Monthly Archives: September 2013

Between rock, wild place

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Willsboro Miners have been drilling, blasting and digging up wollastonite at NYCO Mineral Inc.’s mine here for more than 50 years. But the enormous open pits that yield the white, marble-textured mineral are now butting up against the boundary line between privately owned NYCO lands and the Adirondack Forest Preserve, which is protected from development.…

Snowmobiling In Tupper Lake –

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The Tupper Lake Snowmobile Club is raising money for a new groomer and they’re selling raffle tickets through the beginning of the snowmobile season.. The Club was in attendance with several antique sleds and the sled being raffled; We took the opportunity to say hello, but also to talk about the clubs stake in the…

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Survey shows 91 percent in N.Y. buckle up

ALBANY — New York officials say a new survey shows 91 percent of New Yorkers fasten their seat belts showing record compliance with the traffic safety requirement the state first imposed 30 years ago. The survey, conducted by the University at Albany’s Institute for Traffic Safety Management and Research, shows this year’s seat belt usage…

OkTUPPERfest Returns

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The Fall Festival season begins with an annual event at Big Tupper Ski Area.. and this year, a new reason for the community to take part in OkTUPPERfest..  Join us for the conversation as we speak with volunteers, members of the community, the Mayor and others about Tupper Lake and Winter 2013.. AUDIO – 093013…

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K&J – 25 Years with Mark Kurtz

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If you go to MarkKurtzPhotography.com the first thing you see is a slide show with panoramic views of the region, which immediately capture your attention and pull you into the experience..  And this of course, is why so many clients over the years have contracted with Mark to find the picture perfect moment in time…

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N.Y. deacon removed following abuse allegations

CROTON-ON-HUDSON — The Archbishop of New York has permanently removed from ministry the deacon of a suburban New York parish following sexual abuse allegations. Cardinal Timothy Dolan said in a letter read Sunday in the Holy Name of Mary Parish in Croton-on-Hudson, N.Y., that Deacon Albert Mazza was removed after law enforcement referred allegations he’d…

Goddard honors Olympic athlete

Vermont’s Goddard College is going to be honoring an Olympic gold medalist known for giving a black power salute while accepting his medal during the 1968 games in Mexico City. ……….. Source: Goddard honors Olympic athlete

Bishops question casino impacts

Albany Five weeks before state voters decide the issue at the polls, New York’s Roman Catholic bishops on Sunday released a statement expressing strong concern over the potential social costs of the development of seven new resort casinos. Calling the Nov. 5 constitutional referendum “an important matter affecting our communities,” the bishops say that the…