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As a schooled ecologist/conservationist, I view the world through a biologist’s eye. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists

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RAY BROOK | Looking toward solutions to congested parking and traffic on the Route 73 corridor through his town, Keene Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson Jr. said the town’s shuttle has worked. more

Oct 18, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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The mountain biking community is riding high after a series of recent developments have put the area on the map as a premier destination. more

Jun 21, 2017 12:00 AM Editorials 1 Comments

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ELIZABETHTOWN — State conservation officers and preservation groups are expecting another high traffic summer hiking season. more

Jun 16, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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THURMAN — The Town of Thurman has started a project on June 12 which will restore water to five properties where wells were affected by road salt being stored by the town. more

Jun 15, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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MORIAH – The Essex County Hazmat Team recently met for training at Moriah fire house. more

May 7, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

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AUSABLE — For residents tired of looking at trash-strewn lots or junked cars, relief may be in sight: more

May 4, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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BEEKMANTOWN — Residents are continuing to await state approval of a plan that would remediate salt contamination issues that have tainted their water supplies. more

Apr 27, 2017 12:00 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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Access road will be built first to start three-year deconstruction of old “Pulp Mill” dam; the $2.5 million project is funded by NY Rising flood mitigation program more

Apr 12, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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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

As a member of Wilmington Volunteer Fire & Rescue, I was recently involved in two incidents where hikers were seriously injured on the Whiteface Mountain Memorial Highway. more

Mar 18, 2017 7:00 AM Letters to the Editor

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RAY BROOK — Review of science including an extensive ecological inventory of the state’s Boreas Ponds Tract lasted over 4.5 hours through two days of Adirondack Park Agency meetings last week. more

Feb 15, 2017 3:00 PM The Sun

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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

PLATTSBURGH — The Lake Champlain Chapter of Trout Unlimited will again provide scholarships for interested young men and women 11 to 17 years old to attend DEC’s popular summer camp program. more

Jan 16, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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Proposed "Gateway to the Adirondacks" is already generating interest from the private sector, says county chairman more

Jan 13, 2017 3:14 PM The Sun 1 Comments

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CHAZY — In anticipation of stricter state Department of Environmental Conservation guidelines, the town will be making upgrades to its wastewater treatment plant on North Farm Road. more

Jan 11, 2017 1:00 PM The Sun

INLET — A injunction that stopped tree cutting along the Class II Community Connector snowmobile trail between Raquette Lake and Indian Lake remains in force as courts await decisions on appeal. more

Jan 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun

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ALBANY — There's something fishy about a pair of websites. more

Jan 5, 2017 2:30 PM The Sun

LAKE GEORGE — Residents of the Caldwell Sewer District in the town of Lake George are likely to see their sewer bill go up about 10 percent — and town officials want to know why. more

Jan 4, 2017 2:30 PM The Sun

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