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750-Mile Empire State Trail to Officially Open Dec. 31

The Empire State is getting America’s longest multi-use trail, giving Lake George residents direct access to 750 miles of repurposed towpaths, vestigial railroad beds and rural highways. Governor Andrew Cuomo announced plans for the trail in ... Read More

Peace to all Mankind

Before moving us to the Adirondacks in the fall of 1956 to become a country editor, my father, Rob Hall, had what must have been a rewarding though far from lucrative career as a left wing journalist. His 1955 reporting from the Sumner, Mississippi ... Read More

Six Reasons Why Lake George is Still a “Hope Spot”

Editorial In January, 2018, six months after New York State’s Department of Environmental Conservation reported that harmful algal blooms had been found in 81 lakes and ponds across the state, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $65 million ... Read More