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New York begins its long big game season | Notes from the North Woods

It may seem far too early for hunters to be taking to the woods again, especially in light of the recent 90 degree temperatures.

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Airport runway environmental hearing set for Wednesday Sept. 10

Whether to spend $8.3 million of taxpayer money on extending a runway at Warren County's airport — with about $400,000 of the sum shouldered locally — is again sure to spark controversy, as a public hearing on the development plans' environmental consequences is to be held Sept. 10.

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Local parade of Ford Mustangs scheduled; world record sought

A woman entranced with Mustangs since she was a teenager has organized a parade of the classic 'pony cars' through Lake George on Sunday Sept. 14, and she's hoping the procession will set a world's record.

Wilderness 50th anniversary celebration at Tannery Pond

Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve and other members of this year’s NYS Wilderness 50th Steering Committee will sponsor a public event in North Creek to celebrate the 50th Anniversary of The National Wilderness Preservation System Act of 1964. Free and open to the public, the event will be held at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Sept. 10 5 to 630 p.m. No reservations are needed.

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Rum-Runners weekend returns to region

There will be no shortage of gangster fedoras and flapper dresses Sept. 12, 13 and 14 in the Tri-lakes and Warrensburg areas. Rum runners weekend returns with new activities in this prohibition-era event.

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Teddy rides again

On Saturday, Sept. 13, Teddy Roosevelt impersonator Joe Wiegard will visit again.

Antiques and art to be celebrated

All are invited to take part in an Autumn Weekend of Antiques and Art in the heart of the Adirondack Mountains of New York State.

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Johnsburg youth program gives awards

One hundred and thirty-four children attended the summer youth program held at the Ski Bowl Park.

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Adirondack Nationals car show to grip Lake George this weekend

Extravagant and artistically-conceived hot rods, bizarre but innovative custom vehicles, over-the-top muscle cars and lovingly restored antique sedans will all be featured at this weekend's annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show in Lake George, expected to be the largest in its quarter-century tenure. Although the police will likely be quelling the lawlessness that has plagued the nightly cruise-in, the event will still offer a memorable experience.

Play group offered at Outreach Center

Play Group, sponsored by North Country Ministry, meets at the Adirondack Community Outreach Center on Rt. 28, between Wevertown and North Creek.

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Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.

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Kimmerer featured author of IL Theater, county libraries event

The Indian Lake Theater and local Hamilton County libraries have chosen “Braiding Sweetgrass,” by Robin Wall Kimmerer, as the next Hamilton County Reads selection.

Local Girl Scouts seek volunteers, members

Girl Scouts will currently be hosting four registration nights during the month of September.

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Great Adirondack Moose Festival announced

The fifth annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival (GAMF) will be held in Indian Lake, Sept. 27-28 and is sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.