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Hague: A Little Town that Not Only Could, but Did

Salt levels in Lake George tripled over 30 years, from 1980, when New York State and local governments began applying tons of rock salt to their roads in response to a public demand for uninterrupted travel, to 2010, when RPI’s Darrin Fresh Water ... Read More

Local Lives: The Rev. Dr. W.H. Paxton

In November, 1904, the Rev. Dr. W.H. Paxton, a trustee of Princeton University of nearly forty years standing, died of a paralytic stroke. He was seized “directly after the Yale-Princeton football game,” according to the New York Times.  The ... Read More

The DEC Versus the Adirondack Forest Preserve

The main threat to the Adirondack Forest Preserve, the late conservationist David L. Newhouse once wrote,  comes not from any overt pressure to overturn Article XIV, the state constitution’s “Forever Wild” clause,  but, ... 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

Lake George Uniquely Prepared for HABs Threat

The recent discovery of the first confirmed Harmful Algal Bloom (HAB) on Lake George was both alarm bell and sobering reminder that even The Queen of American Lakes is not immune to this devastating problem that has befallen hundreds of other lakes ... Read More