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CHESTERTOWN | Chestertownians are getting ready for the 42nd annual Krazy Downhill Derby, when all manner of homemade sleds will make a run down Dynamite Hill. more

Feb 7, 2018 12:00 PM The Sun 1 Comments

MONTPELIER — Winter is back, and Vermonters are ready to play in the snow once more! more

Mar 24, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle


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MINERVA – Sixty participants got their outdoor fix Feb. 18, sliding, skating and playing broom ball at the Minerva Lake Winter Recreation Area. more

Mar 4, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun


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BRANT LAKE — The metaphysical powers of a Brant Lake Winter Carnival organizer may have ensured its success this last weekend, according to Brandon Himoff of the Tri-Lakes Business Alliance, sponsor of the ever-popular event. more

Mar 1, 2017 10:30 AM The Sun

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KEENE VALLEY — The Mountaineer in Keene Valley will host the 15th annual Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival on March 4-5. more

Feb 26, 2017 8:00 AM The Sun

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TICONDEROGA – The 3rd-annual Ticonderoga End of Winter Carnival will offer food, games, outdoor activities and live music. more

Feb 23, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

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BRANT LAKE — Featuring new activities as well as treasured traditions, northern Warren County’s premier frigid festival is to be held this weekend. more

Feb 23, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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LAKE GEORGE —While the warmer than normal weather this month has prompted the cancellation of activities atop lake ice during the Lake George Winter Carnival, area residents and visitors have shrugged off the events’ absence and enjoyed the festival. more

Feb 22, 2017 4:00 PM The Sun

PLATTSBURGH — The Sunrise Rotary Winter Carnival scheduled for Feb. 25 has been cancelled. more

Feb 22, 2017 3:30 PM The Sun


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BRANT LAKE — Featuring new a wide variety of activities, the annual Brant Lake Winter Carnival is scheduled for Saturday Feb. 25 on the lake ice adjacent to Jimbo’s Club on the Point. more

Feb 20, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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CHESTERTOWN — For 41 years, area residents have shaken off cabin fever with a beloved local event — a kooky sled race that is renowned for providing plenty of family fun. more

Feb 15, 2017 2:00 PM The Sun

As someone in their late twenties, it feels a bit bold to use the phrase “back in my day”. But this past weekend’s winter storm got me thinking about what snow days were like when I was a kid. more

Feb 14, 2017 6:00 AM Editorials


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HAGUE — People have always found reasons to shake off the doldrums of winter and make the season fun here — at least since the 1960s. more

Feb 9, 2017 9:00 AM The Sun


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INDIAN LAKE — Organizers are encouraging visitors to make tracks to Indian Lake next weekend for SnoCade, the weeklong winter festival that lifts off on Feb. 17. more

Feb 9, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun

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BURLINGTON — Most people’s idea of a fun Saturday in early February doesn’t involve diving in the Lake. more

Feb 6, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle


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MINERVA – The Donnelly Beach Winter Recreation area in Minerva was the place to be on Saturday, January 14. more

Jan 22, 2017 6:00 AM The Sun


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LONG LAKE — The Long Lake Winter Carnival will be held at Mt. Sabattis Recreation Center beginning at noon on Jan. 14. more

Jan 2, 2017 10:00 AM The Sun

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Ice as thin as two inches doesn’t deter Nordic skater Kevin Boyle from venturing out on frozen lakes. more

Nov 29, 2016 6:00 AM NCL Magazine


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PLATTSBURGH — The weather outside is frightful, but the Town of Plattsburgh aims to make it delightful. more

Jan 21, 2016 9:00 AM The Sun

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