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North Country to get more NY economic development funding

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•Tupper Lake Crossroads LLC Redevelopment Project: $36,000. Tupper Lake Crossroads, LLC will conduct studies to rebuild a Tupper Lake hotel and restaurant.

•Village of Fort Edward: $600,000. Depot District Redevelopment Program -- The Village of Fort Edward will replace 2,025 linear feet of dilapidated water lines in the Depot District of the Village.

•Town of Inlet. Design and Construct Improvements to Arrowhead Park: $248,000. The Town of Inlet will undertake design and construction of enhancements to Arrowhead Park, a waterfront park in the hamlet of Inlet and important community center in the Route 28 corridor of the Central Adirondacks. Improvements will include: enhancements to public restrooms; landscaping; lighting; parking; sidewalks; as well as the reconstruction of two historic buildings and relocation of existing tennis courts to increase green space.

•Adirondack Museum Exhibition Master Plan Alternatives Analysis: $50,625. The Adirondack Museum (AM), located at Blue Mountain Lake, is one of the largest museums in upstate New York and one of the most prominent attractions in the Adirondacks. The Museum will commission a study to model different operating scenarios outlined in their 2012 Exhibition Master Plan. The study will also include an economic impact analysis on the effect of the implementation the EMP will have on the region.

•Hacker Boat Company Inc.: $600,000. Facility expansion -- Hacker Boat Company will expand its current facility to meet demands for manufacturing larger boats. The company will invest $5.4 million and create 31 new jobs.

•Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks Great Camp Sagamore Restorations: $238,650. The Sagamore Institute of the Adirondacks will rehabilitate Great Camp Sagamore, an architectural masterpiece dating from 1897 and located in Raquette Lake. Several of its 27 National Historic Landmark designated buildings will be improved by replacing or repairing roofs, restoring bark exterior sheathing, repairing chimney masonry and conserving rustic detail. This project will preserve Sagamore's historic buildings, a tourism destination and a vital business partner in the local economy.

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