Mike Mender

New rafting company to open in North Creek

If two local entrepreneurs succeed in launching their business from a garage behind Izzy’s Market on Main Street in North Creek, the area will add another rafting company to its offering of outdoor adventure experiences. more »

Mar 1, 2013 12:00 PM Articles

Johnsburg board considers condemning Cuomo's SAFE Act

The New York SAFE Act wasn’t on the Johnsburg Town Board agenda for the Feb. 19 regular board meeting, but it only took a question from a resident in the audience to move the issue to the forefront of the Board’s consciousness. more »

Feb 20, 2013 8:39 AM Articles

Johnsburg Planning Board sees changing of the guard

The Johnsburg Town Board unanimously appointed Cork Nester on Tuesday, Feb. 5 to succeed Dottie Osterhout as town Planning Board chairman after Osterhout stepped down from the board after a tenure that spanned more than 22 years. more »

Feb 6, 2013 10:47 AM Articles

Johnsburg Town Board awards scrap metal bid

The Johnsburg Town Board on Tuesday, Jan. 15 awarded the 2013 scrap metal bid to Eastside Metals and Recycling. The company will pay the town $203 per net ton for scrap metal hauled away from the town transfer station. more »

Jan 16, 2013 8:24 AM Articles

Rafting company proposes new base complex; neighbor objects

Sometimes one man’s vision is another man’s blight. Such is the case in North River where Peter Burns seeks to move the base of operations for Wevertown-based Beaver Brook Outfitters to a parcel of land along Route 28. more »

Jan 9, 2013 9:09 AM Articles

Johnsburg Town Board organizes for 2013

The Johnsburg Town Board made quick work of its 2013 organizational meeting on Thursday, Jan. 3 at the Wevertown Community Center, spending just 27 minutes gavel-to-gavel to approve a host of resolutions designed to give the board form and structure for the coming year. more »

Jan 8, 2013 8:18 AM Articles

Johnsburg appoints interim town justice

The recent retirement announcement by Johnsburg Town Justice James French put the Town Board in a predicament at its board meeting Tuesday, Nov. 21 as it tried to decide how to proceed in replacing French. more »

Nov 21, 2012 8:53 AM Articles

Johnsburg Town Board restores some museum funding, approves 2012 budget

The Johnsburg Town Board approved a $1.2 million spending plan for 2013 on Thursday after adding $5,000 funding for the North Creek Depot Museum and an additional $4,000 for Hudson Headwaters Health Center. more »

Nov 9, 2012 1:37 PM Articles

Johnsburg Planning Board approves Riverside Fire Department expansion

The Johnsburg Planning Board unanimously approved plans for an addition to the Riverside Volunteer Fire Department building on Riverside Station Road on Monday, Oct. 22. more »

Oct 23, 2012 12:29 PM Articles

Johnsburg board mulls modest property tax increase

Johnsburg taxpayers can anticipate a property tax increase less than the state-mandated 2 percent tax cap. more »

Oct 17, 2012 7:44 AM Articles

Johnsburg board looks to release 2013 budget

The public will get its first glimpse at the tentative 2013 Johnsburg town budget at the next town board meeting on Oct. 16, Supervisor Ron Vanselow announced at the Oct. 2 Town Board meeting. more »

Oct 3, 2012 3:38 PM Articles

Wevertown eatery plans unveiled

A long-shuttered Wevertown eatery will reopen in the coming weeks if a local man’s plan comes to fruition. more »

Oct 2, 2012 9:56 AM Articles

Johnsburg board mulls funding for Depot Museum

For years, the town of Johnsburg general fund budget has contained a line item appropriating money to help support the North Creek Depot Museum. more »

Sep 19, 2012 12:21 PM Articles

Johnsburg to state: Reduce speed on Route 28

The Johnsburg Town Board decided Tuesday that it will again ask the state Department of Transportation to reduce the speed limit on a portion of Route 28. more »

Sep 5, 2012 5:00 AM Articles

Gear Source shows Planning Board plans for espresso bar

Sometimes it’s about the process. The Monday, Aug. 27 meeting of the Johnsburg Planning Board didn’t result in any earth-shattering decisions but in tackling the routine business or the evening, the board declared through its actions that the process is working. more »

Aug 31, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

Johnsburg board says no to ATVs on town roads

After 90 minutes of public comment by impassioned partisans on each side of the ATV issue, the Johnsburg Town Board voted 4-1 Tuesday against a proposed law that would have been a preliminary step to allowing all-terrain vehicles on certain town roads. more »

Aug 22, 2012 9:12 AM Articles

Johnsburg board tackles sign issue

A fairly straight-forward question about where to better place an existing sign at the entrance to the hamlet of North Creek led to a far-ranging conversation about signs in general at the Aug. 7 Johnsburg Town Board meeting. more »

Aug 8, 2012 12:25 PM Articles

Ward Hill subdivision approved conditionally

After months of discussion and extensive public comment from residents of nearby neighborhoods, the Johnsburg Planning Board voted unanimously Monday, July 23 to conditionally approve the Ward Hill Subdivision. more »

Jul 25, 2012 8:30 AM Articles

Johnsburg seeks grant for water system upgrades

Johnsburg Town Board members agreed Tuesday, July 10 to seek state Community Development Block Grant funding for upgrades to the town’s water system. more »

Jul 11, 2012 2:28 PM Articles

Johnsburg School Board organizes for new year

In a flurry of largely procedural resolutions Monday, July 9, the Johnsburg Central School Board organized itself in preparation for the coming 2012-2013 school year. more »

Jul 11, 2012 1:58 PM Articles

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