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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

Mar 3, 2018 10:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | County lawmakers have tentatively abolished a local occupancy tax panel, citing redundancy and low participation. more

Dec 6, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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KEENE | Adirondack 46ers greeted and counted over ten thousand hikers at Cascade Mountain in four months last summer. more

Nov 30, 2017 11:00 AM The Sun 1 Comments


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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

Nov 26, 2017 12:00 PM The Sun


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

Oct 12, 2017 9:30 AM Sports


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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

Sep 29, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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SCHROON LAKE — If you live in Schroon — or even like to visit here — a local revitalization committee really wants to hear from you. more

Aug 10, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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

Jun 13, 2017 11:40 AM Sports


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WILLSBORO — Willsboro and Essex are business-friendly, and would love to have you. more

May 18, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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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

May 11, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun


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

Apr 19, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun

The Champlain Valley was the last part added to the Adirondack Park. It has little public land and, until recently, few hiking trails. more

Apr 5, 2017 12:00 PM Community Columnists


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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

Mar 29, 2017 6:00 AM Sports

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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

Feb 24, 2017 7:00 AM The Sun


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SCHROON LAKE — A cycling event that takes participants through Adirondack communities on a weeklong trek in late August will see riders beginning and ending their journey in Schroon Lake this year. more

Jan 31, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN — The agency tasked with promoting the region’s tourism assets is successfully navigating the one-two punch of shaky weather paired with ultra-stiff competition for travel dollars, according to a new report from ROOST. more

Nov 16, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun


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TICONDEROGA – A study shows the recent Trekonderoga “Star Trek” convention put $340,000 into the local economy. more

Oct 24, 2016 8:00 AM The Sun

LAKE PLACID — State conservation personnel are taking steps to relieve hiking pressure on the state’s highest peaks, Marcy and Algonquin, and their sister summits in the High Peaks. more

Oct 7, 2016 12:00 PM The Sun

It has come to ROOST’s attention that a company called Skyline Publishing has had employees calling local business and saying they are contracted through ROOST. more

Aug 25, 2016 12:35 PM The Sun


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WESTPORT — A new coalition of county stakeholders have announced the first installment of what they hope will be an annual event in the heart of the Champlain Valley. more

Aug 10, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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