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Climate Change Data Update

Paul Smiths college presents data on ice in/out, tick populations and so on indicating warming in the region.

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20 Guest Suites to Open in Saranac Lake

the 20 suites will be operated by the Hotel Saranac, next door.  They are in a building that Paul Smiths College built years ago then left unoccupied since 2012.

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Number of Zombie Homes in Tupper Drops from 30 to 5

The Abandoned Property Neighborhood Act of 2016 has had an impact on Park housing.  The number of zombie homes in Tupper Lake has dropped from 30 to 5.  This is a complex topic and the referenced article is excellent.

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NYS to Invest $80m in ORDA facilities

Another $80m is heading to Lake Placid to help with renovations and updates of various ORDA facilities and locations.

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Adk Land Trust Buys 250 Acres in Minerva and North Creek

Moxham Mountain, the 250 acres parcel, will be transferred to the State.

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Valley Gro Reopens in Keene Valley

About a year after a fire destroyed the stores, a new stores has been opened by the same family on the same site.

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Essex Cty Wins 8 Grants for Sewer Projects

 Towns winning construction grants include: Crown Pt, Moriah and Westport.   Towns winning engineering grants include:  Jay, Saranac Lake, St Armand, Ticonderoga and Willsboro.  These typically precede construction funds.



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ADKx in Blue Mtn Lake to Hire 6 Interns

Adirondack Diversity Solutions will help ADKx hire 6 college students of color interested in museum careers.  The program is funded by a $59k REDC grant.

Read about the grant on page 77 of the 2018 REDC awards booklet.

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Long Lake Wins REDC Grant for Comprehensive Plan

Long Lake won a $35k grant to develop a comprehensive plan for the town.

Read about the grant on page 77 of the 2018 REDC Awards Booklet

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Minerva, Moriah, Tupper and Willsboro Win Waterfront Revitalization Plans

These are traditional waterfront planning projects.  These typically turn into project grants as things proceed.

Read about it on page75 and 76 of the 2018 REDC Awards booklet 

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Pendragon Wins $500k REDC Grant for Construction

The theater is moving and this is intended to help with renovations.

Read about it on page 76 of the 2018 REDC Grant Awards booklet

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Adirondack Sky Wins $630k for Astro Science Center

This is the expanding Adk Observatory Project in Tupper Lake.  These funds are intended to help get them to work on early construction tasks for the Astro Seicne Center.

Read about it on page 76 of the 2018 REDC Awards booklet

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Keesville Wins $300k Grant to Rehab Old Civic Center

With this grant, total funds are now $1m,  enough to allow work to begin.

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Town of Webb Wins $30k for Sewer Repair Study

The town of Webb (Old Forge) has won a $30k grant to figure out where system problems are and plan repairs.

Read about the grant on page 64 of the 2018 REDC Awards Booklet.

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Northville Wins $75k for Waterfront Revitalization Plan

The village of Northville has won a $75k grant to develop a waterfront revitalization plan.

Read about the award on page 61 of the 2018 REDC Awards booklet.

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Scrhroon Lake Basin Awarded $290k to Implement Plan

The grant project will address acquatic invasives in the entire basin, using the plan developed over the past few years.

Read the award on page 90 on the 2018 REDC Awards booklet.

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Protect Sues NYS Over Snowmobile Trail, Again

Protect and ADK Wild lost one suit about these trails, but has filed another about a snowmobile trail segment including a bridge over a river.

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New Wellness Center in LP Opening

The new health and fitness center, including primary and ER facilities formerly located in the old Lake Placid Hospital is opening.  The old site will revert to the Village of LP

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Lake George to Get a New Attraction

New owners of Magic Forest will add attraction called Dino Roar with animatronic dinosaurs being the big thing.

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Warren Cty Wins Water Treatment REDC Grants

Bolton, Hague, and Lake George won construction grants ($1m, $231k, $657k respectively).  Lake George and Warrensburg also won study grants of $11k and $30k

Also a park project in Bolton has $600k for waste water and stormwater work.

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