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  1. Little: state reversing Sunmount 'per diem' layoffs in Tupper LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | North County Public Radio

    State Senator Betty Little said New York will reverse a policy that had led to the lay-offs of dozens of workers at the Sunmount home for people with developmental disabilities in Tupper Lake, N.Y. The State sent letters to part-time, "per diem" workers who were also drawing New York State pensions, that said they would no longer be employed at the home. Little said that decision has been overturned.

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  2. New online magazine for Adirondack artists and art fans launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | North County Public Radio

    "Art in the Adirondacks" publishers Dave Warner and Deborah A. Kaufman are marketing and technology veterans with experience as artists and art gallery owners. Photo: Linda Kellett A digital publishing company in the southern Adirondacks of upstate New York has launched the first regional web publication for the arts focused on the Adirondack region.

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  3. Leg iron: underground railroad artifact in the Adirondack AtticRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 5 | North County Public Radio

    This leg iron found in a Peru, N.Y., home decades ago is the only period artifact at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm. Photo: ANdy Flynn Andy Flynn recently spoke with Don Papson at the North Star Underground Railroad Museum at Ausable Chasm in upstate New York about the only artifact in their collection.

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  4. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 1 | North County Public Radio

    All winter sports have ended for the season and it is forecast to be a great weekend weather-wise. There will be mostly sunny days, and clear and bright nights with a full moon on Sunday.

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  5. Requiem for a clam strip: Last 2 HoJo restaurants soldier onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | North County Public Radio

    Howard Johnson's restaurants nourished baby boomers before burgers and burritos were hot. Now they have almost disappeared.

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  6. Adirondack Attic: the story of abolitionist John Brown's funeral and gravestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    John Brown's gravestone and the large rock in the family cemetery at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in North Elba, NY. Photo: Andy Flynn The abolitionist Brown was hanged in December 1859 after he and his followers raided the U.S. Arsenal in Harpers Ferry.

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  7. Adirondack Shakespeare Company: it's the words that matterRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Sara Fay George as Titania, Queen of the Fairies, in the Adirondack Shakespeare Company's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" at the Recovery Lounge in Upper Jay, N.Y. Photo: Todd Moe The twelve members of the Adirondack Shakespeare Company are on the road again this week as part of their first annual spring repertory season. ADK Shakes - as the company is fondly known - has an unusual, if not unique, process for its traveling productions.

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  8. Archaeological dig returning to Lake George battlegroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    An archaeology project will return this summer to a Colonial-era battlefield in upstate New York that has already yielded thousands of artifacts. SUNY Adirondack's archaeology field school will return to the Lake George Battlefield Park beginning July 6 and lasting through Aug. 14. The dig is led by David Starbuck, a professor of anthropology at New Hampshire's Plymouth State University.

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  9. Preview: String Pulse Experience in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Hundreds of young Adirondack musicians take the stage this weekend along with the Daisy Jopling Band, for a whirlwind concert from reggae to classical music. The String Pulse Experience will include over 200 talented singers, dancers, drummers, and instrumentalists from seven school districts in the Lake Placid, N.Y., region.

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  10. Tourist train losing money, hopes to sell Adirondack tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A railroad wants to sell 30 miles of tracks in the Adirondacks to help cover million-dollar losses on its tourist train in Saratoga and Warren counties. The Glens Falls Post-Star reports that an Iowa Pacific executive told Warren County leaders on Monday that the company has endured "seven-figure losses" annually as tourist train passenger numbers flatten.

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  11. Budget deal will fund Adirondack projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    New York Senator Betty Little said the budget deal hashed out over the weekend includes two special pots of money for projects in the Adirondacks. The town of North Elba in upstate New York will receive 250,000 to help that community support the Olympic facilities around Lake Placid that are operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority.

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  12. Will a plague of 'winter ticks' threaten Adirondack moose?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    For the first time, scientists working in the North Country are trying to get a much more specific census of how many moose live in our region. They want a better idea of where these giant animals are living, their health and their success reproducing.

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  13. Can Adirondack lake trout survive climate change?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    New York DEC aquatic biologists inspect a lake trout during a survey of lake trout populations in several Adirondack lakes. Photo: Mary Thill, Adirondack Nature Conservancy Lake trout require a lot of cold oxygenated water to survive.

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  14. NY legislators approve 4 new regents for education policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Saranac Lake middle school students take the state standardized English language arts test in April 2012. Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise ALBANY, N.Y. New York's Assembly has approved four new members to the state Board of Regents that sets education policy for public schools and state colleges and universities.

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  15. Cuomo touts upstate tourism in Adirondack Winter ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Rep. Elise Stefanik Skiing on Wwiteface during the Adirondack Winter Challenge on Sunday. Photo: Office of Gov. Cuomo LAKE PLACID, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced several initiatives to boost winter tourism in the Adirondacks and persuade Canadians to shop south of the border.

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  16. Preview: White Out Weekend in Clifton-FineRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Natalie Vaverchak with her Grandfather, Tim, greeting a lead sled dog at the 2014 Adirondack White Out Weekend. Photo: Vanessa Vaverchak Three communities in New York's northwestern Adirondacks will celebrate the beauty of winter this weekend.

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  17. Photography Week: Battaglia's images frame Lake Placid, AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Nancie Battaglia stands in front of one of her most famous images, printed in publications across the world, showing a gathering of canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats in Inlet, N.Y. Photo: Brian Mann This month, Adirondack Life magazine published an issue devoted to some of the best photographers in New York's North Country. Many of them are local and many of them are deeply invested in capturing images of life in this unique place.

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  18. Adirondack Attic: Painting of Marion River carryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Andy speaks with Adirondack Museum Chief Curator Laura Rice about a painting of the steamboat Killoquah at the Marion River Carry near Raquette Lake. It was painted in the late 1800s.

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  19. New exhibit features photographer's rare hand-colored imageRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    "Winter Camping in the Adirondacks" is one of the hand-colored photographs that will be displayed as part of the "Winter Views" exhibit. Photo: Ray Seneca Stoddard GLENS FALLS, N.Y. A rare colorized print produced by a renowned Adirondack photographer is among the winter images now on display at an upstate New York museum.

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  20. IP says crapping Ticonderoga gas pipeline necessaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The Vermont Gas Systems pipeline had been proposed to run from Cornwall, VT to Ticonderoga, NY. Map: Addison County Regional Planning Commission The project would have carried natural gas under Lake Champlain from Vermont to the New York shore, feeding a lower-cost, lower carbon emission form of energy to the plant, but rising costs derailed the project. 2 comments

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