Lifestyle & Entertainment


Adirondacks featured in Where to Retire magazine

The Adirondacks has been selected a top retirement destination by Where to Retire, the only magazine in America geared toward helping people with retirement relocation decisions.

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Elizabethtown Community Hospital lands top hospital nod

Report: Hospital ranks within top 100 critical access hospitals

University of Vermont Health Network – Elizabethtown Community Hospital has been named among the top hospitals in the nation by iVantage Health Analytics.

Free breakfast, lunch schedule announced

The Essex County Community Resources has announced its participation in the Summer Food Service Program (SFSP).

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Jubilee Riots to perform at Mirror Lake

The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series has announced the third performance in the seven week series, scheduled for Tuesday, July 14, as Celtic Night with Jubilee Riots.

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Local author introduces new ‘girly thoughts’ book

Join Dr. Patricia O’Gorman, local psychologist in Saranac Lake, and author of nine books, for a book signing of her latest book “The ‘girly thoughts’ 10 Day Detox” Saturday, July 11, at The Bookstore Plus from 7 to 11 a.m. and 3 to 5 p.m.

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Wet woods, high water and tall tales | Notes from the North Woods

It’s been an extremely, wet week to be in the woods, which is good for mushrooms, gardeners, whitewater paddlers and waterfall photographers, but not for much else.

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'Wild Walk' to be unveiled Saturday, July 4

The Wild Center is preparing to open its latest addition to the public this Saturday — 1,270 feet of elevated walkway snaking through the Adirondack tree canopy called Wild Walk.

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It's time for the Best Fourth in the North!

Events run today through Saturday

Details have been announced for the upcoming 2015 Best 4th In The North Celebration beginning on July 1.

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Soundwaves rolls out summer schedule at Ballard Park

Soundwaves is set to present the 2015 summer concert series at Ballard Park.

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Strawberry fest postponed

For the first time in 10 years, friends and members of the First Congregational Church of Crown Point felt the need to postpone its Strawberry Festival.

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New EPA study: Trout and salmon will vanish by 2100 without action on climate change

All of the Adirondack Park’s iconic trout and salmon fishing destinations and cold-water fisheries would disappear from the landscape by the end of the century without global action to prevent the climate from overheating the park’s rivers, lakes and streams, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) reported late Monday.

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The last eastern cougar | Notes from the North Woods

According to a Proposed Rule document recently issued by the US Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the known status of the eastern puma within its historical range is extinct.

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Essex to get “Love Letters”

Who ever forgets their first love?

“Where’s Waldo?” comes to Lake Placid

The famous children’s book Where’s Waldo?

Bicentennial invites the area for celebration

The weekend long celebration for the Town of Westport’s 200th Birthday is scheduled for Friday, July 3 through July 5.