From The Archives June 1924

By Essex County Historical Society
May 30, 2024
Category: HISTORY

LAKE PLACID


FIREMEN ASK FOR MOTORIZED TRUCK


A committee made up of members of the Lake Placid Fire Department this week visited the village board meeting and asked that the old ladder wagon, which is drawn by horses, be motoriz... Continue reading

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From The Archives May 1924

By Essex County Historical Society
May 02, 2024
Category: HISTORY

ESSEX COUNTY


REPAIRING STATE ROADS IN ESSEX COUNTY


A large force of men and several motor trucks are busy repairing the state highway between Schroon River in the town of North Hudson and Keene Center, preparatory to the rush o... Continue reading

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From The Archives April 1924

By Essex County Historical Society
April 01, 2024
Category: HISTORY

PORT HENRY


IRON MINES AT PORT HENRY CLOSED


About one hundred men, most of them heads of families were thrown out of employment at Port Henry on Friday of last week by the shutting down of the mines of the Port Henry Iron Ore Co... Continue reading

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From The Archives March 1924

By Essex County Historical Society
February 29, 2024
Category: HISTORY

WILLSBORO


RECORD LONG DISTANCE TELEPHONE MESSAGE FOR NORTHERN NEW YORK


A record long distance telephone message for Northern New York was received by Mrs. B. D. Severance over the wires of the Willsboro Telephone Co. at Wil... Continue reading

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From The Archives February 1924

By Essex County Historical Society
February 01, 2024
Category: HISTORY

MORIAH


MORIAH RAILROAD MEN GET A WAGE CUT


A new wage schedule on the Lake Champlain & Moriah Railroad, running between Port Henry and Mineville, will become effective March first, notices to that effect having been post... Continue reading

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From The Archives January 1924

By Essex County Historical Society
January 04, 2024
Category: HISTORY

NEW RUSSIA


PANTHER SAID TO BE ON THE PROWL NEAR NEW RUSSIA


A panther is reported to have been prowling around on Mount Tom, near New Russia, following deer, cat fashion, in the snow. It is said by those who saw the panther trac... Continue reading

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From The Archives December 1923

By Essex County Historical Society
November 30, 2023
Category: HISTORY

PORT HENRY


WANT BETTER WATER AND A FIRE TRUCK


A special village election will be held in Port Henry Jan. 5th at which election voters will be privileged to express their opinion on a bond issue of ,000 for improvements to th... Continue reading

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From The Archives November 1923

By Essex County Historical Society
October 31, 2023
Category: HISTORY

PORT HENRY


MAY CLOSE SECOND PORT HENRY FURNACE


Due to the fact that there is no demand for iron now, Witherbee, Sherman & Company, Port Henry, has already shut down one furnace and it is rumored that the other will... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County September 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
September 18, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



UPPER JAY


Forest Fire In County Destroys 500-Acre Tract


Forest Ranger aided by more than 300 volunteers and fire departments from six communities battled a forest fire which raged Monday night and Tue... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County September 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
September 05, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



WILMINGTON


TELEVISION ATOP WHITEFACE MOUNTAIN


Television is an added attraction for the thousands of visitors who annually drive the eight-mile highway to the mile-high summit of Whiteface Mountain. M... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County August 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
August 15, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



PORT HENRY


NYSES Office To Be Continued At Port Henry


Indications from representative members of the community that a hardship would be worked on Port Henry and surrounding towns by the projected clos... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County August 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
August 01, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



WESTPORT


To Give Free X-Rays At Westport Fair


Officials of the Essex County Tuberculosis and Public Health Association announced this week that a mobile X-ray unit would be set up at the Essex... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County July 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
July 14, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



LAKE PLACID


THE PROPOSED HOSPITAL


Considerable enlightenment concerning the proposed Placid Memorial Hospital was delivered Thursday night of last week by speakers following the dinner given for the e... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County July 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
July 03, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



ESSEX COUNTY


Open Campaign To Get Hospital Beds In County


A subscription campaign to obtain additional hospital beds in Essex County got underway Tuesday, sponsored by the Essex County American Legion... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County June 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
June 13, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



CROWN POINT


Establish Speed Zone In Village Of Crown Point


As a result of the complaints of residents and action of the Crown Point Town Board, the New York State Traffic Commission has set up a speed... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County June 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
May 30, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


Control Admissions At Local Hospital


Due to a reduced staff and in line with a nation-wide problem resulting from an insufficient number of available nurses, officials of the Moses Ludington H... Continue reading

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County May 15-31

By Essex County Historical Society
May 15, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago


TICONDEROGA


Process For Elimination Of Mill 'Fog' Here Will Be In Operation This Summer


Elimination of the "fog" which settles over Ticonderoga as the result of operations in the recovery plant of the Int... Continue reading

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Buildings tell history tales

By Essex County Historical Society
May 10, 2023
Category: HISTORY

              Do you believe in ghosts?

 

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From the Archives: A Look Back on Essex County May 1-14

By Essex County Historical Society
May 01, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



TICONDEROGA


Merchants Here Vote For Meter Parking System


Ticonderoga merchants and business men have gone on record by a vote of 53 to 11 to recommend installation of a meter parking system in the bus... Continue reading

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From The Archives : A Look Back On Essex County April 15-30

By Essex County Historical Society
April 14, 2023
Category: HISTORY

75 Years Ago



ESSEX COUNTY


Ask Bids On County Highway Project


Proposals for the reconstruction of eight and a half miles of roadway between Westport and Wadhams Mills, Wadhams Mills and Whallonsburg and Essex will... Continue reading

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