Historic photo: Gilson Slater with 13 fish in 1941

Photo courtesy of Mark Friden: This photo is of Gilson Slater with 13 fish which, when dressed as shown, weighed 29.5 pounds. Taken at Cranberry Lake in 1941. Gil was originally from Saranac Lake. In 1934 he became a teacher

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A passion for the design and function of Adirondack guideboat paddles | NCPR News “Saranac Lake antiques expert Ted Comstock has a great respect for Adirondack-North Country history and artifacts. At the top of his list is the Adirondack guideboat.

News and Info for 04/26/2017

Clarkson U. students in Saranac Lake studied ‘Big Data in the Adirondacks’ | News, Sports, Jobs – Adirondack Daily Enterprise “The students’ presentation will survey current large-scale data collection projects in the Adirondacks and report on the students’ own experiences

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With four colleges, why is it so hard to keep downtown Canton and Potsdam afloat? | NCPR News ” Canton and Potsdam have four colleges between them. They can get pretty quiet in the summer months, but the school calendar

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Hudson Valley, Adirondacks nearing ‘drought’ conditions “Much of eastern New York, including parts of the Adirondack Mountains and the Hudson Valley, is in pre-drought conditions.” tags: cl drought Small earthquake reported in Adirondacks | Local | poststar.com “The organization has

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Your Memorial Day Grilling Checklist – The New York Times “Summer is unofficially upon us, and what better way to welcome it than with a spectacular Memorial Day cookout? Here’s everything you need to know to lift your grilling game,

News and Info for 02/26/2016

“Union College, research group revive environmental journal” by In the Adirondacks “The college is helping revive the Adirondack Journal of Environmental Studies, with its Kelly Adirondack Center supporting the research consortium, which is based at Paul Smiths College outside Saranac

News and Info for 12/24/2015

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival | Saranac Lake, NY “Don’t miss the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival! This 10 day celebration starts the first weekend in February. Parades, games, exhibits, celebrations, concerts, and more, all with a focus on family fun. We

News and Info for 09/19/2015

Report: Where to find the most vivid fall foliage this weekend (Sept. 18-20) | syracuse.com “According to a weekly report from I Love New York, color is emerging in the leaves of the Adirondacks, particularly in Franklin County. “ tags: