Press Archives for 2011

Press Archives From 2011

12/19/2011 - Rumored to live off the shores of Port Henry, in Moriah, N.Y. on the Adirondack Coast, Lake Champlain's own "Loch Ness Monster", CHAMP, was featured on CBS News.HERE'S A LINK to the story and video!
12/19/2011 - Vote for your favorite!LAKE CHAMPLAIN REGION, ADIRONDACKS - The deadline for the first Champlain Area Trails (CATS) Travel Writing Contest has passed and there were a number of great submissions. In January, the judges will choose the winner of the $500 top prize and now is the time when your involvement in the contest really...
12/19/2011 - WESTPORT-ON-LAKE-CHAMPLAIN, N.Y. – The New Year marks a thrilling new journey for The Depot Theatre. The Adirondacks' professional theatre company will celebrate its 33rd year in operation with a new managing director, a new volunteer guild and four blockbuster shows for the 2012 season.The Depot has launched a national search...
12/16/2011 - New Program Series Begins on January 22(Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga introduces a new series of Sunday afternoon programs running from January through April. Presented by Fort Ticonderoga staff, the programs cost $10 each and are free for Members of the Friends of Fort Ticonderoga.The program begins with a "Winter...
11/14/2011 - 18th Century Holiday Traditions at Fort Ticonderoga's "Hot Chocolate at Cold Fort" Event  (Ticonderoga, NY) Explore 18th-century holiday traditions at Fort Ticonderoga's Hot Chocolate at Cold Fort event on December 3, 2011! Visit with historic interpreters portraying Continental soldiers from Pennsylvania in 1776 and...
11/10/2011 - Contributions Recognized by Ticonderoga Area and Addison County Chambers of CommerceCrown Point, N.Y./Addison, Vt. – November 9, 2011 – The Lake Champlain Bridge Community (LCBC) and its co-founders, Lorraine Franklin and Karen Hennessy, have been recognized twice in recent months by the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce and...
10/20/2011 - Elizabethtown, N.Y. -  Adirondack History Center Museum is offering a program about Paranormal Discoveries on Saturday, October 29 at 4:00 p.m. The program begins with a report from Champlain & Adirondack Paranormal Investigations on their findings of paranormal activities at the museum. Jim Thatcher, Lead Investigator...
10/05/2011 - (Ticonderoga, NY) Discover the unexplained past at Fort Ticonderoga's Flashlight Nights, Fridays and Saturdays, October 21 and 22 and October 28 and 29 from 7 pm until 9 pm. This family-fun fall program will uncover Fort Ticonderoga's layers of history and haunted stories at night in the Fort, on the landscape and in the 6-acre...
10/03/2011 - Essex, N.Y. - The First Annual Boquet Valley Studio Tour will be held from October 7 - 9, 2011. Several successful Champlain Valley artists in Elizabethtown, Essex, Westport and Willsboro will open their homes, gardens and studios during a self-guided tour."With fall foliage season upon us comes a new opportunity to explore...
09/22/2011 - The Arts Council for the Northern Adirondacks will host the 23nd Annual Field, Forest and Stream Day, an Adirondack Folk Arts Festival on Saturday, September 24th, 2011 from 11:00am to 4:00pm on the museum grounds of the Adirondack History Center in Elizabethtown, New York. Come out and join this wonderful family event...
09/20/2011 - New York's central Champlain Valley is special. "There are few places with historic hamlets settled so sweetly into a rich landscape of forests, farms, and hills with views of a beautiful lake and mountains," notes Chris Maron, executive director of Champlain Area Trails (CATS).To spread the word and promote tourism to the area...
08/31/2011 - Ausable Chasm has been open for over 140 years - and has survived Irene! Check their website at ausablechasm.com for more information!
08/29/2011 - (Ticonderoga, NY) U.S. News Travel recently named Fort Ticonderoga #2 in "Best Things To Do in the Adirondacks". Cited for its historical significance as the "key to the continent," the report states that the interpretive costumed staff helps make "this splendid fort authentic."Fort Ticonderoga is listed just under the Saranac...
08/24/2011 - UPDATE: due to weather, move is now planned for FRIDAY, AUGUST 26LAKE CHAMPLAIN BRIDGE ARCH SCHEDULEDTO BE LIFTED INTO PLACE ON THURSDAY, AUG. 25Historic Event Will Take One Full Day to CompleteThe New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) today announced plans to transport and lift into place the center arch span of...
08/19/2011 - Historic Event Will Take One Full Day to Complete The New York State Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) today announced tentative plans to float the center arch span of the new Lake Champlain Bridge to the bridge site and lift it into place next week. The public may be able to watch the lift, but some marine and vehicle...
08/17/2011 - Part of National Initiative to Fight Childhood Obesity(Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga's Heroic Maze: A Corn Maze Adventure is part of a national initiative called Lets Move! Museums & Gardens dedicated to solving the problem of childhood obesity. Lets Move! is supported through the federal Institute of Museum and...
08/17/2011 - Contact:Sue HoxieLake Champlain Bridge Community, Communications ChairAddison County Chamber of Commerce, Marketing & Communications DirectorP: 802-388-7951 x2E: sue@addisoncounty.comReopening Celebration for Lake Champlain Bridge PostponedNew date is set for May 19-20, 2012Crown Point, N.Y./Addison, Vt. – August 17, 2011 –...
08/11/2011 - Firetower Tour and Discussionwith David Thomas-TrainSunday, August 28thAdirondack History Center Museum/ Essex County Historical SocietyELIZABETHTOWN, NY — Visitors can take part in any portion of the day: the hike, the Museum fire tower climb, the lecture, or all activities.9 am— 3 pm: Meet at the Museum on Sunday, August 28th...
08/09/2011 - A summer day of peace and musicMORIAH ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN, ADIRONDACKS — The community of Moriah is pleased to present the first annual MoriahStock at the Port Henry Band Stand beginning at 1:00 p.m. on August 27.A home-grown event, MoriahStock will feature local bands Loose Connection, 5 Story Fuse and Generations in a casual,...
07/27/2011 - Celebrate America with Patriotic Music at Fort Ticonderoga'sFife & Drum Corps Muster August 6 (Ticonderoga, NY) Fort Ticonderoga celebrates more than eight decades of Fife and Drum Corps performance with its annual Fife and Drum Corps Muster August 6. The muster will highlight several Fife and Drum Corps from across...
07/25/2011 - MORIAH, NY - The Town of Moriah will celebrate two of its hometown champs with a combined celebration of the annual Champ Day and the first annual Johnny Podres Day on August 6, 2011 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.The annual Champ Day will fill Main Street Port Henry with food and craft vendors, a town-wide lawn sale, music and...
07/20/2011 - ESSEX ON LAKE CHAMPLAIN - Historic Essex on Lake Champlain has welcomed a number of new businesses, rebounding positively from record high water this spring. In fact, the community is not only ready to welcome visitors for the summer - it is veritably BUZZING with activity.The iconic Old Dock restaurant opened for the season on...
07/20/2011 - Ticonderoga, NY – The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is excited to announce that Streetfest, an annual community celebration of arts and crafts, shopping, food, fun, entertainment, and family activities to bring people to Ticonderoga's historic Montcalm Street district, continues to grow and will be even bigger and...
07/20/2011 - (Ticonderoga, NY) Explore the unexplained past at Fort Ticonderoga during Garrison Ghost Tours offered on Friday and Saturday nights through August. The tours, which begin at 8 pm, highlight Fort Ticonderoga's haunted history and recount stories featured on Syfy Channel's Ghost Hunters. The tour is recommended for guests 10...