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By John T. Ryan Peru – The North Country Mission of Hope’s non-conforming use application for the former K of C Hall/Fitness Center at 3452 Route 22 was not approved by the Peru Zoning Board of Appeals at its Wednesday, April 19th meeting. Mission of Hope Board President Sally Kokes told the Peru Gazette, “It […]
Posted: April 24th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, General News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, Town Board News, Zoning Board News.
Will you get a little dirty for clean water? Please join the Lake Champlain Committee, the League of Women Voters of the North Country and the New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation this Sunday, April 23 at an April Stools’ Day clean-up at Point Au Roche State Park from 1 PM – 3 PM. Enjoy […]
The Foundation of CVPH is proud to be a co-sponsor of the 4th Annual Evening of Healing: Stories of Strength. This year’s event is set for Monday, April 24 at 6 p.m. at the Newman Center and we hope you can join us for a powerful and inspiring evening. The goal of An Evening of Healing […]
Issuing Office: Burlington Source: National.Weather.Service 4:40am EDT, Wed Apr 19 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BURLINGTON HAS ISSUED A * FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LAKE CHAMPLAIN AT ROUSES POINT. * UNTIL THURSDAY MORNING… OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS CANCELED. * AT 4:00 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 99.9 FEET. * FLOOD STAGE IS 100.0 FEET. […]
Peru – Once all approvals are acquired, the Maplefields Convenience Store/Gas Station at 654 Bear Swamp will be ungoing a tear-down and major expansion. Plans have been filed with the Peru Code Enforcement Office and a site-plan will be reviewed by the Planning Board at its Wednesday, April 12th meeting. Plans detail a 5,280 sq. […]
Drivers for the DAV van are still needed to bring Veterans to their appointments at the Stratton VA hospital in Albany. The process to qualify drivers has been streamlined. Anyone interested please call Greg Lee at 518-570-7253 or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org. It’s only once a month or whatever you can fit into your schedule.
‘WAVE’ Project Connects New Yorkers with Health of Rivers and Streams and Hands-on Training WAVE Volunteer Training Starts in May at Multiple Locations Including Plattsburgh & Willsboro The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced today that DEC is actively recruiting volunteers for the 2017 summer sampling season to conduct water quality assessments […]
The Strand Center for the Arts Call for Student Artists for High School/Middle School Exhibition in April
The Strand Center for the Arts is excited to host its Annual High School & Middle School Exhibition this April and is looking for student artists. This year’s exhibition will be held at The Strand Center Main Gallery at 23 Brinkerhoff Street in Plattsburgh. The exhibition will open on April 7 and run through April […]
United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. is planning our 17th Annual Olympian Celebrity Golf Classic and we would like you to be a part of the day-long festivities. The event will be held on Thursday, June 8, 2017. This year the tournament will be at the Lake Placid Club, 88 Morningside Drive in Lake […]
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The Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation (State Parks) are reminding snowmobilers to ride responsibly and put safety first as they enjoy the state’s abundant snowmobiling opportunities. “With recent tragedies in mind, DEC is encouraging snowmobilers to follow common sense safety recommendations. In addition to wearing […]
What: A public meeting of the North Country Regional Economic Development Council (NCREDC). The region is composed of Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lewis and St. Lawrence counties. Who: The NCREDC is co-chaired by Garry Douglas, President of the North Country Chamber of Commerce, and Tony Collins, President of Clarkson University. All individuals, businesses, organizations, […]
The Alice T. Miner Museum Presents Climate Change in the North Country – A Talk by Dr. Curt Stager Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. Chazy, N.Y.—The Alice T. Miner Museum is pleased to announce that Dr. Curt Stager, professor of natural sciences at Paul Smith’s College, will speak on the regional impact of climate change […]
Posted: February 7th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Agricultural News, Business News, Community Events, Education News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, Weather News/History.
