By Times Union
July 3, 2022
A solo hiker from Singapore was rescued after wandering desperately and aimlessly in the Dix Pond swamp for three days after leaving a marked trail and becoming disoriented.
March 9, 2022
Recent NYS DEC Forest Ranger actions: Town of Indian LakeHamilton CountySnowmobile Training: On March 4, Forest Rangers from Region 5 helped train members of the 103rd Rescue Squadron on backcountry snowmobile operations. The 103rd Rescue Squadron is a unit of the New York Air National Guard stationed on Long Island. The pararescue jumpers utilize areas in…
February 15, 2022
Town of Long LakeHamilton CountySnowmobiler Rescue: On Feb. 9 at 3:03 p.m., the Long Lake Fire Chief requested Forest Ranger assistance after a report of two snowmobiles breaking through the ice on the south end of Long Lake. Before Ranger Milano’s arrival, the fire chief called with an update that one snowmobile and snowmobiler were out…