Apr 18, 2014 — John Warren of the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks each weekend.
High waters and flooding remain a concern as snowpack in the mountains continues to melt, although most rivers should be below flood stage this weekend. Some crossings however, may not be passable with waters continuing to run well above normal. Go to full article
Apr 17, 2014 — During a visit to Glens Falls yesterday, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand stopped by the campus of Adirondack Community College to meet with local economic development leaders. Unlike much of the North Country, the economy in the Glens Falls region is strong, with unemployment just over 5 percent and a wave of new construction and new businesses. Go to full article
Apr 16, 2014 — Despite last night's cold weather, flood watches and warnings remain in effect for all of the North Country and Vermont. Significant flooding, sparked by rain and snow melt, has already been reported in much of the region, with a state of emergency declared in St. Lawrence County and roads closed by high water in many counties.
At this hour, the National Weather Service is reporting moderate flooding on the Black River in Watertown and the the Hudson River at North Creek.
A National Grid substation on Rt. 53 in St. Lawrence County was inundated by water on Tuesday, but National Grid spokeswoman Virginia Limmiatis says the 1300 customers served by that substation are now getting their power from another feeder.
The high water is also putting pressure on the region's dams. On the east branch of the St. Regis River in St. Regis Falls, a hydro dam owned by Azure Mountain Power was damaged this week by ice and high water. Go to full article
Apr 16, 2014 — High school writers gathered in Saranac Lake this month to learn more about theater and writing plays. Pendragon Theatre hosted a day of playing with words and acting as part... Go to full article
Apr 14, 2014 — WARRENSBURG, N.Y. (AP) The Warren County Sheriff's Office says a road closed by a mudslide in the southeastern Adirondacks has been reopened after the debris was cleared.... Go to full article
Apr 11, 2014 — Cape Air has announced plans to provide a daily round-trip flight between the Westchester County Airport in White Plains and Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear this... Go to full article
Apr 08, 2014 — The Adirondack Attick's Andy Flynn unearths a target rifle from the Loon Lake area in Warren County. Laura Rice, the chief curator of the Adirondack Museum, talks with Andy... Go to full article