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Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks Yesterday, 07:00 AM
Replies: 7
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Posted By billconner
I have little loose gear. Two packs that fit snug...

I have little loose gear. Two packs that fit snug and I bungee dealy bob the paddles to the thwarts. Any other loose items go in pack pockets.
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 07-29-2022, 07:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 472
Posted By billconner
I like my Supenz....

I like my Supenz. https://suspenz.com/products/all-terrain-super-duty-airless-cart Have even used it to move pieces of trees that I can't lift. Like Bob says, took me a while to figure out how to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 07-20-2022, 04:11 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 421
Posted By billconner
Environmental Notice Bulletin

Anyone else here receive notices of these and lok at them? I don't think I have ever submitted a comment but kind of interesting.

https://www.dec.ny.gov/enb/125763.html#reg7

I'm signed up for a...
Forum: Biking in the Adirondacks 05-29-2022, 07:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,321
Posted By billconner
No personal experience but the Missisquoi Valley...

No personal experience but the Missisquoi Valley Rail Trail and Missisquoi River are an option. Check out the rail trail web site and the Northern Forest Canoe Trail for camp sites. NFCT actually...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-28-2022, 05:36 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
Another adaptive reuse proposal. I applaud the...

Another adaptive reuse proposal. I applaud the thinking, just not sure of the perception issues. https://www.wwnytv.com/2022/05/27/west-carthage-mayor-pens-letter-addressing-new-use-closed-prison/
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2022, 06:04 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
I posted the article because it seemed...

I posted the article because it seemed unfortunate that the "middle class" residents - firefighters, teachers, carpenters, secretaries, etc. - a segment who along with their kids make the communities...
Forum: Current and Historical Affairs 05-27-2022, 07:30 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 6,907
Posted By billconner
Definitely not posting links to any more articles.

Definitely not posting links to any more articles.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-27-2022, 07:27 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
Well, officially regretful I posted the link.

Well, officially regretful I posted the link.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-17-2022, 05:19 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
The land value increase from gentrification can...

The land value increase from gentrification can easily exceed the price of what the family living there can afford.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-16-2022, 07:46 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
Of course the total taxes go up. A dump...

Of course the total taxes go up. A dump surrounded by expensive real estate is worth more. Assessed value should relate to market value. They're called million dollar tear downs.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-14-2022, 09:26 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
Not to mention heating in addition to gasoline. I...

Not to mention heating in addition to gasoline. I use to get oil bills around $400. Last week's was over $1000. Don't think dorms work for a family of 4 but like the Star program thoughts.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-05-2022, 07:29 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
I thought it sad teachers, police and fire...

I thought it sad teachers, police and fire service, laborers en etc. couldn't live there, and s cc holly populations decrease. "more than 70%—are unoccupied year-round" doesn't seem good for the...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-05-2022, 07:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By billconner
Thank you Volunteers are to meet at that...

Thank you Volunteers are to meet at that headquarters, so that's easy. I was going to launch there.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 05-02-2022, 05:20 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 5,581
Posted By billconner
ADK housing

Interesting article in Adirondack Explorer on housing in Adirondacks.
https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/affordable-housing
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-02-2022, 12:28 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 889
Posted By billconner
Upper and Lower Lakes WMA

Wondered if anyone had paddled there or even been there. Volunteered for work ther on I Love My Parks day this coming Saturday and thought about putting canoe on car and going early. Grasse River...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-02-2022, 12:03 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 446
Posted By billconner
Upper and Lower Lakes WMA

dear mr moderator - double post - please delete
Forum: Forum News and Discussion 04-24-2022, 12:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,572
Posted By billconner
I don't on my Android running Chrome. Are the...

I don't on my Android running Chrome. Are the reports on a computer or on a phone?
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-24-2022, 12:50 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By billconner
I found a Squaw Island (Black River, just before...

I found a Squaw Island (Black River, just before Lake Ontario). Name not on Google maps. Saw it on county tax map. There must be thousands of place names that will offend someone.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-16-2022, 07:53 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By billconner
I suspect half or more of all mountain - lake -...

I suspect half or more of all mountain - lake - river names could be linked to some politically incorrect or offensive origin. And some renamed ones will in 50 years be determined offensive.
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-15-2022, 11:50 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 6,442
Posted By billconner
Reading an article on Mt Marcy, named for...

Reading an article on Mt Marcy, named for governor Marcy, who according to Wikipedia "To the abolitionists who questioned the candidates for governor, Marcy was considered a "doughface," a man with...
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