“Senator-elect Emerson of Warrensburg was in town yesterday and smiled on his friends and ‘friends,’” The Morning Star of Glens Falls reported on November 7, 1889. [Read more…] about Louis W. Emerson: Warren County Industrialist & Political Leader
A new initiative is bringing Glens Falls residents and businesses the option to choose clean, locally-sourced electricity, with the City of Glens Falls as lead subscriber. The Glens Falls Community Hydro Project is a collaboration between the City of Glens Falls, Boralex, and Northern Power & Light. [Read more…] about Hydro Power Initiative Launched in Glens Falls, NY
The 837-acre Huckleberry Mountain Forest tract in Warrensburg, Warren County, which New York State acquired from the Open Space Institute in 2017, will, in all likelihood, become part of the Lake George Wild Forest and be subject to the strictures of an updated Lake George Wild Forest Unit Management Plan. [Read more…] about 6 Years Later Warrensburg Addition to Lake George Wild Forest Still Awaits Approval
In 1955, my father traveled from New York City to Mississippi, where he was born and where his own father had been a newspaper publisher, to cover the trial of the two white men who had been indicted for the lynching of Emmett Till, a 14-year-old black boy visiting from Chicago. [Read more…] about 1955: A New Yorker Covers The Emmett Till Murder Trial
The Thirteenth Annual Garlic Festival at the Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market in Warren County, NY will be held this Friday, October 7th from 3 to 6 pm. [Read more…] about 13th Annual Garlic Festival in Warrensburgh Friday
The 2022 World’s Largest Garage Sale, an annual tradition in Warrensburg in Warren County, NY, is set for this weekend, September 30th through October 2nd.
Now in its 42nd year, the World’s Largest Garage Sale is a true community-wide event with sales happening at multiple locations along Main Street and throughout Warrensburg residential neighborhoods. [Read more…] about World’s Largest Garage Sale This Weekend
Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg, Warren County, NY, will host “Bands, Brews and BBQ,” with Adirondack Brewery Micro Brews and Adirondack and Ledge Rock Hill Wines, set for Saturday, August 27th from 3 to 9 pm. [Read more…] about Bands, Brews & BBQ at Hickory Ski Center in Warrensburg
A large number of skilled Italian masons and stoneworkers were housed in a shantytown on the Warren County (north) side of the river.
Most of the remaining work was on the Saratoga County (south) side, which they accessed by a temporary bridge. But the company feared that the high waters of springtime had made the bridge unsafe. To avert a potential catastrophe, they destroyed it with dynamite. [Read more…] about The 1903 Hudson River Spier Falls Dam Disaster
A $21.1 million, two-year project to replace the two I-87 Adirondack Northway bridges between Lake George and Warrensburg in Warren County with one single span is now underway. [Read more…] about Lake George Northway Bridges Being Replaced
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