Summer

Lake George Staple ‘Water Slide World’ is Closed for the Season
Unfortunately, Water Slide World will not be open for the 2018 season.  Water Slide World, a water park founded in 1979, has been a staple of Lake George during the summer seasons.  However, in an official statement on the Water Slide World website, Dawn Koncikowski reported that her husband and fou…
Capital Region Pools Land on List for Worst Health Violations
Hot summer days call for a dip in the pool. But is that water you’re going in to really that sanitary? I mean, I swim in pools one way or another.  But, when you start to think about it, there are a whole lot of different people that share public pools, which means a whole lot o…
5 Fun Facts About the Summer Solstice
It’s officially summer- all hail the beach towels, bathing suits, and sunscreen!  However, there’s more to the Summer Solstice than meets the eye, or well, mind.  It’s a change of season but there’s also some weird celebration…
Nasty Named Invasive Plant Can Cause Serious Skin Burns
Poison Ivy step aside.  There is another plant that can cause severe harm, like skin burns and blindness.  It’s invasive, it’s monitored by the New York Department of Environmental Conservation, and it has recently been found all the way down in Virgini…
Snag Yourself a Job at the Saratoga Race Track Job Fair
Need work? Love the track? Well, you're in luck because the New York Racing Association, Inc. is hosting a job fair this Friday (June 15th) and Saturday (June 16th)!  News 10 abc reported on the job fair, open to anyone who's interested in working at the Saratoga Race Course…
The 5 Worst Things About Music Festivals
I LOVE music festivals. And arena shows. And club shows- well. basically live music of any kind.  Especially if it’s rock.  But as festival season is upon us (and I seriously can’t wait for some that I’ll be attending), I can’…
A Pest Invades New York that Could Be Good for Fishermen
Men, women, kids, whoever you are that like to fish- there's a pest invading some counties in New York that actually makes for a good fishing bait.  Newyorkupstate.com wrote about 'crazy worms' (an easier name for 'Amynthas agretis') invading northern New York…

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