NY counties squeezed by lower gas prices, taxes (audio)
Bad news for local govt = Good news for consumers, unless we have to cover them for reliance on consumption taxes.
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3 hours ago
Current Conditions - Adirondack High Peaks
Extreme Cold and Wind Chill Forecasted - Interior Conditions, Notices - Compiled on Thursday February 11, 2016
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20 hours ago
Police waiting for official autopsy report of Massena roadway death
"It’s not that I don’t know if it’s a homicide or not. I’m not commenting."
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State gives $2 million to Civic Center for upgrades
"This is an economic ecosystem that relies on the Civic Center."
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2 days ago
Big New England electrical transmission project gets boost
Still don't understand why we can't spend the money and use the technology for conservation, instead of more supply.
news  adirondacks  lakechamplain  vermont  newyork  energy  conservation  politics  canada 
3 days ago
In Unfrozen Northern New York, Winter Isn’t the Same
Also saving us $$$ in heating costs, so always an upside to everything.
news  adirondacks  weather  snow 
3 days ago
Big Tupper ski area to remain closed for winter (audio)
"The lack of snow and above-average temperatures have hampered downhill and cross-country ski areas, winter carnivals, and snowmobile tourism across the region."
news  adirondacks  ski  snow  weather  franklincounty  tupperlake 
3 days ago
Canoe Review: Adirondack Style
"The zenith watercraft of the Go-Light Brotherhood (yes, that was the name Sears gave them) was the nine-foot Sairy Gamp, an all- cedar lapstrake that weighed about 10 pounds."
buzz  adirondacks  paddle  heritage 
5 days ago
2 Offices Won’t Investigate New York Constitutional Amendment on Adirondack Mining
"Environmental officials had argued that the proposal would be good for the state and save jobs in the North Country region of the state."
news  adirondacks  forestpreserve  politics  conservation  essexcounty  lewiscounty 
5 days ago
More Places Complain Of Water Problems From DOT Road Salt
No way to know anything unless there was baseline testing prior to salt application.
news  adirondacks  transportation  pollution  dot 
6 days ago
Can a new study reverse St. Lawrence County's economic decline?
Just don't see any public authority having any expertise in free-market economics.
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  economicdevelopment  politics 
7 days ago
Warm weather means early start for maple-sugaring
"The sap is flowing, so we need to tap and start boiling"
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7 days ago
Two new invasive species could invade the north country landscape
"Its population and the area of infestation has grown at an alarming rate"
news  adirondacks  invasivespecies  flora 
16 days ago
Canadian currency dip impacts traffic at north country bridges
Time to rethink all the taxes, fees, and tariffs that make us less competitive.
news  adirondacks  newyork  border  economicdevelopment  canada  taxes 
17 days ago
WashingtonCo's tourism approach is not traditional
"We need to answer questions like who we are and what is our identity".
news  warrencounty  tourism  politics  taxes  economicdevelopment 
18 days ago
Back in the East
"The day after I arrive in the States, a punch of winter hits the Adirondacks."
buzz  adirondacks  ice  climb 
21 days ago
Lost Adirondack hunter, another Adirondack mystery
"While we have not yet provided his family with closure, they know and appreciate how hard the searchers worked."
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22 days ago
Spruce Mountain (1782') - Lake George Wild Forest - 1/18/16
"As most people know, Lake George is blessed with amazing beauty; both from the water and from the surrounding mountains."
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23 days ago
Rides in the Adirondacks
Not too soon to start thinking about Riding.
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23 days ago
Family of missing man: 'We keep praying'
"Thomas Messick Sr. was last seen the afternoon of Nov. 15, as he and a group of hunters arrived in woods near Lily Pond for an afternoon of deer hunting."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  dec  hunt 
24 days ago
NY State has more than 300 backcountry shelters for backpackers to camp at; more than any other state.
"I am trying to spend a night in every single one. Here is a photo album with pictures of more than 200 of them that I've collected along my travels."
buzz  adirondacks  camp  newyork 
29 days ago
No snowmobiling, ice-fishing hurting businesses
"One of the worst winters in memory has taken hold for local snowmobiling clubs, and businesses around the region that depend on sled riders, cross-country skiers and ice fishermen and women are suffering."
news  adirondacks  snow  weather  economicdevelopment  ice  fish  ski  snowmobile 
4 weeks ago
Adirondack green groups suing NY to block Essex Chain Lakes plan
"One wrinkle here is that three other prominent green groups haven’t joined in this lawsuit. They include the Nature Conservancy which brokered the Essex Chain Lakes conservation deal, the Adirondack Council and the Adirondack Mountain Club."
news  adirondacks  conservation  forestpreserve  politics  apa  dec  newyork 
4 weeks ago
The Story Behind The StLawCo Legislature Coup
"With projections of declining sales tax revenues and legislators looking for ways to trim another $3 million from the current spending plan, only time will tell whether political fences can be mended or whether taxpayers may end up paying the price."
