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Lake George AreaWants to hear from seasonal residents who have returned to the County

Warren County, N.Y. – Warren County officials are respectfully and strongly requesting that all property owners, including second home owners, remove any short-term rental listings from Airbnb, Vrbo and similar services as soon as possible.

Additionally, Warren County wants to touch base with any seasonal residents who may have come back to their homes in the county from the New York City area in recent weeks during the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

Wild Center logoAnnounced Innovative and Educational Online Content

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - Although The Wild Center is temporarily suspending public operations until further notice, the Adirondack-based science center and outdoor nature experience remains an educational and entertaining resource through its suite of online content. New digital lessons will be featured daily on The Wild Center's social media channels. In addition, the extensive trail network of the Tupper Lake campus remains open for individual use and enjoyment, provided visitors maintain six feet of social distance for safety, as recommended by the New York State Department of Health.

Owner Ed Weibrecht says, “we have a social responsibility to assist in flattening the curve and slow the spread of the virus”

Lake Placid, N.Y. – After reviewing all the COVID-19 data and information available in recent days, and listening to federal and state leaders, as well as world and national health officials, the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid announced Monday that it will take swift and decisive action by temporarily suspending operations in an abundance of caution. According to regional news reports, there are no cases of the coronavirus in the community or in Essex County where Lake Placid is located.

Wild Center logoFree Resources Released to Support Global Network of Youth Climate Summits

Tupper Lake, N.Y. - The Wild Center has launched a new Youth Climate Program webpage and toolkit to support the increased interest in youth-led action and assist with planning and executing Youth Climate Summits around the globe. These Summits are conference-style events that provide opportunities for youth to learn about place-based climate science, explore climate change solutions and collaborate with a team to create a climate action plan.

Lake George Regional Chamber of CommerceLake George, NY — A total of 17 restaurants around Lake George area are offering a special Mardi Gras gumbo and Common Roots brew for $5 as part of the second Stews ‘N’ Brews event, Saturday, February 29, 12-5 p.m. Also, new this year, for $5 two shuttles, Hoppy Trails and Spa City Tours will run routes to help patrons get from restaurant to restaurant.  The $5 ticket also allows patrons to enter into raffles at every establishment that are valued at a minimum of dinner for two or approximately $50.

Chwazik_SmallbanyMarch 7 – April 10, 2020. Opening reception: Sat March 7, 4 - 6pm

Free and open to the public

Lake George, N.Y. – Through combined processes of printmaking, drawing, and sculpture, Katherine Chwazik creates layered architectural imagery from familiar surroundings of her hometown area in the Capital Region of Albany, NY. This recent work explores the meaning of home and place for herself, as well as current and former residents of Albany County.

Chwazik interviewed a number of regional residents, gathering memories and emotional impressions, visiting the homes themselves to make observational drawings. While the drawings become the structure of a piece, the residents’ recollections guide her goal to capture the mood and experience of their homes.

Clinton County Historical AssociationWith Special Guest:  Author/Performer Sandra Weber portraying Inez Milholland

Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m., Lake Forest Senior Living Community Center, 8 Lake Forest Drive, Plattsburgh, NY

Plattsburgh, N.Y. – Please join the Clinton County Historical Association (CCHA) on Tuesday, Feb. 18, at 6:30 p.m. for “The Story of Suffragist Inez Milholland”. Special guest Author/Performer Sandra Weber will portray Inez Milholland.  The presentation will be hosted by CCHA Director Helen Nerska and will take place at the Lake Forest Senior Living Center in Plattsburgh. …

DreamOn1980Dinner and Show Tickets on Sale Now

Lake Placid, N.Y. – There have been few, if any other Olympic Winter Games that have rivaled the enduring legacy of Lake Placid and 1980. So many moments are forever etched into our memories and on Tuesday, Feb. 18, many of those memories and perhaps new ones will be celebrated during the Dream On, The 1980 Lake Placid Olympic Figure Skating Reunion Gala. Presented by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) the unforgettable evening begins at 7 p.m., with a special dinner, followed by the show at 8 p.m., in the Olympic Center.

Fort Ticonderoga Chocolate History GrantTiconderoga, N.Y. – Fort Ticonderoga was awarded a $10,000 Forrest E. Mars Jr. Chocolate History grant that will help develop and enhance immersive experiences for visitors by fully engaging the senses of taste and smell through new culinary programs. These programs will introduce the flavors of Ticonderoga’s layered history spanning centuries, highlighting chocolate. The grant was awarded at the Annual Heritage Chocolate Society meeting held in Philadelphia January 27-28, 2020.

Strand Theatre - Hudson FallsMarch 1, 3 pm

Glens Falls, NY — The Strand Theatre in Hudson Falls will be hosting a concert to benefit Glens Falls’ The Hyde Collection art museum on March 1 at 3 pm. The concert will feature performances by Lake George-based rock bands Blue Moon and The Switch. Tickets are $10 each, with a majority of the proceeds benefiting programming at the Hyde Collection, and are available now.