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Season ends early for DEC campground in Crown Point

Friday, Aug. 29 was not a good day for Norm St. Pierre. That’s when the owner of Norm’s Bait & Tackle on Bridge Street learned the nearby Crown Point Campground was closing six weeks earlier than usual, on Labor Day.

Church to close for winter

The First Baptist Church will close its doors after the Sept. 28 service

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Labor Day weekend events in Port Henry

“We tried something new last year and had Labor Day at the beach,” said Tim Bryant Chamber of Commerce executive. “It was a great time, but we had some feedback that downtown wasn’t as festive so we are back on Church Street.”

Local Girl Scouts seek volunteers, members

Girl Scouts will currently be hosting four registration nights during the month of September.

Pastor Bob joins staff at CVPH Medical Center

The Rev. Dr. Robert Basom has joined the staff of CVPH Medical Center as the hospital’s full-time chaplain.

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Great Adirondack Moose Festival announced

The fifth annual Great Adirondack Moose Festival (GAMF) will be held in Indian Lake, Sept. 27-28 and is sponsored by the Indian Lake Chamber of Commerce.

Library looks for Artists

The Stony Creek Free Library invites area artists to submit their art for an upcoming art show this Fall.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Annual Olympic Car Show, Parade on tap

The Lake Placid Ski Club will hold their 32nd Annual Olympic Car Show & Parade on Sunday, Aug. 31 on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.

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Featuring food and ambiance of iconic roadhouse, Lake George HoJo’s to reopen soon

The fried clams, fish fry specials and 28 flavors of rich ice cream will be back soon, as the classic Howard Johnson's Restaurant of Lake George — closed down for several years — will be reopening soon with its vintage furnishings, large salad bar and an expanded menu. The Lake George Howard Johnson's was one of three remaining restaurants of the once-ubiquitous chain.

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Lake George Bowl now evolving into family fun center

The bowling alley in Lake George is undergoing substantial expansion, with a laser tag arena, arcade games, and a two-story climbing structure to be added.

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Stager to speak at Literacy Volunteers fundraiser

Well-known ecologist and local professor, Dr. Curt Stager will present his thought-provoking book, “Deep Future,”at the Literacy Volunteers’ Annual August Author Address on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1:00 p.m at Camp Dudley’s Witherbee Hall.

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Farm 2 Fork Festival on tap in Saranac Lake

A bounty of locally produced food and drink is on the menu for the fifth annual Farm 2 Fork Festival, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Saranac Lake’s Riverside Park.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

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