Meet Steve LaMere, Essex County Fish Hatchery Director!

Meet Steve LaMere, Director of the Essex County Fish Hatchery in Crown Point, NY!  Steve manages the day-to-day operations at the hatchery, a program that has a significant impact on the region’s recreational and economic health. The Essex County Fish Hatchery is a great place to bring the kids when you are visiting the Ticonderoga … Read More

Ticonderoga is “Ship” Shape!

Do you know just how often “Ticonderoga” has been used to name a ship? An Iroquois word meaning “between two waters,” Ticonderoga NY was a vital area of land during the French and Indian War and the American Revolution. Fort Ticonderoga was the sight of many bloody battles as it changed hands several times during … Read More

Did You Know: Ticonderoga Bicentennial Clock

The Ticonderoga Bicentennial Clock on Montcalm Street is one of those local features that we tend to take for granted or actually overlook…it seems like it has always been there!  Maybe you see it out of the corner of your eye driving through town…glance at it as you pass by, or maybe you don’t even … Read More

Meet Heather Johns: Director, Black Watch Library

The Black Watch Library is a Ticonderoga treasure…a valued community resource, a public service partner in the region, and a favorite destination for kids of all ages for over a century.  We wanted to share more information about the Black Watch Library, and who better to share the past and future goals of the library … Read More

Ticonderoga Pencils: Made In Ticonderoga?

Ticonderoga pencils. It almost seems like a sure thing…with a standout name like Ticonderoga, you might assume that these pencils are – or were – made right here in Ti.  The truth is, the pencils themselves were never made in Ticonderoga, but the graphite originally used in the pencils was mined in Ticonderoga. Ticonderoga pencils … Read More

1st Annual Ticonderoga “Mom Prom” is March 14th!

Save the Date! Saturday, March 14th, the first ever Ticonderoga Mom Prom for the Ticonderoga Area will be held at the Best Western Plus in Ticonderoga from 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm to benefit the Best 4th of the North Celebration and the Kiwanis of Ticonderoga Backpack Program. “Mom Proms” are the latest craze, sweeping … Read More

Ticonderoga Dog Park: A Labor Of Love For Lynda Mackey!

Did you know there is a dog park in Ticonderoga? The Ticonderoga Dog Park is 2 acres of green, sniff-friendly outdoor fun for your dog!  Located off of Lord HowStreet between Pearl St. and Alexandria Avenue, the dog park provides a safe and fun setting where your dog can enjoy some glorious time off leash … Read More

Good Old-Fashioned Fun at the Brant Lake Winter Carnival!

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This year, experience good old-fashioned winter fun at the Brant Lake Winter Carnival on February 21, 2015! Located at Jimbo’s Club at the Point, this festival draws crowds from all over the Adirondacks and was a 2014 “Adirondack Park Excellence Award for Best Community Event” honorable mention. Have you experienced the thrill of an Outhouse … Read More

All Aboard for Snowmobiling in Ticonderoga!

Snowmobiling in the Ticonderoga and Southern Champlain Valley region  is a favorite winter pastime of residents and visitors alike. It’s no secret that some of the best snowmobiling in the country is found in and around the Adirondacks of upstate NY. Come and ride the pristine powders through the quaint and historic towns in and … Read More

5 Fun New Year’s Family Resolutions!

New Year’s Resolutions have a habit of abandoning us (or is it the other way around?); sometimes just days after we make them! A new movement has begun to abandon all individual resolutions in exchange for New Year’s Family Resolutions. Not only is this a fabulous way to ensure your family starts spending more time … Read More