Over 1,400 athletes from throughout New York returned to the Olympic Village of Lake Placid to compete for gold and glory in the Empire State Winter Games Feb. 6-9.
People from Speculator to Albany attended the Brant Lake Winter Carnival for a variety of outdoor activities dreamed up by the members of the Tri-Lakes Business Alliance, a local group that is boosting not only the regional economy but community life in the lower Adirondacks.
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Grab your skates or sled! ...Or compete in snowshoe softball or broomball. Try your hand at throwing a frying pan the farthest! A rousing success in its debut year, the second annual Brant Lake Winter Carnival has a strong lineup of activities and events appealing to all ages.
Events take place through Sunday, with athletes of all ages from every corner of the state descending on Lake Placid and the Tri-Lakes area to compete for the gold, much like the global Winter Olympic Games taking place at the same time in Sochi, Russia.
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the launch of a new interactive Adirondack recreation planning tool to promote tourism attractions in the Adirondack Region and spur economic development opportunities.
Lake George's iconic outhouse race over ice attracted some intriguing competition this year, including a new bride in her wedding dress and firefighters with a giant mock fire hydrant.
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.
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.
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.
Port Henry, Ticonderoga shots take honors
A pair of local photos won prizes in the Champlain Area Trails Photo and Caption Contest.
The east coast’s longest-running wintertime celebrations, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, kicks off Friday, Jan. 31 and runs until Sunday, Feb. 9.
Okay, its minus 10 degrees once again, your honey is giving you the stink eye and there’s frozen sand in your shoes, so what do you do?