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Boston Strong and the Aftermath of the Red Sox Victory

The Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series. Photo Courtesy of solecollector.com
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A Red Sox Fan’s Reaction to the World Series Victory Can a Baseball Team Fully Represent the Character of a City? Does a sports team effectively represent the area whose location it carries with its name? For instance, do the New York Yankees represent the spirit and character of New Yorkers? If so, that would [...]

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Dust off Your Bicycles: A Preview of the 9th Annual Tour of the Battenkill Valley

Tour of the Battenkill. Photo Courtesy of USA Cycling
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Cambridge Hosts the 2013 Tour of the Battenkill A 62 Mile Bike Tour through Washington County This year’s 9th Annual Tour of the Battenkill Valley bicycle race is slated to traverse through Cambridge on April 12-14, 2013. Approximately 3,500 racers are expected from throughout the country in the nation’s largest single-day pro/amateur bicycle race, which [...]

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A Preview of This Year’s Troy Turkey Trot: A Thanksgiving Tradition

The Troy Turkey Trot. Photo Courtesy of Troy Turkey Trot
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Get Your Trot On This Thanksgiving The 65th Annual Troy Turkey Trot Six months ago, I was lying on the couch with my left leg in a splint, my knee swollen, bruised, and throbbing, with layer upon layer of bandages wrapped tightly around it to keep it completely straight. Things were a bit hazy from [...]

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It Has Begun: The 2012 Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry

Boston Red Sox-New York Yankees Rivalry
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The 2012 Red Sox-Yankees Rivalry Baseball Fans Rejoice as the Two Teams Start their Season Baseball season takes up nearly half of the year, and that half of the year has just begun. For those that live on the Northeast coast of the United States, there are only two teams to don your rally cap [...]

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A Holiday Tradition: Stars on Ice Kicks Off its Tour in Lake Placid, Review

Kyoko Ina and John Zimmerman
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Stars on Ice, Lake Placid, Review Stars on Ice Begins its Tour in Lake Placid Since its inception in 1986, the Stars on Ice show has been a Thanksgiving tradition in Lake Placid. This year, the show was held a month later, in December. “We had experienced some scheduling conflicts during the month of November [...]

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10 Fun Things to Do this Winter in Lake Placid

The Olympic Speed Skating Oval
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Winter Activities in Lake Placid 10 Fun Things to Do this Winter in Lake Placid: Skating, Skiing, Bobsledding, Shows and More! Lake Placid has always been considered a winter wonderland; and since Melvil Dewey established the Lake Placid Club as a winter resort destination, Lake Placid has been considered a haven for winter activities. Why [...]

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A Few Big Kickers… (Burlington Blog, Nov 16, 2011)

Mt. Ellen at Sugarbush. Photo by Chrissy Lefavour
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The Big Kicker at Sugarbush Resort and Mad River Glen The Big Kicker Kicks Off Ski Season in Vermont With the mild weather threatening to retreat any day now, the “end” of Occupy Burlington coincides with the halt of other national upheavals. Protestors in NYC and Oakland have also been asked to step down and [...]

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Fourth Annual Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo Coming Soon to Saratoga Springs

WF Glade Skiing Pic - Nov 11 (300x200)
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Adirondack Sports & Fitness Winter Sports and Healthy Living Expo 2011 Adk Sports & Fitness Winter Expo Coming Soon to Saratoga Springs If you’re an athlete, sports enthusiast, a recreational sports person, or someone who just wants to get a little healthier in life, this may be an event you want to check out. The [...]

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Army vs. Navy Face Off at the 2011 Adirondack Trust Allegiance Bowl in Saratoga

Adirondack Trust Allegiance Bowl
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Allegiance Bowl 2011 in Saratoga Springs Army vs. Navy at this Year’s Adirondack Trust Allegiance Bowl If you’ve been aching to catch some football, you’ll have your chance this weekend with the Adirondack Trust Allegiance Bowl in Saratoga Springs. Held on Saturday, September 17, 2011, the Allegiance Bowl is a charity game between members of [...]

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A Look at this past Weekend’s A Tribute to the Protopopovs at Lake Placid’s 1980 Rink

A Tribute to the Protopopovs, 1980s rink, Lake Placid
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A Tribute to the Protopopovs (Review) Oleg and Ludmilla Protopopov Honored at A Tribute to the Protopopovs In 1997, two Olympic Champions came to Lake Placid and never left. Oleg and Ludmila Protopopov are icons in the sport of figure skating, and first arrived in Lake Placid in the hopes of training with another influential [...]

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