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  1. New York tweaks, renames Common Core learning standardsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | North County Public Radio

    Saranac Lake middle school students take the state standardized English language arts test. File photo: Chris Knight, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise ALBANY, N.Y. New York education leaders have tweaked and renamed the Common Core learning standards in response to criticism over the way they were written and implemented.

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  2. New Yorkers assist Texas in recovery from Harvey floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | North County Public Radio

    Rescue crews and emergency personnel from around the U.S. are in south Texas this holiday weekend to help with the recovery from Hurricane Harvey. The Red Cross says three dozen volunteers from upstate New York have deployed.

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  3. After reorganization, Adirondack Nature Conservancy chapter has new leaderRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 30 | North County Public Radio

    The Nature Conservancy's Adirondack Chapter has a new director. Peg Olsen, who did much of her early conservation work around Lake George works for the National Audubon Society.

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

    Thursday Aug 24 | North County Public Radio

    It looks like a great weekend shaping-up weather-wise, though temperatures will on the cool side of the 40s at night. It will be a very busy weekend in the Adirondack backcountry and on the regions lakes and rivers as popular parking areas at trail heads and boat launches, and more convenient campsites fill early - now is a good time to hike, paddle, and camp the less popular areas of the 6 million acre Adirondack Park.

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  5. Common Core test scores inch up in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 22 | North County Public Radio

    Saranac Lake middle school students take the state standardized English language arts test. File photo: Chris Knight, courtesy Adirondack Daily Enterprise The results of this year's Common Core-related standardized tests show scores for New York "N N- ... N- ...s schoolchildren inching up.

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  6. Adirondack postcard: Chasing the eclipse to the summit of MarcyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    The North Country wasn't treated to the big celestial show of a total eclipse yesterday. But thousands of people did turn out with special glasses or other viewing devices to see the partial eclipse.

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  7. Film Preview: 'Encounters at the End of the World' in Schroon Lake on SundayRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    A Schroon Lake biologist says he wouldn't skip the chance to visit the Antarctic again, but for now he's happy living in the Adirondack woods. Sam Bowser is featured in the Werner Herzog film, "Encounters at the End of the World," which will be shown at the Strand Theatre in Schroon Lake on Sunday night at 8 pm.

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  8. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    The trail along Avalanche Lake will be closed through the weekend while repairs are being made to the Hitch-Up Matilda boardwalks. File photo: Brian Mann We've got two more weekends after this, to deal with higher than usual number of visitors - even for the summer season - in the Adirondack backcountry.

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  9. Rangers and other Adirondack rescue crews facing busy summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    "Algonquin to Whiteface," a pinhole photograph taken by Mark Ellis. Notice how the mountains in the distance are in the same focus as the grass in the foreground.

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  10. North Country at Work: Sculptures from Adirondack stone and steelRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Matt Horner is a sculptor who works in Keene, and he carves a rather unusual material. If you've ever climbed a mountain in the Adirondacks, you have probably stepped all over his favorite medium - Adirondack anorthosite.

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  11. From field to tap: keeping it local at the Adirondack Toboggan MicrobreweryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Kevin and Dale pose behind their cozy tasting bar which is open Saturdays from 9 am-4 pm. Photo: Kelsey Mattison Kevin Archer and Dale Freeman started making beer at home for fun.

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  12. Last of WWII Norwegians seamen cured in Adirondacks diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    A 97-year-old man believed to be the last of hundreds of World War II-era Norwegian sailors sent to New York's Adirondacks to be cured of tuberculosis has died. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports Knute Grytebust died in December and was buried Tuesday in Malone in northern New York.

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  13. Would a state constitutional convention threaten NY's 'forever wild' land?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 6, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Green groups worry that a state constitutional convention could lead to ill-conceived changes to New York's "forever wild" open space protections. Image: Text of Article XIV in a pamphlet created by the Association for the Protection of the Adirondacks Environmental groups in the Adirondacks have joined the coalition lobbying against the idea of a constitutional convention.

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  14. As Adirondack North Creek tourism train cuts back, questions about the futureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 5, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Questions are growing about the future of a tourism train that local leaders hoped would serve as a major attraction, bringing visitors from the Capital District to the Gore Mountain region in the southeastern Adirondacks. The latest sign of trouble: the company that operates the troubled Saratoga and North Creek Railway plans to scale back operations this summer to weekends-only.

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  15. How the Forest Rangers got their startRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 4, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    It's been a fairly wet spring and summer this year, but when it gets dry for weeks at a time, the New York State Forest Rangers keep a close watch on forest fire danger in the Adirondacks. In the early 1900s, fires ravaged thousands of acres of forest land in the Adirondack Park, particularly along railroad corridors.

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  16. 'Land bank' plan for Adirondacks and Catskills goes to votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Imagine if your town needed to amend New York's state constitution every time they wanted to straighten a rural road or install a broadband internet line. That's exactly the situation for dozens of towns in the Adirondacks and the Catskills that are surrounded by state forest preserve.

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  17. Cuomo's full court press against GOP health care bill comes to PlattsburghRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Megan Baldwin with the state, John Rugge with Adirondack Health Institute, and Harvey Rosenthal with the NY Association of Psychiatric Rehabilitation Services were among the panelists at the Plattsburgh forum. Photo: Zach Hirsch Republicans in the U.S. Senate temporarily shelved a healthcare bill yesterday that they say would repeal and replace Obamacare.

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  18. Lake Placid moves forward with eminent domain against Adirondack Experience museumRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    The disputed parcel. Many local merchants hope a new garage would add at least 200 new parking spaces to the village's main street.

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  19. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story

    May 26, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Expect parking areas to fill early, and popular campsites and lean-tos to fill today. This would be a good time to visit less popular areas of the Adirondack Park.

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  20. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story

    May 25, 2017 | North County Public Radio

    Expect parking areas to fill early, and popular campsites and lean-tos to fill today. This would be a good time to visit less popular areas of the Adirondack Park.

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