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British legend Albert Lee featured in Lake George concert

Renowned as the guitarist's guitar player, British blues-rock legend Albert Lee is to perform Sunday in the Lake George Blues & Roots Festival

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The benefits of a truly wild life! | Notes from the North Woods

Research continues to confirm what most of us already knew as kids, that outdoor recreation provides a variety of important benefits that go well beyond the obvious fun and games.

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Acclaimed painter Cate Mandigo to hold events in Chestertown

Nationally renowned primitive folk-art painter Cate Mandigo, who has spent decades living and working in the Adirondacks, is holding an art show and sale on two consecutive Wednesdays in Chestertown — and a portion of the deeply discounted sale prices will go to a local charity.

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Once to be developed, The Pinnancle is now a public preserve

A treasured natural landmark in the region, recently slated for development, is now to be a wild preserve with hiking trails, thanks to donations contributed by many area citizens as well as several prominent community and business leaders.

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Warrensburg Jamboree to feature auction, carnival attractions

The long-running traditional community carnival to benefit the Warrensburg Volunteer Fire Company is set to return this weekend.

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Get back to nature and be happy! | Notes from the North Woods

In recent days, I’ve spent a fair share of time in the woods and on the mountains.

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Race the Train returns to North Creek

Raising funds for Johnsburg graduates who've pledged to continue their education, the thirteenth annual Race the Train event returns to North Creek on Saturday, Aug. 1.

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Adirondack Shindig returns to save historical structure

This year's Adirondack Shindig will raise awareness and funds to repair the crumbling foundation of a historical church in the town which the historical society hopes to convert into a museum.

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‘Wild Adriatic’ headlines Brews & Bands fest Sunday in Lake George

Come to Lake George Sunday afternoon for a free rock concert and see why the acclaimed rock group Wild Adriatic is now building a national fan base, and also check out guitarist Mike LaPointe and hear his renditions of the power rock anthems of the 1970s.

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The Priory’s annual garage sale expected to attract 3,000+

The upscale yard sale that attracts thousands from across northeastern U.S. — and features antiques, collectivles, tools, art, books and virtually anything imaginable — is occurring this weekend.

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Riverfront Arts Fest on Friday features works selected from artists’ co-ops

An array of selected artwork and crafts, fresh local vegetables, live acoustic music, demonstrations, food samplings and socializing — it's all featured at the Adirondack Riverfront Arts Fest this Friday in Warrensburg.

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Community Band Fest this weekend in Lake George

Popular music, show tunes and patriotic selections will fill be emanating from a lakeside amphitheater this weekend, as the Lake George Community Band Festival musicians perform with enthusiasm.

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Chester Library’s book sale to feature new selections

The town of Chester Library's renowned book sale — which attracts hundreds of bibliophiles and book collectors/dealers from all over the northeastern U.S. and Canada — has a remarkable new array of volumes this year.

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Stolen historical marker to be replaced this Fall

Funds raised by Internet crowd-funding campaign

A mysterious theft that has baffled concerned citizens and local law enforcement for nearly a year, while still unsolved, is set to be rectified later this year.

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Thurman’s ‘white space’ broadband project awarded as ‘Most Innovative’ in NYS

Thurman leaders' groundbreaking "white space" project to bring Internet access to the residents of their sparsely-populated town experienced local political opposition and a myriad of technological challenges — but it overcame them all. Recently, the wireless access project was named "most innovative" in the state.