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With so many children playing so many sports nowadays, parents have been competing to ask me questions about what they can do to make sure their child is as safe as possible when practicing or playing a particular sport. Read more

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I have chided a friend for being a hoarder based on his multitude of boats, bikes, tractors, tools, etc.that he has accumulated. Read more

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Summer is in full swing here in the North Country, and families are taking advantage of the warm weather and long days by spending more time outdoors. Bike riding can be a great way to stay fit and healthy as well as explore our... Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The 20th-annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:25 a.m. to midnight Sunday, July 28. The triathlon route includes a 2.4-mile swim in Mirror Lake... Read more

The Sun

Imagine: You’ve always wanted to visit northern New York, so when your bike-touring friends decide to ride the Empire State Trail, you are ready to go. Read more

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MONTPELIER | To listen to the renewable power industry and its supporters in the Vermont Legislature, you might think carbon taxation is the only certain way to reduce CO2 emissions. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | A preferred route for extending the Warren County Bikeway to Warrensburg has been chosen after a months-long feasibility study was conducted recently by Alta Planning & Design. Read more

The Sun


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ELIZABETHTOWN | Barkeater Trail Alliance (BETA) in Wilmington and the mountain bike crowd in Elizabethtown joined forces this summer to put their hard work on one, big regional map. Read more

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WILMINGTON | Barkeater Trail Alliance is hosting its second annual Wilmington MTB Festival this weekend. Read more

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