Mar 14, 2014 — Each Friday, John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack checks in with outdoor recreation conditions in the Adirondacks.
Although spring officially starts next week, Wednesday's storm dumped an additional one to two feet of snow across the Adirondacks, on top of the foot or more already on the ground provided the best conditions of the year around the region. Go to full article
Mar 13, 2014 — The endorsed Democratic candidate for Bill Owens' seat in Congress finally broke his media silence Wednesday, speaking with several North Country media outlets. Aaron Woolf spoke with David Sommerstein on a range of issues, from gun control and health care to why a political rookie wants to represent the region. Democratic county chairs chose Woolf to run a month ago, but he had declined interviews until now.
Woolf faces a primary challenge from St. Lawrence County political veteran Steve Burke.
Woolf was born in Baltimore, Maryland. He graduated from high school in Princeton, New Jersey, and has lived in many different places. Until last month, he was registered to vote in Brooklyn. But Woolf says he considers Elizabethtown in Essex County home. Woolf spoke by phone with David Sommerstein from the grocery store he owns in Brooklyn. Go to full article
Mar 12, 2014 — ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) New York State has purchased an additional 8,451 acres of former timber company lands on 14 parcels in Fulton, Warren, Essex, and Hamilton counties.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday the state will pay $5.7 million to acquire the former Finch, Pruyn tracts from The Nature Conservancy, using money from the Environmental Protection Fund. Go to full article
Mar 11, 2014 — TUPPER LAKE, N.Y. (AP) State police investigators say they're hoping to speak to the person or persons who would have had contact with an 18-year-old college student who... Go to full article
Mar 11, 2014 — It's been a tough winter, with lots of cold weather in the North Country but not much snow, especially in January and February. That makes for a very tough season for... Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — During Governor Cuomo's visit to Lake Placid yesterday, a small group of parents and teachers rallied outside the Olympic Convention Center, urging Cuomo to reinstate... Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) New York state is getting into the tour bus business, with plans to launch bus service from New York City to 13 upstate ski areas and from Toronto to... Go to full article
Mar 10, 2014 — RAY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) The state Department of Environmental Conservation has scheduled a public hearing on plans to restore two Adirondack fire towers designated as historic... Go to full article