May 17, 2013 — Environmental activists will gather at a park in Massena tomorrow to protest the ongoing presence of toxic PCBs in the area.
Organizer Donald Hassig says industrial chemicals from the Alcoa, Reynolds, and General Motors plants continue to pose a threat to the health of people in Massena and on the Akwesasne Mohawk reservation. Go to full article
May 17, 2013 — Adirondack Park Agency officials have been meeting with a company looking to develop a large resort around Loon Lake, in Franklin County. Loon Gulf Inc. owns 2,800 acres, including the former Loon Lake Golf Course, which closed 10 years ago. At this point, though, the company's representatives say they're just testing the waters at this point and have no immediate plans for the property. Go to full article
May 17, 2013 — We've all heard of the Adirondack 46ers. They're the club of hikers and climbers who have summited all 46 of the Adirondack's highest peaks.
People who compete that grueling task are given an official number and official bragging rights. Now the village of Saranac Lake is hoping to launch its own version of that challenge with its new "6er" program.
The goal is to draw visitors to the ring of beautiful but less difficult mountains that surround the village. Go to full article
May 15, 2013 — Wind farms are a touchy subject in the North Country. As the town of Cape Vincent wrestles with a potential project, in neighboring Lewis County another wind farm has been... Go to full article
May 14, 2013 — The mountains of the northeast attract hikers to their rocky summits. What happens, though, when something goes wrong? Carol Stone White collected over 50 essays in her new... Go to full article
May 13, 2013 — Corn, cucumbers, parsley and parsnips...it all starts with seeds. But not all seeds are easy to nurse through the germination stage. In their weekly gardening conversation,... Go to full article
May 13, 2013 — The Adirondack Park Agency has drafted seven options for classifying 47,000 acres of state land in the central Adirondacks, including the first phase of former Finch, Pruyn... Go to full article
May 10, 2013 — Each Friday, the Adirondack Almanack takes a look at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for this weekend. The warm and dry weather the region has been... Go to full article