Adirondacks

New York News
12:30 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Stefanik Meets With Adirondack Government Officials

Republican 21st district candidate Elise Stefanik at the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board meeting in Keene Valley
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Elise Stefanik, the Republican candidate for Congress in New York’s 21st district, attended the monthly meeting of the Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board on Wednesday to discuss regional issues.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri July 18, 2014

Groups Meet to Discuss Common Adirondack Issues

An Adirondack view
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Representatives from municipalities, non-profits, environmental and other groups met in Long Lake this week to discuss cooperative efforts in the Adirondacks.
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New York News
12:30 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Temporary Restraining Order Halts Adirondack Land Swap Mining Tests

NYCO Lewis mine
Credit Protect the Adirondacks

A New York state judge has issued a temporary restraining order forcing NYCO Mineral Company to delay test drilling on Adirondack Forest Preserve land. 
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New York News
12:10 pm
Thu July 17, 2014

Bus Crash That Killed Teen Brings Calls For Increased Safety

A crash earlier this month that killed a teenage boy in the Adirondacks has brought calls on New York state government to increase oversight of the rafting and tubing industries. 

The crash that killed 15-year-old tubing guide Hunter Scofield on July 5th in Lake Luzerne is still under state police investigation, and many are now working to prevent similar accidents.

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New York News
6:10 pm
Thu July 3, 2014

Lake George Region Prepares For Holiday Weekend

Credit Lucas Willard

The Fourth of July weekend is an important economic boon for one of upstate New York’s most popular vacation destinations.

Michael Consuelo, Executive Director of the Lake George Regional Chamber of Commerce, said Thursday afternoon, if you want to drive into town on Route 9, you’ll be sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic.

“It’s very promising, a lot of folks on the street, Million Dollar Beach is pretty crowded. We’re getting ready for a very busy weekend and it seems like some folks have really taken advantage of this nice weather,” said Consuelo.

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New York News
12:59 pm
Thu May 15, 2014

Report Updates Demographic Trends In Adirondacks

Adirondack Park Regional Assessment 2014 cover. Photo by Carl Heilman II
Credit APRAP 2014/Carl Heilman II

A new report has been issued on the major trends affecting life in and the economy of the Adirondack Park.

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North Country News
5:15 pm
Wed March 12, 2014

New York Obtains Additional Finch Pruyn Adirondack Lands

Sugarloaf Mountain
Credit Carl Heilman II / Adirondack Nature Conservancy

New York State has purchased an additional 8,451 acres of former timber company land in the Adirondacks.

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New York News
6:45 pm
Mon March 10, 2014

Governor Promotes Winter Tourism With Adirondack Challenge

Adirondack Winter Challenge
Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

Lake Placid was filled with state legislators, regional and local officials and their families Sunday. They had accepted New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's challenge to try winter sports activities available in the North Country in order to showcase upstate recreational tourism opportunities.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Thu March 6, 2014

New Adirondack Digital Tourism Platforms Unveiled

Credit Adirondack Association of Towns and Villages

Adirondack tourism interests have launched two new digital platforms to entice people to visit the region.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Tue February 11, 2014

Classifications For New Adirondack Lands Approved By Governor

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has approved the land classifications recommended by the Adirondack Park Agency for 42,000 acres of land acquired by the state in 2012.

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