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NORTH CREEK | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and state Attorney General’s Office have formally asked federal authorities to declare the railway between North Creek and Tahawus abandoned. more

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KEENE | Parking on Route 73 near the Roaring Brook Falls Trailhead will be permanently banned starting Friday, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced, and “No Parking” signs will be installed by the end of the week. more

The Sun

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NEWCOMB | The state has formally moved to declare the stretch of railway from North Creek to Tahawus abandoned. more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency Chairman Sherman Craig announced his retirement at the July meeting last Thursday. more

The Sun

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NORTH HUDSON | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has formally approved the Boreas Pond classification, calling the state’s recent acquisition a “national treasure” as he signed the deal recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency last month. more

The Sun

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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. more

Editorials

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Concerns continue to grow by an expanding coalition over an executive budget proposal to use payment-in-lieu-of-taxes agreements instead of market value to calculate taxes on land in the Adirondack Park and the Catskills. more

The Sun

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HORICON | Voters have approved a constitutional amendment to create a land bank in the Adirondacks and Catskills that will aid localities in public works projects on state Forest Preserve. more

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MINERVA | The first rail cars arrived in the central Adirondacks last week, slowly snaking their way along the Boreas River before eventually stopping on the track north of North Club Woods Road in Minerva. more

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Two years after first being proposed, plans by the Saratoga & North Creek Railway to store unused train cars on state land in the southern Adirondacks has reignited controversy. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | It’s go time for supporters of Proposal 3. more

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NORTH CREEK | Hundreds of railcars are making their way to the Adirondack Park for long-term storage. more

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PLATTSBURGH — Voters in November will decide if the state should create a land bank to aid municipalities with routine infrastructure and communications projects on state land. more

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ALBANY — The state has formally ended a long-standing land dispute in the central Adirondacks. more

The Sun

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LAKE PLACID — Details are emerging over the proposed land bank that would allow localities access to state land to facilitate infrastructure projects on Forest Preserve without amending the state constitution. more

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Clifford Robert Pettis is widely known as the “Father of Reforestation” in New York State and served as the Superintendent of State Forests from 1910 until his death in 1927. more

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SCHROON — Work will begin within two weeks of securing permits, says National Grid and Slic Network Solutions more

The Sun

At our last meeting with our broadband/internet SLIC representative, we were informed of another serious problem and delay. more

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RAY BROOK — Legal arguments contending the fate of Class II Community Connector snowmobile trails will go to trial on March 1. more

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John Gereau

This vast wilderness, named after the Greek God of the North Wind, has been under private ownership for over a century. Today it belongs to the people of New York State. more

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