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The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family in Modern Mechanical Fab in Champlain

The Trombly family posing inside the offices/work space of Modern Mechanical Fab, a metal fabrication company that builds large metal works in Champlain. From left to right: Brandon Trombly and his child, John Trombly, and Heather. August 2019. Photo courtesy of John and Heather Trombly. You can read and listen to the whole story here, […]

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway pilots Roger Paulus and Don Metzger on the St. Lawrence River

Seaway Pilot Association President Roger Paulus (left) and Seaway Pilot Don Metzger. 2012. Photo taken by and courtesy of Martin Zonnenberg. Don Metzger told a story about re-finding hope on the St. Lawrence Seaway after 9/11, you can listen to the story in the audio clip to the right.

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic in Elizabethtown

Reverend Fred Shaw at a church picnic. Circa 2017. Photo courtesy of Alvin Reiner/Rondack Rambler Photo. For Fred Shaw’s full story on the spiritual work he does in the Adirondacks, check out the full work story.  You can listen to the audio of that story here, on the right.  

Teacher Judy Keeler reading to students in Alexandria Bay

Teacher Judy Keeler reading to students in Alexandria Bay

Judy Keeler, a longtime kindergarten and first grade teacher at Alexandria Central School, reading to students at. 1996. Alexandria Bay. Photo donated by Judy Keeler. Listen to Judy’s work story, told at Alexandria Bay at Work: Live! in July of 2019. Check out her full work story here.

Linda Jackson on the Bartlett Boarding House in Elizabethtown

Lilias Wrisley Bartlett ran a boarding house in her home in Lewis from the late 1930s to the early 1950s.  Lilias did all the cooking and cleaning, while her husband Frank tended the farm. The house is still there today, across from Barber’s Pond in Lewis. Here Linda Jackson, Lilias’ granddaughter, shares her stories of […]

Jim and Anne Bailey on the Browns in Elizabethtown

Jim Bailey is a retired teacher who lives in Plattsburgh with his wife, Anne. When Jim was five, his father died and he was sent to live with his grandparents, Edith & George Brown, who lived in Elizabethtown. George was a local postmaster and the newspaper editor for the Essex Record Post, and Edith was […]

Whitney Jackson on delivering newspapers as a kid in Elizabethtown

Whitney Jackson’s very first gig was delivering newspapers for the Press Republican in Elizabethtown in the 1990s. She inherited the route from her older brother, who started it because their mother decided he needed to learn responsibility. Eventually, the job got passed to the rest of the Jackson siblings – with their parents’ help driving […]

Town Supervisor Noel Merrihew on his work in Elizabethtown

The job of town supervisor is technically to be the town’s financial officer and to attend state meetings – but Noel Merrihew says there’s also a lot of work on the ground. Merrihew has been the town supervisor for Elizabethtown on and off since 2002. He describes some of the behind-the-scenes work he does to […]

Herbert Savel small-town doctor Elizabethtown

Herbert Savel on being a general practitioner in Elizabethtown

Herbert Savel has been a general practitioner since he moved to Elizabethtown from Burlington in 1971. Before that, he was an oncologist, but he says general medicine keeps him on his toes. It can be unpredictable, and making lot of house calls and getting close with his patients means he can take a more holistic […]