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9th Annual TAUNY Heritage Awards

Four North Country mainstays will be honored next week for the preservation of customs and traditions in the area. Among the recipients of this year's 9th annual Heritage Awards from Traditional Arts in Upstate New York is a storyteller of French-American tales and a builder of stone walls from Ogdensburg.  Go to full article

Meet the Masters: Big Moose Community Church Balsam Bee

As long as 100 years ago, balsam pillows were made and marketed in the Adirondacks to tourists who wanted to take an aromatic reminder of their vacation home with them. This Adirondack tradition is still alive in Big Moose Lake. The Big Moose Community Chapel began holding balsam bees in the 1930s.  Go to full article

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