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Man Blames Neighbors, Mother Nature for Fallen Tree in Yard

The Fallen Tree in Theophanes Glurdbicks' Back Yard. Photo by Dave Bower
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Fallen Tree Enrages Local Resident Man Claims Vengeance Against Mother Nature Theophanes Glurdbicks of Salem, NY awoke on Monday morning to find that the top half of a 200-foot tall pine tree had snapped and landed on his yard. Nearing the end of winter and having collected a large amount of naturally fallen wood on [...]

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Summer Ain’t Over Yet: Upcoming Events in August

The Adirondack Museum’s Antiques Show and Sale
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Capital Region and Adirondack Events, August 2012 Some Stuff and Things Going on in August As the summer still rages on, there are plenty of fun stuff and things going on throughout the area, including film, antiques, music, sports, tributes to Ella Fitzgerald and Totie Fields and even a cutthroat cardboard boat race. ALBANY COUNTY [...]

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Up, Up and Away: The Cambridge Balloon Festival Returns

Moon Glow at the Cambridge Valley Balloon Festival
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Reaching for the Skies in Cambridge The 2012 Cambridge Balloon Festival The 12th Annual Cambridge Balloon Festival kicks off on Friday, June 1 through Sunday, June 3, 2012. Organized and sponsored by the Cambridge Valley Chamber of Commerce, This year’s Festival will again feature 10 hot air balloon pilots flying up to 15 different balloons over the hills [...]

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Folklorists Come to Cambridge for Retreat on Local Sustainability in the Battenkill Valley

Cooking Pizza at the Quebecois Bread Oven. Photo by Todd DeGarmo
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Annual Conference Brings Mid-Atlantic Folklorists to Cambridge Local Sustainability in the Battenkill Valley This year’s Mid Atlantic Arts Foundation Folklorists Retreat (May 22-25, 2012) in Saratoga will bring together folk and traditional arts practitioners, professionals and enthusiasts from the mid-Atlantic region and New England. Entitled Sustaining Culture: A Regional Conversation, this gathering is open to those [...]

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Salem Kicks off its Summer Sounds Music Festival on May 26th

Phil Hoyt
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A Great Mix of Live Music in Washington County Salem’s Summer Sounds Music Festival You know it’s almost summertime when the sound of live music is in the air. The Village of Salem in Washington County gets rolling with their 6th annual Summer Sounds concert series, starting on Saturday, May 26th. With a new location on [...]

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A Preview of the 2012 Farm & Fiber Tour in Washington County

The 2012 Washington County Farm & Fiber Tour
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The 2012 Washington County Farm & Fiber Tour Alpacas, Sheep and Much More This weekend you’ll have the chance to partake in some fun, farm-centric activities at the 20th Annual Washington County Farm & Fiber Tour. Several of the county’s many fiber farms will open their doors (and barns) from 10am-4pm on Saturday and Sunday, [...]

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Unruffle Your Feathers at Winter Raptor Fest 2012

Winter Raptor Fest 2012
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Winter Raptor Fest 2012 The Annual Festival isn’t Just for the Birds Bird lovers from across the Northeast will flock to the 2012 Winter Raptor Fest on Saturday, March 10 and Sunday, March 11, at the Gallup Ridge Farm in Fort Edward. Celebrating its second year, Raptor Fest is a collaboration between local businesses and [...]

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Things to Do for the Holidays in Washington County

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Things to Do for the Holidays in Washington County, NY 2011 Washington County Holiday Events: Breakfast with Santa, a Victorian Christmas, Caroling and Alpacas If you’re in search of some fun things to do this holiday season in Washington County, look no further. From a weekend long Christmas fest to a homes tour to an [...]

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Halloween in Lake George & the Adirondacks: The Area’s Best, Not to Be Missed Halloween Happenings

Zombie Walk
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Things to Do on Halloween in Lake George & the Adirondacks Lake George Halloween Events: Zombies, Ghosts, Goblins and the Pumpkin Smackdown As Halloween approaches, everyone is finishing up their costumes and getting ready for an evening of mischief, or maybe just some silly Halloween fun. Here’s some Halloween events for Ghosts and Zombies young [...]

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Raptor Rapture at the NYS Museum

Raptor Rapture, NYS Museum
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Raptor Rapture at the New York State Museum A Special Day for Birds of Prey at Albany’s NYS Museum It may be that when you were a kid you used your B.B. gun to shoot a crow in your yard, but you always knew better than to kill a mockingbird as “all they do is [...]

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