Adirondack landscape littered with shuttered attractions By Melissa Manno, Times Union The first time Bob Carroll visited Gaslight Village, a theme park in the heart of Lake George that captivated visitors with its vaudeville-inspired … [Read more...] about Once big landmarks, small theme parks no longer have a draw
Bruin killings are on the rise in New York By Pete DeMola Times Union, Albany LONG LAKE — Bears are universal in Long Lake. Bear images dot the signs of real estate firms, pubs and diners, ice cream parlors, on homes, at the public … [Read more...] about A bear situation or a people problem?
Pilot Thomas Helms passes By Pete DeMola, Times Union The skies over Long Lake are quieter this week. So are the basketball courts, where a group of players met for pickup games for decades. In this tiny lakefront community, the game was … [Read more...] about Adirondack skies missing Long Lake legend
By Rick Karlin, Times Union NORTH HUDSON — It’s known by forest rangers as the Dix Pond Swamp, and may be one of the more miserable and foreboding places to find oneself in the Adirondack High Peaks backcountry. Created by a “blowdown” — a mass … [Read more...] about Missing hiker found after days in Dix Pond swamp
By Roger Hannigan GilsonTimes Union TANNSERVILLE — A state advisory group focusing on how to ease overcrowding in Catskills Park is tentatively recommending a pilot reservation system for some trailhead parking lots. The Catskill Strategic … [Read more...] about Catskills advisory group considers reservation system for some trailheads
ADK's first Black Summit Steward encourages people of color to explore Adirondack trails By Cloey Callahan, Times Union She grew up in the Town of Newburgh and by high school had joined her high school’s cross-country team, kickstarting her … [Read more...] about ‘Everyone should have access to this joy’