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4 weeks ago
Holcomb returns to top of podium
"On Friday at Mount Van Hoevenberg, Holcomb and Greubel Poser both drove to victory as World Cup bobsled racing kicked off two days of racing in Lake Placid."
news  adirondacks  events  ice  lakeplacid  essexcounty  orda 
4 weeks ago
Police refuse to give updates on probe into woman killed lying in Massena highway
"We don’t know what it is yet, we don’t have all the results." ... but 30 days and yes?
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  massena  crime 
5 weeks ago
Whiteface Mtn: 12/31/2015 and 01/01/2016
"Crowded, frozen granular, overcast. On the surface, pretty crappy conditions. Somehow we managed to have a great time."
buzz  adirondacks  ski  whiteface  essexcounty  wilmington  snow 
5 weeks ago
Hurricane Mountain - Hurricane Moutain Primitive Area - 12/25/15
"The Hurricane trail from Route 9N has been re-routed in the last couple years, and it's no problem to descend by headlamp.  The re-routed trail is slightly longer.  The sign still says 2.6 miles, but it is now about 3.1 miles."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  keene 
5 weeks ago
DEC Advises Backcountry Visitors of Winter Conditions Throughout the Adirondacks
"Winter Recreational Opportunities Available with Proper Preparation and Precautions"
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6 weeks ago
3 winter summits
"Coney, Adams, and Treadway reward snowshoers with spectacular views for only moderate effort."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  hamiltoncounty  essexcounty 
6 weeks ago
What did the Harrietstown board actually vote for?
Sure, Town of Harrietstown acted selfishly... but, why wouldn't they?
buzz  editorial  train  saranaclake  politics  bike  economicdevelopment  forestpreserve 
6 weeks ago
The Sochi Effect
Corruption.... in New York? Nah......
campfire  olympics  crime 
6 weeks ago
Southern Adirondacks yields 170-class buck [Photo]
"The 15-point buck field dressed at 157-pounds and has been aged at four-and-half years old."
news  adirondacks  hunt  wildlife  deer 
6 weeks ago
Potentially big changes for Remsen-Lake Placid railroad
This issue is tiresome. Make the whole corridor "Wilderness" and get rid of all tracks. NO MOTOR VEHICLES.
news  adirondacks  train  politics  apa  bike  snowmobile 
7 weeks ago
The Adirondack Architecture Guide
"The first architectural guide to the entire Adirondack Park."
buzz  adirondacks  heritage  camp 
7 weeks ago
State police release cause of death of Massena woman killed after lying in roadway
"Last week, state police put out a statement saying they are seeking the public’s help in finding out exactly what happened that night."
news  adirondacks  massena  stlawrencecounty  crime 
7 weeks ago
Couple Speaks Out About Accident Scene Assault
What the heck is going on?!! Something seriously odd here.
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  massena  crime 
7 weeks ago
Green group supports state’s rail-trail plan
They support the "establishment-plan" - which, cynically, probably means they've been offered something in exchange.
news  adirondacks  train  politics 
7 weeks ago
Moose: Here and back again
"The large, brown mammals were common in New York state until the 1860s, when they were extirpated by habitat loss and unregulated hunting."
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  moose  conservation  heritage 
8 weeks ago
Dogs Go Missing In StLawCo, One Family Is 'Devastated'
Is there really money to be made selling stolen dogs? (Esp. dogs from SLC)
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty 
8 weeks ago
Potential threat investigated at Rouses Point Elementary School
"The district did not receive a direct threat, but engaged with our law enforcement agencies as a precautionary measure."
news  adirondacks  clintoncounty  rousespoint 
8 weeks ago
Sawtooth #1 (3877') and Sawtooth #2 (3820') - High Peaks Wilderness Area - 12/12/15
"Sawtooth #'s 1 and 2 are a formidable pair of peaks on the ADK Hundred Highest list. They are a long haul from anywhere."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  highpeaks  essexcounty 
8 weeks ago
Ski, snowmobile groups hoping for snow (audio)
"So around the world there are places where it’s cold, it just doesn’t happen to be the eastern U.S."
news  adirondacks  weather  snow  ski  snowmobile 
8 weeks ago
Another mountain to climb
"Protecting the Adirondack wilderness has been a formidable challenge ever since the Forest Preserve was created in the late 19th century."
buzz  editorial  adirondacks  forestpreserve  conservation  politics 
8 weeks ago
Rangers, volunteers still searching for missing hunter
"Dozens of rangers, police officers and volunteers searched more than 8,000 acres of state and private land with the help of dogs, helicopters and four-wheelers but have not located any sign of him. He had a rifle and was wearing camouflage clothing."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  hunt  dec 
8 weeks ago
No big payday for North Country from REDC program
"The news is a disappointment for North Country officials, who had hoped to fund projects totaling as much as $125 million next year."
news  newyork  economicdevelopment  adirondacks  politics  taxes 
9 weeks ago
Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest - 12/6/15
"The hill lies in the Vanderwhacker Mountain Wild Forest and the summit offers excellent views of Schroon Lake on a clear day.  Ledge Hill is on the West side of the lake and is easily seen from I87, the Adirondack Northway."
buzz  adirondacks  hike  essexcounty  schroonlake 
9 weeks ago
Cycle Adirondacks will start, end in Park’s southeast
"In 2014, WCS was awarded a $211,750 marketing grant from I Love New York through the Mohawk Valley Regional Economic Development Council to help build and promote Cycle Adirondacks."
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9 weeks ago
Mountain Lions Not Just a Tall Tale in Adirondacks
A cloned Wooly Mammoth, now that's 'throwback-conservation' !!
buzz  adirondacks  wildlife  conservation  politics 
9 weeks ago
LewisCo Sheriff Agrees With Call To Arms
"For us to put our heads in the sand and believe that these other human beings don't want to inflict harm to us is ridiculous. So we have every right to protect our families and our children and our fellow countrymen"
news  adirondacks  lewiscounty  crime  wot 
9 weeks ago
$2M grant could go to new Lake Flower hotel investors
"In addition to Lake Flower Lodging's $2 million, Roedel Companies was awarded $5 million to restore the Hotel Saranac, which it's doing now."
news  adirondacks  newyork  saranaclake  economicdevelopment  taxes  politics  essexcounty  franklincounty  tourism 
9 weeks ago
Black boxes will help monitor road salt application around Lake George
"It will collect data in real time so as they apply the salt, these boxes have software in there that will collect the data and also tie it through GPS coordinates so we know the exact amount and where they’re being applied."
news  adirondacks  transportation  warrencounty  lakegeorge  conservation  pollution 
9 weeks ago
Two new events highlight occupancy tax promotional funding
"Occupancy tax receipts are up more than 7 percent so far this year through Nov. 30, with $3.6 million collected already."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  lakegeorge  taxes  events  tourism  economicdevelopment 
10 weeks ago
Adirondack Park a dream for nature lovers, but dangerous
"You learn to roll with it and be prepared for anything to happen."
news  adirondacks  dec  newyork 
10 weeks ago
Please Help Find My Brother Born in Saranac Lake, NY
"His given birth name was Andrew Micheal LaBrake and he was born in Saranac Lake NY and was adopted through an adoption agency in Malone NY."
buzz  adirondacks  saranaclake 
10 weeks ago
Snow biking added to ESWG
"Snow biking will be the new sport at this year's games from Feb. 4 to 7, 2016. Mount Pisgah Ski Area, owned and run by the village of Saranac Lake, will be its venue."
news  adirondacks  bike  events  saranaclake  newyork 
10 weeks ago
Officials say 2016 Empire State Winter Games will be bigger and better than ever
"Organizers said they're looking forward to a successful 35th annual Empire State Winter Games and everything they will bring to the Adirondacks."
news  adirondacks  events  newyork 
10 weeks ago
Bad News For StLawCo's Credit Rating
"Speaking with our fiscal advisors and the way the market goes, they said it's very likely it'll just be a small, small impact. So I'm not as concerned about paying a sky-high interest rate compared to what we have been."
news  adirondacks  stlawrencecounty  politics  taxes  economicdevelopment 
10 weeks ago
Search for missing hunter scaled back in Horicon
"None of his clothing, his gun, portable radio or any other belongings were located. He did not have a cellphone. He had one eye, a history of heart trouble, no water and just a small Snickers candy bar."
news  adirondacks  warrencounty  hunt  dec 
10 weeks ago
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