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New Fish Advisories in Adirondacks

The state health department yesterday issued new fish advisories for 10 Adirondack lakes and ponds due to mercury contamination. 20 other lakes and ponds in the park already have health advisories for eating fish. David Sommerstein reports.  Go to full article

Sunday's Museum Event Includes New Music

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta took part in Sunday's groundbreaking ceremony for the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake. Sinfonietta Artistic Director Mark Laycock composed Adirondack Fanfare and Processional for the new museum.  Go to full article
Kids with flags and Governor Pataki gather to break ground for the Natural History Museum in Tupper Lake

Ground Broken for Adk. Natural History Museum

Officials broke ground on the Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks in Tupper Lake yesterday. The $20-million dollar project, on 31 acres of land, will feature an observation tower, a picnic area, nature trails and a 20-foot waterfall. Todd Moe spoke with some of those who attended Sunday's groundbreaking, including museum board trustee Jim Ellis, who says it's expected to boost tourism, while educating people about the natural, historical and cultural resources of the Adirondacks.  Go to full article

Natural History Museum Construction to Begin Sunday

The Natural History Museum of the Adirondacks takes a step closer to becoming a reality this weekend. A groundbreaking ceremony for the museum will be held Sunday morning...  Go to full article
Church of the Transfiguration

Preview: Gospel Music in Blue Mountain Lake

The Church of the Transfiguration hosts the gospel group "Expressions of faith" this weekend. The Baltimore-based ensemble will perform a series of "floating" concerts from...  Go to full article
Maestro Mark Laycock

Lake Placid Sinfonietta Kicks Off 2004 Season

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta begins its summer season of music in the mountains with a free Pops in the Park concert tonight (7 pm) on the shore of Mirror Lake in Lake Placid....  Go to full article

Theatre Review: The Servant of Two Masters at Pendragon Theatre, Saranac Lake

The Servant of Two Masters is running in repertory at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. Resident theatre critic Connie Meng attended a recent performance and has...  Go to full article
A-10 Warthog at low altitude

Military Flyovers: From Controversy to Collaboration

In the 1980s, low-level military flights elicited passionate reactions and often rancorous debate. It got so bad then-Governor Mario Cuomo created a joint citizen-military...  Go to full article
By train through the wilderness

Adirondack Rail: On the Old New York Central Line

In 1891, William Seward Webb began construction of a rail line that ran from Herkimer in the south up into the heart of the Adirondacks. The track cut through some of the...  Go to full article

Swimming the Hudson for Clean Water - An Update

Jody Tosti checks in with Christopher Swain, who plans to swim the entire 315 miles of the Hudson River from Lake Tear of the Clouds to Manhattan and the Atlantic Ocean to...  Go to full article

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