One week on the job, Warrensburg's new public school chief reveals he'll be seeking to collaborate with area colleges in expanding local offerings of advanced and specialized career-related courses for Warrensburg High School students.
At the recent retirement party for Sarah Farra, area residents comment on her character and service to the area communities as the third person ever at the helm of the historic Richards Library since it was founded 112 years ago.
There have only been three directors of Warrensburg's historic Richards Library since it was founded. Sarah Farrar — known to be socialble, witty, conscientious and dedicated to lifelong education — is retiring as of Dec. 31.
Reflections about library director Sarah Farrar
Richards Library, revered institution in Warrensburg, has only had three directors in its 112-year history — Sarah Farrar, director and librarian for 39 years, is to retire in a few weeks, and area residents will be honoring her at a reception at 1 p.m. Sunday Dec. 1 at the Library.
North Warren Central School's Community Thanksgiving Dinner annually brings area residents of all ages together — whether they're affiliated with the school or not — to enjoy good food, socializing, and share a feeling of unity.
Hearty food, friends and neighbors getting together, stimulating socializing — what could be better than the North Warren Community Thanksgiving Dinner?
New SUNY Adirondack president KRistine Duffy talks of launching new career-oriented programs at the region's leading community college — minute before Warren County leaders approved a grant application to build a $30 milliion new science and nursing building for the institution.
State officials hear complaints from parents, teachers, school leaders
The Common Core learning standards are not popular in the North Country. About 300 people attended a forum on the education program with state officials in Schroon Lake Nov. 20, delivering a clear message — they don’t like efforts to standardize learning across the country.
Public school instructors from Ticonderoga, Whitehall, Putnam, Fort Ann, Queensbury, Lake George, and Bolton are now trained and equipped to teach Project WILD (Wildlife in Learning Design) in their classrooms.
Citizens sought for search committee
Ray Ciccarelli, a high-profile community leader for decades in Bolton, is retiring as superintendent of the Bolton Central School District — and a search for his replacement is about to begin.
The Tannery Pond Community Center will be showing a popular Charlie Chaplin silent film from the 1920s on Oct. 23 in the old style, with an accompanist playing the piano.
Plans are now being finalized for the annual Lake George High School Alumni Reunion Banquet, and reservations are now being accepted.
Paul Smith’s College will continue to allow students to hunt on college owned land.
“There’s nothing in the SAFE Act that prevents a college from allowing a student to store a firearm on a campus,” said Phil Fiacco, Director of Campus Safety at Paul Smith’s.
For more than a decade, a project to turn the intimate, historic Richards Library into a full-service resource center has been underway. Within a few weeks, the expanded and renovated library — with its many new amenities — is expected to be open to the public.
Officials of Lake George Alumni Association needs some input from graduates of Lake George High as they plan their group’s annual banquet.