A few weeks back, I published a story titled The Outdoor Gym.
However, if that exploring does not include a trip up a high peak, Champlain Area Trails, along with other town and community trail systems, offer the chance to get into nature and hike without the extreme conditions that come with higher elevation excursions.
Five years of work by Warrensburg Town Historian and about 20 other volunteers has culminated in a 184-page book that explores personalities, places and incidents of the town's first 200 years.
Real winter weather, a crowd with cabin fever, and dozens of competitors in the annual outhouse races on ice will combine this weekend for a standout edition of Lake George Winter Carnival.
Ti Montcalm Street Partnership schedules events
The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is planning a number of events and projects this year designed to attract people to downtown Ticonderoga.
Paul Smith’s Woodsmen to demonstrate logging skills of yore
While carnivals in the tamer, less hardy parts of the country tend to feature innocuous demonstrations like baton twirling and juggling, North County folks are cut from a sturdier cloth and prefer to take their festivities with a flash of blue steel and glimpse of danger.
YMCA Camp Chingachgook welcomes ice fishermen to its shores Feb. 15 and 16 to raise funds for camper scholarships.
Despite major changes being made to plans for the proposed Lake George Marriott hotel in response to requests by the village planning board members, the panel requested additional information about the project from the developers and raised more concerns at a recent planning board meeting.
While the holidays may be in the rearview for most North Country residents, for a fifth of the world’s population, the new year’s clock won’t click over until midnight on Saturday, Feb. 1.
Port Henry, Ticonderoga shots take honors
A pair of local photos won prizes in the Champlain Area Trails Photo and Caption Contest.
Plattsburgh’s music community cannot be painted with a broad brush. It would be hard even to paint the music landscape on one mural.
The Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee has chosen Ursula Trudeau as its 2014 Grand Marshal for the Gala Parade on Feb. 8.
County: Staffers to be placed on “preferred list” for new jobs
As New York City-based health provider Centers for Specialty Care prepares to take ownership of the Horace Nye Nursing Home from Essex County Jan. 31, county officials discussed what the endgame would be for the facility’s 130-plus staffers.
The school will present “Winnie the Pooh Kids,” based on the A.A. Milne story that has been retold in motion pictures and more starting Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in the school auditorium. Additional performances will take place Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Feb. 2, at 2 p.m.
The east coast’s longest-running wintertime celebrations, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, kicks off Friday, Jan. 31 and runs until Sunday, Feb. 9.
- This weekend
- 'Contact the Editor' Link
- Deer take down 10 percent in the northern zone
- Survivor, night 2
- Ready for another week of 'Survivor'
- Predictions on the 2011 rut
- More on backcountry damage
- Irene did not spare the backcountry
- Deer plan has holes
- Capt. Richard Phillips in Whallonsburg
- Gore Mt. Restaurant Races
- Sophie Clarke - THE FOOD
- Sophie Clarke - THE GAME
- Sophie Clarke - STRATEGY
- Sophie Clarke - THE FINALE
- Sophie Clarke FAME & FORTUNE
- Moose mimics take to the stage
- Meet the Candidate Night
- Santa's Workshop estimates $150,000 worth in damages