I’m excited to welcome a new freelance journalist to the Explorer team. Mike De Socio, formerly of the Albany Business Review, has jumped in on some business and community news stories for us.
Here’s what he has been up to so far:
- SAVE OUR BANK: Indian Lake convinces Community Bank to keep its branch from closing. Community organizer Brenda Valentine helped rallied residents to voice their concerns. READ MORE
- TOPS/PRICE CHOPPER MERGER: While it’s too soon to say exactly what will happen, company leaders say the Adirondack locations will remain in business. READ MORE
- ELECTRIC VEHICLE REVOLUTION? NYS and local organizations set an ambitious goal to boost the number of EV charging stations around the park READ MORE
The week’s top stories
MAJESTIC, MAGNETIC FOXES: The most-read story in the Almanack this week is about foxes. READ IT
PETE HORNBECK TRIBUTE: The most-read story on the Explorer this week is this poignant tribute to the legendary boat builder READ MORE
- Skiing conditions are prime; outdoor rec continues to boom
- Harvest of the Month: Winter Squash
- Hinckley day-use area, Lake George stormwater and more on APA docket
- Virtual lecture on Anne LaBastille
- Film explores Gov. Hughes’ connections to, passions for the Adirondacks
This is a look at some of the week’s top news, on our two websites: AdirondackExplorer.org and AdirondackAlmanack.com.
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