This story has been updated here. By JAMES M. ODATO State Police officers began a three-month weapons training course at Mount Van Hoevenberg this week, startling neighbors with sustained bursts of assault rifles and shotguns and … [Read more...] about Neighbors alarmed by weapons training at Mount Van Hoevenberg
By SARA RUBERG New York’s Olympic Regional Development Authority surprised the town board of North Elba when it released its designs for the new Mount Van Hoevenberg base lodge and surrounding facilities last month. The $32 million lodge … [Read more...] about Town laments lack of input on Van Ho lodge plans
By JAMES M. ODATO Michael Hannagan was in high spirits the morning he attempted an aerial trick on the downhill course at Whiteface Mountain. The maneuver would change his life forever, and cost New York millions. It was warm and he was happy … [Read more...] about A somersault that landed New York in court, and changed a life
By JAMES M. ODATO In mid-June, Whiteface Mountain advertised a summer activity—rides aboard big all-terrain vehicles on the ski slopes of the High Peaks landmark. Called the “4x4 Alpine Expedition,” marketing videos showed children and adults … [Read more...] about Whiteface ATV tours a prelude to land-use amendment?
Padraig Power allegedly used state-issued cards for bar tabs, say officials By Pete DeMola The Olympic Regional Development Authority’s (ORDA) former finance director has pleaded not guilty to charges associated with allegedly using his … [Read more...] about Ex-ORDA official, accused of credit card misuse, pleads not guilty