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Posts for December 2010

The Art of Quilting for a Cause

Dec 14, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

srfa-quilt.jpgPulaski, N.Y. - Throughout the month of December, the Salmon River Fine Arts Center on Lake Street in Pulaski is hosting a quilt show in their Community Gallery featuring the work of the Tea Time Quilters. Gallery hours are Wednesday through Friday, 12 to 4 p.m. and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free and donations are accepted. The exhibit features beautiful quilts of a variety of ...

It’s a Grand Opening for Morning Star High Speed Quad Chairlift at Holiday Valley

Dec 13, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

morning-star-express-4.JPGEllicottville, N.Y. - A happy crowd of over 200 skiers and snowboarders cheered as the red ribbon was cut and the new Morning Star Express high speed quad chairlift officially opened on December 11, 2010 at 10:00AM. The $3.5 million chairlift is Holiday Valley's third high speed detachable lift and was constructed over the summer by the resort's Mountain Crew. The lift is 2,580 feet in length and ...

Clean & Safe Boating campaign focuses on slowing aquatic invasive species

Dec 10, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

2011cleansafeboatdav_1133e5.jpgExhibit will travel to boat shows and events statewide   Cicero, N.Y. - New York Sea Grant, the Boating Industries Association of Upstate New York (BIA), and Marathon Boat Group have announced that clean and safe boating and how boaters, anglers and other water recreation users can prevent and slow the spread of aquatic invasive species in New York waters will be the focus of the 2011 Discover ...

Schuyler County Historical Society Announces Progress of 50th Anniversary Capital Campaign

Dec 10, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

schuyler-co-historical-society.JPG...Giving Schuyler History a Future Montour Falls, N.Y. - The Schuyler County Historical Society is pleased to announce that it has reached nearly 58%* of its Capital Campaign's fundraising goals. The year-long campaign, celebrating 50 years of the Society's progress and programs, officially kicked off in September of 2010. Campaign pledges, donations, and special event ticket sales have ...

Adirondack Region Wallet-Friendly Ski Centers Offer Value, Packages and Fresh Powder

Dec 10, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

adirondacks-logo-winter.JPGDec. 6 - Foot of Fresh Snow Blankets Top Family Ski Resorts in New York's Rugged Adirondack Mountains Adirondack Region, N.Y. - One word defines winter travel right now and that is Value. For travelers looking to get away without spending a lot of money or time researching the best deal, smaller ski resorts throughout the Adirondack Region of New York offer shorter lift lines, cheaper passes, ...

Orange County Ornament on White House Christmas Tree

Dec 8, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

purple-heart-ornament.jpgOrange County, N.Y. - When Orange County Tourism was invited by the decorating firm that trims the First Family's home in Washington, D.C. to submit a travel-themed ornament for a White House Christmas tree, it was an easy choice. The National Purple Heart Hall of Honor in New Windsor was selected because the site represents American veterans throughout our nation's history.   The museum's ...

Nestle Near the Hustle and Bustle

Dec 7, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

cayuga-county-tourism.JPGSweet Deals for Travelers at Local Hotels Cayuga County, N.Y. - December 7, 2010-Holiday travelers with shopping or entertainment in mind can enjoy overnight or weekend bargains at Cayuga County lodgings. Auburn hotels are central to area events downtown, at Fingerlakes Mall, 1579 Clark St. Rd., or Finger Lakes Crossing, 1634 Clark St. Rd. (Bass Pro Shops, Kohl's, Dicks). About 20 minutes ...

2011 Lake George Area Travel Guide is Available Now

Dec 7, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

lake-george-logo-jpeg.jpgFour great seasons - one outstanding destination!             Lake George, N.Y. - When it comes to vacation planning, The Lake George Area in New York's Adirondacks has its act together!  Whether you're coming back for your annual visit or checking us out for the first time, this diverse destination, situated among breathtaking mountains and lakes, offers the absolute best in so many ways. ...

Holiday Valley Opening for 2010-11 Winter Season Tomorrow, Dec. 7

Dec 6, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

holiday-valley.jpgEllicottville, N.Y. - Holiday Valley's 54th winter season will begin on Tuesday, December 7 at 9:00AM. Three lifts and four slopes will be open on Tuesday and more terrain will open as the resort continues to make snow and receive natural snow. Snowmaking began on November 26 and has operated as temperatures permitted. The resort has received more than 10 inches of snow over the past 5 days. ...

Windham Mountain Opening Today

Dec 3, 2010 by I Love New York Staff

windham-mountain.jpgWindham, N.Y. - Windham Mountain opens for the 2010 - 2011 ski and snowboard season at 2:00 p.m today, Friday December 3rd. In celebration of the resorts 50th season, lift tickets today are only fifty cents. "Making snow last week in advance of the storm was a bit of a gamble," said Tim Woods, Windham Mountain's president and general manager. "But our guests want to ski, we want to be open and ...

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