Daily Archives: August 6, 2012

16U Girls Softball – 3rd in Vermont Championships

The Adirondack Chill 16U softball club ended their season Sunday in the Vermont State Championships played at Georgia Beach Park. The team went 4-1 for the weekend and finished in 3rd place. SPORTS 08/07/12 SHORTS – U16 Softball and NYSEF      The Chill opened up against the Vermont Thunder I and came away with…

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CUOMO – STATE’S LARGEST LAND ACQUISITION

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced the State’s acquisition of 69,000 acres of the former Finch Pruyn and other Nature Conservancy lands throughout the Adirondacks. This acquisition is the largest single addition to the Adirondack State Forest Preserve in more than a century. “Adding these properties to the Forest Preserve protects the incomparable and breathtaking…

COUNCIL EYES SPINY FLEAS

Boat Washing Stations and State Stewards Needed to Prevent Spread of Spiny Water Flea, Other Non-Native Plants & Animals to State’s Most Remote, Pristine Waters             ALBANY,N.Y.– In light of the recent discovery of the invasive spiny water flea in Lake George and theChamplainCanal, theAdirondackPark’s largest environmental organization today called on Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the…

BOOK FAIR IN SARANAC LAKE

Come to the Fair – The K&J Show – Monday – We speak with Library Director Peter Benson about the fair, the Library’s History and the changing face of libraries across the country AUDIO – 080612 – K&J Show – Peter Benson – SL Library Book Fair  The 57th annual Come to the Fair will be…

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Comptroller Outlines Fiscal Reality for NY

DiNapoli: Local Governments Facing New Fiscal Reality Most Cities in Stress, Struggling to Keep Financial Houses in Order The Great Recession has created difficulties for many local governments that continue to threaten their fiscal health, according to an analysisissued today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. The study found that nearly 300 local governments had…

DEC ADOPTS FRESHWATER FISHING REGULATIONS

DEC Adopts New Freshwater Fishing Regulations for 2012-2014 ALBANY, NY – Changes to freshwater fishing regulations will be in effect starting Oct. 1, 2012, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced. “New York provides some of the best fishing in the nation and, periodically, DEC modifies existing freshwater sportfishing regulations to enhance…

SPORTS SHORTS – 08/06/12

Saranac Lake Golf Club Friday Night League results for August 3.. Ask anyone, they’ll tell you it was another beautiful night in Ray Brook!  Low gross:      Cody Ecret 37 John Peria & Jeff Reyell 38  Low net:          Andy Fawcett & Tom Lamb 30         Rouse Fountain 31  Skins:              Cody Ecret #1(eagle)  Tom Lamb #6. AUDIO…

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Exploring Elderly Exercise

 PLATTSBURGH,N.Y. — SUNY Plattsburgh students Alanna Darling and Azaliah Tautfest are about to embark on a year-long study to investigate affects of exercise on the cognitive awareness of dementia patients aged 55 and older. The two are this year’s recipients of the Chapel Hill Fellowship, a funding opportunity that helps students pursue an in-depth study of…

REENACTING THE CIVIL WAR

Union and Confederate troops made the 11thannual Civil War reenactment at Robert Moses State Park, Massena on July 28-29 a huge success.  Approximately 100 reenactors came from New York, Vermont, Ohio, Ontario and Quebec, Canada.  The Civil War weekend was sponsored by SeaComm Federal Credit Union.  The reenactment weekend is part of the St. Lawrence…