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  1. National Sports Academy in Lake Placid to close its doors this weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | North County Public Radio

    Lake Placid's National Sports Academy will close its doors at the end of the week. Photo: Lou Reuter, courtesy of Adirondack Daily Enterprise One of upstate New York's historic private schools will close for good at the end of this week.

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  2. Police: Lake Placid man had sex with boy, 12, he met on social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | North County Public Radio

    A 43-year-old upstate New York man is accused of having sex with a 12-year-old boy he met online. [image#1:right:30%]State police say Scott Waller was charged Wednesday with sexual abuse, endangering the welfare of a child and related offenses.

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  3. Requiem for a clam strip: Last 2 HoJo restaurants soldier onRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | North County Public Radio

    Howard Johnson's restaurants nourished baby boomers before burgers and burritos were hot. Now they have almost disappeared.

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  4. Critics say New York prisons should educate, rehabilitate, even inspireRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 28 | North County Public Radio

    Every year tens of thousand of inmates cycle through state and Federal correctional facilities here in the North Country. Almost all of those men will eventually get out of prison.

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  5. Ball sentenced to 20 years to life in Wilbur murderRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A Saranac Lake woman has been sentenced to 20 years to life in prison for killing her ex-boyfriend nearly a year-and-a-half ago. 30-year-old Angela Ball was sentenced Tuesday in Franklin County Court for the beating and stabbing death of 65-year-old Ward Wilbur of Lake Placid.

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  6. Adirondack Attic: the story of abolitionist John Brown's funeral and gravestoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    John Brown's gravestone and the large rock in the family cemetery at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in North Elba, NY. Photo: Andy Flynn The abolitionist Brown was hanged in December 1859 after he and his followers raided the U.S. Arsenal in Harpers Ferry.

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  7. Laughter as the best medicine at the Mad Hatter's Ball in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The 2015 Mad Hatter's Ball honoree Marjorie Swift - "Bug Bonnet" maker, farmers market manager and cancer survivor. Photo: Naj Wickoff You don't have to don a crazy hat to attend, but that's part of the fun of the fifth annual Mad Hatter's Ball at Heaven Hill Farm in Lake Placid on Thursday night.

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  8. Preview: String Pulse Experience in Lake PlacidRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Hundreds of young Adirondack musicians take the stage this weekend along with the Daisy Jopling Band, for a whirlwind concert from reggae to classical music. The String Pulse Experience will include over 200 talented singers, dancers, drummers, and instrumentalists from seven school districts in the Lake Placid, N.Y., region.

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  9. This weekend in the AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Conditions may be deceiving this weekend at lower elevations where there is much less snow and springtime temperatures, but in the higher elevations conditions will be quite different as the jet stream drops and winds 45-55 mph will bring near zero wind chill temperatures on Saturday. If you are headed to a summit on Saturday, do not be misled by conditions at the trailhead.

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  10. Remember when HoJo's restaurants were everywhere?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    The end of an era for Lake Placid, N.Y., and part of a long, slow decline for a once vaunted American brand. Photo: Brian Mann We heard a lot this week about the closing of the Howard Johnson's restaurant in Lake Placid, NY, after 58 years in business.

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  11. Budget deal will fund Adirondack projectsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    New York Senator Betty Little said the budget deal hashed out over the weekend includes two special pots of money for projects in the Adirondacks. The town of North Elba in upstate New York will receive 250,000 to help that community support the Olympic facilities around Lake Placid that are operated by the Olympic Regional Development Authority.

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  12. Ordeal on Mt. Marcy: How a team of Adirondack forest rangers saved a lost familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 27, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    "We were up there operating on a knife's edge of our risk. It was the most difficult conditions.

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  13. A brutal winter slowly yields to springRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 24, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    It was another cold morning at the Intervale Lowlands Preserve in the Adirondack Mountains of upstate New York. The valley near Lake Placid set another 48-state record low at 12 below zero this morning.

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  14. Cuomo touts upstate tourism in Adirondack Winter ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Rep. Elise Stefanik Skiing on Wwiteface during the Adirondack Winter Challenge on Sunday. Photo: Office of Gov. Cuomo LAKE PLACID, N.Y. New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has announced several initiatives to boost winter tourism in the Adirondacks and persuade Canadians to shop south of the border.

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  15. Sisto sentenced to lengthy prison termRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A Fort Covington, N.Y., man who killed a North Country couple last summer during a reckless driving rampage near Lake Placid, N.Y., has been sentenced to thirty-five years in state prison. The Plattsburgh Press-Republican reported this morning that Trevor Sisto, age 21, was given the sentence after pleading guilty earlier this winter.

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  16. Governor to return to Lake Placid for 2015 Adirondack Winter ChallengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Governor Andrew Cuomo will be in Lake Placid, N.Y., this Sunday for the 2015 Adirondack Winter Challenge 2 " an effort to boost awareness of tourism opportunities in New York's North Country. According to the governor's office, Cuomo and other government officials will sample skiing, bobsledding, and various ice sports.

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  17. NY puts fisher management plan out for public commentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    A rare daytime visitor to the suet feeder - a fisher - caught on trail cam. Archive Photo of the Day: Larry Master, Lake Placid, NY ALBANY, N.Y. The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking comments through March 21 on a 10-year management plan for the fisher, a cat-sized member of the weasel family.

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  18. Photography Week: Battaglia's images frame Lake Placid, AdirondacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    Nancie Battaglia stands in front of one of her most famous images, printed in publications across the world, showing a gathering of canoes, kayaks, and paddle boats in Inlet, N.Y. Photo: Brian Mann This month, Adirondack Life magazine published an issue devoted to some of the best photographers in New York's North Country. Many of them are local and many of them are deeply invested in capturing images of life in this unique place.

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  19. U.S. hockey team reunites for 'Miracle on Ice' anniversaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    FOX Sports Arizona's Todd Walsh talks with the 19 surviving members of the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team Saturday, Feb. 21 at the Herb Brooks Arena to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Miracle on Ice game in which the U.S. beat the Soviet Union 4-3 on the way to winning the gold medal game 4-2 against Finland. Photo: Andy Flynn This week marks the 35th anniversary of the U.S. hockey team's Olympic gold medal victory in the Lake Placid Winter Olympics.

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  20. Members of 1980 USA Hockey Team to relive 'Miracle on Ice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | North County Public Radio

    All surviving members of the 1980 USA Men's Hockey team will reunite in the Herb Brooks Arena, where they defeated the Soviet Union 4-3. Chris Waits , Creative Commons, some rights reserved LAKE PLACID, N.Y. For the first time since they left Lake Placid with their Olympic gold medals, all 19 surviving members of the 1980 USA Hockey Team are returning to relive their "Miracle on Ice" moment.

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