On the lookout for loons

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SARANAC LAKE — Volunteers from around the state will submit their loon counts from New York lakes large and small on Saturday, giving researchers a look at the stats of the state’s loon population. The 2024 New York Annual Loon Census will be held by the Adirondack Center for Loon ...

Local state prisons spared from closure

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Two state prisons — Great Meadow Correctional Facility in Washington County and Sullivan Correctional Facility in Sullivan County will close this year, the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision said Thursday. Though prisons in Essex and Franklin counties appear safe ...

Director steps down from Adirondack Mountain Club

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LAKE PLACID — Adirondack Mountain Club Executive Director Michael Barrett stepped down on Wednesday following almost five years at the helm. Julia Goren, ADK’s deputy director for around three years, was appointed to serve as interim executive director while the nonprofit’s board of ...

Dmitry’s Feast of the Peaks and Music Festival is Aug. 31

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LAKE PLACID — Many in the North Country mourned the passing of Dmitry Feld in January, among those staff and athletes at USA Luge, where Feld served as longtime marketing manager. The grief was also felt at the Shipman Youth Center, where Feld founded and organized the I Love BBQ and Music ...

Tupper Lake Field Day returns Saturday

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TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake Field Day returns this Saturday, complete with a parade, car show, vendors, field events, food and music. This free annual event, scheduled for 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., is organized by the town of Tupper Lake Recreation Department. The day kicks off at 11 a.m. with a ...