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Outdoor Recreation


Tahawus: An Adirondack Ghost Town for Halloween

It seems that every big city now has a “ghost tour,” but here in the Adirondacks we have our very… >>More

Natural History


Louse Flies: Avian Blood-Suckers

When you find a bird feather in the woods and stoop to pick it up, does your mom’s voice echo… >>More



Low Turnout For Open Space Plan Hearing

Only five people showed up to comment on the Open Space Conservation Plan at public hearings held at the state… >>More

History & Culture


View of Lake George from Rogers Park, Bolton Landing

A view of Lake George today from Rogers Park in Bolton Landing with the Sagamore Hotel and Black Mountain in… >>More

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