While towns consider whether to opt out, some say the park is perfect for marijuana tourism By Janet Reynolds Cannabis advocates may have done a happy dance March 31 when New York State became the 16th state to legalize adult recreational … [Read more...] about Cannabis in the Adirondacks: A natural economic high?
Not all of the economic news is as grim as the virus By Janet Reynolds Even as COVID-19 has ravaged the American economy, the pandemic has proven an economic boon for some in the Adirondack Park. Yes, many restaurants, some hotels and … [Read more...] about Looking back over pandemic summer, some Adirondacks businesses saw ‘best year ever’
By Janet Reynolds At least one sector of the Adirondack Park’s working world has done a bit of a happy dance right through New York's pandemic downturn: real estate agents. With plenty of open space, a generally low number of COVID cases and … [Read more...] about As real estate boom continues, a shortage of inventory remains
By Janet Reynolds Predicting the 2020 Adirondack Park tourism season’s crucial cash infusion is like trying to read a crystal ball. It's a murky crystal ball, at that. The variables include the success of a state-mandated, four-phase reopening … [Read more...] about A Summer to Survive
By Janet Reynolds Children and parents everywhere have been getting the bad news in recent weeks as summer overnight camps in the Adirondacks began alerting them that the summer they had hoped to spend doing anything but sheltering in place is no … [Read more...] about Adirondack summer camps close or adapt for pandemic summer
Cellphones provide both real safety and false sense of security By Janet Reynolds On Columbus Day weekend a couple decided to climb Whiteface Mountain. They started the hike on the Connery Pond side, sometime between 1 and 2 in the afternoon. … [Read more...] about Tech and rescues — the good and the bad