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WESTPORT | Essex County leaders are looking to develop marketing tools to expand use of the Essex County Fairgrounds. more

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LAKE PLACID | In the mountains of the Adirondacks, Fourth of July festivities are deeply rooted in a pair of stories where a rag-tag group of inexperienced men faced off against the strongest power in the world and came out victorious. more

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SARANAC LAKE | Several local organizations have come together to get the message out that Saranac Lake is “The Adirondack’s Coolest Place.” more

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LAKE PLACID | The Olympic Village has been tapped to host the 2023 World University Games. more

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LAKE PLACID | When James McKenna came to the Essex County Board of Supervisors in the summer and spoke about hosting a trio of international, multi-sport events in the Lake Placid region, the footwork was still being done. more

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LAKE PLACID | The bid dossier has been signed, sealed and delivered, and local officials are now waiting for a delegation from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to visit Lake Placid next week. more

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SARANAC LAKE | The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST), in cooperation with the greater Saranac Lake community, is amidst a branding study and is looking for stakeholders, residents, and visitors to complete an online branding survey. more

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INDIAN LAKE | Jim McKenna, president of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) will review the results of a recent travel study at a meeting on Nov. 15. more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | World Union of Olympic Cities welcomed to smallest of all more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County’s tourism marketing agency says visitors spent $63 each last year for every dollar spent on getting them here. more

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TICONDEROGA | Visitation to the Fort Ticonderoga is a major boost to the region’s economy, a new study shows. more

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NORTH HUDSON — The results are in for an travel study of the communities most closely linked to Boreas Ponds. more

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LAKE PLACID — Preliminary stages in the works for the potential of three major events coming to Tri-Lakes more

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TICONDEROGA – The anglers that come to southern Essex County for fishing tournaments pump $1.5 million into the local economy, a new study shows. more

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PLATTSBURGH — Imagine being able fly directly to Europe from Plattsburgh. more

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Week-long event designed to encourage foodie exploration will see 37 restaurants offering fare at fixed price points more

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NEWCOMB — The Nature Conservancy pledged to provide $500,000 in grant funding for small businesses last May when they inked the deal to sell Boreas Ponds Tract to the state. more

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As pieces rapidly fall into place, state brass say Gateway to the Adirondacks project is critical in continuing to drive visitation to the Adirondack Park more

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LAKE PLACID — The 2016 edition of IRONMAN Lake Placid received high marks as a race host town, based on a survey of IRONMAN competitors from around the world. more

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SCHROON LAKE — Officials here have begun a waterfront revitalization plan they hope will improve access to Schroon and Paradox lakes as well as increase use of the smaller ponds located on state land around the region. more

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