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 sites. Go to full article
The milestone is being celebrated Thursday at the Anchor Bar, the Buffalo tavern that's credited with inventing the dish on a March night a half century ago.
According to Anchor Bar lore, the restaurant's owner, Teressa Bellissimo, whipped up a snack at the request of her bartender son, Dominic, after a group of his friends got hungry while having late-night drinks. Go to full article
Mar 05, 2014 — FORT ANN, N.Y. (AP) An archaeological team from Binghamton University will excavate a Revolutionary War battle site located on a hill where a businessman wants to build a mine.
The Post-Star of Glens Falls reports that the archaeologists will conduct excavations this summer on Battle Hill in the Washington County town of Fort Ann, near the Vermont border 55 miles northeast of Albany. Go to full article
Mar 03, 2014 — LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) A former member of the state commission that promoted the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War says a businessman's project has damaged a... Go to full article
Feb 27, 2014 — It's Oscar season and this year two Academy Award nominees have connections here in our region. One is "12 Years A Slave", which tells the true story of a free black man,... Go to full article
Feb 19, 2014 — Since 2009, Ontario aerial photographer Louis Helbig has been collecting stories and memories of life along the St. Lawrence River before and after Inundation Day (July 1,... Go to full article
Feb 19, 2014 — From the earliest settlers, to winter ice palaces, to Adirondack tourism, a new book celebrates the history of Saranac Lake. It was compiled by Neil Surprenant, who teaches... Go to full article
Feb 18, 2014 — A century ago, moviegoers flocked to cinemas to watch films without dialogue or sounds. The mood and sound effects were provided by a musician, usually at a pipe organ.... Go to full article