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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 […]

Day Two- Adjudicatory Hearings at train station. Moves to APA headquarters tomorrow.

March 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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By Dan McClelland, Tupper Lake Free Press On the Record: Most of same players as yesterday. Including Fred Schuller, Don Dew Jr. , Carol Richer, Peter Littlefield, Elaine Yabroudy, as neighbors Paul VanCott, Mark Sengenburger, Mitch Goroski, Colleen Parker, Dan Spada of APA staff Town Supervisor Roger Amell, Mayor Mickey Desmarais, Dan Plumley of Adirondack […]

Day One- Start of adjudicatory hearings at Tupper Lake train station.

March 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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By Dan McClelland, Tupper Lake Free Press About 70 people present: about 40 APA officials and party members, the balance interested citizens. Judge O’Connell: opening statements can be filed in writing. For today I’d like to get through appearances.  Announce name and give testimony. Two stipulations to discuss re  two issues. Each party has right to […]

Chamber Submits Over 300 Letters of ACR Support at Hearing

March 16, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce submitted over 300 letters of support to APA Administrative Law Judge Daniel O’Connell today at the public hearings held at LP Quinn Elementary. Below is a transcript of our transmittal. Copies of the letters received will be on file at the Chamber offices. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit […]

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.

Keep Big Tupper Open Update: Draft Permit For Adirondack Club Distributed by APA

March 9, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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In advance of the adjudicatory hearing starting, the Adirondack Park Agency has distributed a draft permit for the Adirondack Club and Resort project. Parties to the hearing received the draft permit late last week. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

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.

Keep Big Tupper Open Alert: “PROTECT” Leads Charge to End Skiing at Big Tupper

March 7, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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PROTECT the Adirondacks is an environmental group openly opposing the Adirondack Club & Resort. Unlike other groups such as the Adirondack Council that claim to support the project in theory, Protect makes their true intentions clear. Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tweet about it Subscribe to the comments on this post

Keep Big Tupper Open: D-Day on March 16 – We Need Your Support!

March 2, 2011 by · 1 Comment 


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NOW IS THE TIME & WE NEED YOUR HELP. The Adirondack Club & Resort hearings are beginning. Tupper Lake has a one time opportunity to express our support directly to the APA. A one-time, critical hearing offering public comments will be held at the Tupper Lake Train Depot on March 16, 2011 at 3:00pm and at 7:00pm. […]

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 […]

Keep Big Tupper Open: Tupper Lake Chamber Business Responds to Outside Interference in Local Economy

February 22, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 


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The residents and elected officials of the Adirondack Park should be outraged that the Adirondack Council would have the audacity to accuse Fred Monroe of conflict of interest, and that the Adirondack Council is seeking an investigation of the Local Government Review Board on ethics. The Council has three former leaders of the Council on […]

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.

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