James Hayes helps people with disabilities enjoy alpine skiing By Tim Rowland At Gore Mountain, adaptive ski instructor James “Jimmer” Hayes recalled a man who had brought his 6-year-old autistic son to learn to ski. Who among the three was … [Read more...] about Adaptive ski instructor learned to tailor approach
John Dillon, who died last week, left an Adirondack legacy
Former CEO of International Paper, major supporter of Paul Smith's College, remembered as 'a visionary' By Gwendolyn Craig The retired chairman and CEO of International Paper and philanthropist John Dillon died last Tuesday, according to Paul … [Read more...] about John Dillon, who died last week, left an Adirondack legacy
How will climate change alter history?
An Adirondack historian is researching how climate change will affect culture and history for a statewide climate assessment By Chloe Bennett Across the state, extreme weather including hurricanes, rising sea levels and the heat island … [Read more...] about How will climate change alter history?
Adirondack Council’s executive director to step down in September
By Gwendolyn Craig Adirondack Council Executive Director Willie Janeway will step down from his post on Sept. 15, after more than a decade as the face of one of the most prominent lobbying groups for the Adirondack Park. Communications Director … [Read more...] about Adirondack Council’s executive director to step down in September
For Lake George mayor, a long career dedicated to lake protection
Robert Blais is believed to be the longest-serving mayor in the United States. He's retiring at the end of March after 52 years in office By Paul Post There's no riding off into the sunset for the man celebrated as America's longest-serving … [Read more...] about For Lake George mayor, a long career dedicated to lake protection
Barkeater Trails Alliance executive director to step down
Josh Wilson took the role in 2015 By Mike Lynch Josh Wilson, executive director of Barkeater Trails Alliance, will step down from his position later this year. Wilson, who lives in Saranac Lake, was BETA's first year-round director … [Read more...] about Barkeater Trails Alliance executive director to step down