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Amid inflation, high gas prices, Old Forge businesses hope for stellar summer

Seasonal employers remain upbeat about summer season. Tell-tale signs of an Adirondack summer are popping up in Old Forge: Enchanted Forest Water Safari has opened, and the farmers market is in full swing, and popular events have returned. Yet, big questions loom over tourism-dependent communities such as this one. Mainly one big question: How will staffing struggles, compounded by high inflation, impact small businesses that depend on the dollars that summer tourism brings?
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Rangers assist with wilderness rescues, one recovery

On June 22 at 9 a.m., Ray Brook Dispatch requested Forest Ranger assistance in the Dix Range with the search for a 58-year-old from Singapore last heard from on June 19 at approximately 8 p.m. The hiker was communicating with his wife in Singapore while in New York for a week, but when she did not hear from him, she called for help.
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Inlet: Loon program featuring Gary Lee set for July 1

Loon enthusiasts are encouraged to join retired NYS DEC Forest Ranger, and avid naturalist, birder, and photographer, Gary Lee, as he shares stories during an informational session about banding loons in the Adirondacks. The presentation will take place on Friday, July 1 at 7 p.m. in the meeting room of...
INLET, NY
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Malone resident competes in Tupper Lake Tinman Triathlon

TUPPER LAKE — Just under 400 people on Saturday participated in the Tupper Lake Tinman Triathelon — as 137 women and 259 men tested their abilities in the half-Ironman. Of the 396 participants, Malone’s Dave Schanck was a local finisher. The Franklin County resident placed 177th amongst male competition and ranked 264th overall on the day.
TUPPER LAKE, NY
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Farmers markets accept SNAP

ELIZABETHTOWN | This summer, Lake Placid, Tupper Lake and Saranac Lake farmers markets accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits. This, in addition to Double Up Food Bucks, a program that matches SNAP dollars up to $20 and Power of Produce Club, a program that teaches children about agriculture, science and nutrition, was implemented to get as many local people to farmers markets and eating local produce as possible.
ELIZABETHTOWN, NY
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Adirondack Interpretive Center Woods Walks: Saturdays, June 18 – Aug.13

ESF Adirondack Interpretive Center (AIC) staff are pleased to announce Woods Walks every Saturday during the summer season from June 18 through August 13. The series of nature walks will kick off this Saturday, June 18 with the first walk dedicated to the memory of ESF Adirondack Interpretive Center friend Elaine Schwartz.
NEWCOMB, NY
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Traditional Father’s Day weekend events planned for Old Forge

Members of the Central Adirondack Association (CAA) are pleased to report that they will be hosting their traditional Father’s Day Weekend festivities in-person this weekend beginning with an Antique & Classic Car Rally that will kick off at 7 p.m. on the evening of Friday, June 17 at the North Country Market in Thendara, NY, and then cruise up and down Main Street. Those who wish to participate in the car rally are asked to line up in the North Country Market parking lot starting at 6:30 p.m.
OLD FORGE, NY
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Enchanted Forest Water Safari officially opens for the summer

OLD FORGE, N.Y. — New York's largest water theme park, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, officially opens up for its 2022 season Wednesday. Families can enjoy more than 50 rides, including 33 heated water rides, play games, venture into shops, and even come across a bunch storybook characters throughout the park.
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Water Safari Opens for the 2022 Season Wednesday, June 15th

Old Forge, NY – New York’s largest water theme park, Enchanted Forest Water Safari, opens for the 2022 season on Wednesday, June 15. The weather is anticipated to be very conducive for water park enthusiasts according to Farmer’s Almanac, which is predicting New York and Northeast will have seasonably warm weather that is drier than normal.
OLD FORGE, NY
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Water Safari is back, with more attractions and fun for everyone!

(WSYR-TV) — Enchanted Forest Water Safari in Old Forge, N.Y. is set to open its doors back up to the public on Wednesday, June 15, and the park is offering attractions for adults and children. For the park’s 2022 season, adults can expect to see more relaxation stations in...
OLD FORGE, NY
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Gore Mountain Summer Attractions and Activities Open June 30

NORTH CREEK — New York State’s Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) announces opening dates and times for summer activities at Gore Mountain. Scenic Skyrides – Northwoods Gondola will be open Thursday through Sunday, plus holidays, June 30 through Sept. 4 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. In fall, the gondola operates Saturdays and Sundays.
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Calendar of events: June 17, 2022

June 17-18 The Central Adirondack Association will be holding its Annual Father’s Day Weekend activities again this year. At 7 p.m. on Friday, June 17, the Antique & Classic Car Tour will begin at North Country Market in Thendara, and cruise up and down Main Street. Participants will line up at the Market at 6:30 p.m. On Saturday, June 18, the Antique & Classic Car Rally will take place at the North Street pavilion. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. No pre-registration is necessary. Vehicles are $20 per car, and spectators are admitted free of charge. There will be music and door prizes. All may purchase food and beverages provided by North Country Market. Each spectator will be given one ballot to vote on their favorite vehicle. At 2 p.m., Spectator Choice Awards will be given out: $250 for first place, $150 for second place and $100 for third, thanks to our sponsors Adirondack Garage and North Country Market.
OLD FORGE, NY
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Father’s Day weekend events include car show, frog jumping

The Central Adirondack Association will be holding its Annual Father’s Day Weekend activities again this year. On Friday, June 17, the Antique & Classic Car Tour will held at North Country Market in Thendara, and cruise up and down Main Street. Participants will line up at the Market at 6:30 p.m. and the drive will begin at 7 p.m. Drivers will be reminded to be considerate of spectators and the community by refraining from “burnouts.”
OLD FORGE, NY
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Water Safari facing employment challenges

OLD FORGE, N.Y. -- Enchanted Forest is in need of about 30-40 employees. They need everything from Admissions, Office and Administrative work, Parking lot attendees, Lifeguards, and ride attendants just to name a few, but even with the staff shortage Vice President/Director Marketing Katie Wojdyla says they still plan on opening the entire park.
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