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

    Yesterday | 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

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

    Thursday Jul 2 | 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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  3. The home stretch to summer solsticeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 16 | 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. No major investment in Big Tupper ski area this yearRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Yesterday we reported on the future of the Adirondack Club and Resort, the huge project now in development in Tupper Lake, N.Y. One of the most emotional questions in the debate over the resort's future involves the Big Tupper Ski Area. In recent years, volunteers have operated the popular mountain with salvaged equipment and donated labor.

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  15. Firefighters tackle numerous brush and wildfires throughout regionRead the original story

    May 5, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Firefighters across New York's North Country and Vermont grappled with brush and wildfires, including a blaze in the St. Lawrence County town of Hopkinton that burned more than 16 acres. State officials said state forest rangers and local fire crews based out of Tupper Lake battled that fire near the Carry Falls Reservoir.

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  16. As community waits, Adirondack Club and Resort still faces big challengesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The massive Adirondack Club and Resort proposed for Tupper Lake won a major victory in court last December. The ruling cleared the way for the $500 million project to move forward.

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  17. Adirondack musicians gather to remember Pete SeegerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 29, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Pete Seeger with grandson Tao Rodriguez at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, August 16, 2000 . Photo: D.F. Baker, Clayton, NY Folksinger Pete Seeger will be remembered with an evening of music at the First Presbyterian Church of Saranac Lake on Saturday night at 7 pm.

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  18. Three more Sunmount employees charged with assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    State police say three Sunmount employees have been arrested and are charged with assaulting a 35-year-old resident of the facility in Tupper Lake. Callum King was charged with Endangering the Welfare of an Incompetent Person 1st Degree, a class E Felony, Assault 3rd Degree, a class A Misdemeanor, and Official Misconduct, a class A Misdemeanor.

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  19. Adirondack communities get money for trails, repairsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    New York state is awarding $443,000 in grants to eight communities in the Adirondacks to help them preserve their history, appeal to tourists and expand their recreational opportunities. The money will pay for a new exhibition at the Adirondack Museum, new recreational trails in the towns of Willsboro, North Elba and Lewis, repairs to a historic 19th century church in the town of Duane, and help for local businesses in Tupper Lake who want to upgrade their websites.

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  20. Are the North Country's economic development gurus actually boosting jobs?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Cuomo shakes hands with Kevin Bushey and Mitchell Graham workers at Bombardier plant in Plattsburgh in 2012. Governor Cuomo has cited growth at the Bombardier plant as a sign of economic vitality in the North Country.

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