Budget process scrutinized
The New York State Comptroller’s Office recently issued an audit for the Bolton Central School District that was critical of its budgeting process.
Two finalists for the job of Warrensburg Central School District Superintendent have been chosen, and the public is invited to hear their presentations this next week on their initial plans for the school system.
An 11th grader from Adirondack NY has been described as possessing an exceptional work ethic, outstanding academic focus and dedication to community service. Recently, he was chosen to attend the West Point Leaders Experience, a precursor to attending the renowned military college.
Superintendents and board members of the five True North school districts recently met to discuss sharing services to keep costs and taxes down while maintaining scholastic standards for local children.
'White space’ access tests conducted
Residents of Thurman are used to either extremely slow 'dial up' Internet access or having their satellite Web connection interrupted by sunspot activity or storms. However, in a project that's gained national attention, a new broadband Internet broadcast technology is coming to Thurman that will connect the town's rural households to the modern digital world.
Randal Madison was a fifth- and sixth-grade teacher at Lake George Elementary who inspired his students to achieve in academics and to lead fulfilling lives. He died unexpectedly in 2001 of a brain aneurism, and since then hundreds of people have participated in a footrace to honor the beloved instructor. Randy's Run is to take place Saturday on the Warren County Bikeway. It starts at 8:30 a.m. at Lake George Elementary School.
Joanne Ellsworth of Chestertown is known both for nurturing patriotism, and responsibility in children through her pre-school — and for her work in leading the local American Legion Post, which is an influential organization locally. After years of service to her community, Ellsworth has been honored for her efforts — she's been named the local V.I.P. of the Year.
Spring break didn’t halt the learning process recently for dozens of area children who were kept busy over school recess through 4-H programs of Cornell Cooperative Extension of Warren County.
For years, youth advocate Irv West has contended that medications are needlessly administered to troubled teens who may need merely to be listened to and respected.
As the number of arrests for meth possession, usage, and manufacturing continue to rise in communities across the North Country, the emergency personnel trained to keep area residents safe must prepare themselves to be ready to respond should a meth related emergency arise.
Residents who wish to run for a seat on the Warrensburg Central School District Board of Education can now obtain a petition in the school business office.
A Lake George woman who's a lifelong advocate of public libraries, has been named permanent director of Crandall Public Library.
A high-profile member of the community as well as District Clerk of the Bolton School District for 25 years, Angie Smack is retiring this week.
Following a decades-long tradition, the Chestertown Rotary Club encourages scholarship and good citizenship by awarding the local public school's top achievers — and Krista Millington was a recent honoree.
Chestertown Rotary Club continues its tradition of encouraging scholarship, leadership and community service at North Warren High School by honoring Christiaan Van Nispen as an outstanding student.