Mar 03, 2014 — LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (AP) A former member of the state commission that promoted the 250th anniversary of the French and Indian War says a businessman's project has damaged a section of a New York battleground where Colonial soldiers are believed to have been buried after an ambush.
Retired state police Randy Patten says the tons of soil dumped on private property since the late 1990s have spilled into part of the wooded ravine that saw the opening shots of the 1755 Battle of Lake George. Go to full article
Inlet, NY, Feb 28, 2014 — The cold doesn't stop a good share of birds from thriving in the North Country, and it's a good time for birders to get to know their local birds... one...you can see them without all those leaves in the way. And two...they probably get to know you, too, through your bird feeders.
Retired New York State Forest Ranger Gary Lee is one of northern New York's expert birders, and he takes it a step further. He spends much of his winters banding birds - chickadees, in particular - at his home in Inlet. A dozen bird feeders are scattered around the yard of his home in Inlet, NY.
Lee stretches what looks like a fine-meshed volleyball net to snag the birds. David Sommerstein stopped by to see bird banding up close and sent this Heard Up North, which first aired in May 2013. Go to full article
Feb 28, 2014 — John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks each weekend.
The return of cold weather after last weekend's warm-up has hardened the trails. Snow squalls late this week, however have provided a couple inches of fresh snow on top of hard snow and some ice. Go to full article
Remsen, NY, Feb 28, 2014 — America's first athlete to win a medal in singles luge was treated to a homecoming fit for a hero last night. Erin Hamlin's thrilling runs on the luge track in Sochi earned... Go to full article
Feb 26, 2014 — Lake Clear author Jamie Sheffield recently published another novel in his mystery/crime series featuring protagonist Tyler Cunningham. Sheffield, who teaches at Lake Placid... Go to full article
Feb 25, 2014 — LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) Parades are being planned for the Adirondack Mountain villages of Lake Placid and Saranac Lake to honor local Olympic athletes after they return... Go to full article
Feb 25, 2014 — GLOVERSVILLE, N.Y. (AP) Police in Fulton County are asking the public's help finding a Civil War musket and 11 other historic guns stolen from a Gloversville home. ... Go to full article
Feb 21, 2014 — The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi have given us a dramatic couple of weeks in Russia, for the US, for our neighbors in Canada, and certainly for athletes here in the North... Go to full article