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Fireworks misuse prompts new concerns

Fire officials warned all across New York State warned county leaders about the public safety hazards of ground-based fireworks when they were considering to make the sale of the items legal. Now, considering the public outcry about fireworks misuse and the various fires and injuries that occurred since they were legalized, the fire officials concerns are justified, many citizens have said.

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Whitehall, Lake George to be featured in Animal Planet season finale

A recent investigation into the Bigfoot phenomenon will be the anchor to the two-hour season finale of a popular Animal Planet television show.

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Caboose concession moved to Thurman, new train cars added

The Saratoga-North Creek Railway takes steps both towards enhancing passengers' experience as well as boosting freight traffic— steps toward making the railroad a sustainable operation.

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DEC to enhance cycling opportunities in Chain Lakes Complex

Nearly 20 miles of administrative roads in the Essex Chain Lakes Complex in the Central Adirondacks will open to bicyclists beginning July 4, state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Joe Martens announced today.

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Get out ... and stay out! | Notes from the North Woods

For people who haven’t been paying attention, it’s time to get outside.

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Tannery Pond Center announces merger, rebranding

Board members say a merger between the Tannery Pond Community Center Association and the Upper Hudson Musical Arts will benefit each organization and the community.

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Merger celebrates with Irish Weekend

The Tannery Pond Community Center Association and Upper Hudson Musical Arts have merged to become the Tannery Pond Center for Arts, Education and Community Gatherings.

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July 4th weekend events to dazzle crowds

Festivals fireworks, patriotism and community events abound in the southern Adirondacks this weekend!

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Vendors bring specialties to Farmer’s Market

Beginning July 11, the Indian Lake Community Farmer Market will be held every Saturday, through Sept. 26, at the intersection of Rte 28 and Rte 30 in the former grocery store parking lot from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

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'Wild Walk' to be unveiled Saturday, July 4

The Wild Center is preparing to open its latest addition to the public this Saturday — 1,270 feet of elevated walkway snaking through the Adirondack tree canopy called Wild Walk.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

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Schroon Lake ready for 61st annual Fourth of July celebration

The hamlet of Schroon Lake will be abuzz with activity in celebration of Independence Day with activities lasting well into the evening Saturday, July 4.

Gardener seeks volunteers

Judy Brown, Ski Bowl Garden Coordinator, is looking for a few people to help with watering the flowers.

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Fourth of July activities set for Indian Lake

The Town of Indian Lake’s Independence Day Celebration Weekend will take place Saturday, July 4.