Plattsburgh, NY. The City of Plattsburgh, Lake Champlain Sea Grant and New York Sea Grant have announced that the Great Shipwrecks of NY’s ‘Great’ Lakes Traveling Exhibit will be open to the public in the second-floor atrium, adjacent to the auditorium, at City Hall in Plattsburgh, NY, from February 6 through April 28, 2017. Admission […]
PAUL SMITHS, NY (01/30/2017)– The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College during the fall 2016 semester. Each earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to receive this distinction. Joseph Barshow of Peru, N.Y.. Barshow, who is majoring in forestry, earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to […]
Amy Helm & The Handsome Strangers to perform Friday, January 27, 2017 at 7 PM Amy Helm, who has won widespread praise as a singer, songwriter and live performer, was a member of the celebrated alt-country collective Ollabelle, and released her first solo album “Didn’t It Rain” in 2015. The album features, among others, her […]
PLATTSBURGH, NY –The Strand Center for the Arts is thrilled to host a Native American Artists Exhibition in the Main Gallery in February, 2017. This forthcoming exhibit features artwork from several local Native American artists including: Sue Herne, Dukon Harris, David Fadden, Martin Loft, Leah Shenandoah, and Jordan Thompson. The exhibit opening will take place […]
Source: Can tiny North Hudson serve as the Adirondack Park’s gateway? | NCPR News
Posted: January 25th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, State Government News, State Legislator News.
Peru Gazette Comment: Very important to share and get the word out about these bad drugs. Friends found Malone man unresponsive; autopsy being done. Source: Police fear another drug OD death | Local News | pressrepublican.com
Posted: January 25th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Crime News, General News, Heathcare News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, Youth News.
Valuable New Tool Links Clinton County Residents to Local Health Improvement and Lifestyle Change Programs
A Message from the United Way of the Adirondack Region January 24, 2017 (Plattsburgh) A new online resource is available to help Clinton County residents and their healthcare providers find programs focusing on different aspects of health improvement. The Clinton County Health Department (CCHD) has collaborated with United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. to create […]
A Message from Sister Debbie Blow follows: The saying goes that when a window is closed, a door is open…or is the opposite? Whichever the case, we find ourselves in the midst of closing windows and doors, while awaiting an opportunity to open new ones. We have a MAJOR NEED and we hope you can […]
At least one restaurant, new access road planned in Plattsburgh, opening up future prospects. Source: Development proposed on high-profile lot | Local News | pressrepublican.com
Source: Guatemalan workers on North Country farm tell Trump, “look into your heart” | NCPR News
Posted: January 18th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Agricultural News, Business News, Congressional News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Political News, Regional NY-VT. News.
Source: If Trump builds a wall, will there be anybody to milk the North Country’s cows? | NCPR News
Posted: January 18th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Agricultural News, Business News, General News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News.
What’s so special about Thursday, January 26, 2017? It’s the 7th DINE UNITED – an event designed to bring the restaurants of Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties together in an effort to help the people of our community. As we all know, times are tough. There are citizens right here in Clinton, Essex and Franklin […]
PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will again provide scholarships for interested young men and women 11 to 17 years old to attend DEC’s popular summer camp program. Source: DEC camper scholarships now available – Sun Community News & Printing
By John T. Ryan Peru – Peru Town Court invites everyone to an Open House on Saturday, January 14th from 9 till noon. The recently opened Town Court building is located at 22 Davey Lane, behind Langley Insurance and McDonald’s. You’ll have an opportunity to ask questions and see all aspects of the beautiful facility. […]
Posted: January 9th, 2017 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, General News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, Town Board News.
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Stewart’s Shops’ 2016 Holiday Match program set a new record for the third consecutive season, raising over $1.85 million for local children’s organizations. Source: Over $1.8 million raised for children’s charities – Sun Community News & Printing
For the first time in a decade, New York State experienced a net population loss, as of July of last summer, according to the Empire Center which examined Census data. While upstate has been steadi… Source: Census: NY lost more people than gained this year as of July – Capitol Confidential
KEESEVILLE — A proposed riverside park in downtown Keeseville has moved closer to reality as another piece of the funding puzzle has snapped into place. Source: Keeseville Riverfront Park to move forward – Sun Community News & Printing
By John T. Ryan Peru – Peru has a new small business. On November 15, 2016 Kerri Bedard opened KB Styles at her 860 Fuller Road residence. Bedard has eight years of cosmetology experience including the last six years at Colours in Peru. An Ausable Forks native and Ausable Valley Central graduate, Kerri Bedard and […]
Posted: December 20th, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News.
