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Laura Achouatte

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WESTPORT | The Prevention Team of Essex County based in Ticonderoga — a New York state entity focused on prevention of alcohol and substance abuse and youth — wrapped up its annual Girl Strong program this past May. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Since her career track began in 2010 with Essex County Public Health Department, and her transition to director of Public Health less than a year later, Linda Beers has been making tremendous bounds for her county’s health. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH HUDSON | Families in support of and affected by autism congregated at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in North Hudson June 22 to participate in the second-annual Family Color Run/Walk for Autism, hosted by the Upstate New York Autism Alliance. Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | Kelly Metzgar’s home in Saranac Lake is also the headquarters of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance, an organization formed by Metzgar to unite and make a social haven for LGBTQ of the North Country. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors convened for a special board meeting to adopt the home rule request enacted and adopted by the State Assembly and State Senate on Bill A-4676B, or the EMS bill, Friday, June 14. Read more

The Sun

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KEENE | This past Father’s Day weekend, the Department of Environmental Conservation began a no-parking policy on Route 73 stretching from Keene to Lake Placid, at highly popular and overrun trail heads to several locations. Read more

The Sun

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WESTPORT | With a half-smile and an air of humbleness about him, Doug Meyer accepted words of congratulations about his recent nomination and recognition from the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). Read more

The Sun

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SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County WIC Program hosted a new event - Food and Fun Friday - at its Elizabethtown location on Water Street on the Public Health building lawn May 31. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Honeysuckle, vanilla and possibly amber. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting in addition to their regular meeting June 10. Read more

The Sun

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ELIZABETHTOWN | A New York state bill to amend the Real Property Tax Law was met with disapproval by the Essex County Board of Supervisors at their May 20 meeting. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH COUNTRY | Former businessman turned author Mark Barie has been designated as a 2019 Hoffer Award Finalist. Read more

The Sun

Approximately 10 years ago, Wayne Bukovinsky, a resident of North River, found himself a victim of a nearly fatal motorcycle accident that left him with severe injuries, some that he was able to overcome, others that impair his life to this day. Read more

NCL Magazine

Situated directly adjacent to Moses Circle, or Liberty Circle — the only roundabout in Ticonderoga, New York — sits the replication of the historic stone mansion of John Hancock, now called the Hancock House. Read more

NCL Magazine

There just has to be “sawdust in your blood.” That’s the lingering phrase that kept repeating in my head, after interviewing third generation logger, Curtis Richards, also known as Curt. Read more

NCL Magazine

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Photo provided

WESTPORT | The Prevention Team of Essex County based in Ticonderoga — a New York state entity focused on prevention of alcohol and substance abuse and youth — wrapped up its annual Girl Strong program this past May. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Since her career track began in 2010 with Essex County Public Health Department, and her transition to director of Public Health less than a year later, Linda Beers has been making tremendous bounds for her county’s health. Read more

The Sun

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Photo by Laura Achouatte

NORTH HUDSON | Families in support of and affected by autism congregated at Yogi Bear’s Jellystone Park in North Hudson June 22 to participate in the second-annual Family Color Run/Walk for Autism, hosted by the Upstate New York Autism Alliance. Read more

The Sun

Achouatte_WorldPride 2019_6-29-19.jpg

Photo provided

SARANAC LAKE | Kelly Metzgar’s home in Saranac Lake is also the headquarters of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance, an organization formed by Metzgar to unite and make a social haven for LGBTQ of the North Country. Read more

The Sun

Essex County Courthouse.jpg

File photo

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors convened for a special board meeting to adopt the home rule request enacted and adopted by the State Assembly and State Senate on Bill A-4676B, or the EMS bill, Friday, June 14. Read more

The Sun

Achouatte_Route 73_6_22_2019.jpg

Photo by Laura Achouatte

KEENE | This past Father’s Day weekend, the Department of Environmental Conservation began a no-parking policy on Route 73 stretching from Keene to Lake Placid, at highly popular and overrun trail heads to several locations. Read more

The Sun

Achouatte_Doug Meyer_6_22-2019.jpg

Photo by Laura Achouatte

WESTPORT | With a half-smile and an air of humbleness about him, Doug Meyer accepted words of congratulations about his recent nomination and recognition from the New York State Office of Mental Health (OMH). Read more

The Sun

AATV Matt SImpson 2.jpg

Photo by Laura Achouatte

SARANAC LAKE | The Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages (AATV) convened at historic Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake for their annual summer meeting recently. Read more

The Sun

WIC program emp..jpg

Photo by Laura Achouatte

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County WIC Program hosted a new event - Food and Fun Friday - at its Elizabethtown location on Water Street on the Public Health building lawn May 31. Read more

The Sun

Erin1.jpg

Photo by Nathan Ovalle

ELIZABETHTOWN | Honeysuckle, vanilla and possibly amber. Read more

The Sun

Stec addresses BOS 6-10-2019.jpg

Photo by Laura Achouatte

ELIZABETHTOWN | The Essex County Board of Supervisors held a special meeting in addition to their regular meeting June 10. Read more

The Sun

Essex County Courthouse.jpg

File photo

ELIZABETHTOWN | A New York state bill to amend the Real Property Tax Law was met with disapproval by the Essex County Board of Supervisors at their May 20 meeting. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_barie online_2-9.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

NORTH COUNTRY | Former businessman turned author Mark Barie has been designated as a 2019 Hoffer Award Finalist. Read more

The Sun

Approximately 10 years ago, Wayne Bukovinsky, a resident of North River, found himself a victim of a nearly fatal motorcycle accident that left him with severe injuries, some that he was able to overcome, others that impair his life to this day. Read more

NCL Magazine

Situated directly adjacent to Moses Circle, or Liberty Circle — the only roundabout in Ticonderoga, New York — sits the replication of the historic stone mansion of John Hancock, now called the Hancock House. Read more

NCL Magazine

There just has to be “sawdust in your blood.” That’s the lingering phrase that kept repeating in my head, after interviewing third generation logger, Curtis Richards, also known as Curt. Read more

NCL Magazine

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Laura Achouatte

This summer’s recent flooding on June 28 had no critical effects for Indian Bay Marina in Willsboro because they were ready this time. Read more

The Sun

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital opened its doors to the community from 1 to 6 p.m. Thursday, July 18, to exhibit what it has to offer for emergency services. Read more

The Sun

Elizabethtown Community Hospital partnered with Hudson Mohawk Area Health Education Center (AHEC) Thursday, June 27, and Friday, June 28, to host area students in their annual MedQuest Camp, also called MASH (Medical Academy of Science and Health) Camp, last week. Read more

The Sun

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    The Essex Farm band plays during the Fourth of July parade in Essex, with others handing out wildflowers as they passed.