North Country Weekend Calendar: Ice Castles – and bars – open in Lake George

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – You can certainly see your breath in the air – if you dare step outside. It’s a cold weekend, but don’t let that get you down. In Lake George, hotels and restaurants are erecting ice bars and sculptures for a frigid weekend of fun. On Sunday, Ice Castles opens at … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: MLK weekend mountaineering and more

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – While events like the ongoing Lake George Winterfest keep life in the North Country, a look further up into the Adirondacks will reveal some events unique to this Martin Luther King Jr. Day weekend. On Saturday, it’s Long Lake’s turn to shine. The 20th annual Long Lake Winter Carnival is … Read more

Essex County sees over 3x more COVID cases over New Year’s weekend

ESSEX COUNTY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Last Wednesday, Dec. 29, Andrea Whitmarsh sent out Essex County’s final COVID-19 case update of 2021. That update reported a total of 153 new coronavirus cases over the span of five days, from Dec. 24-28. The next update came on Monday, Jan. 3. It chronicled another five days – Dec. … Read more

Schroon Lake church holds 1st Christmas since devastating fire

SCHROON LAKE, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The Schroon Lake Community Church was engulfed in flames on Jan. 2, 2019. The church was under construction when investigators think an electrical issue sparked the fire, torching an important cultural and community gathering spot for locals. Church destroyed by massive fire set to rise from the ashes The good … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: Tree lightings and festive spirits to celebrate the season

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Walk or drive through town any night, and you’ll see the signs. Christmas lights shining from lampposts down Glen Street, and along City Park, let us know that the holiday season is in full swing. On Friday night, it will come to a head at a tree lighting in City … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: Trees get bright on Friday night

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – One might think that the weekend after Thanksgiving would be quiet, as everyone in the North Country slowly recovers from their turkey-induced comas. But one would be surprised. This weekend, there are Black Friday and Small Business Saturday sales to spare, and Christmas tree festivals lighting up, as one season … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: Sales in Warrensburg, witches in North Creek

WARRENSBURG, N.Y. (NEWS10) – This weekend, if you want to head up into the Adirondack Park by way of Warrensburg, you might want to bring some cash and prepare for a lengthy detour. This weekend, the town transforms into a townwide marketplace for the return of the World’s Largest Garage Sale. Vendors will be out … Read more

Here’s why your favorite Adirondack hikes might be getting steeper

KEENE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Prospect, Cat and Thomas mountains. If you’ve hiked any of them, you may have noticed a steeper climb than you used to. Don’t worry; it’s not just you. According to a recent study by the Adirondack Council, overuse has left many trails in need of rerouting. A variety of popular trails … Read more

North Country Weekend Calendar: Adirondack Independence Music Festival plays out the summer

LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Labor Day weekend is upon us, which means a bittersweet end to a busy summer of festivals and live music throughout the North Country. Except, no, it’s not quite done just yet. Starting on Friday, the Adirondack Independence Music Festival brings three days of music and revelry, featuring bands like … Read more

North County Weekend Calendar: A fast weekend for ‘Slow Food’

GLENS FALLS, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Adirondack Theatre Festival has plenty more show to show this weekend, with performances of the dinner comedy “Slow Food” set at the Charles R. Wood Theater. Families can also enjoy something for the kids at City Park, where “Cinderella Goes Disco” is set for noon on Friday as this … Read more