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Long Lake celebrates Independence Day

The Long Lake Fourth of July celebration had games for all ages on the Long Lake Ball Field which were a great success and boasted over 300 participants.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

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Fourth of July weekend events abound in region

Residents of Warren and Essex counties celebrate holidays with gusto, and here's a rundown of what's happening ovr the Fourth of July weekend!

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Hiking trips planned through town of Long Lake

The Town of Long Lake announced five free hiking excursions for summer 2014 with NYS certified guides Spencer Morrissey and Joan Collins.

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Foreign invaders taking over | Notes from the North Woods

If foreign armies had advanced as deeply into the Adirondack Park as the current invasion of invasive plants has progressed, local citizens would be up in arms.

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Nothing fishy here! | Conservation Conversations

The Boquet River Association hosted the first annual Fish Fest Saturday the 28th in Elizabethtown.

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New scenic train run aimed at Lake George tourists

Area officials and business representatives are hailing a new Thurman-North Creek tourist train service which was inaugurated June 28 — and Thurman now has a fully-enclosed train station, soon to feature a gift shop and ticket counter.

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Independence Day events scheduled in Indian Lake

 A full weekend of events is planned for the Indian Lake area’s Independence Day Celebration.

Dogs at the beach

MINERVA — Yes, there will be dogs. Lots of them – all sizes, ages, and breeds. They will be at Minerva Beach Saturday, July 12, for the second annual “All breed Fun Dog Show,” and (with a new twist this year) the, “Adirondack Iron Dog Challenge.”

DEC holds forest ranger training

 The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation held a swift water training for approximately 20 forest rangers, who make up about half of Region 5’s force, June 12 on the Sacandaga River in Hadley.

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Bennett swipes her way to record books

A record that was broken just last year by former MVAC softball player Kylee Cassavaugh of Elizabethtown-Lewis was broken once again this season by an MVAC softball player.

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Johnsburg Library news

The Town of Johnsburg Library’s summer reading programs are held every Wednesday at 10:30 a.m.

Honeybee Fund announces 2014 grant recipients throughout Adirondack region

The Honeybee Community Fund has awarded annual grants to the following 28 people, businesses, nonprofits, and community organizations in Essex County.

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In camp and on the river | Notes from the North Woods

Every now and then, in the Adirondacks the stars, and the moon and the sky line up in just the perfect manner to provide a perfect end to a perfect day.

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Road trip adventures | Conservation Conversations

The fly fishing competitions are over for this spring, the bass and pike fishing is underway and the summer sun is making the corn, beans, hay crop and pastures grow!