Home & Garden


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HEAP application process under way

The State Office of Temporary and Disability Assistance (OTDA) today announced that New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program (HEAP) will begin accepting applications for regular benefits on Monday, Nov. 19.

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Clinton County Fair starts today

Today, the smell of hot sausage, sounds of amusement-ride screams and the mind control of a master hypnotist will settle into Clinton County.

Air conditioners available for low income

New York State will offer assistance for low income New Yorkers to stay cool during the upcoming heat wave as part of the Annual Cooling Initiative.

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Town Wide Garage Sale to be held

The July 4 Committee is again hosting the Village Wide Garage Sales on June 30 beginning at 8a.m.

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Champlain to hold brush pickups

Brush pickup days in the Village of Champlain will be held on the following days:

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Spring clean-up planned in Rouses Point

The Spring Clean-Up days for the Village of Rouses Point will commence on Friday April 20, 2012 until May 25th, 2012.

High winds wreak havoc

High winds have caused several isolated power outages and downed trees around the region in the early morning hours.

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HEAP cuts make heating more difficult

Clinton County using more local dollars to help low-income households

Clinton County officials are dealing with major funding cuts to the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) by using more local dollars to make sure families stay warm this winter.

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Mooers lights up the night with annual contest

Mooers holds Christmas light contest as part of beautification efforts

Roger Favreau may be 76, but he still believes in Santa Claus.

Trashing rechargeable batteries now illegal in NY

On Monday, Dec. 5 it became illegal in New York state to throw rechargeable batteries in the garbage.

Mailboxes your problem

When the snow piles and plows barrel through sending tons of hard wet snow to the same shoulder of the road your dolphin mailbox used to sit, that crumpled up box with the utility bill trapped inside could now be the homeowner’s problem to replace.

Tree Lighting Contest to be held

The Town of Mooers Beautification Committee is sponsoring their annual Christmas Lighting Contest.

Notify Chazy assessor of flood damage

The town of Chazy assessor, Patricia Ayer, requests any real property owners in the town of Chazy with 2011 spring flooding or Hurricane Irene damage to notify the assessor’s office.

Checking off fall garden chores

North Country Gardening

Even though we have been enjoying some beautiful weather over the past few weeks, we know that colder weather is just around the corner.

Plants and believing everything you read

North Country Gardening

Every year, professional and hobby plant breeders are working on developing new varieties of plants for our gardens.