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WARREN COUNTY | Goal to boost tourism, local culture, economies; Warren, Essex, Hamilton counties expected to benefit. Read more

The Sun

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NORTH CREEK | This year, Johnsburg High School has taken a significant step forward in their engineering and information technology instruction — as they have hired a teacher to focus on these fields. Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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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

Guest Columnists

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It’s a sure sign of spring when I write about fly fishing. So, if you had a case of the winter blues and needed a night out, well you missed a beauty. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake’s fourth-generation (at least) ice rink opened last month, under a pavilion that will make the facility a year-round attraction. Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | After hosting what was believed to be a record crowd last weekend for the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival, event officials are now predicting another large crowd for the Carnival’s finale... Read more

The Sun

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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

The Sun

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CHESTERTOWN | One day each winter, the creativity and humor of area residents is showcased as bizarre contraptions glide down Chestertown’s Dynamite Hill ski slope and spectators cheer. Read more

The Sun

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TICONDEROGA | It’s not too soon to start thinking about the end of winter — is it? Read more

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | People from all over northeastern New York and beyond are expected to enjoy an array of family-oriented activities this weekend at the third installment of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival. Read more

The Sun

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INDIAN LAKE | The annual SNOCADE winter festival will be held in Indian Lake Feb. 15-24. Read more

The Sun

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BRANT LAKE | The ever-popular annual Brant Lake Winter Carnival returns this weekend with an array of family-oriented activities. Read more

The Sun

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NEWCOMB | Adventurers who have an interest in both history and the outdoors will have two more weekends this winter to get a special look at the Camp Santanoni Historic Area, an architectural masterpiece nestled deep in the woods of Newcomb. 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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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

The Sun

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LAKE GEORGE | Both people-powered privies and high-octane snowmobiles will be featured attractions in this weekend’s debut of the 2019 Lake George Winter Carnival. Read more

The Sun

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MIDDLEBURY | Vermont Gov. Phil Scott (R) and U.S. Sen. Patrick Leahy (D) announced on Jan. 22 that Vermont communities struggling to overcome the decline in the forestry industry will now be able to consider accessing a $7 million taxpayer-funded... Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | For well more than a century, socializing outdoors while drinking adult beverages in Lake George Village and Bolton Landing has been a popular pastime — in the balmy months. Read more

The Sun

LAKE GEORGE | Four favorable factors are combining to likely make this year’s Lake George Winter Carnival the most popular in recent history: Read more

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    Trick or Treat on Safety Street will return to Plattsburgh’s Crete Civic Center on Oct. 27.

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