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Knife-Wielding Man Shot by Police at an Upstate NY Stewart’s

One person was stabbed, one man was shot and killed, and a community in Upstate NY is in shock, disbelief, and feeling heartbroken following a harrowing incident at an Upstate New York Stewart's location. On Wednesday morning, police in Saranac Lake, New York say they responded to a call about...
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A scenic ride on Vermontville’s Norman Ridge

Plenty of options for road biking along the backside of Whiteface. Art galleries are acknowledged sources of home decor, but they are underappreciated as sources for outdoor-adventure ideas. When you think about it though, it only makes sense that local artists are going to know all the area’s best vistas.

Flowers bring added beauty to downtown Malone

MALONE – Citizen Advocates–in collaboration with the Village of Malone and the Chamber of Commerce–recently planted flowers from its HHOTT House Garden Center in Saranac Lake at five spots along the north side of Main St. in downtown Malone. Planting the flowers were staff from the agency’s Day Habilitation Program along with individuals supported through the program.

Township 7 Brewing Company to host live event

DICKINSON CENTER — For the sixth consecutive season, a series of live story events is returning to the North Country, with the season’s first event planned for the Route 11B brewery, Township 7. The Adirondack Center for Writing and North Country Public Radio are teaming up to host...

Kids fishing derby returns to Malone after two-year break

MALONE — After two years off due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Malone Fish and Game Club’s kids fishing derby returned to the pond on College Avenue Saturday. The village’s free youth fishing derby got its start in the early 1970s. “It’s been around a long time,”...

DefCon Fitness holds soft opening

MALONE — DefCon Fitness, 438 E. Main St., held a soft opening Thursday morning. In the heart of downtown Malone, the fitness is center is in the former Ashley Furniture Homestore on the corner of East Main and Catherine streets. Owners Sasha Lazore and Bradley Mulverhill are waiting for more exercise equipment to arrive before announcing a grand opening.

New bar planned for former Fat Jake’s building on East Main Street

MALONE — New owners have purchased the former Fat Jake’s on East Main Street and are hoping to open Shooters Lounge by the end of the summer. Andrea Wagner said she and her husband, Andrew Wagner, of Shooters Lounge LLC, are looking to open a bar with pool tables and dart boards.

New fitness center to open in downtown malone

MALONE — A new fitness center is about to open its doors in Malone. The physical fitness center, DefCon Fitness, plans to open towards the end of the month. The business is waiting on more exercise equipment and machines to be delivered. The center is located at the former...

Attack of the caterpillars, the sequel

Spongy moths are beginning to hatch, repeat damage to trees. Miles and Kelly Moody’s Clinton County apple orchard was stripped bare of leaves and several 90-foot-tall pines were killed and had to be cut down, at considerable expense. Their difficulty is one small example of the widespread devastation caused...

You Can Hike Behind A Waterfall and Do It In Capital Region

It is hiking season again, well, for those of us who only hike in warmer weather, and we have some excellent trails to walk in the Capital Region. The most apparent hike is in the Adirondacks, making the 180-mile trails from Fonda to Malone. All offer spectacular views of mountains, trees, and waterfalls. In most of those waterfalls, you can get up close and feel the mist of the water or admire it from afar. The views from behind the falls would be amazing. You can see that view and hike that trail behind a waterfall not very far from the Capital Region.