Upstate NY Community Information & Links Provided By Venture North Associates

Here you'll find information and resources about Westport New York, Lake Champlain, the Adirondack Park and surrounding areas in Upstate NY.

Area Public Schools
Links to the local public school web pages
Essex County School Districts-All
Links to school report cards in Essex County
Westport Library
The mission of the Westport Library Association is to provide and encourage access to a wide range of information of all kinds to the Westport community.
Essex County Fair
The Adirondack Agricultural Fair.The 160th Essex County Fair will be held August 13th through August 17th, 2008 in Westport NY
Lake Placid
The starting point for all things in Lake Placid
Westport Country Club
Championship caliber "Parklands" golf on the shores of Lake Champlain in the heart of the Town of Westport New York.Challenging - - - 18 hole, 7000-5600 yards, and fully irrigated. Historic - - - 110 years old. Relaxing - - - un-crowded, unspoiled scenery 2004 Reader's Choice Award "Best Golf Value in New York" - NYS Golf Magazine "The must play course in the Adirondacks", 4 Star - Golf Digest Magazine. "The cream of the crop on Lake Champlain" - New York State Golf Magazine, 2002
Adirondack Community Housing Trust
ACHT is incorporated as an independent not-for-profit corporation with board members drawn from various communities of the Park. ACHT is staffed by Housing Assistance Program of Essex County, under a contract between the two organizations, but ACHT is fully controlled by its own board.
Offical Town County and State sites
Town of Westport
Westport is a small town of about 1400 people on Lake Champlain in the Adirondack Mountains of NY. Featuring the Depot Theatre ,the Westport Country Club ,inns, hotel, bed and breakfasts, a full service marina, shopping and access to nearby resorts and museums.
Essex County
This site features all of the county information you need including department phone numbers and a wealth of current and historical information.Our favorite is the GIS section
Adirondack Park Agency
The APA is a New York State government agency, consisting of approximately 72 staff and an eleven-member board. In 1971 the APA was created by the State Legislature to develop long-range land use plans for both public and private lands within the Park.
Town of Essex
Essex is one of the area's most popular tourist destinations, and is often referred to as New York's most historic hamlet. It also contains one of the most intact collections of pre-Civil War architecture in America, and for centuries it has warmly welcomed travelers and sightseers, delighted by its beauty and surroundings on the beautiful shores of Lake Champlain
Town of Elizabethtown
Gateway to the Adirondack High Peaks Region
Town of Keene
Home of the High Peaks, Keene and Keene Valley are a Mecca for hikers and other visitors who wish to experience the unspoiled beauty of the Adirondack Mountains. There are hundreds of trails, not the least of which leads to the summit of Mount Marcy, the highest mountain in New York State
Franklin County
Franklin County is home to about 51,000 people who live within the County's borders which, encompass about1,600 square miles. We are a community of rural, small towns and villages, with the three main population center of villages of Malone, Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake.
North Elba- Lake Placid
Town Government site
Historic Properties Link
Link to website
Direct link to thousands of historic homes and properties throughout the United States.
Industry News and Feeds
Links to industry news
Local Chambers of Commerce
Links for each community Chamber of Commerce
North Country Chamber of Commerce
The PLATTSBURGH-NORTH COUNTRY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE is a regional chamber serving Clinton, Essex, Franklin and northern Warren Counties in New York State and southern Quebec. With more than 3,200 members, it is the largest business and economic development alliance in northern New York and one of the five largest chambers in the state.
Westport Chamber of Commerce
Where The Adirondack Mountains meet Lake Champlain.Discover the best kept secret of the Adirondacks Catch your breath, live, work and Play in Westport, New York on Lake Champlain
Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce
Links to Events and Business in Saranac Lake
Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce
Calandar of events and great local links
Simply the good life !
Realtor links
Links to official local,state,and national REALTOR association sites
New York State Association of Realtors
The Albany, NY-based New York State Association of REALTORS is a not-for-profit trade organization representing more than 66,000 of New York State's real estate professionals. The association provides a variety of benefits including legislative and legal representation, educational programs, publications such as the New York State REALTOR and a code of professional standards. The term REALTOR is a registered trademark, which identifies real estate professionals who subscribe to a strict code of ethics as a member of the National Association of REALTORS. These REALTORS are also members of the New York Association of REALTORS as well as their local board or association of REALTORS.
NABOR-our local board site
We are NABOR, the Northern Adirondack Board of REALTORS®.We are here to help you in your quest to purchase or sell property in the Northern Adirondacks. We are a much-diversified group of highly trained professionals who have chosen real estate as a career. Not all agents or brokers are REALTORS® -- there is a difference. Only those who are members of the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® are properly called REALTORS who follow high standards and are committed to treating you fairly and honestly. REALTORS subscribe to a strict Code of Ethics, which in many cases goes beyond state law. A REALTOR® shares information on the homes they are marketing, through a Multiple Listing Service (MLS). Working with a REALTOR® who belongs to an MLS will give you access to the greatest number of homes and prospective Buyers
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Adirondack Real Estate Agents
14 Champlain Ave
Westport, NY 12993
Office: 518.962.8624
Fax: 518.962.4300

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