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Debating the future of Lake George's Gaslight Village

One of the biggest debates in Lake George this summer is the fate of the 12-acre Gaslight Village property. Environmentalists hope to transform the former amusement park into a wetland and a green space. The site would filter run-off, reducing the amount of silt and pollution reaching Lake George. But some business leaders say the plan won't do enough for the local economy. Brian Mann reports.  Go to full article

"An Adventure": Mixed Reviews for NYC Street Fair from North Country Artisans

17 artisans from the North Country caravanned to New York City this weekend. They set up booths at one of the largest one day street fairs in the country. The fair stretched for 20 blocks down 2nd avenue in Manhattan. Woodworker Dave Crosby called in by cell phone just after the fair ended.

Dave and the other artisans are part of the Northern Adirondack Trading Cooperative; a project organized by the St Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce. The cooperative is an international finalist for a World Chamber award for micro-enterprise initiatives.  Go to full article

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