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Warrensburg bike week

Warrensburg Bike Week: ‘A whole different beast’

When a continuous stream of motorcycles rumble through town, chrome sparkling in the sun, and the smell of leather goods drifts across Main Street from open-air stalls, Warrensburg residents know June has arrived and it is Bike Week. Warrensburg Bike…
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NY firewood restrictions: What campers need to know

An import from China could destroy forests in New York State and the entire country. The Asian Longhorn Beetle, first identified in Brooklyn in 1996, feeds on, and kills, many different hardwood species, impacting the timber, maple syrup, nursery, and…
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Lake George streets fill with Irish revelry

The second annual Sham ‘Rock’ the Block Irish festival drew hundreds to the village streets this weekend, March 17 and 18. Building on the success of last year’s one-day festival, Lower Amherst Street businesses scheduled two full days of live…
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Adirondack Folk School: Inspiring hands, heart and mind

“There’s more to the Adirondacks then the beauty of the mountains, streams and lakes; there are the people and the culture they developed.”  With this opening remark, Jim Mandle founder of the Adirondack Folk School began his presentation on Adirondack…
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Lake George Winter Carnival

Lake George taverns fling haggis at Winter Carnival

Anyone who braved the 15-degree temperatures in Lake George Sunday afternoon would have seen a kilt-clad woman standing on a bale of hay, flinging pseudo- haggis across a stretch of frozen sand into the upheld kilt of her teammate. This…
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Lake George Winter Carnival outhouse races

Crowds fill Lake George for Winter Carnival opening day

Under sunny skies, the 51st Lake George Winter Carnival launched its month-long festival with opening ceremonies on Shepard Park beach. Lake George American Legion Post 374 Color Guard led the ceremonies that drew hundreds to the lakeshore Saturday morning. In…
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Winter for the Adirondack Chair

Sturdy, deep and wide, with arms broad enough to hold a tall lemonade and a fat paperback novel, Adirondack chairs are the symbol of a carefree summer by the lake. They can be found spread throughout the Village of Lake…
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Is it safe to walk on that frozen lake?

“Can I walk on that?” When the lake waters are open and lapping against the shore the answer, unless you are of divine origins, is a definite “No!” But, when a week of Arctic air gets its grip on the…
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