Home & Garden


Gardener seeks volunteers

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

Ski Bowl gardening set to begin

The Garden at the Ski Bowl is starting to begin.

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Slic Network expands to Long Lake

Slic Network Solutions, a locally-owned provider of High-Speed Internet, Phone, and Television services, is expanding into Long Lake.

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Cuomo launches solar initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the launch of Community Solar NY, a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state.

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Town decorating contest slated

The Town of Long Lake Parks and Recreation Department is hosting the Holiday Decorating Contest for 2014.

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Master Gardener applications now available

Applications are being accepted for the Master Gardener training which will begin in January 2015.

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Cuomo: Home energy assistance now available

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that households needing heating assistance can begin applying for New York’s Home Energy Assistance Program on Monday, Nov. 17.

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Chamber announces light and decorating contest

The Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce will host the ninth annual Indian Lake “Let There Be Lights” Holiday Lighting and Decorating Contest.

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State Police: Beware phone scam

Swindlers are calling businesses and individuals and telling them their power will be shut off if they don’t pay their “overdue bill,” reported New York State Police in an alert last week.

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.

Energy efficiency needs to be addressed

On Aug. 23 market goer’s will have the opportunity to discuss home energy savings with an area expert.

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Master gardener’s lend tips at market

Cornell Cooperative Extension’s Master Gardeners will be available for gardening questions and to do soil pH testing while you shop at the Farmers Market this season.

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Congressman Owens talks jobs as he tours Lincoln Logs & Stephenson Lumber

Congressman Owens and Larry Stephenson, — a leading business owner in the southern Adirondacks — talk about ways to boost the economy and expand job opportunities in the region.

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New garden center & market opens in Brant Lake

Business is blooming in Brant Lake this year, and the Lazy Moose Garden Market is the first of a half-dozen new enterprises to emerge.

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Master gardener candidates sought

People wanted in Ti, Crown Point, Schroon Lake

Do you have a green thumb? Would you like to have a green thumb? If so, Cornell Cooperative Extension would like to hear about it.