Archive for month: July, 2012

10 Surprising Facts About The Adirondacks In New York

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by Jessica Festa (RSS feed) on Apr 6th 2012 at 3:00PM Most people think of the Adirondack region in New York for its great hiking opportunities, but the area also holds a lot of records and history that many people don’t know about, locals included. To provide some information on the uniqueness of the Adirondacks, [...]

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County museum features Native American artifacts

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By JEFF MEYERS, Press-RepublicanPress-Republican PLATTSBURGH — Tom Pray has spent a lifetime collecting remnants of the past. With eyes directed toward the ground, Pray has literally uncovered thousands of artifacts from cultures dating back as far as 12,000 years ago. “Pray’s farm is full of them; the whole valley is full of them,” Pray said [...]

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Mayor’s Cup to ‘celebrate the lake’

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JOE LoTEMPLIO Press-Republican PLATTSBURGH — This year’s Mayor’s Cup will feature four days of activities, including a concert from a nationally known band with local roots that officials hope will draw major crowds downtown. “We want to provide a quality event, a family-friendly event, and something that celebrates the great lake that we live on [...]

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