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Historic corn maze takes on shape of Fort Ticonderoga

What activity combines solving puzzles and testing your knowledge of history with fresh air, sunshine and over two miles of winding trails?

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Lumberjacks, re-enactors impress crowd at Mountain Days

Local lumbering skills — featuring world-class male and female lumberjacks — as well as re-enactors of local history are featured at a traditional summer festival in rural Stony Creek.

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Fish tales, camp fires and a speckled mousetrap | Notes from the North Woods

Over the course of the past week, I have stumbled across two unique new experiences that have threatened many of my long held wildwood beliefs.

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TMSP turns the lights on again on LaChute Falls for summer

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership (TMSP) and the TMSP Design Committee are pleased to announce the lighting of the LaChute Falls in Bicentennial Park once again.

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Fishing derby announces winners

The Schroon Lake Kids Fishing Derby July 26 drew 72 young anglers this year, who competed for prizes in multiple categories.

Floating classroom offered through East Shore Schroon Lake Association

ESSLA is pleased to announce that its 2nd Annual Schroon Lake Floating Classroom will be held on Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014 from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Back on track | Notes from the North Woods

After a few months of skipping out on providing my regular weekly columns, I am finally back on track.

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StreetFest returning to downtown Ticonderoga July 26

The Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce that they will host the sixth Annual StreetFest in Downtown Ticonderoga on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Somewhere, just east of nowhere | Notes from the North Woods

It occurred while I was on the way home after spending an afternoon at the base of a mind-numbingly, beautiful waterfall that is located halfway up the side of a small mountain in my backyard.

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Northern Lake George Paddle to help local youth programs

Northern Lake George Paddle, located next to Eddie’s Restaurant between Ticonderoga and Hague, will host a Family Fun Day event from 9 to 11 a.m., opening to the public to offer free instruction and play with Patty Hogan, six-time national champion and member of the APTA Platform Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Foreign invaders taking over | Notes from the North Woods

If foreign armies had advanced as deeply into the Adirondack Park as the current invasion of invasive plants has progressed, local citizens would be up in arms.

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Nothing fishy here! | Conservation Conversations

The Boquet River Association hosted the first annual Fish Fest Saturday the 28th in Elizabethtown.

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Best 4th in the North Schedule announced

The Best 4th in the North opens Tuesday, July 1,and runs through Saturday, July 5, with organizers adding a day to the festivities.

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Schroon preparing for July 4 festivities

he parade will step off at 6 p.m. Independence Day, with a concert on the beach to follow with a fireworks finale after the sun goes down. Parade Grand Marshal will be the 2014 Schroon Lake Chamber Citizen of the Year, Joel Friedman.

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Five Nations brings new golf options to Ti

The fairways go up and down, sweeping across the landscape and providing a challenge to the most tried golfer.