Crocitto, Christopher Rinaldi

Breakdown tax relief received

A breakdown of the tax relief each non-profit receives would be educational for citizens and local governments in the North Country.

Ski center good for EMS

It is a commonly voiced myth that Gore Mt. Ski Center prejudices the Johnsburg Emergency Squad’s ability to serve the residents of Johnsburg and that the taxpayer is paying for, “all those skiers and city folk who get ambulance service for nothin’.”

VITA looks for volunteers

The Tri-County United Way VITA Coalition in Washington, Warren, and Northern Saratoga Counties is seeking volunteers for the 2014 tax filing season.

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Halloween parades and parties planned

Festivities for Halloween have been scheduled for Friday Oct. 31 in Warrensburg, and the town of Chester, and on Sunday Oct. 26 in Lake George — and creative, spooky costumes are likely to be in abundance.

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DEC announces rescue missions locally

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers respond to search and rescue incidents statewide.

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Off to the woods | Notes from the North Woods

I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to confront only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived” Henry David Thoreau

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Dam Nation movie | Conservation Conversations

A few months ago I wrote about the impact that dams have on fish migration.

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Absentee voting information offered by Warren Co. officials

The Warren County Board of Elections will have additional office hours to allow for Absentee Voting for those registered voters of Warren County who will be out of the county on Election Day, Nov. 4.

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NY21: Candidates debate for third (and final?) time

Tranquility marks final debate between the three candidates seeking to run for the seat being vacated by Congressman Bill Owens.

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NY21: Stefanik rallies with GOP star power in Lake George

GOP candidate Elise Stefanik rallied with supporters, including House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, this past weekend in Lake George.

Let's assure the melee on Whitehall football field does not happen elsewhere

To assure good sportsmanship and appropriate conduct at school sports competitions, coaches should rein in their emotions and set a good example — and school administrators should be on site monitoring the games.

Section VII announces game prices

The admission prices for the Section VII sectional and regional contests that will begin this week are:

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