Tag Archives: Fort Ticonderoga

Fort Fever Series to begin next week

Fort Ticonderoga is offering history buffs, gardeners, or the intellectually curious a series of events to stave off cabin fever and the winter blues. The fort has announced this year’s line-up for its Fort Fever Series, which runs from January through April. The programs are offered once a month by Fort Ticonderoga staff and take […]

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Heritage, Harvest, and Horse Festival Saturday

Fort Ticonderoga will celebrate the sights, sounds, and tastes of fall this Saturday as it hosts the Heritage, Harvest and Horse Festival. Visitors will be able to experience the power and grace of equestrian sports and working horses; take part in family-friendly activities such as sack racing; and explore the King’s Garden during its annual […]

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Fort Ti sponsors garden tour

Fort Ticonderoga is organizing a one-day tour of the Montreal Botanic Gardens on Tuesday, Sept. 18. The tour will be hosted by Heidi Karkoski, Fort Ticonderoga’s curator of landscape, and Leonard Perry from the University of Vermont, and begins at the Horticulture Research Center in South Burlington. Carpools from Ticonderoga will be organized. “This tour […]

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Invasive species on list of topics for lakes conference

An expert on aquatic invasive organisms will discuss the impact of non-native species, such as the spiny water flea, on Lake George and Lake Champlain during an interdisciplinary conference examining the two lakes. Meg Modley, aquatic nuisance species coordinator at the Lake Champlain Basin Program, is one of eight featured speakers at the Conference on […]

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History comes alive at Fort Ticonderoga

                    One of the largest battles staged in North America prior to the Civil War will be discovered anew this weekend as Fort Ticonderoga holds its Battle of Carillon Living History weekend. The event will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and […]

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Fort Ticonderoga opens May 18

Fort Ticonderoga opens for the 2012 season on Saturday, May 18, and visitors will have the chance to learn the integral role the fort played in the formation of America. “Fort Ticonderoga is a family destination and a center of learning. A visit is an interactive, multidisciplined experience,” said Beth Hill, executive director. “It’s exploring […]

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Garden symposium Saturday

The King’s Garden at Fort Ticonderoga will present the first Garden & Landscape Symposium: “Planting the Seeds of Knowledge for Home Gardeners” on Saturday, April 14. This new day-long symposium, geared for both beginning and experienced gardeners, provides helpful insights from garden experts who live and garden in upstate New York and Vermont. The program […]

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Fort Ti and Amtrak announce partnership

Fort Ticonderoga and Amtrak announced a partnership last week that will connect people traveling between New York City and Montreal to Fort Ticonderoga. The Adirondack, which runs daily between New York City and Montreal, will stop in Ticonderoga. The northbound train which departs New York at 8:15 a.m. is to arrive in Ticonderoga at 1:17 […]

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Theresa C. Lonergan, 82

Theresa C. Lonergan, historian and noted scholar of 18th century American naval history died of natural causes on Nov. 26, 2011 at the Moses Ludington Nursing Home in Ticonderoga. She was 82. In his best-selling work on the battle of Saratoga author Richard M. Ketchum said, “Mrs. Theresa C. Lonergan, during four decades of research, […]

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Race in Ticonderoga Saturday

The Seventh Annual Foot Race at Fort Ticonderoga will be held on Saturday, Sept. 24 in Ticonderoga. The scenic 5K cross country race will be held on the varied terrain of the Fort Ticonderoga peninsula and will finish on the Parade Ground inside the walls of the fort. The race will begin at 10 a.m. […]

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Preparations underway for school year in Granville

The 2013-14 school year begins Wednesday and ushers in some significant change within the Granville Central School District. The district […]

Students build community of trust

Transitioning from elementary school to middle school is easily one of the most difficult processes in an adolescent’s life, but […]

Village approves new parking law

Last Tuesday evening the Whitehall Village Board of Trustees held a public hearing to discuss a potential parking law, which […]

Changes abound as school year begins

With the school year starting next Thursday for Whitehall students, the district has gone through a transformation this summer, one […]

Test scores improve, but continue to lag behind

Granville students showed improvement in both math and English on the state tests but continue to lag behind their peers […]

Youth Center for sale

The Granville Police Benevolent Association has put its youth center up for sale. Sergeant Dave Williams said a lack of […]

Former resident dies in accident

A former Granville resident was killed Saturday night in a motor vehicle accident on I-87 in Albany. Matthew Fiske, 43, […]

Quarryman not returning

One of Main Street’s most well known residents has been missing for years and it doesn’t appear he will be […]

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94

Marion M. Watrous Donaldson, 94, of Adams Street went into the loving arms of her Lord and Savior on Tuesday, […]

Classifieds 08/27/14

Matthew Fiske, 43

Matthew Parker Fiske, 43, passed away Aug. 24 as a result of a tragic automobile accident. One of God’s brightest […]

Northshire Freepress 08/22/14