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Monster trucks descend on Airborne

One of the most memorable attractions headed to Plattsburgh for the Monster Truck and Motorcycle Thrill Show – “Night of Fire and Destruction” Saturday, Sunday July 25, 26 at the Clinton County Fairgrounds is Megasaurus – all 25 tons of him.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

People jump high for Jumpin' in July

The time has come for blues, soul and rock ‘n’ roll once again in Plattsburgh during the Jumpin’ in July concert series, which will take place at the Strand Center for the Arts on Thursday nights from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m, which are all free to the public.

Fire Department looking for vendors

Send your registration form and check to “Friends of the Chazy Public Library”, c/o Rae McAuliffe, 915 Miner Farm Road, Chazy, NY 12921 or Chazy Public Library.

Danielle Bradbery and The Swon Brothers to headline Clinton County Fair

Danielle Bradbery, winner, and The Swon Brothers, third place winner, from NBC’s hit “The Voice” Season 4 will be performing a two-hour show beginning at 7:30 p.m, along with many other performances throughout the week.

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A day in the life of a patrol boat officer

Twin Mercury 150 motors rumbled to life, and the 25 foot patrol boat slipped from its berth past millions of dollars worth of sail boats and cabin cruisers, out onto the big lake.

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Foreign invaders taking over | Notes from the North Woods

If foreign armies had advanced as deeply into the Adirondack Park as the current invasion of invasive plants has progressed, local citizens would be up in arms.

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Nothing fishy here! | Conservation Conversations

The Boquet River Association hosted the first annual Fish Fest Saturday the 28th in Elizabethtown.

Mythical Lake Champlain sea monster Champ to be idolized at Mayor's Cup

Be afraid...be very afraid because Champ's cinematic cousin the Rhedosaurus is coming back to the big screen at the first-ever Mayor's Cup Movie Night, which will happen July 11 from 9:15 to 11 p.m. at the Newman Center.

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Dynamic Duo coming to Essex

Dan Berggren and Carl Heilman will present an evening of Adirondack sights and sounds for a fundraiser for the Essex Community Concert Series July 11 at 7:30 p.m.

Rouses Point keeps July Fourth tradition alive

The time of year approaches once again for food, fun and fireworks at the 54th annual Rouses Point Fourth of July Celebration July 4 to 6.

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In camp and on the river | Notes from the North Woods

Every now and then, in the Adirondacks the stars, and the moon and the sky line up in just the perfect manner to provide a perfect end to a perfect day.

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Road trip adventures | Conservation Conversations

The fly fishing competitions are over for this spring, the bass and pike fishing is underway and the summer sun is making the corn, beans, hay crop and pastures grow!

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USA Regional Fly Fishing Competition | Conservation Conversations

Irene may have torn up Essex County roads and some of the rivers, but even after all the flooding and destruction, the West Branch of the Ausable is still a haven for fly fishing.

Plattsburgh Housing Authority lauded by Affordable Housing News

The Plattsburgh Housing Authority has been highlighted in the Spring 2014 edition of the Affordable Housing News (AHN).