PLATTSBURGH, NY –The Strand Center for the Arts (SCA) is excited to open a larger, updated Artist Store in the Strand Center at 23 Brinkerhoff Street, Plattsburgh, NY. This project was made possible in part by generous donations from friends of the Strand Center for the Arts and from the tireless work of numerous volunteers […]
Are you looking to volunteer in the community? JCEO is looking for volunteer drivers to provide transportation to doctor’s appointments. YOU decide when and how much you want to drive. Drivers are reimbursed 56 cents per mile and must have their own vehicle. For more information, contact Chelsea at 518-561-6310 or stop by your local […]
Rose Hebert’s “Monsters in the Closet” Exhibit in the Main Gallery at The Strand Center for the Arts
PLATTSBURGH, NY – The Strand Center for the Arts is excited to host Rose Hebert’s “Monsters in the Closet” exhibition in the Main Gallery in January, 2017. This upcoming exhibit will open in The Strand Center Main Gallery on Friday, January 6 with a reception open and free to the public from 5:30 to 7:30 […]
Dear Editor: An open letter regarding donations to the United Way of the Adirondack Region. The 2017 United Way of the Adirondack Region campaign has launched with an ambitious goal of $725,000. Are you noticing that more people in our area are in need of the assistance offered by the 43 partner agencies; assistance such […]
The North Country Chamber of Commerce and Manpower are proud to announce a new opportunity for emerging leaders in our region. Through a series of Community Exploration sessions, participants will learn about the challenges facing our region and how they can get involved to make the North Country stronger than ever. Professional Development sessions will […]
Saturday Jan. 3, 2016 – There was more happening at Dunkin Donuts this morning than a ribbon-cutting ceremony and a Grand Opening. Dunkin Donuts presented a $2,000 check to the Peru Parent Teachers Association for its Playground Fund. L-R Dunkin Donuts Franchisee Ray Aley, Peru Town Counselor Jim Langley, PTO President Kim Chamberlain, Dunkin Donuts […]
Posted: December 3rd, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Business News, Community Events, Education News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News.
Saturday, Dec. 3rd – Almost every room at St. Augustine’s Parish Center, 3030 Main St., Peru is filled with beautiful crafts and holiday foods today. The Annual Craft Fair last suntil 3 p.m. PLESE SHARE!
ELLENBURG CENTER — Officials say the remains of Ira Munn Boardman III were located this morning. Source: Body of missing hunter found | News | pressrepublican.com
As of December 1, 2016 Peru Town Court will be located at its new building at 22 Davey Drive, Peru, N.Y. 12972. Phone – 518-643-4187, Fax 518-643-4188 Until December 1, 2016 the Court address is 3036 Main St., Peru, N.Y. 12972. Phone 518-643-2745 Ext. 1, Fax 518-643-0527
Posted: November 23rd, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, Crime News, General News, Law Enforcement News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News, Town Board News.
