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2009-09-15 06:40:00

NEWPORT, R.I., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Adirondack Golf originated in the early 1900's on a private camp in the Adirondack region, and was played exclusively there by 5 generations of families. As of June 2009, Adirondack Golf is available to the public with a product crafted entirely in the USA. The game is played using oversized wooden clubs and a semi-hard oversized ball. In this game the players design and set up their own course on any un-groomed terrain such as backyards, parks,...

2009-07-25 13:27:37

A super-intelligent bear has deciphered how to unlock supposedly bearproof locked food canisters used by New York campers, company officials say. Jamie Hogan, owner of BearVault of San Diego, Calif., say a female bear named Yellow-Yellow who lives in the High Peaks region of the northeastern Adirondack Mountains, has managed to figure out a complex locking system on the canisters that confounds even some campers, The New York Times reported. She's quite talented, Hogan said. I'm an engineer,...

2008-07-01 09:00:45

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 1--PLATTSBURGH -- Bus service is under way between Montreal and Plattsburgh International Airport, considered "Montreal's U.S. airport." Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas talked Monday about this next stage of transportation development at the Plattsburgh airport. Last week, Greyhound and Adirondack Trailways started operating one trip each way between the airport and Montreal, at a cost of...

2008-06-30 18:02:41

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jul. 1--PLATTSBURGH -- Bus service is under way between Montreal and Plattsburgh International Airport, considered "Montreal's U.S. airport." Plattsburgh-North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas talked Monday about this next stage of transportation development at the Plattsburgh airport. Last week, Greyhound and Adirondack Trailways started operating one trip each way between the airport and Montreal, at a cost of...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.