The Champlain Valley Film Series has announced the Home Together Winter Film Series, featuring five movies that can be watched from home, followed by a discussion about the film by a special guest. [Read more…] about A Film Discussion Series From The Comfort Of Home
Whallonsburg Grange Hall
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, NY, has announced its annual Holiday Market has been set for Saturday, December 5th. The Market features handmade gifts and decorations, and hot meals served by Farmstead Catering, and other local foods. [Read more…] about Whallonsburg Grange Holiday Market December 5th
Climate change is happening. Ice on Adirondack lakes has been forming later and melting earlier. The main basin of Lake Champlain failed to freeze completely only three times during the 19th century, but now it is ice-free more often than not.
Wildlife is responding to earlier springs, from migrating salamanders to robins. Local weather stations show that rainstorms are becoming stronger. [Read more…] about Curt Stager On Adirondack Climate Change: A Virtual Program
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall is set to continue their Fall Lyceum Series on Monday, October 19th, with a virtual lecture with Elizabeth Lee, local educator and Grange board member, and SUNY Plattsburgh professor Danielle Garneau, who will present the latest research on the impact of microplastics released into Lake Champlain by water treatment plants in Vermont and New York. [Read more…] about Microplastics in Lake Champlain Virtual Lecture
The Preservation League of New York State, as part of a four-state coalition, has announced targeted grants to projects in the communities of Whallonsburg, Saranac Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, and Oneida. [Read more…] about Northeast Heritage Economy Grants Awarded
The Whallonsburg Grange Lyceum is set to continue their spring series “Hidden in Plain Sight” with the presentation “Port Henry: Hollywood of the East” on Tuesday, March 10th. [Read more…] about Port Henry: Hollywood of the East
Cloudsplitter Foundation has awarded Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex a $10,000 grant for the next phase of the project to renovate and re-purpose Whitcomb’s Garage, the historic building and riverfront lot that sits directly across the road.
The Grange bought the property in December 2018 with the goal of developing it as commercial space for small businesses, artisans’ workshops, community space, retail store and parkland on the Boquet River. Cloudsplitter Director Chenelle Palyswiat delivered the check while touring the site. [Read more…] about Historic Whitcomb’s Garage Project Moving Forward
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall in Essex, is set to welcome historian and author Amy Godine to the Lyceum lecture series on Tuesday, April 23 at 7:30 pm. Her lecture will focus on the history of minstrel shows and blackface performances in theaters, Grange halls, churches, schools and other venues in the North Country, and the impact of this and other racist imagery. [Read more…] about Amy Godine Presenting On Adirondack Blackface History
The Whallonsburg Grange Hall, has announce that it has purchased Whitcomb’s Garage in Whallonsburg, the vacant building and land directly across Whallons Bay Road from the Grange. [Read more…] about Whallonsburg Grange Purchases 1950s Whitcomb’s Garage