Private and public sector employers struggle to fill positions By Tim RowlandSteve Gratto is a school bus driver in Schroon Lake — nothing so remarkable about that, except that Gratto is also superintendent of Schroon Central Public Schools, … [Read more...] about Help wanted, but not found, throughout the Adirondacks
By Tim Rowland What do you suppose is the most popular mountain accessed from the Roostercomb trailhead in Keene Valley? Careful with your answer, it might not be the obvious. Well bad luck, it is the obvious. Most hikers scoot right up to … [Read more...] about Weston Mountain: A worthy destination
A team of Black players in the late 1800s helped shape sport By Tim Rowland In the same years as visionaries in Albany were sketching out the details of what would become the Adirondack Park, hundreds of people in New York’s northeastern … [Read more...] about A history of baseball and the players who broke through barriers
Plenty of options for road biking along the backside of Whiteface By Tim Rowland Art galleries are acknowledged sources of home decor, but they are underappreciated as sources for outdoor-adventure ideas. When you think about it though, it only … [Read more...] about A scenic ride on Vermontville’s Norman Ridge
On the lookout for gypsy/spongy moth caterpillars in Hague By Tim Rowland Dr. Janet Mihuc, a biologist at Paul Smith’s College and defender of all things moth, was speaking to the Adirondack Garden Club last week when a member — noting that … [Read more...] about Hiking in the name of science
Owls Head outside Malone lives up to its counterparts By Tim Rowland I like to think that in the nineteenth century there was an Adirondack surveyor named Livingston Owlshead who went around naming mountains after himself, along with his … [Read more...] about Will the real Owl’s Head please stand up?