Category: Travel / Tourism

Adirondack Council Joins “BeWildNY” Coalition

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Acclaimed actress and environmentalist Sigourney Weaver is the narrator of a new video advertising campaign urging New York’s Governor Andrew Cuomo to protect roughly 30,000 acres of new public land as motor-free wilderness. “New York has an extraordinary opportunity to expand Adirondack Wilderness to rival the most famous conservation landmarks in the world,” Weaver notes…

Battle of Plattsburgh – Friday’s Schedule

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 9 11a.m. CRAB ISLAND MEMORIAL SERVICE, Crab Island Crab Island was the site of a War of 1812 Army field hospital. It is also the final resting place for at least 150 British and American sailors who perished in the pivotal Battle of Plattsburgh. Hurriedly buried together in a series of trenches, the…

Battle of Plattsburgh 2016 – Schedule

2016 BATTLE OF PLATTSBURGH SCHEDULE OF EVENTS THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 8 10a.m. THE BATTLE OF CULVER HILL MEMORIAL CEREMONY Sponsored by the Town of Beekmantown Culver Hill Historical Park, State Rt. 22, 2 miles north of intersection of Rte. 374 in Beekmantown On September 6, 1814, a large British army numbering in the thousands marched through…

Rainbow Ushers in Cooler Temps

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This double rainbow made an entire half circle at about 8pm on Sunday night during sunset as the rain moved off to the east and the sun set in partly cloudy skies to the West. The bright rainbows meant that it could have been one of the best times to find that pot of gold…

Saranac Lake Helping Visitors Find their Way

The Village of Saranac Lake Parks and Trails Advisory Board (PTAB) and Community Development Department are announcing the Village Wayfinding signs and seeking sponsors for the signs.  Wayfinding signage point towards recreational opportunities in our Village of Saranac Lake, as well as welcoming visitors and directing them to points of interest. The Wayfinding signs allow our…

Clinton County Historical Assoc Re-Opens Bluff Point Lighthouse

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The Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) is pleased to announce the re-opening of the newly renovated Bluff Point Lighthouse on Valcour Island. Free tours of the Bluff Point Lighthouse are offered every Sunday in July and August from 1 to 3 p.m. Visitors to the Lighthouse enjoy displays depicting the history of Lake Champlain Lighthouses,…

K&J – Touring the Lake Placid Horse Shows

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The I Love New York Horse Show is the second of two weeks comprising the 47th annual Lake Placid Horse Shows, presented by Sea Shore Stables LLC.. The I Love New York Horse Show runs through Sunday, highlighted by the $100,000 Equine Insurance Services/Great American Grand Pix on Saturday, July 9. Saturday also features the horse…

Kylie & Kara sing the National Anthem

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If you haven’t heard a good version of the National Anthem lately, take a moment and listen to this one.. During the 4th of July Parade in Plattsburgh, Kylie and Kara sang a version from the back of one of the Classic Cars Clubs Vehicles in the parade. They were singing it over and over…