“The Belle of Amherst,” a one-woman play written by William Luce, will be performed at the North Country Cultural Center for the Arts next weekend. The play was originally directed by Charles Nelson Reilly and starred Julie Harris. It opened on April 28, 1976, at the Longacre Theatre in Manhattan, where it ran for 116 performances.
On Tuesday, April 30, Mountain Lake PBS honored the winners of its “PBS Kids Go! Writers Contest.” The contest invited children from kindergarten through third grade to submit stories they wrote and illustrated for judging.
Plattsburgh State students, staff and community members joined in a rally on April 30 to empower survivors of sexual violence and to demand accountability after the annual Take Back the Night march was interrupted by negative remarks from a group of young men on Brinkerhoff Street April 27.
Long before Battle of Plattsburgh festivities take over the city in September, there will be a different battle in Plattsburgh. And this one will involve mixed martial arts.
On Monday, May 13, more than 150 students will perform in the Chazy Central Rural School’s Spring Concert.
The Relay for Life team “Motivators” will host a Zumbathon at the Our Lady of Victory Church at 4919 South Catherine Street, on May 10. The Zumbathon will begin at 7 p.m. and go till 8:30 p.m.
The United Way Day of Caring was held on April 27 and across the North Country approximately 70 projects were completed with help from more than 500 volunteers.
A jury found Scott E. Denno guilty of first-degree murder and first-degree gang assault after three-hour deliberation on May 8 for the death of Robert M. Rennie, of Keeseville. Acting Supreme Court Justice Richard Meyer sent the jury into deliberations shortly after 10 a.m., and they were back with a verdict shortly after 1 p.m.
Notes from the North Woods
Adirondackers have again begun practicing that old, familiar wave.
Week after week it seems, we read about violent acts in the region fueled by alcohol abuse.
230 Survivors, Friends and Family Members Attend April 27 Event
Exceptional men who have made an impact in the fight against breast cancer and numerous cancer survivors were honored at the Northeastern New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® “Pink Tie Guys” annual survivor luncheon at the Clifton Park Hilton Garden Inn.
The weather has gone from winter to summer in about three days. The lack of rain and hot sun are warming things up and drying things out.
The Adirondack North Country Association hereby re-states its support for the mixed-use management objectives of the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor Final Management Plan, currently in force, and further supports the retention of all railroad infrastructure which can support economic development, including tourism, through enhanced rail operations in the future.”
Thoughts from Behind the Pressline
We see it on the highways. It’s becoming more apparent in politics these days.
I moved to Willsboro five years ago.
Top Country artists will headline at a day long music and fun festival at the Crete Memorial Civic Center in Plattsburgh on Saturday, May 25.
Teen with cystic fibrosis receives photography equipment
A local teen received the ultimate set of equipment to prepare him for his dream job as a photographer through the Make-A-Wish foundation.
The event, the World Music Festival, will be the largest fundraiser ever held to benefit Reason 2 Smile, a non-profit organization that helps orphaned and at-risk children in developing countries.
The great American tradition of parades is almost upon us again.