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  1. 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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  2. Did Joe Martens change the Adirondack Park or did he break it?Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A lot of times people think of the Adirondack Park as a place that doesn't change. The forest preserve is "forever wild."

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  3. 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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  4. This Weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The weather looks fine for this weekend, following some rain last night. It's been a very wet early summer around the region.

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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. Sneak peek: Wild Walk opens July 4 in Tupper LakeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    In Tupper Lake the Adirondack Park's biggest new attraction opens for the 4th of July holiday. The Wild Walk is the latest exhibit at the Wild Center and it's designed to take visitors on a trek high into the forest canopy. 1 comment

  8. Joe Martens to step down as DEC chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 2, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Joe Martens, at an emergency Hurricane Irene cabinet meeting in 2011. Photo: Office of Gov. Cuomo New York's Conservation commissioner, Joe Martens, has announced that he's stepping down.

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  9. The home stretch to summer solsticeRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The arrival of the summer solstice this Sunday at 12:38 pm is just one aspect in the current busy sky. This morning, St. Lawrence University Physics Professor and Astronomer, Aileen O'Donoghue, and Martha Foley discussed the planetary racetrack and current heightened activity in the sky.

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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. Subsidies offered for wood pellet boilers in AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The wood pellet boiler at The Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Photo: The Wild Center , Creative Commons, some rights reserved SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. A non-profit group is offering subsidies to help Adirondack residents and businesses switch to high-efficiency wood pellet heating systems.

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  13. State admits plan to cut Sunmount residents by one-thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    State officials confirmed they plan to reduce by one-third the number of residents or clients housed at the Sunmount home for persons with developmental disabilities in Tupper Lake, N.Y. A spokesperson for the New York State Office for People With Developmental Disabilities said in an email Friday, "Sunmount's current census is 161." They added in the future, Sunmount's "census is expected to remain at approximately 105."

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  14. It's official: Golf legend is backing Tupper Lake's Adirondack Club and ResortRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 1, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Greg Norman and ACR developer Tom Lawson surveying the resort property. Photo: Provided by Great White Shark Enterprises The international resort development company run by golf legend Greg Norman has confirmed that it will play a major role in developing the 6,200 acre Adirondack Club and Resort project in Tupper Lake.

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  15. State admits plan to cut Sunmount residents by one-thirdRead the original story w/Photo

    May 29, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    State officials are confirming that they plan to reduce the number of residents or clients housed at the Sunmount home for persons with developmental disabilities in Tupper Lake by one-third. A spokesperson for the Office for People With Developmental Disabilities said in an email Friday that "Sunmount's current census is 161."

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  16. Crisis at Sunmount: Can this be fixed?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Sunmount, the facility in Tupper Lake that cares for people with developmental disabilities, has seen allegations of abuse of its residents, cover-ups and mismanagement this year. There have been arrests, and an investigation ordered by the governor.

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  17. State officials respond to Sunmount questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 28, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Nearly a month ago, NCPR and the Adirondack Daily Enterprise sent detailed questions to the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities about on-going concerns at Sunmount, the institution in Tupper Lake that houses roughly 105 several disabled residents. OPWDD initially promised an interview to address these questions and to provide an opportunity for follow-up questions.

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

    May 13, 2015 | 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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  20. Is the staffing and overtime crisis at Sunmount about to get worse?Read the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Over the next month, we'll be looking in-depth at operations at Sunmount. That's the state-run home for people with development disabilities in Tupper Lake, which has been plagued in recent months with arrests and scandals.

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