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Essex Industries celebrates 40 years

Essex Industries, which is operated through Mountain Lake Services, invited the community into its Pilfisher Road site to show off their work and workers. It focuses on producing high-end canoe seats and canoe accessories, cedar picnic tables, camp stools, novelty cutting boards and pizza peels, with annual contract sales of approximately $1 million with customers from around the globe.

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State announces grants for business development around former Finch land

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced $500,000 in grants will be awarded to communities in the Adirondacks to enhance business development and access to the State’s newly-acquired former Finch, Pruyn & Co. lands.

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An interesting week in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

It has been an interesting week in the Adirondacks, and fortunately, I spent a fair portion of it in camp.

His Indian name was Tenderfoot | Outdoor Tales

An old dirt road once snaked its way through the woodland between North Hudson and Keene, unrolling through the Adirondack forest like a crooked streambed.

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Garry Trudeau Winter Carnival Artwork on display at Adirondack Medical Center

The artwork of Garry Trudeau, award-winning author of the “Doonesbury” cartoon, is now on display at the Adirondack Medical Center, a member of Adirondack Health, for enjoyment by the community.

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Restoration of Hurricane, Saint Regis towers greenlit

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has released the final unit management plans (UMPs) for the Hurricane Mountain Fire Tower Historic Area and the Saint Regis Mountain Fire Tower Historic Area, Commissioner Joe Martens announced last week.

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Hike planned on new CATS trail

Champlain Area Trails (CATS) is hosting the first public hike on the new Wildway Passage Trail in Westport on Saturday morning, Nov. 22 from 9:30 – 11 a.m.

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Red Army nears Lake Placid

Red Army, a documentary about the rise and decline of the former Soviet Union’s hockey program, will be screened this weekend in Lake Placid.

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November is here! | Notes from the North Woods

The month of November has finally arrived on the wall calendar. I should have seen it coming, but I prefer not to spend much time gauging the time.

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Schroon, Crown Point hold cancer awareness benefit games

Two local schools recently changed out of their traditional colors and went pink to help support cancer awareness and research.

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Paul Smiths professor Curt Stager publishes new book

Paul Smith’s College professor Curt Stager released a new book on Tuesday, Oct. 14.

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Willsboro moves forward with dam demolition

Residents, town board agrees that Willsboro's ailing Saw Mill Dam has got to go. Experts have said failure is imminent.

The hunt begins | Notes from the North Woods

Although the Adirondack woodlands remain primarily brown and damp, the Big Game Hunting Season is now in full swing.

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Volunteers visit to aid Champlain Area Trails with trail work

Thirteen members of the American Hiking Society spent a “volunteer vacation” week from Oct. 5-11 sprucing up local hiking trails with Champlain Area Trails (CATS).

‘Peter Pan’ coming to Willsboro Central School

The Willsboro Drama Club (WDC) will present the classic musical “Peter Pan” in a series of four performances this month.

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