AARCH Preservation Award winners include Hart, Luderowski

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KEESEVILLE — Adirondack Architectural Heritage officials recently announced this year’s AARCH Preservation Award winners, recognizing exemplary historic preservation work throughout the Adirondack region, including sensitive restoration, rehabilitation, adaptive use, long-term stewardship, ...

COURSE REVIEW: Disc golf has potential at Whiteface Mountain


Just as I threw the disc at the Whiteface Mountain Disc Golf Course in Wilmington, the wind picked up. Like watching a train derailment in slow motion, my drive carried to the left and seemed to hover there for one painful instant. The first hole was 385 feet away, and I seemed to be on track ...

COURSE REVIEW: In the trees at the BarkEater Disc Golf Course


I muttered to myself, “Mama didn’t raise a coward.” Stepping up to hole 16 at the BarkEater Disc Golf Course (on Osgood Pond) in Paul Smiths, I grabbed a driver from my bag and ignored the shorter tee box. Shorter tee boxes are for cowards. Thus reassured that it was nothing less than ...

COURSE REVIEW: Disc golf at Dewey is perfect for a long lunch break


Staring at the sign at the Dewey Mountain Disc Golf Course in Saranac Lake, I started to philosophize. What does “NEXT TEE” really mean? Maybe I was taking the sign too literally. There certainly weren’t any tees around. Could it be some sort of statement on my choice of clothing? ...

Summit stewards report busy spring, slow summer

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LAKE PLACID — In its mid-season report, the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program reported a busier-than-average spring followed by a drop in visitor contacts to start the summer hiking season. On the four peaks with the most coverage by stewards — Marcy, Algonquin, Wright ...