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AUSABLE FORKS | One of two remaining 1916 era Adirondack fire towers, Makomis has been rebuilt. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | A decade ago, Muhammad “Mo” Ahmad was a businessman splitting his time between New York City and northern New Jersey when a friend told him about a business opportunity, a Sunoco station, in a place called Schroon Lake. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Construction of the new Frontier Town Campground is complete. New trails, tent sites, RV sites and horseback riding amenities are fully operational and open. Read more

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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

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The New York State Outdoor Writers held their spring rendezvous in Schroon Lake recently. We were given a warm reception from the Chamber of Commerce, and the key to the city as they say. Read more

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RAY BROOK | After a public outcry at its proposed closure, the Department of Environmental Conservation will allow the boat launch on Eagle Lake to remain open pending more study, a state forester told the Adirondack Park Agency Thursday. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Even though the snows of winter are still blanketing the ground, the campers of summer are planning where they will be pitching a tent or parking an RV in another five months. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The state received approval from the Adirondack Park Agency last week to proceed with the third phase of a trail system at the redeveloped Frontier Town campground and equestrian center. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | One of the most visible artifacts of the former Frontier Town theme park has been sold. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Representatives of the central Adirondack Five Towns coalition expressed disappointment and a degree of anger last week over a lawsuit filed by two environmental groups intended to prevent the state from building a 140-foot bridge... Read more

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RAY BROOK | The campaign to increase the number of Forest Rangers who patrol the Adirondack Park has taken center stage in state budget hearings. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | North Hudson Town Board Member Stephanie DeZalia was sworn in as the town’s new supervisor last Wednesday to fill out the unexpired term of Ronald Moore, who has retired. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | North Hudson Supervisor Ronald Moore is hoping the second time’s the charm. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | For Bob Rice, the train ride had just turned ugly. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | The first phase of the multi-year effort to build a new state-run campground at the former Frontier Town theme park has been completed. Read more

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KEENE | Close to 80 percent of all trailheads leading into the High Peaks are routinely above their capacity on fall weekends, according to a new survey. Read more

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NORTH HUDSON | Paradox Brewery has purchased an 11.2 acre parcel at the former Frontier Town theme park to build a new brewing facility and tap room. Read more

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INDIAN LAKE | Indian Lake is probing the idea of hiring a consulting firm to streamline the town’s branding — including the creation of a single logo. Read more

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RAY BROOK | Adirondack Park Agency commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved the permit for the 91-acre Gateway to the Adirondacks at North Hudson project. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake Central School’s Big Read project will take on the classic Western novel “True Grit.” Read more

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