Obituary for Ross P. Sangster Dateline: Ballston Lake, NY Ross P. Sangster, 80, of West Side Drive, died peacefully in his sleep in his home on July 21, 2017. Ross was born on November 9, 1936 in Plainfield, NJ and was the son of the late Edward and Frieda (Benz) Sangster. He graduated with the […]
Join Guy Middleton, USF Lake Manager, for a tour of the Adirondack Fish Hatchery. The NYSDEC and the Foundation have worked together to make the Hatchery, “Lake Friendly”. We now want to share the progress made by offering a complete tour of the Hatchery. Learn about and see the procedures being implemented to protect USL […]
Mountain Lake PBS featured Eagle Island on the Mountain Lake Journal on Friday, July 14. It can be accessed on the internet at https://mountainlake.org/eagle-island-new-lease-on-life/.
Young Life will be hosting their Annual Community Day on August 13, 14, and 15 where we will offer a chance to parasail and take a historical tour around camp. Please register at the link below. Register fast as spots are limited and are first come, first served. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeU4zIzuH9dOr8ju2x2LwIBOKfP-yGZtCv_j6dXY_RfZo5nFQ/viewform?usp=sf_link
The USLA Wooden Boat Parade has been rescheduled to Tuesday July 4th at 10 am due to weather problems expected on July 1st. The reception at Back Bay will take place at 11 am following the parade. We hope to see you on July 4th.
Viewing is only from the Lake by boat as in years past. A minimum of 500’ setback is required from the Firework company from the point of discharge. In years past, boats have been entirely too close. Start time is late, typically sometime around 10:30-11:15.
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In the switch to a new Spectrum moden, connection to the USLA web cam was lost. It took several days to fix but it now back up and running. By the way, if you have not yet switched out your old Time Warner modem for a Spectrum device, you should do so. With its new […]
The Adirondack Pollinator Project (APP) is a blossoming new initiative of AdkAction in partnership with The Wild Center, The Lake Placid Land Conservancy, and Common Ground Gardens, that features an extensive program of educational activities and events throughout the summer. The program will kick off at area farmers’ markets and The Wild Center during National […]
Yesterday I was able to get some strong guys with saws to cut down the damaged birch which had been hampering the USLA web cam view since an ice storm damaged the tree. At 6 p.m., we were rewarded with an incredible double rainbow which lasted for a full 45 minutes. Hope some of you […]
Hi all, this is Marsha Stanley. My husband Tom Curley and I host the USLA web cam. I just want you to know that we are aware of the leaning birch blocking the view. My caretaker is looking into whether the trees might be saved of if we will have to cut it down. You […]
Yesterday, Aug. 6, I spotted my first monarch of the season in my butterfly garden. She’s in this picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B801E2GqCUBPMXBtaTM3YklWX0E/view?usp=sharing
Just a reminder that Dr. Lincoln Brower, eminent monarch butterfly scientist, will lecture at The Wild Center at 6 p.m. Wed. If you can’t be here, the talk will be live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/events/187516778329417/ and here www.wildcenter.org/live. It also will be archived on The Wild Center website for later viewing.
Hi, my husband and I purchased the guidehouse on Indian Carry Road a few years ago. Although it was built in the 1890s, it hasn’t been occupied for more than a few months a year for decades. I’d like to get the water supply tested. If you have any experience/advice to share I’d love to […]
it was left on dock and wind carried it off sometime last week.Says Wister in it ,if founf please return to camp 190 on Whiney Point.891-0819
The Adirondack Carousel is auctioning off a classic 16′ 1939 Chris Craft Utility Mahogany Boat with trailer. The auction will take place at the Carouselathon, on August 13 at the Carousel Bloomingdale Avenue and Depot Street, Saranac Lake. For more information, see the Carousel’s website: http://www.adirondackcarousel.org/.
Mountain and Valleys – Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid July 19 from 3 to 5; July 20 from 9 to 2 pm Floral Designs, Horticulture Entries, Photographs, Conservation Exhibits Free and Open to the Public www.adirondackgardenclub.com