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  1. Pilot error cited in deadly crash at Lake Placid AirportRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 20 | North County Public Radio

    A Mooney M20 single engine airplane, the same type of aircraft that crashed in Lake Placid, NY, last summer. Photo: James Willamor , Creative Commons, some rights reserved LAKE PLACID, N.Y. Federal officials say pilot error caused the deadly crash of a single-engine plane last summer in the Adirondack Mountains.

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

    Friday Aug 7 | North County Public Radio

    The region is mostly dry and the fire danger remains moderate, so use extra caution with fire. Trails are mostly dry and waters are at their normal summertime lows.

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  3. Audio Postcard from Lake Placid Ironman TriathlonRead the original story

    Jul 29, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Two thousand and five hundred people competed in the Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon on Sunday. Athletes swim two miles, bike 112 miles, and run a full marathon.

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  4. Major fire strikes downtown Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Fire broke out Saturday in a downtown block of Lake Placid, N.Y. The blaze badly damaged one major structure and spread to a second, according to eyewitnesses. The blaze came on the eve of the Lake Placid Ironman triathlon, during one of the Olympic village's busiest weekends.

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  5. Tupper Laker wins Iron Man in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Participants enter the water in the Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon in 2014. Photo: steffo photography , Creative Commons, some rights reserved A Tupper Lake, N.Y., athlete won yesterday's Ironman competition in Lake Placid.

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  6. Preview: 'Answer the Muse' in Blue Mountain Lake and Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    An Ithaca-based group will bring its brand of indie rock with a yoga twist to the Adirondacks of upstate New York this week. "Answer the Muse" will present a yoga workshop on Thursday afternoon at the Adirondack Lake Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake, followed by an evening concert.

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

    Jul 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    There is the possibility of encountering some afternoon thunderstorms this weekend, especially on Sunday. Remember that there is NO safe place outside in a thunderstorm, so follow local weather closely and avoid them if possible.

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  8. Controversial plan for Adirondack rail corridor picks up steamRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Patricia Littlefield, Tupper Lake town supervisor, praised the state plan to divide the rail corridor, a proposal that would place Tupper at the pivot point between the Adirondack Scenic Railroad and a new rail-trail attraction. Photo: Brian Mann State officials held a public hearing last night in Tupper Lake to take comments on a new plan that would divide one of the Adirondack Park's most historic rail corridors.

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  9. The first of two hearings on the Adirondack rail corridor plan will be held tonight in Tupper LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A years-long feud over the best use of the railroad corridor that cuts through the Adirondacks has come to a head in recent weeks. The state is moving forward with a roughly $20-million plan to remove the railroad tracks between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake while maintaining and enhancing rail service south of Tupper Lake.

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  10. The Lake Placid Blues and Heritage Festival: a look at heritageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 30, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Last weekend, The Lake Placid hosted it's second Blues and Heritage Festival. Hundreds of people came out to the region to watch local artists play the classics.

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  11. NY decision: 'splitting the difference' in the rails-trails debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 12, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Yesterday at the Adirondack Park Agency's regular monthly meeting in Ray Brook, N.Y., state officials formally unveiled a plan to split the historic rail corridor from Remsen to Lake Placid into two sections. The state Department of Conservation and the Department of Transportation said they want to refurbish the section that runs roughly from Old Forge through Tupper Lake so that it can remain a tourism train.

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  12. State moves forward with plan to split historic Adirondack railroad corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    If the concept unveiled by state officials is adopted, trains would no longer run to Saranac Lake's station or to Lake Placid. Train service might eventually be offered as far north as Tupper Lake.

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  13. Tune in: Crisis at Sunmount, Thursday 11 amRead the original story w/Photo

    May 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Sunmount, the facility in Tupper Lake, N.Y., that cares for people with developmental disabilities, saw allegations of abuse of its residents, cover-ups, and mismanagement this year. There have been... Nearly a month ago, North Country Public Radio and the Adirondack Daily Enterprise sent detailed questions to the New York State Office for People with Developmental Disabilities about on-going... LAKE PLACID, N.Y. Lake Placid is on the short list of sites being considered to host the 2017... The regulations are intended to clarify recent court decisions on which bodies of water are protected, but many farmers and congressional Republicans oppose what they call an EPA "land grab."

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  14. National Sports Academy in Lake Placid to close its doors this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Lake Placid's National Sports Academy will close its doors at the end of the week. Photo: Lou Reuter, courtesy of Adirondack Daily Enterprise One of upstate New York's historic private schools will close for good at the end of this week.

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  15. Police: Lake Placid man had sex with boy, 12, he met on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A 43-year-old upstate New York man is accused of having sex with a 12-year-old boy he met online. [image#1:right:30%]State police say Scott Waller was charged Wednesday with sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child and related offenses.

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

    Apr 29, 2015 | 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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  17. Critics say New York prisons should educate, rehabilitate, even inspireRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Every year tens of thousand of inmates cycle through state and Federal correctional facilities here in the North Country. Almost all of those men will eventually get out of prison.

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  18. Ball sentenced to 20 years to life in Wilbur murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A Saranac Lake woman has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend nearly a year-and-a-half ago. 30-year-old Angela Ball was sentenced Tuesday in Franklin County Court for the beating and stabbing death of 65-year-old Ward Wilbur of Lake Placid.

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  19. 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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  20. Laughter as the best medicine at the Mad Hatter's Ball in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The 2015 Mad Hatter's Ball honoree Marjorie Swift - "Bug Bonnet" maker, farmers market manager and cancer survivor. Photo: Naj Wickoff You don't have to don a crazy hat to attend, but that's part of the fun of the fifth annual Mad Hatter's Ball at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid on Thursday night.

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