Jul 23, 2014 — Just days after visiting Indian Lake for the Adirondack Challenge, Governor Andrew Cuomo says that the state will spend three quarters of a million dollars refurbishing the Lake Abenaki Dam.
The dam controls water flow into the Indian and Hudson rivers, which are used by the Adirondack Park's booming whitewater rafting industry. Go to full article
Jul 23, 2014 — Adirondack artist Diane Leifheit is spending lots of time this year getting to know her neighbors in Saranac Lake. She's been drawing their portraits and talking with local folks as part of her "Face to Face: Drawn to Saranac Lake" project.
Diane Leifheit usually likes to be outdoors, "Plein Air", but these days you'll find her with easel and pastel sticks at Compass Printing on Main Street in Saranac Lake -- her portrait studio for the project. That's where Todd Moe caught up with her as she waited for her next portrait "sitter". Leifheit told Todd that there's nothing as marvelous as the medium of pastel for painting on location. Go to full article
Jul 21, 2014 — LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) Archaeologists are excavating an 18th-century battleground in upstate New York that was the site of a desperate stand by Colonial American troops, the... Go to full article