By Jamie Organski More than 150 people came to View in Old Forge Tuesday for two emotionally charged sessions over six hours about a now controversial affordable housing development. In the second of the two sessions, which the Explorer attended, … [Read more...] about Emotions high over proposed Old Forge housing project
Proposed housing project divides Old Forge community
Webb Town Board withdraws support of People First project, ahead of scheduled informational meetings By Jamie Organski Despite an ongoing shortage of affordable and workforce housing throughout the Adirondacks, the Webb Town Board has pulled … [Read more...] about Proposed housing project divides Old Forge community
Hiking grandma logs 1,000 Adirondack miles in 2022
By Jamie Organski Old Forge resident Beth Pashley said she could think of no better way to kick off the New Year than with an easy local hike alongside her grandchildren to complete her goal of hiking 1,000 miles in (and around) the Adirondacks … [Read more...] about Hiking grandma logs 1,000 Adirondack miles in 2022
Town of Webb’s short-term rentals law: What you need to know
By Jamie Organski The background The Town of Webb adopted legislation during its October town board meeting, taking an initial step in regulating short-term rentals (STRs) after years of draft laws, revisions, and public hearings. The local … [Read more...] about Town of Webb’s short-term rentals law: What you need to know
For visitors, is fall the new summer?
2021 ROOST visitors survey reveals a return to pre-covid numbers, for the most part By Jamie Organski The summer season has always reigned supreme in terms of tourism in the Adirondacks in comparison to winter, fall and spring, aka mud season. … [Read more...] about For visitors, is fall the new summer?
Hamlets to Huts gears up for program expansion, thanks to grant support
Secretary of State takes part in paddling, hiking excursion to celebrate Adirondack tourism By Jamie Organski Adirondack Hamlets to Huts (a non-profit organization based out of Saranac Lake) went from a concept in 2014 to incorporating in … [Read more...] about Hamlets to Huts gears up for program expansion, thanks to grant support