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October, 2019

Long Lake Harvest Craft Fair Set For Saturday


The Town of Long Lake has announced a Harvest Fest Craft Fair, set for Saturday, October 12th, at the Long Lake Town Hall, 1204 Main Street, Long Lake, from 10 am to 4 pm. Hand made goods from vendors will be available including herbal spice mixes, homemade chip and dip bowls, bread and soup mixes, soy candles, handcrafted glass, balsam pillows, children’s books, table runners, wooden bowls, fish and duck decoys, mixed media art, jewelry and more. There will be a bounce house for the kids, weather permitting. For more information call the Long Lake Parks and » Continue Reading. >>More


October, 2019

Fundraising Workshop for Nonprofits Being Offered


Adirondack Foundation, the community foundation serving the Adirondack Region, in cooperation with Mountain Lake PBS, have announced a workshop for nonprofit professionals, volunteers, and board members, on how to raise unrestricted dollars to support operations, programs, and more. Eighty percent of charitable funds come from individual donors, not foundations or corporations. This workshop is an opportunity to learn how to build a fundraising program that honors the mission of your organization, engages potential donors, and raises more unrestricted funding. The workshop, “More Money!” is set for Saturday, November 2nd, from 10 am to 3 pm, at Mountain Lake PBS, 1 >>More


October, 2019

Second World War and the Adirondacks Stories, Artifacts Sought


Adirondack Experience (ADKX), formerly the Adirondack Museum, is set to host a free open house event and community collecting day on November 11th, from 10 am to 4 pm, in support of the ADKX 2020 seasonal exhibition From Wilderness to Warfront: The Adirondacks and World War II. This exhibition, planned to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, is devoted to the connections between Adirondack people and the global conflict. From regional industry and tourism to first-person accounts, the exhibition will explore diverse stories — those previously untold as » Continue Reading. View original post.


October, 2019

APA Considering Primitive Campsites, Blue Mountain Wild Forest, Black Brook Development


The Adirondack Park Agency (APA) will hold its monthly meeting at its headquarters in Ray Brook, NY Thursday, October 10th and Friday October 11th, 2019. The meeting will address a seven-lot subdivision in the Town of Black Brook, primitive tent sites and management practices, and a discussion of proposed changes in the Blue Mountain Wild Forest. What follows is the agenda issued by the APA: On Thursday at 9 am, the Full Agency will convene for Executive Director Terry Martino’s monthly report. At 9:30 am, the Regulatory Programs Committee will consider approval for a seven-lot subdivision in the Town of >>More


October, 2019

Career Fair in Ticonderoga Oct 10th


North Country Community College is set to host a Career Fair on October 10th, where job seekers in the Ticonderoga area will get the chance to meet with employers and learn about career opportunities in the region. The Career Fair, which is free of charge and open to the public, will take place from 5 to 7:30 pm at the college’s Ticonderoga campus, located at 11 Hawkeye Trail. Approximately 10 employers are expected to be on hand at the Career Fair, including representatives from International Paper, Stewarts and Mountain Lake Services. All participants will be eligible for door prizes. Light >>More


October, 2019

10th Annual Garlic Festival Set For Warrensburg


Tenth Annual Garlic Festival at the Warrensburgh Riverfront Farmers’ Market is set for Friday, October 11th, from 3 to 6 pm. Certified organic and naturally grown garlic will be sampled and sold for planting and consumption. Horticultural information and recipes will be provided at the CCE of Warren County Master Gardener Station. Other activities include: Garlicky Food Contest and Samplings; Children’s Activities by Casey Beal with Stony Creek Free Library’s ARTirondacks; Adirondack Gold Maple Farm, ADK Grown, Ryan’s Country Farm, Nettle Meadow Cheese Farm and Mama G’s Gluten Free Goodies and more; Tastings with Glens Falls Distillery and » Continue >>More


October, 2019

Folk and Blues Concert in Blue Mountain Lake


The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake is set to present a folk and blues concert featuring Barry Oreck and Friends on Friday, October 11th at 7:30 pm. Barry Oreck is based out of Brooklyn and Indian Lake. Oreck has played solo and with various bands and has written music and created sound and text scores for dance and theater pieces. He grew up in the Chicago folk and blues tradition studying with folk luminaries at the famed Old Town School of Folk Music and soaking in the exploding blues scene. Steeped in » Continue Reading. >>More


October, 2019

LGLC Reports Successful 3rd Annual Race for the Lake


The Lake George Land Conservancy (LGLC) hosted its 3rd annual Amy’s Adventure Race for the Lake at Amy’s Park in Bolton on Saturday, September 28th. This year’s race included 52 competitors ranging in ages between 23-72, and another 20 Next Generation (NextGen) Committee members and volunteers who helped organize and run the successful event. The overall winner, Volker Burkowski, was also the defending 2018 champion, who shaved one minute off of his time and finished the rugged 4.5-mile-race in 36 minutes and 8 seconds. The female winner this year was Kaley Bell, a third-time Amy’s racer, who » Continue Reading. >>More


October, 2019

Atlantic Salmon Returning to Boquet River


The Whallonsburg Grange Lyceum has announced “Beneath the Surface: Salmon in the Boquet River,” a program on the return of landlocked Atlantic salmon to the Boquet River, set for Tuesday, October 15th, at 7:30 pm. This program is part of the Grange’s fall series “Hidden in Plain Sight.” For only the third time in 150 years, salmon “nests” and hatchlings have been found in the Boquet River, an impossibility until the dam at Willsboro was removed in 2016. The change in the river’s ecology as a result is helping the process of rewilding the Boquet. Andrew Milliken, from the Lake >>More


October, 2019

DEC Accepting Applications for Urban Forestry Projects


State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has announced up to $1.2 million in grant funding is available for urban forestry projects across New York. Grants are available for tree planting, maintenance, tree inventory, community forest management plans, and for educating those who care for public trees. Eligible applicants include municipalities, public benefit corporations, public authorities, soil and water conservation districts, community colleges, not-for-profit organizations, and Indian Nations or tribes. Awards will range from $11,000 to $75,000, depending on municipal population. Tree inventories and community forest management plans do not require a match. Tree planting, maintenance, and education projects have a >>More