Devan Livernois, a graduate of Franklin Academy, enlisted in the United States Marines and graduated from boot camp at Parris Island, S.C. on April 23. He will be going into the aviation field. He is the son of Eric Livernois from Owls Head and Michelle Riley Livernois from Malone.

After an abbreviated 2020 tour season due to the Coronovirus, the Almanzo Wilder Homestead in Burke is looking ahead to a more normal season this year. The local historical site will open to visitors on May 29 and the Almanzo and Laura Ingalls Wilder Association is busy making preparations.

County Route 28 is temporarily closed due to the Town Line Road bridge project. Local traffic only. Detour Route is as follows State Route 30 to Irish Street (County Route 38) to State Route 11. This project will continue until further notice.

We invite residents in Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties to participate in our “Gnoming Around” event for a chance to win a prize bag. Our bookish gnome will travel to 20 member libraries starting May 5th. He will visit each location for about a week, so watch for his appearance outside …

April turned out to be much warmer than normal. It was the warmest April since April, 2010. Last year, however, April was well below normal. This April’s mean temperature was 45.3 degrees, nearly four degrees above the normal of 41.4. The highest reading for the month was 78 degrees on the 9…

Northern New York is often recognized as a great place to live, work, and raise a family. We’re fortunate enough to call the Adirondack Park, Lake Champlain, the St. Lawrence Seaway, and the farms and forests of the northern tier home. World-class downhill and cross-country skiing, golf cour…

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, cauliflower is one of the most versatile vegetables out there. Cauliflower can make a good substitute for rice, mashed, potatoes, tator tots, and today, buffalo wings. This healthy vegetarian option can be as spicy as you like and it’s low in calori…

Are you looking for a healthy side dish loaded with fiber? Look no further. This three-bean salad is a delicious, and nutritious dish that might even get your children to eat their vegetables. Beans provide protein, carbohydrates, and lots of fiber without costing us too many calories. With …

Malone Village Board Meeting

Ahead of National Heatstroke Prevention Day, the Governor’s Traffic Safety Committee (GTSC), the New York State Department of Health, and the Office of Children and Family Services are urging parents and caregivers to make sure they do not leave children, vulnerable adults or pets alone in a…

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Spring is often a time for setting goals and looking toward the future. We are witness to growth and rebirth as the grass turns green, trees bud and daffodils catch the eye under bright blue skies. Yet not everyone sees the world in this way. In the United States almost half of all adults (4…

Inspired by her love of bold color and organic shapes, Toos’ latest work, “Silver, Copper, and the Blues,” features heishi-cut turquoise, lapis lazuli, sterling silver, and pure copper. Toos’ signature statement necklaces are the prizes of this collection. She applied a variety of metal-work…

SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health president and chief executive officer Sylvia Getman has announced plans to retire later this year, with a tentative last day of July 1.

The county will be closing County Route 3 open for local traffic only Monday and Tuesday May 3 and 4 from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and will also be closing in conjunction with the towns of Westville and Fort Covington Buell Road on Wednesday May 5 for culvert replacements.

Liverpool- The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee (JATC) for Roofers and Waterproofers, Local Union -195, will conduct a recruitment from May 24, 2021 through May 23, 2022 for 20 Roofer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor announced today.

Hobby farmers can reap many benefits from owning food animals in a domestic environment; among these are eggs, fiber, companionship, and for owners of animals like cows, miniature cows, and goats, milk. However, milk obtained from an animal needs to be treated through a process called pasteu…

Franklin County Personnel Office announces the following Civil Service examinations:

“The Thrive Project” is a free art mentoring program for children in middle school and high school sponsored by Foothills ARTSociety, in partnership with Adirondack for Kids and Downtown Artist Cellar. There are a few more spots left to fill in the Creative Writing Workshop and the Book Maki…

Cornell Cooperative Extension of Franklin county 2021 Cattle Camp. Dairy Camp will be held on June 12 and Beef Camp will be June 13 at the County Fairgrounds in Malone.

Free Horse Camp will be a little different this year but packed with instruction and fun.

In this time of social distancing and sometimes limited fresh produce in the grocery stores, there is an alternative, free means of supplementing any diet with delicious, free-range greens while enjoying the outdoors.

There are a variety of different tasks involved in working on a farm. Some of these tasks include handling animals, operating heavy equipment, and maintenance of buildings and machinery.

POTSDAM – The New York State Council on the Arts has awarded an Individual Artist grant to The Orchestra of Northern New York (ONNY), the North Country’s only year-round professional symphony orchestra, on behalf of composer Gregory Wanamaker. The Orchestra plans to debut the commissioned ne…

The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels program for the week of April 26 to April 30: Monday: Deluxe turkey burger tater tots, spring blend, ww roll, sherbet; Tuesday: Fried cabbage dinner with potatoes, ham and carrots, ww roll, peas, butterscotch pudding: Wednesday: BBQ chicken, …

Watertown– The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers, Local Union -2 (Ogdensburg), will conduct a recruitment from May 5, 2021 through April 29, 2022 for three Bricklayer, Mason and Plasterer apprentices, the New York State Department of Labor …

OLD FORGE-…Water Safari Resort is developing ways to collaborate with Social Media Influencers, Bloggers and Vloggers. Content creators with substantiated followings on their respective platforms are encouraged to submit a request for collaboration.

A boating safety class is offered, via Zoom, on May 26 and May 27 from 5 to 9 p.m. each night. Participants need to attend both virtual classes and pass a test at the end. Cost is $35 per person payable to USCG Aux Massena Flotilla 01-01. Mail a check to Bruce Burditt, 747 County Route 25, M…

Saranac Lake– The Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation, a non-profit based in Saranac Lake, New York, is raffling a very unique, one-of-a-kind Hornbeck canoe. Pete Hornbeck invited his fellow members of the League of Extraordinary Adirondack Gentlemen (LEAG) to build this special boat in …