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The Adirondack Council Turns Their Back on the Village and Residents of Tupper Lake

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

“The Adirondack Council through their star witness is attempting to ruin the Village of Tupper Lake’s economy by placing dense commercial activity at the mountain rather than in the Village.” Franklin County Legislator Paul Maroun.

Adjudicatory Hearing Round II – Day One

April 27, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Recap of Round II Day One of the Adjudicatory Hearings on the Adirondack Club and Resort
Adirondack Park Agency headquarters – Tuesday, April 25, 2011

Day Three Adjudicatory Hearing – first one held at Ray Brook headquarters

March 25, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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By Dan McClelland, Tupper Lake Free Press Judge: convened today to look at visual components of issues No. 1 and 3 as well as No. 11 issue. This is third day of hearings. Thomas Ulasewicz introduces: from LA Group Jeff Anthony, Mark Taber, Kevin Franke,  and Thomas Lawson and Robert Sweeney from ACR. Lorraine Duval […]

Strong Support for ACR Highlighted by the Associated Press & The Wall Street Journal

March 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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The Associated Press reported on the strong show of support for the Adirondack Club & Resort at today’s public hearing held by Administrative Law Judge Daniel O’Connell at the LP Quinn Elementary School in Tupper Lake. This story was also carried by The Wall Street Journal. Click here to read the full article. Recommend on […]

Live Blog of APA/ACR Hearings Provided by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise

March 15, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The Adirondack Daily Enterprise has created a blog to follow the process of the upcoming APA hearings on the Adirondack Club and Resort permit. Tupper Lake’s own Jessica Collier will provide live updates throughout the hearing process.

ARISE responds to PROTECT the Adirondacks fund raising effort to kill the Adirondack Club and Resort and end skiing at Big Tupper

March 10, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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PRESS RELEASE March 10, 2011 For Immediate Release Contacts: Jim LaValley / 518-359-9440 David Tomberlin / 518-359-5280 TUPPER LAKE – ARISE of Northern New York today responded to Protect the Adirondacks! announcement of receiving a $15,000 1 to 1 matching grant to help them meet the costs of the upcoming adjudicatory hearing ordered by the […]

ARISE Radio Ads in Support of the ACR

March 8, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

ARISE is sponsoring radio spots in support of the Adirondack Club & Resort and the ability of a private land owner to develop their property within the existing APA land-use guidelines. Click to listen.

Update on the ACR Review Process

February 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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Administrative Law Judge Daniel O’Connell has issued an Order ruling upon a substantial number of subsequent discovery demands issued by Protect the Adirondacks and other antagonistic parties.  We are pleased to announce that the vast majority of the demands by these groups were denied. Of note, though, Protect did demand a copy of the $1.00 […]

Breaking News: ACR victory in hearing process

February 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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The order relating to Protect the Adirondacks discovery demands has been released by Administrative Law Judge Daniel O’Connell. It amounts to a total rejection of the motions by Protect and the Read Family. The only thing the Adirondack Club investors have been told to do, is give Protect a copy of the $1 a year […]

Task force looks to boost Adirondack economy

February 22, 2011 by · 1 Comment 


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This article was originally posted February 22, 2011 on wnbz.com. A grassroots group that formed at the request of state Senator Betty Little has issued a series of recommendations that target economic growth in the Adirondack Park. The task force convened last year after the birth of the Adirondack Caucus – a collection of state […]

ARISE and the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce ask The Adirondack Council and Protect the Adirondacks to Excuse Themselves from Hearing

February 21, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

As the Adirondack Club and Resort moves into the final phase of review by the Adirondack Park Agency, two local Tupper Lake groups are questioning the motives of some special interest groups.

Council impeding vibrant communities

February 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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Note:  This editorial was published in the Valley News on February 16, 2011. It is the collaborative opinion of a board comprised of Thom Randall, Lindsay Yandon, Fred Herbst, Lou Varricchio, Keith Lobdell, Jeremiah Papineau, Sarah Cronk, Andy Flynn and John Gereau. Comments may be directed to denpubs@denpubs.com. Take a stand. Lend a hand. Stop […]

Guest Commentary: The Three Amigos- Who Are You and Why Are You In My Business?

February 13, 2011 by · 2 Comments 


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This guest commentary was submitted by Alan Imlach , a Tupper Lake business owner. I am a business owner in Tupper Lake. My partner and I own KB Enterprises. This is a small convenience store and bottle and can redemption center. We also own a construction company focused on residential and second home construction. I […]

Guest Commentary: How to Squash Economic Development in the Adirondack Park

February 8, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

This is a guest commentary submitted by Kate Bencze, a Tupper Lake small business owner and ARISE member.

Call To Action: Contact Governor Cuomo to support Tupper Lake & Big Tupper’s Future!

January 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Let Governor Cuomo know that Tupper Lake has a plan to create hundreds of private sector jobs and create economic growth in our region! Show your support for the Adirondack Club & Resort and continued affordable skiing at Big Tupper.

An Open Letter to Local Union Leaders

January 12, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

Imagine if you were given $30 Million Dollars by the State of New York to protect your union jobs, and the human ecosystem within the Adirondack Park.  It must infuriate you and your membership, knowing that more jobs will be cut in the coming months, and yet the State of New York was able to find $30M to purchase an easement (NYS does not even own the land) within the Adirondacks.   How many jobs would be saved with $30M?

We Can Do The Math – ARISE Guest Commentary

January 10, 2011 by · 1 Comment 


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We Can Do The Math – ARISE Guest Commentary By Mark Moeller, ARISE Member and Tupper Lake Businessman We consider ourselves as pragmatic conservationists. We believe that a community can harvest some forest or animal products from our natural environment on a regular basis without compromising the long-term health of the ecosystem. We believe that […]

Limited Edition, Big Tupper Commissioned Avant Big Tupper Skis

December 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

ARISE and Ski Big Tupper are excited to announce that we have partnered with Avant Skis to create a very limited edition set of high performance skis, specifically for Big Tupper. Avant is a specialty creator of high-performance skis founded by Tupper Lake natives Ben Callaghan & Joel Nashett.

Video from 12/11/2010 ARISE/Avant Press Conference

December 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Representatives from ARISE, The Adirondack Club & Resort (ACR) & Avant Skis held a press conference on Saturday, December 11th 2010 to announce plans for Avant to locate their ski design & manufacturing business in Tupper Lake.

A very relevant commentary by Foundation for Land & Liberty President

December 7, 2010 by · 1 Comment 


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Karen Bulich Moreau is president of the Foundation for Land and Liberty, a nonprofit focusing on land use and economic liberty. Kmoreau@landandlibertyfoundation.org This commentary was published in the New York Post on December 7, 2010.  Click here to read the article. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on […]

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