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‘Heaviest Deer’ contest announced

The Chazy Rod and Gun Club will be sponsoring “The Heaviest Deer Contest” through Dec. 12.

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Warrensburg's huge sale to feature new Fun Zone, train access

Event now recruiting groups to provide children's activities

Warrensburg's famed 'World's Largest Garage Sale' has first-ever features this year.

ARTWays winner announced by Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau

Friday evening, the Strand Center for the Arts and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau unveiled the winner of the fourth round in its Adirondack Coast ARTWays Project; “Battle of Plattsburgh Bicentennial.”

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New York begins its long big game season | Notes from the North Woods

It may seem far too early for hunters to be taking to the woods again, especially in light of the recent 90 degree temperatures.

Shriners’ Circus coming to Plattsburgh Sept. 12

Come one and come all, family and friends, children and elders, to the Shrine Circus. “We have been using this particular circus for about four years,” said Barry Trasacco, circus chairman. “It’s a good family circus.”

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CVPH Emergency a different animal after dark

The night shift staff at the CVPH Emergency Care Center (ECC) may look to the curious visitor more like a busy ant colony than the well oiled medical machine that it ultimately is.

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Adirondack Nationals car show to grip Lake George this weekend

Extravagant and artistically-conceived hot rods, bizarre but innovative custom vehicles, over-the-top muscle cars and lovingly restored antique sedans will all be featured at this weekend's annual Adirondack Nationals Car Show in Lake George, expected to be the largest in its quarter-century tenure. Although the police will likely be quelling the lawlessness that has plagued the nightly cruise-in, the event will still offer a memorable experience.

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Autumn is knocking on the forest floor | Notes from the North Woods

After enjoying a pleasant and slightly wet, Labor Day weekend, I’ve already been making plans for the impending Fall season.

Pastor Bob joins staff at CVPH Medical Center

The Rev. Dr. Robert Basom has joined the staff of CVPH Medical Center as the hospital’s full-time chaplain.

Cabela’s, Bass Tracker, LL Bean: Sporting scenes in the Adirondacks | Notes from the North Woods

I recently received a phone call from an old friend who wanted to know if I could help him arrange to get a wild turkey for use as a prop in a photo shoot that was to be produced in the area.

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Berried Alive and Under the Shroom | Notes from the North Woods

By nature, humans are foragers.

Flowers tell all! | Conservation Conversations

Frank Woolner wrote a book called “Grouse and Grouse Hunting” back in 1970.

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Immunization requirements revised by state DOH

The New York State Department of Health recently announced revised immunization requirements for school attendance.

Troutopia | Notes from the North Woods

Troutopia is a new sporting term that I recently coined.

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Fish tales, camp fires and a speckled mousetrap | Notes from the North Woods

Over the course of the past week, I have stumbled across two unique new experiences that have threatened many of my long held wildwood beliefs.