By Gwendolyn Craig The Masten House has been sold and will be a private residence, according to an attorney for the buyer. The Newcomb mansion, previously owned by the State University of New York’s Environmental Science and Forestry College … [Read more...] about SUNY ESF foundation sells Masten House for $1 million
Years of work in Newcomb show signs of paying off with new business By Melissa Hart The Town of Newcomb is reinventing itself. Long known for its southern gateway into the High Peaks and for historic landmarks such as Great Camp Santanoni … [Read more...] about Revival on the Hudson
By STEPHEN LEON Two connected railroad corridors, long mired in uncertainty, inched closer to a potentially recreational future in the past two months. In October, New York State reached an agreement with Saratoga & North Creek Railway … [Read more...] about More Adirondack rails considered for recreation
(Former Explorer Publisher Dick Beamish interviewed longtime Newcomb supervisor George Canon for the November/December 2007 issue. Canon died Sunday, June 18, at the age of 77.) Tucked away in the woods on the south side of the High Peaks, … [Read more...] about From the Archives: An Interview with George Canon
Environmental groups vow to fight state proposal to establish lodging facilities deep inside 20,758-acre tract By Phil Brown Environmental groups are alarmed by a conceptual proposal floated by the Cuomo administration to establish lodging … [Read more...] about Beds at Boreas Ponds?