On February 13, 1973, around 6:20 pm, New York State Police responded to Lake Edge Motel located on State Route 9, in the town of Peru, Clinton County, NY, for a missing child. State Police are still investigating this missing person, who was at the time a 12-year-old Linda Lee St. Germaine, born June 10, 1960. [Read more…] about 1973 Clinton County Missing Child Case Still Under Investigation
NYS Awards $8M in Clean Water Project Grants to Adirondack Communities
The NYS Environmental Facilities Corporation (EFC) has awarded $638 million in grants to municipalities statewide for water infrastructure projects and Town of Indian Lake in Hamilton County was the biggest winner among Adirondack communities. [Read more…] about NYS Awards $8M in Clean Water Project Grants to Adirondack Communities
Ausable River Clean-Up Set For Sept 8th
The Ausable River Association (AsRA), in partnership with Adirondack River Rentals, has announced an Ausable River Clean-Up, set for Tuesday, September 8th in Peru, Clinton County, NY.
The clean-up is open to all community members and visitors who want to volunteer their time to help restore and protect the Ausable River. [Read more…] about Ausable River Clean-Up Set For Sept 8th
No Helmets, Seatbelts: Teen Killed, Others Injured In UTV Crash
On May 16, 2020, at approximately 4:58 pm, State Police responded to a report of an UTV crash at 659 Fuller Road in the town of Peru, Clinton County. [Read more…] about No Helmets, Seatbelts: Teen Killed, Others Injured In UTV Crash
The Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum
In the northeast corner of New York State, the first weekend in June features Museum Days, during which 16 facilities in Clinton County offer free admission. We were among many who appeared as special guests on both days, offering our books for sale and visiting with attendees, which meant talking a lot about “the good old days.” From that experience, I can assure everyone that a trip to the Babbie Rural & Farm Learning Museum in Peru, where we spent Saturday, is a great idea from several perspectives.
As a museum, it’s a real pleasure, and for children and adults alike, it’s fun and entertaining. But it occurred to me that it’s also a priceless gift to people in their sixties or older, and to the offspring of those folks who have heard stories about childhood chores, tools of yesteryear, and appliances that preceded modern devices. [Read more…] about The Babbie Rural and Farm Learning Museum