39th Annual John P Adams Memorial Turkey Trot on Thanksgiving Day,November 24 , 2016. Event includes: 5K and 10K – $20 Registration 1 M Fun Run/Walk – $7.50 Registration Start Location: Peru Central School Start Times: 8:45 AM SHARP! for 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk & 9:15 AM SHARP! for All Other Events Online registration is […]
On Tuesday, November 22 at 6:30pm, the Peru Community Church along with St. Augustine’s Roman Catholic Church will be hosting a Community Thanksgiving Worship Service at 6:30pm at the Peru Community Church. This will be a service of celebration for the abundant harvest and the many blessings in the Peru community. Rev. Peggi Eller, Pastor […]
PLATTSBURGH — The City of Plattsburgh Recreation Department is exploring the idea of restructuring their department, a process that would place more of a regional emphasis on sustaining infrastructure. Source: City rec department explores alternative leadership – Sun Community News & Printing
Numbering 4.4 million, these newcomers make up 22 percent of the state’s population, placing the Empire State well above the national average of 13 percent and making it the nation’s second-largest destination behind California for new arrivals, according to a report released Wednesday by state Comptroller Tom DiNapoli. […] while New York City has long […]
By John T. Ryan Peru – Thanks to health research and business trends locally produced and fresh fruits and vegetables are more popular than ever. Peru residents are little spoiled because we have two excellent family-owned and operated farmstands, Rulfs and Northern Orchards. Rulfs has been in the news since the September 28th opening of […]
October 4, 2016 Low water at boat launchDue to the ongoing drought conditions in New York State, many waters are significantly below average water levels for this time of year. While many DEC boat launches are still useable by shallow draft boats, boaters desiring to launch larger, deeper draft waters may have difficulties on many […]
Peru – October 15th should be an exciting day for Peru as about 450 runners and bicyclists participate in the 6th Annual Octoberfest Half Marathon, 10K, 5K and 40K bike event. All proceeds are for a good cause – to fight pulmonary fibrosis, a disease affecting 500,000 Americans including several in our region. Over the […]
Wild Turkey, Waterfowl and Pheasant Seasons New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced today that several small game hunting seasons open October 1. In addition, there are special youth-only hunting seasons for pheasants and waterfowl opening prior to the start of the regular season. “Hunting is a proud tradition in […]
About 25 area veterans from Essex, Clinton and Franklin County met with Rep. Elise Stefanik for roundtable discussion, citing problems with VA, healthcare access, education and jobs Source: Veterans: VA access, jobs pose challenges – Sun Community News & Printing
Deer Management Permit Application Deadline Is October 1 DEC Invites Hunters to Help Track Deer Populations New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that early bowhunting seasons for deer in New York State will be starting soon. Early bow season for deer begins in the Northern Zone at […]
By John T. Ryan Last Saturday the Ausable River Association (AsRA), in partnership with the Kayak Shack of Plattsburgh, hosted a Paddling River Clean-Up Saturday in Peru. AsRA worked with the Kayak Shack at their Baggs’ Landing location to remove trash in and along the banks of the Ausable River from Carpenter’s Flats to the […]
Posted: September 2nd, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, Education News, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News.
CHAZY — Chazy Central Rural School is one step closer to merging the latest developments in the teaching and tech fields. Source: CCRS lands over 300k for tech expansion – Sun Community News & Printing
Peru – The 39th Annual St. Augustine’s Applefest will be held on Saturday, September 17th and Sunday September 18th. Saturday’s huge parade begins at 11 a.m. Enjoy live music, a giant craft fair, food, games, rides and a Sunday afternoon chicken BBQ. Saturday’s music features the Plattsburgh Pipe and Drum Corps, The SUNY Plattsburgh Gospel […]
Posted: August 31st, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Arts and Entertainment, Community Events, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Regional NY-VT. News, Things to do in & near Peru, Youth News.
By John T. Ryan The 26th Annual Run For Jon was held this afternoon. There was huge turnout with 253 participants in the 2.5 mile run, plus a great turnout for the 3/4 mile Kids Fun Run. Two of Peru’s legendary runners won the 2.5 race. Dan Lennon won the men’s race with a time […]
Posted: August 27th, 2016 under Community Events, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Peru resident news/accomplishments, Peru School News, Peru/Regional History, Regional NY-VT. News.
The Ausable River Association (AsRA), in partnership with the Kayak Shack of Plattsburgh, is hosting a Paddling River Clean-Up Saturday, August 27th in Peru. The clean-up is open to all community members who want to restore and protect the beauty of the Ausable River. “Volunteers will immediately see the results of their hard work improving […]
Posted: August 22nd, 2016 under Adirondack Region News, Community Events, Environmental News, General News, Northern NY News, Peru News, Regional NY-VT. News, Things to do in & near Peru.
Scheduling conflict cited. Source: Trump cancels Plattsburgh visit | News | pressrepublican.com
Campaign discussing contract for use of Crete Memorial Civic Center, where presidential candidate also appeared in April. Source: Trump targets Plattsburgh for ‘town hall’ session | News | pressrepublican.com Peru Gazette Note – That’s this coming Monday!