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2021 News Archives

New York State and Warren County have new guidance for weddings and catered events that take effect on or after March 15, when New York State will allow up to 150 people to attend these events. New York State’s updated guidelines can be found here:…
Warren County Sheriff Jim LaFarr has released an updated version of the Warren County Sheriff's Office plan to "reform and reinvent" policing in Warren County. View the report by clicking the link. PUBLIC COMMENT WILL BE…
The region's highway superintendents and public works leaders typically take a day each winter to lobby state legislators each winter to ask for more funding to maintain roads and bridges. This year the pandemic but a halt to that in-person effort, but they instead turned to virtual meetings…
Warren County has appointed a new fire coordinator whose hiring represents a homecoming of sorts. Jay Ogden is a Glens Falls High graduate who joined the U.S. Marine Corps after high school, and went on to a career in fire service in North Carolina. He recently retired, and upon moving back to…
Warren County Employment & Training Administration has partnered with local hospitality industry leaders and educators to develop a free training program that the organizations hope will help address an anticipated worker shortage in the hospitality industry this summer. The program, Pathways…
Without Joseph Warren’s contributions to American history, there would be no Warren County. Warren County Historical Society wants to share Warren’s story with residents and visitors alike by creating a museum that would sit on Warren County property in…
Warren County has unveiled a new website to highlight the county’s options for snowshoers and to help those who are interested in learning to snowshoe find places to enjoy winter outside. Just in time for the best conditions of the season, Warren County Planning & Community…
Warren County Health Services Sports Guidance for Schools January 29, 2021 Find more details on this issue on the Warren County COVID HUB website, warrencountyny.gov/covidhub. Full New York State…
Warren County Health Services announced Thursday that it is setting up a framework to potentially allow “higher risk” sports to resume if certain COVID-19 metrics can be met. In light of the recent holiday-related surge of COVID cases, those metrics are not likely to be met as of February 1, which…
Warren County leaders continue to review new New York state guidance pertaining to the potential resumption of “higher risk” sports competitions on Feb. 1. New York State has given its counties the authority to allow some competitions to resume next week after an analysis of health-related criteria…
How good (or bad) is your Internet service in Warren County? The Warren County Board of Supervisors and Warren County Economic Development Corp. are seeking the help of county residents and businesses to assess the breadth and reliability of broadband coverage. The county and EDC will survey…
The Warren County Board of Supervisors Public Works Committee took the first step Wednesday toward honoring recently retired New York State Senator Betty Little for her decades of dedication to Warren County and Lake George by agreeing to name a picturesque road to Lake George after her. At the…
This speech was delivered at the January 15, 2021 Warren County Board of Supervisors meeting by Chairwoman Rachel Seeber. Good morning. I stand before you as the newly elected Chairwoman of our Board to deliver the State of the County address. I would like to welcome those joining us virtually,…
Queensbury at-Large Supervisor Rachel Seeber was elected chair of the Warren County Board of Supervisors on Friday, the first female chair in the board’s history. Seeber is also the first atlarge supervisor elected chair in 30 years. Seeber pledged…
The Warren County Board of Supervisors is hoping to revive the historic Warren County Fairgrounds property as county officials look for new uses for the idyllic 22-acre site along the Schroon River. Warren County recently put out a “request for proposals” (RFP) seeking ideas from individuals or…