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Albany and the Adirondacks are engaged in a standoff. more

Feb 28, 2018 7:00 AM 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

Feb 12, 2018 5:03 PM 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

Nov 15, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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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

Oct 24, 2017 1:00 PM , The Sun


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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

Oct 11, 2017 7:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments


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

Oct 4, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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

Oct 3, 2017 7:30 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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

Jul 3, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun


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

May 23, 2017 2:45 PM 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

Apr 13, 2017 7:15 AM The Sun 1 Comments

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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

Apr 10, 2017 6:00 AM NCL Magazine


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

Apr 5, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

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

Mar 31, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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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

Feb 7, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

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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

Dec 4, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine

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RAY BROOK — The first round of public comments on numerous proposed Adirondack Park Agency land-use actions drew a crowd that spilled from Adirondack Park Agency to state Department of Environmental Conservation headquarters next door. more

Nov 15, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Hallowed ground at Riverside Cemetery brought historians together to learn about conservation, repair restoration more

Oct 27, 2016 6:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments

More than 45 years ago, on July 10, 1971, 8-year-old Douglas Legg disappeared from one of the grandest of the Adirondack’s Great Camps. What happened to the little boy on that fateful day remains a mystery. more

Sep 14, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine

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NORTH HUDSON — State officials have opened former timberlands in the Boreas tract property to public access. The interim move comes as fall colors begin the slow march through the mountains. more

Sep 6, 2016 1:45 PM The Sun

RAY BROOK — Appellate Court ordered second injunction last Friday, pending decision in Albany Supreme Court more

Aug 23, 2016 3:30 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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