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Dine United event to fill bellies, help charities

Wednesday, Jan. 21 will mark the 5th Annual “Dine United” for the Adirondack Region in which a wide variety of restaurants throughout Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties participating.

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Re-wilding a natural experience | Notes from the North Woods

The term “rewilding” is credited to conservationist and environmentalist activist/terrorist Dave Foreman, who is recognized as one of the founders of the Earth First! movement.

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A Puppy’s Present! | Conservation Conversations

The weather man said 40 degrees and rain, with driving wind gusts up to 50 miles per hour.

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Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe National Snowshoe Competition on tap in Saranac

Cock-A-Doodle-Shoe USSSA National Snowshoe Championships will take place Jan. 17 at 10 a.m. at the New Land Trust (NLT) in Saranac.

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Moriah family focused on helping others after lawsuit win

“We wanted to seek justice for our son (Joshua) and we wanted to hold a large company like that accountable,” Lori Drake said. “But we really wanted to raise awareness for families where they may be considering something like this as a treatment for their children or themselves. We are hoping we can get away from the monetary part.”

Lake Champlain cleans up in 2015 federal budget increase

Key funding for Lake Champlain has been included in the comprehensive budget package passed by Congress last week.

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A classic Adirondack Christmas story | Notes from the North Woods

Every year, our family gathers around an extremely well decorated tree on Christmas eve, in order to share a long held tradition of reading a Christmas story.

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The first winter ski | Notes from the North Woods

Well, I finally got out there! I’d been patiently awaiting the first ski trip of the New Year, since the beginning of Big Game season,

Elizabethtown Social Center: Broadway tickets now available

The Elizabethtown Social Center, in conjunction with North Wind Tours, presents a trip to see the Broadway production of the Tony award winning musical, Pippin, at Proctors Theater in Schenectady Sunday, May 31.

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Fish trap expected to pay dividends for salmon fishery

A significant upgrade at the Ed Weed Fish Culture Station in Grand Isle is expected to pay dividends for the health of the salmon population in Lake Champlain.

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Cuomo launches solar initiative

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo last week announced the launch of Community Solar NY, a new effort under the NY-Sun initiative to make implementing solar easier and more affordable for communities across the state.

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Fat Guys in the Woods! | Notes from the North Woods

I recently watched an episode of “Fat Guys in the Woods”, a new reality show which features a group of three or four amateur woodsman roughing it in the forested mountains of Tennessee.

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Last night at deer camp | Notes from the North Woods

The coming weekend signals the end of the regular big game hunting season across a large swath of the North Country.

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New identities mark new era in regional health care

New names for the four-hospital affiliation known as Fletcher Allen Partners, and its individual members, were made official last month in recognition that the partnership has become one organization focused on delivering academic medicine to the people of Vermont and northern New York more efficiently and as close to home as possible.

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83 year-old shot while hunting upgraded to stable

83-year-old Joseph R. Rodriguez of Mineville was shot in the abdomen with a 12 gauge deer slug by another hunter while hunting in an area off Bartlett Pond Road.