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CFA serves as single entry point for applicants to access to up to $760 in economic development funding
Empire State Development (ESD) today announced that the Consolidated Funding Application (CFA) for Round III of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s Regional Economic Development Council (REDC) initiative is now available to businesses, municipalities, not-for-profits and the public. The CFA serves as the single entry point for applicants to access the up to $760 million in economic [...]
Garden Talks Our latest garden talk Planting Day was held on Thursday, May 16th. Led by a Master Gardener our group learned all about when to plant our vegetables and a closing open forum was full of helpful gardening tips. Our next talk is at 6:00pm on June 20″‘ and will be on tomatoes. Free [...]
Wilmington Whiteface Bike Fest This Weekend – The Adirondack Almanack
By John T. Ryan June 9 – Many people know Doug Brown as the man who operated Peru Hardware for 40 years (1946-1985). Like most World War II veterans, Doug didn’t talked to many people about his war experiences and like most of those veterans he had never visited the World War II Memorial in [...]
Hundreds of people came to the Base Oval and the Clinton County Airport this morning to give sixteen World War II veterans a wonderful “North Country Honor Flight” send-off. This afternoon the veterans and their escorts will visit the World War Ii Memorial, the Iwo Jima Monument and Arlington Cemetery. They’ll arrive back home about [...]
By John T. Ryan June 6 – Only a few days ago the Peru Lions Club helped the “Safe Kids Adirondack Program” distribute bike helmets to Peru Central 2nd graders. This week Lions Club members were conducting a “Screening Eyes Early” program at the Peru Primary School. The vision screening program was offered free of [...]
First Weekend events kick off Friday and Saturday » Local News » Press-Republican.
Adirondack historian Amy Godine, whose ground-breaking research helped re-open the narrative of Timbuctoo, the black settlement at Lake Placid, is back with another revealing story.Godine has found that wealthy abolitionist Gerrit Smith’s land give-away may have benefited black Americans still being held in bondage in the south. Speaking at the Peru Free Library on Friday, [...]
On Tuesday, May 21, Safe Kids Adirondack held the 3rd Annual F.U.N. Ride (Fittin’ Ur Noggin). Community volunteers traveled to five elementary schools in Clinton & Essex Counties (Lake Placid, Ausable Valley, Holy Name, Keeseville & Peru). Peru Elementary was the largest number of kids, with 150 second graders given helmets. Thankfully, members of the Peru Lions Club [...]
By John T. Ryan June 1 – The Peru Youth Commission is holding its Annual Early Bird Baseball Tournament today. Parents and children filled the Laphams Mills Recreation Park at 9 am to participate in and view the opening ceremonies. Over 300 young people ages 5-15 will be members of 23 teams. Youth Director John [...]
Adirondack Events This Weekend (May 31) – The Adirondack Almanack – The Adirondack Almanack.
Museum Days to feature 16 museums and galleries » Local News » Press-Republican.
Canton, NY – The Cornell Cooperative Extension associations of Northern New York are bringing respected stockdog trainer Barbara Armata of Taravale Farm Kennels to Canton for a two-day training workshop for handlers and their dogs June 22 and 23. Barb has been training working and competitive Border Collies since 1974 and breeding, training, and competing [...]
4th Annual Chicken BBQ & Silent Auction Saturday, June 1st 4:30pm Silent Auction ~ 5pm-7pm Dinner American Legion, Quarry Road, Plattsburgh $10 ticket
Local WWII veterans honored » Local News » Press-Republican.
By John T. Ryan Peru VFW Port 309 conducted its traditional Memorial Day Ceremony at 11 am today. Post Quartermaster Rick Dabrowski welcomed members and guests. Rev. Alan Shnob, Pastor of St. Augustine’s Church, led opening and closing prayers. County Legislator Peter Keenan and Town Supervisor Peter Glushko were the main speakers. Peter Keenan told [...]
Peru VFW Post 309 will conduct Memorial Day Ceremonies at 11 am this morning. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to attend.
2013 Lake Placid Film Forum to be held June 13-16 | Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism.
Stewarts announces $1.34 million in “Holiday Match” contributions to local charities including $37,127 in Clinton County
Underground Railroad Museum will open Saturday; Opening day will feature a 9:30 am mini-bus tour of Underground RR sites
The North Star Underground Railroad Museum will open for 2013 on Saturday, May 4, kicking off the new museum’s third season, right next door to the Ausable Chasm. Opening day will feature a mini bus tour of Underground Railroad sites in nearby Keeseville and Peru. Stops include a hidden room located in a barn at the [...]
