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

    Tuesday Jun 30 | 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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  2. NY decision: 'splitting the difference' in the rails-trails debateRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 12 | 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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  3. State moves forward with plan to split historic Adirondack railroad corridorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 11 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Conditions may be deceiving this weekend at lower elevations where there is much less snow and springtime temperatures, but in the higher elevations conditions will be quite different as the jet stream drops and winds 45-55 mph will bring near zero wind chill temperatures on Saturday. If you are headed to a summit on Saturday, do not be misled by conditions at the trailhead.

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  14. Remember when HoJo's restaurants were everywhere?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The end of an era for Lake Placid, N.Y., and part of a long, slow decline for a once vaunted American brand. Photo: Brian Mann We heard a lot this week about the closing of the Howard Johnson's restaurant in Lake Placid, NY, after 58 years in business.

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  15. 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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  16. Ordeal on Mt. Marcy: How a team of Adirondack forest rangers saved a lost familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    "We were up there operating on a knife's edge of our risk. It was the most difficult conditions.

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  17. A brutal winter slowly yields to springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    It was another cold morning at the Intervale Lowlands Preserve in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The valley near Lake Placid set another 48-state record low at 12 below zero this morning.

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  18. 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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  19. Sisto sentenced to lengthy prison termRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A Fort Covington, N.Y., man who killed a North Country couple last summer during a reckless driving rampage near Lake Placid, N.Y., has been sentenced to thirty-five years in state prison. The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reported this morning that Trevor Sisto, age 21, was given the sentence after pleading guilty earlier this winter.

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  20. Governor to return to Lake Placid for 2015 Adirondack Winter ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Andrew Cuomo will be in Lake Placid, N.Y., this Sunday for the 2015 Adirondack Winter Challenge 2 " an effort to boost awareness of tourism opportunities in New York's North Country. According to the governor's office, Cuomo and other government officials will sample skiing, bobsledding, and various ice sports.

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