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ADIRONDACKS | Fall is when the world is full of crisp perfection, the air is clean and clear, the sky a vivid blue, and the leaves are exploding into a thousand shades of yellows, oranges and crimsons. We are tracking the progress of this... Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Hiking a trail or paddling a pond on a weekday in September, everything Adirondack seems well and good, joyful even, just as it has for generations of outdoor enthusiasts. Read more

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ADIRONDACKS | From fresh meats to regionally-made cheeses to vegetables from local farms, and breweries crafting beer with homegrown hops, the Adirondack Coast region of New York has an abundance of agri-tourism opportunities for visitors. Read more

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WILMINGTON | The Ausable River Association partnering with Cycle Adirondacks held the eighth-annual Ride for the River bicycling event July 21 in support of the Ausable River and local communities, and the event is gaining momentum and support... Read more

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If you like history and love to fish Lake Champlain or its big tributaries, then here is something for you. O Read more

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UPPER JAY | Two people were sent to the hospital Wednesday morning after a sedan collided head on with a cement truck on Rt. 9N just south of Upper Jay. Read more

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The sun was out, and the Saratoga strip offers so much more than most Essex County towns. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The Town of Jay is working on a rehabilitation plan for the East Branch of the Ausable River that might reduce the severity of Upper Jay ice jams that have grown more threatening in recent years. Read more

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Believe it or not, spring will eventually come our way. It’s 10 below as I write this, but I do have high hopes. Read more

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UPPER JAY | Essex County has deployed equipment to start removing an ice jam in Upper Jay on the East Branch of the AuSable River. Read more

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JAY | Popping up along the East Branch of the Ausable River between the majestic mountains of Jay and Whiteface is a cluster of conical, 2,000-foot prominences that are too big to be called hills, but too small to be called mountains. Read more

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WILMINGTON | The state Department of Transportation (DOT) will begin using less salt on Route 86 between Lake Placid and Wilmington. Read more

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Just the other day, I heard someone complain about the weather. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | Work to remove what was once the Rome Dam on the West Branch Ausable River is wrapping up on time. Read more

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TICONDEROGA | Cycle Adirondacks has announced the route for its signature tour of the 2019 season. Read more

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JAY | The state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has extended engineers’ request to have more time to remove the Rome Dam. Read more

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JAY | Project engineers spoke with area residents last Wednesday about work underway to remove Rome Dam on the West Branch of the Ausable River. Read more

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AUSABLE FORKS | The East and West branches of the Ausable River both begin high on the flanks of Mt. Marcy, but while the West Branch is famous for fly fishing and photogenic cascades, the East Branch in known more for ice jams and flood damage. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Something happened on the Ausable River last Saturday. Read more

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ELIZABETHTOWN | Essex County supervisors awarded the bid to deconstruct the Rome Dam in AuSable Forks to Reale Construction Inc., of Ticonderoga. Read more

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