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Upstate congressman support Adirondack propositions

There is a bipartisan show of support for propositions four and five on this year's ballot.

Enviros: Vote "NO" on Proposition 5

A coalition has formed in opposition to the fifth ballot proposition on this year's ballot.

State of the Park 2013

Cooperation between local government and environmental organizations increased in the last year, which was good for both the environment and community development, according an Adirondack Council report

Essex Chain Lakes open to public

More than 11,000 acres of lands and waters on the Essex Chain Lakes tract in the Adirondacks are now open to the public, declared Gov. Andrew Cuomo today.

NY sets hearings for Adirondack rail corridor use

State transportation and environmental officials have scheduled four public meetings about the future of the 119-mile railroad corridor traversing the heart of the Adirondack Park, from Remsen in Oneida County northeast to Lake Placid.

New guide to Camp Santanoni available

Visitors who are curious about the history of one of the last Adirondack Great Camps -- one the public can visit, with a bit of effort -- have a new resource.

Congressman to tour Lake George

U.S. Rep. Bill Owens, D-Plattsburgh, is taking out a kayak on Lake George on Wednesday to check out efforts to mitigate the damage of invasive species. The tour, which will include local leaders, will launch from the public beach on Lake Avenue at 2:15 p.m. and will head over to ...

New board at Adirondack Park Agency

Karen Feldman and Daniel Wilt are the newest additions to the Adirondack Park Agency board.

The two appointees by Gov. Andrew Cuomo were confirmed in June by the state Senate, which also re-confirmed Leilani Crafts Ulrich, who will now serve as the board's chairwoman.

Lake George will require mandatory boat inspections

Lake George will become the first major lake in the eastern United States to require mandatory boat inspections to keep waterborne invasive species out of the lake.

Road construction along Route 73

Anyone thinking of heading to Lake Placid or just to hike in the nearby peaks needs to be aware of road construction now underway on Route 73 along the Cascade Lakes.

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