RSS

Adirondacks

Achouatte_OneEarthTwoPerspectives_7-6-19_lg.jpg

Photo provided by Aurora McCaffrey

ELIZABETHTOWN | The season has begun for the Adirondack History Museum on Court Street, at the epicenter of Elizabethtown. The museum has been open for a month, featuring a brand new theme for its 2019 season: “Adirondacks: Wild Times.” Read more

The Sun

ChesterLibraryBookSale_lg.jpg

Photo by Thom Randall

CHESTERTOWN | The local library summer book sale — which routinely attracts hundreds of people not only from the region but from all over northeastern U.S. and Canada — is to be held this weekend. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_map_7-13_lg.jpg

Photo provided

SCHROON LAKE | Like the ivy at Wrigley Field, Eurasian watermilfoil dies back in the winter then springs to life with a vengeance come spring. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_treee_7-20_lg.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

RAY BROOK | Environmentalists were pleased and supervisors in Five Towns were exasperated after a court ruling that, at least for now, appears to block construction of snowmobile trails connecting communities in the central Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

Elan2011FireTowerSketch.JPG

Illustration courtesy of Elan Planning

LAKE GEORGE | In several years, the Lake George Village may have a major new attraction that will introduce area visitors to a revered century-old tradition in upstate New York — an Adirondack fire tower. Read more

The Sun

ELIZABETHTOWN | Venturing to the Adirondacks for a desired summer youth camp is a pastime for many locals as well as in other regional areas of New York, namely the metropolitan areas downstate. But concerns arise around camp season this year. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_eagle_6-8.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

CHESTERFIELD | The North Branch of the Boquet River begins alongside a dirt Adirondack road adjacent to a former family retreat dotted with ponds and crossed by streams, where peregrine falcons nest, dragonflies swarm... Read more

The Sun

Rowland_farm_5-11.jpg

Photo provided

TICONDEROGA | Even though frost at this time of the year remains a distinct possibility, thoughts are turning to garden produce, and when the gardens begin producing, Adirondack farmers markets can’t be far behind. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_blackface_5-4.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

WHALLONSBURG | A recent flurry of racism based on the old entertainment schtick of blackface is a rekindling of an unfortunate tradition that lasted more than a century, and was common even in the lily white Adirondacks... Read more

The Sun 1 Comments

Rowland_Inez_4-27 2.jpg

Photo provided

TICONDEROGA | In some ways, Inez Milholland was the Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of her day: An attractive, flamboyant, unabashed New Yorker — she would have been aces with a Twitter account. Read more

The Sun

PR_SUNY conference_4-13-19 2.jpg

Photo provided

PLATTSBURGH | SUNY Plattsburgh, in conjunction with SUNY Adirondack in Queensbury, will participate in the SUNY Undergraduate Research Conference (SURC) at SUNY Adirondack April 26-27. Read more

The Sun

Eagle Logo.jpg

File photo

I’m a hiker and while spring is the time to emerge from Vermont winter’s cocoon, it’s not quite ready for us primetime players, hikers that is. Read more

The Vermont Eagle

Silhouettes of People Dancing Beach Party Concept

Stock image

WARRENSBURG | The North Country Ministry’s annual Spring Gala will take place Friday, April 26, at The Queensbury Hotel in Glens Falls. Read more

The Sun

Rowland_waterfront_3-23.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

Moriah seeking members for Port Henry campgrounds committee Read more

The Sun

WbgTownHall.jpg

Photo by Thom Randall

WARRENSBURG | Town officials are exploring the potential of expanding the hamlet of Warrensburg, which has been its present size for many decades. Read more

The Sun

There is an old adage that when we die, we will hopefully go to heaven, and there to greet us will be all of our loved ones that ventured there before us. My number one choice would be to finally be in the spiritual presence of Seneca Ray Stoddard... Read more

Community Columnists

Rowland_canisters_3-2 2.jpg

Photo by Tim Rowland

ELIZABETHTOWN | For a half-century, climbers of “trailless” mountains in the High Peaks could usually, but not always, find a metal cylinder strapped to a tree with the name of the corresponding peak stenciled on the side. Read more

The Sun

I would like to comment on the article (“Towns angry over suit,” Feb. 2 edition) that the towns were angry over a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups intended to prevent the state from building a 140-foot bridge. Read more

Letters to the Editor

EDITORIAL_7-14.jpg

File photo

RAY BROOK | The state and a coalition of partners are rolling out a new effort to reduce the number of backcountry search and rescue operations in the Adirondacks. Read more

The Sun

DSC05957.jpg

Photo by Elizabeth Izzo

PLATTSBURGH | Local businesses remain confident that the area’s economy is growing. Read more

The Sun 1 Comments