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June 2016 Archives

From July 1-4, there will be 4th of July celebrations and fireworks displays in and around the Adirondacks. Check out our list of celebrations and see which one is closest to you!

The white-tailed deer is one of the most elusive yet common game animals in the Adirondacks. However, aside from hunting season, the other time of the year when deer are threatened by humans is during the summer - right after the fawns are born.

Photo Credit: Gerry Lemmo
Looking for things to do this Independence Day weekend? Check out our list of the top four events, plus Independence Day celebrations, going on in and around the Adirondacks!

The Ticonderoga Area Farmers Market is opening on Saturday, July 2nd at 10am - get ready for fresh local food, handmade crafts, and special events.

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The 2016 Ticonderoga Area Car Show is still more than a month away, but tickets for the Car Show Raffle are available now!

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these top five events happening in and around the Adirondacks!

Photo Credit: Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon
After years of unsuccessful attempts of removing the invasive species milfoil from Minerva Lake, it seems that the newest method known as "DASH" (Diver Assisted Suction Harvesting) is showing positive results

The I Love BBQ & Music Festival in Lake Placid (4th of July weekend) is in the running to be crowned the best BBQ festival in the country!

The event takes place each year at the Olympic Skating Oval on Main Street and features great sampling opportunities, concessions, children's activities, live entertainment, cooking competitions and more!

USA Today has the festival featured in their 10Best BBQ Fests competition! You can VOTE HERE >> for Lake Placid's festival to beat out events from Kansas City, Kentucky, North Carolina, Houston, Memphis and other major players in the BBQ game!


In March, the New York State Department of Health issued a don't eat fish advisory for the Hudson River. 

As summer is fast approaching, many may be ready to grab the fishing gear and head out - but if you're planning on eating what you catch, check out the advisory guidelines first.

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these top seven events happening throughout the Adirondacks!

The timeless tale of the tortoise and the hare reminds us that land turtles are slow moving creatures. Unfortunately, that places them at a much greater risk while on a busy road, and Adirondack turtles are in decline as a result.

Take part in a celebration that will make your Independence Day unforgettable! The Town of Ticonderoga and the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership have partnered to prepare a full weekend of fun from Friday July 1st to Monday July 4th, including fireworks, rides, food, vendors and games.

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Photo courtesy of "ROOST" (Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism) via TACC
Lotus Group, a dynamic local organization that owns several businesses in the area, has taken another venture under its wing: Anytime Taxi.

With this new undertaking, residents and visitors of Warren County will have better access to areas north of Lake George.

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Have you ever paddled through one of the Adirondack Park's waterways and picked up a pile of long, eerie plant strands? Unfortunately, it's probably milfoil, one of the many aquatic invasive species that threaten local waterways. In order to combat the spread of these invasive species, Gov. Cuomo has established new boating regulations throughout New York State!

Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these top seven events happening throughout the Adirondacks!

CV-TEC Mineville, a branch campus of Plattsburgh's Regional Career & Technical Education Center (CV-TEC), will offer graduating seniors and adults a new and improved jobs training program beginning on June 27.

Fire towers are one of the most iconic structures in the Adirondack Park, and the 34 that remain on top of various peaks serve as beacons to hikers far and wide. A handful of the historic towers - which date back to the 1900s - have been restored and opened to the public, including the 35 foot high tower on Hurricane Mountain.

The Friends of Hurricane Mountain have worked diligently to prevent the tower from being torn down and to rehabilitate it so it could once again be enjoyed by hikers. Now, the group is looking for volunteers to help spread the word about this historic landmark.

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Photo provided by the Friends of Hurricane Mountain
On Father's Day weekend, New York State will host its annual "Path Through History Weekend," which will showcase New York's rich history at various events and activities throughout the state. For those of you in the Adirondacks, this weekend is a prime opportunity to take a family trip and learn more about our region's history.

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The DEC is appealing to the public to help with a continuous search for a hunter who went missing last November.

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The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) has announced the theme for this year's Street Art Project - Adirondack Pallets.

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Looking for something to do this weekend? Check out these top nine events happening throughout the Adirondacks!