Spring Book Sale: Thursday, May 16, 10:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Saturday, May 18, 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Peru Free Library, Main Street, Peru NY Submitted by: Helle Thomsen Parker (643-8295), Secretary, Friends of the Library, Peru Free Library, Peru (643-8618)
Day of Caring volunteers make a Difference in The Adirondack Region; 70 Projects Reap the Benefits of the Annual Volunteer Event!
On Saturday, April 27th, 2013 volunteers across Clinton, Franklin and Essex counties will lend their hand to the annual Day of Caring event hosted by United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc., North Country Regional Volunteer Center, Project H.E.L.P. at SUNY Plattsburgh and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau. With the help of more than 400 [...]
Plattsburgh, NY – As part of their proposed fiscal year 2014 budget, the Department of Homeland Security is looking to study the feasibility of imposing a fee to cross the border. Congressman Bill Owens, who is co-Chairman of the Congressional Northern Border Caucus, strongly opposes the measure and issued the following statement: “Imposing a fee to cross the [...]
Peru – St. Augustine’s Knights of Columbus Council 7273 will host a spaghetti dinner on Saturday, April 20th at the St. Augustine’s Parish Center. “ALL YOU CAN EAT” spaghetti, salad, Italian bread and a delicious dessert will be served from 4:30 to 6:30 PM for only $7.50 per person, $3.50 for children 6 to 12, [...]
Saranac wrestling champ fights cancer » Local News » Press-Republican.
Adirondack Family Activities: Asgaard Farm Kidding Season | The Adirondack Almanack.
Grand Reopening of CVTM
Jamaica Mission focuses on housing, medical care, children » Local News » Press-Republican.
Drones, good times ahead for Fort Drum? « The In Box.
Community rallies for young mom with cancer » People » Press-Republican.
Transportation Museum to hold grand reopening » NEW TODAY… » Press-Republican.
Optometrist’s eyes opened by Nicaraguan poverty » Local News » Press-Republican.
Saratoga Springs, NY — On April 3, at the 2nd annual Northeast Agricultural Biomass Heating Seminar at the Northeast Biomass Heating Expo, Netaka White, Bionenergy Program Director of the Vermont Sustainable Jobs Fund, will speak briefly about the recently released USDA Agricultural Research Service report on heating with switchgrass in the Northeastern US. “The report [...]
Biggest Loser race coming to Plattsburgh » Local News » Press-Republican.
Mayor’s Cup entertainment unveiled » Local News » Press-Republican.
Town of Peru Youth Commission will be holding their registration for all Summer Activities, including Baseball/Softball/T-Ball and Fall Soccer on Friday April 12 from 6-9 PM and Saturday 9-Noon downstairs at the Peru Town Hall. Youth Participating in the Baseball/Softball Program need to reside within the Town of Peru and provide a birth certificate. There will be [...]
By John T. Ryan On March 11th the Peru Town Board continued its effort to recognize Peru Boy Scout Troop 49’s Eagle Scouts. Eleven Troop 49 scouts have achieved the Eagle Scout rank in the last two years and four additional scouts are working towards the Eagle rank. Nathan Fuller achieved the Eagle Scout rank [...]
March 24, 5:00.pm. Slavery to Citizenship: a story of the impact of Abraham Lincoln, Martin Luther King, Jr., and Barack Obama on ordinary African Americans by Jackie Madison, President of the North Country Underground Railroad Historical Association. Peru Free Library, 3024 Rte 22, Peru. Free and open to the public.
Plattsburgh, NY — The Walk of Hope & Spring Festival, Saturday, May 25th, 9:30am to 2:00pm at Trinity Park is registering walkers, donors, and volunteers at www.alsraisinghope.org. Participants will raise funds and awareness to end all neurodegenerative disease, including Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, ALS, and Huntington’s. Plan on a day of family fun, food and live music [...]
Adirondack Family Activities: NYSEF Lake Placid Kids Fest | The Adirondack Almanack.
Hope continues to grow » Local News » Press-Republican.
Ag Society names grandstand acts » Local News » Press-Republican.
Lessons work both ways for Mission of Hope » Local News » Press-Republican.
2013 Empire State Summer Games postponed | Democrat and Chronicle | democratandchronicle.com.
Adirondack Family Activities: Adirondack Lecture Series | The Adirondack Almanack.
Lake Placid Conference Center gains momentum – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com
Food from Farm to feature local products » Local News » Press-Republican.
Clear-cutting permit highlights APA agenda – AdirondackDailyEnterprise.com
Court St. Monica of St. Augustine’s Parish is having their annual Corned Beef Dinner at the St. Augustine’s Parish Center on Saturday, March 16th from 4 to 6:30 PM. It’s $8 for adults and $4 per child ages 4-12. The menu includes corned beef, potatoes, carrots, Irish soda bread, and various desserts. All are welcome!