Editor, Adirondack Journal
Hundreds of households in rural, mountainous Thurman — sparsely populated and far beyond the reach of cable or FIOS service — have had no broadband access for decades. But now an innovative project to establish a "white-space" broadband broadcast system has connected a dozen homes, with many more likely to be hooked up soon. Those now connected to "white space" report that their new high-speed broadband, with no data caps, is life-changing.
A proposal to establish a facility to grow and process medical marijuana took a step forward as Warren County supervisors embraced the plan with enthusiasm and praise.
Political observers are speculating that Westcott might be trimming his responsibilities so he can conduct advance work on a campaign to elect U.S. Rep. Chris Gibson to the governor's office in 2018.
The staff of a local automotive dealership is bestowed an elite award for their outstanding attention to customers' needs.
An age-old tradition in rural Thurman is enjoyed by many people from near and far — for its socializing, hearty food, and for how it raises money for a vital charity.
The Lake George Boys Basketball team is again in a statewide spotlight as they fought a comeback victory March 14 to win a regional trophy, and they are headed this weekend to the Glens Falls Civic Center in a quest for the NYS Class C championship.
The direction that Bolton Central takes in the future — whether it's 'tuitioning in' students, boosting academics or consolidation with nearby districts — will be influenced by the viewpoints of local citizens.
What's been called the "mother of all parties" in the southern Adirondacks is set to be held at Roaring Brook Ranch near Lake George Village.
In the wake of considerable success with merged soccer programs, Bolton and Warrensburg schools are poised to pursue joint football, field hockey, volleyball and cross-country teams — four sports not now offered at Bolton Central.
The beloved local tradition of the Thurman Jack Wax Party provides mountain music, hearty food and friendly conversation — as well as raising money for the local chapter of the American Cancer Society.