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Hospice looks for volunteers

The Essex County office of High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care is looking for volunteers to help out in the office.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Annual Olympic Car Show, Parade on tap

The Lake Placid Ski Club will hold their 32nd Annual Olympic Car Show & Parade on Sunday, Aug. 31 on the Olympic Speed Skating Oval in Lake Placid.

Breakfast with Santa

Summer might be coming to a close, but there’s still time left to experience the magic of Christmas before the snow flies in the Adirondacks!

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Stager to speak at Literacy Volunteers fundraiser

Well-known ecologist and local professor, Dr. Curt Stager will present his thought-provoking book, “Deep Future,”at the Literacy Volunteers’ Annual August Author Address on Sunday, Aug. 24 at 1:00 p.m at Camp Dudley’s Witherbee Hall.

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Tupper gets new doc from Alaska

Adirondack Health is proud to announce the addition of a new family doctor to the Tupper Lake Health Center.

Art Walks returns to Saranac Lake this weekend

The 2014 Third Thursday Art Walks will return on the evening of Aug. 21 when the village, businesses, nonprofits, parks and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of various genres from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m.

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Farm 2 Fork Festival on tap in Saranac Lake

A bounty of locally produced food and drink is on the menu for the fifth annual Farm 2 Fork Festival, scheduled for 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 30 at Saranac Lake’s Riverside Park.

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Arts and antique show slated at Keene’s Marcy Field

The 22nd annual High Peaks Arts and Antiques Show will take place rain or shine on Marcy Airfield.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

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The 2014 Essex County Fair

In photographs

Jay: Fishing, hunting licenses available

Despite glitches in the DEC’s new fishing and hunting licensing software that has slowed processing times, permits are still available for sale, said Jay Town Clerk Beatrice Pelkey.

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Visiting artists to ‘paint the town’ at Plein Air Festival

Aug. 21-24

Sixty artists are now registered to participate in the 6th Annual Adirondack Plein Air Festival from Aug. 21-24.

Cuomo announces designation of monies to fund outdoor recreation

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo anounced funding for multiple projects on Monday, July 21 that will expand and improve outdoor recreational opportunities in the Adirondack Park, including $750,000 to upgrade the Abanakee Dam on the Indian River, which was the site of the Govenor’s Adirondack Challenge in Indian Lake on July 20 to highlight recreational opportunities and promote the region’s tourism industry.

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