But Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau wants the world to know that his village, on the fringe of the High Peaks region, has mountains, too. So the village designated six mountains, all within 15 miles of Saranac Lake, as “6ers.”
The weekend is packed with musical performances in the Plattsburgh to Lake Placid area. Shows will include performances by: Until We Are Ghosts & I for an Eye at ROTA, Ben Bright will play at Irises, Hot Mess takes over the Naked Turtle Stage, Bootleg will pirate the 8-Ball stage, Dynomatics bring the funk to Monopole, Livin’ & Lovin’ Country Dance Party at the Crete Center, Doom F**k, Heard, Haus of Starr & Rail play at Monopole.
As the sun rose over Vermont’s Green Mountains on Saturday, May 18, 18 World War II veterans left Plattsburgh to visit the National World War II Memorial in Washington D.C. The trip marked the inaugural flight of North Country Honor Flight, a non-profit organization dedicated to honoring World War II veterans by taking them to the memorial.
The Gibson Brothers are maintaining world-class caliber performances this spring while promoting their newest album thanks to a succession of professional guests on the mandolin.
The Champlain Valley Habitat for Humanity is now accepting applications for families interested in owning a Habitat house.
With the start of a new season of outdoor hiking and recreation, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) urges hikers to be cautious and postpone hikes on trails above 3,000 feet until early June when muddy trail conditions are expected to improve.
Notes from the North Woods
It certainly has been an interesting week to be in the woods.
They say the early bird gets the worm. It should read: “The early riser gets the bird,” and hopefully that bird’s a turkey, but for me, I think the “bird” is all I’m getting, so to speak!
Long before Battle of Plattsburgh festivities take over the city in September, there will be a different battle in Plattsburgh. And this one will involve mixed martial arts.
The Relay for Life team “Motivators” will host a Zumbathon at the Our Lady of Victory Church at 4919 South Catherine Street, on May 10. The Zumbathon will begin at 7 p.m. and go till 8:30 p.m.
Notes from the North Woods
Adirondackers have again begun practicing that old, familiar wave.
230 Survivors, Friends and Family Members Attend April 27 Event
Exceptional men who have made an impact in the fight against breast cancer and numerous cancer survivors were honored at the Northeastern New York Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure® “Pink Tie Guys” annual survivor luncheon at the Clifton Park Hilton Garden Inn.
The weather has gone from winter to summer in about three days. The lack of rain and hot sun are warming things up and drying things out.
Top Country artists will headline at a day long music and fun festival at the Crete Memorial Civic Center in Plattsburgh on Saturday, May 25.
Teen with cystic fibrosis receives photography equipment
A local teen received the ultimate set of equipment to prepare him for his dream job as a photographer through the Make-A-Wish foundation.
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