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Following Photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard
In the late 1800s, photographer Seneca Ray Stoddard captured some of the most iconic scenes in north country Now another Glens Falls native, Mark Bowie, has spent two years photographing the exact same scenes.
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On Great Sacandaga Lake, State Land For Lease Cheap
Adirondack real estate prices have soared in recent years, thanks to a boom in vacation homes. Small lake front parcels sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. But along Great Sacandaga Lake, in the southern Adirondacks, people can lease 100-foot sections of shoreline property from the state for just $56/yr. Brian Mann reports.
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Historic Hyde House Reopens in Glens Falls
After 18 months of expansion, renovation and restoration, the Hyde House in Glens Falls has reopened to the public. Built in 1912 by Charlotte and Louis Hyde, the home has been a centerpiece of the Hyde Collection of fine art and antiques for decades. Todd Moe tours the restored home with Museum Director Randall Suffolk. 
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Arts & Healing: Living Well In the Shadow of Cancer
Brian Mann traveled to a retreat in the Adirondacks for women living with cancer. He found that many of the women still see joy and hope in a world filled with uncertainty.
Composer Richard Wargo, 2nd from left, with the Wexford cast following a performance in Ireland.
Composer Richard Wargo, 2nd from left, with the Wexford cast following a performance in Ireland.

Preview: Irish-inspired operas at the Sembrich Museum

The Sembrich Opera Museum's artistic director Richard Wargo brings to the historic studio of the late diva Marcella Sembrich an evening of selections from his works and will give the audience a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of his Irish-inspired operas. "From the Bards of Ireland" will be presented Saturday night (7:30) at the Sembrich Opera Museum in Bolton Landing. Wargo told Todd Moe that the program will feature the words of four Irish writers set to his music.  Go to full article

Boil advisory in Glens Falls

City officials in Glens Falls say local residents should boil tap water before drinking it until further notice. The advisory was issued yesterday after water samples collected by state health officials found coliform bacteria.  Go to full article

Pops and patriotic tunes in Glens Falls

The Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra will be in Crandall Park Wednesday night at 7:30 p.m. to celebrate the Fourth of July with lots of music, from patriotic to pops. The concert is free. Todd Moe spoke with GFSO music director Charles Peltz, who says the Summer Cruisin' concert will end with fireworks.  Go to full article

Preview: ATF's summer theatre season in Glens Falls

The Adirondack Theatre Festival's summer season in Glens Falls starts this week with A.R. Gurney's Black Tie. The show opens with a matinee on Wednesday afternoon....  Go to full article
Johnsburg's crayon portraits -- Miles Morehouse's photo is on the far right.

Adirondack Attic: Johnsburg's historic crayon portraits

We continue our series, the Adirondack Attic, with Andy Flynn. You may know Andy from his series of Adirondack Attic books on local history. He uses the objects...  Go to full article

Preview: retailers browse at "Buyers Days" in Saratoga Springs

The Adirondack North Country Association is sponsoring its 26th annual "Buyers Days" at the Saratoga Springs City Center this week. The event starts at noon on Wednesday. ...  Go to full article
Swinging to live music at the Flurry.

Dance Flurry swings through Saratoga

Saratoga Springs is known for its mineral springs, race track and Revolutionary War battles, but it's also a popular gathering spot for those who love social dancing....  Go to full article
Maestro Charles Peltz

Fostering the next generation of musicians

Some of the best young musicians in the Glens Falls region will sit, side by side, with the pros at a concert this Sunday afternoon. They're being given the chance to learn...  Go to full article
The cast of <i>The Happy Journey to Trenton and Camden</i>: Kirsten Lomnitzer, Maryann Sauro, Mike Corey and Daniel Dunbar.

A weekend of Thornton Wilder in North Creek

We'll preview a weekend of plays by Thornton Wilder at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek. The Our Town Theatre Group's winter production is actually a trio of...  Go to full article
Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra and Children's Chorus

Music for Christmas, Hanukkah, winter in Glens Falls on Sunday

NCPR is media sponsor for the Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra Holiday Concert on Sunday afternoon at the Glens Falls High School (4 pm). The concert features the symphony...  Go to full article

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