Blog Entries in September 2016

Submitted by Kim Andresen on Sep 26, 2016
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Editor's note: As we're coming into peak foliage season, I'm reminded of this blog highlighting a favorite family tradition. First published in fall of 2015, the sentiment remains true, and I can't wait to hit the road this weekend to see exactly what colors are currently on display! It's tradition: Scenic DrivingLong before cell phones and high-speed internet, back in the day when you couldn't
Submitted by Sue Cameron on Sep 22, 2016
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Historic crown jewelHistory buffs have long known the Newcomb area to be a destination rich in heritage. One of the crown jewels of the region is Great Camp Santanoni and the Santanoni Preserve. In 1892 Robert and Anna Pruyn of Albany, New York, began construction of their dream retreat deep in the Adirondack wilderness. Pruyn was president of Embossing Company, a major toy manufacturer of the
Submitted by Kim Andresen on Sep 15, 2016
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The Adirondack Marathon Distance Festival will be celebrating its 20th year in 2016. This event has become known as one of the premier running events in the Northeast, giving runners breathtaking views as the run along the shores of Schroon Lake, NY. The following is a first-hand account of what to expect on race day, and why so many runners love this great event! Read on, lace up, and join us on
Submitted by Spencer Morrissey on Sep 09, 2016
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Jim and I were in search of an abandoned road, a deep valley, and a summit — not necessarily in that order. This was sure to be an adventure. It was the first week of September and strangely the weather resembled that of a typical July day, thick in humidity and boasting a rising heat index. There was hardly a cloud in the sky to offer us a reprieve from the rays of the sun, but fortunately we