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Preview: "Johnsburg Goes to War"

This year marks the 150th anniversary of the start of the Civil War. Commemorative events are being held throughout the Northeast, including small towns. North Creek's Civil War weekend begins this Friday and will include lectures, historic photo displays and re-enactors in period uniforms. Todd Moe talks author and local historian Glenn Pearsall about the sacrifices Adirondack families made in the war. Pearsall says small towns, like North Creek and Johnsburg lost many of their young men in battle.  Go to full article
Photo courtesy of Jake Levine
Photo courtesy of Jake Levine

North Creek Brew Fest on Hudson draws a crowd

The North Creek Business Alliance organized the first annual North Creek Brew Fest on the Hudson in order to help fund a winter shuttle to Gore Mountain and make the town a destination. Sarah Harris was there to sample the festivities.  Go to full article
Hermit Noah John Rondeau (photo: Adolph Dittmar)
Hermit Noah John Rondeau (photo: Adolph Dittmar)

Cracking a hermit's secret code

Adirondack hermit Noah John Rondeau kept extensive journals of daily life in the wilderness. But much of it was written in code. Todd Moe talks with Dave Greene, who cracked Rondeau's coded memoirs. Greene will give a public presentation on breaking Noah John's code in North Creek on Saturday night.

Donations will be accepted for ALAP, a partnership of Protect the Adirondacks with the Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smiths.  Go to full article

Preview: "Arsenic and Old Lace" in North Creek

The Our Town Theatre Group kicks off its 15th season with the classic comedy, Arsenic and Old Lace this weekend. Performances are at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek Friday and Saturday nights (7:30) and Sunday afternoon (2 pm). The show features more than a dozen local actors. Todd Moe spoke with director Eric Potter who says the play tells the story of the Brewster family and their freinds and neighbors. The story introduces the audience to Aunt Abby and Aunt Martha Brewster who share their kindness and cooking with everyone they meet.  Go to full article
A rehearsal for "Dinner with Friends" in North Creek
A rehearsal for "Dinner with Friends" in North Creek

Preview: "Dinner with Friends" in North Creek

The Our Town Theatre Group's fall production of "Dinner With Friends" opens at the Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek on Friday night. Todd Moe spoke with director Colleen Potter about the Pulitzer Prize winning play that's the story of two couples -- four friends -- who journey and struggle together down the road of life into middle age.  Go to full article
Prospectus map from Front Street Mountain Development showing resort concept (Source: Front Street)
Prospectus map from Front Street Mountain Development showing resort concept (Source: Front Street)

Town "struggles" with North Creek resort

Two years ago, the Adirondack Park Agency approved a massive new resort in North Creek. Front Street Mountain Development was meant to bring more than 130 luxury condos to the village, along with five hotels, restaurants and a riding stable. The idea was to tie the resort in with the North Creek ski bowl, offering ski-from-your door condominiums.

But so far, only one model home has been built and no properties in the resort have been sold. As Brian Mann reports, local officials are questioning the project's future.  Go to full article

Preview: "Race the Train" in North Creek

Hundreds of runners are expected to compete in the annual "Race the Train" run in North Creek this Saturday, August 7. It's a fundraiser for the "Dollars for Scholars" program. The money helps local students pursue their college studies. Todd Moe spoke with organizer Ann Arsenault about the 9th annual race. She says a new addition this year is a pasta dinner for runners on Friday night.  Go to full article
Gore mt. is an economic engine for Warren County.
Gore mt. is an economic engine for Warren County.

ORDA cuts appear less likely

The state Assembly issued its proposed spending blueprint yesterday. Democratic leaders there proposed saving the Ogdensburg Correctional Facility. They also called for full funding for the Olympic Regional Development Authority. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article
Actor/Director John Robert Paisley
Actor/Director John Robert Paisley

Preview: "The Event" in North Creek

The Our Town Theatre Group in North Creek has invited back a guest director to perform a one-man show this weekend. Bob Paisley, from Kansas City, takes center stage in "The Event" at Tannery Pond Community Center on Saturday night (7:30). It's a one-night-only performance and fundraiser for the theater group. Todd Moe spoke with Bob Paisley about how sometimes a simple piece of theater can shake perceptions of reality.  Go to full article

Preview: songs of the lumberjacks

Folksinger and storyteller Lee Knight will lead a program of music and stories from Adirondack logging camps and mining towns in North Creek on Sunday. Knight grew up in Saranac Lake, and has devoted his career to preserving traditional music in the Adirondacks and the Appalachians. He joined Todd Moe in the studio this morning to share old-time music and tales.  Go to full article

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