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Author finds healing in Lake George after serious car accident

Author finds healing in Lake George after serious car accident

Posted: 7/8/2020

The following is a guest post written by author Suzanne La Voie of New Jersey (pictured above), whose book "Knight Shift" takes place in Lake George. Ms. La Voie was a featured author at Caldwell Lake George Library when her novella debuted.  As an author and avid reader, I am more...

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Lake George Area Prepares for Independence Day with Safe Reopening of Attractions, Hiring Push

Lake George Area Prepares for Independence Day with Safe Reopening of Attractions, Hiring Push

Posted: 7/2/2020

The Lake George region is continuing to reopen safely as July 1 ushers in Phase Four for the Capital Region! This means more attractions will be open for the July 4th Weekend, including museums at limited capacity and historic sites in addition to beaches, hiking and all of the outdoor attractions...

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3 Reasons To Work With The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau

3 Reasons To Work With The Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau

Posted: 7/2/2020

In our digital world, working with a regional Convention and Visitors Bureau can have significant benefits for event planners. Most CVB's work with local businesses and municipalities to help plan multiple events from business to sports and everything in between. Whether you are a local resident, frequent visitor or looking...

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A New Normal For Wedding Venues

A New Normal For Wedding Venues

Posted: 6/29/2020

In an attempt to better understand the “new normal” wedding venues are facing post-COVID, our team at the Lake George Regional CVB attended a webinar hosted by Wedding Pro to teach us just that. The panel included various wedding professionals and venue owners from across the country. We wanted to...

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Jefferson Project Launches New Digital Dashboard with Real-Time Weather and Water Quality Data

Jefferson Project Launches New Digital Dashboard with Real-Time Weather and Water Quality Data

Posted: 6/25/2020

Check in on the lake you love any time thanks to The Jefferson Project at Lake George’s new digital Data Dashboard! Now you can view real-time water quality information and hour-by-hour detailed forecasts for Lake George from your smartphone, tablet or computer.  With highly-localized forecast information on the lake, boaters will...

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5 Things Event Planners Should Know About the Lake George Area

5 Things Event Planners Should Know About the Lake George Area

Posted: 6/25/2020

We look forward to the day when we can resume larger gatherings and bring more people together. Now is the perfect time to start planning! At this time our region is in Phase Three of the NY Forward Reopening plan, so gatherings of up to 25 people are allowed. We...

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Prospect Mountain to open July 1

Prospect Mountain to open July 1

Posted: 6/24/2020

UPDATE (6/30/2020) — The summit will not be open for approximately six weeks as crews work to redo the stone wall. During this time it will be free to drive up the mountain. The short hiking path from the parking lot near the summit will not be open and no...

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Lake George Region Businesses Report a Banner Weekend

Lake George Region Businesses Report a Banner Weekend

Posted: 6/22/2020

For Immediate Release LAKE GEORGE, N.Y. — Lake George region hospitality businesses reported a banner weekend for bookings and sales for the first official weekend of summer. Many say reservations for the important July 4th holiday weekend are strong as well. Canada Street in the village of Lake George and Main Street...

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Youth Sports in NY discussed at June CVB Meeting

Youth Sports in NY discussed at June CVB Meeting

Posted: 6/22/2020

Youth sports, indoor dining and more return to the Lake George Area! New York has begun lifting restrictions on certain low-risk youth sports as we enter Phase 3 and look onward to Phase 4. At the Lake George Regional Convention & Visitors Bureau monthly meeting on June 18th, we heard...

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Raising awareness about invasive species

Raising awareness about invasive species

Posted: 6/12/2020

Invasive species are plants and animals that are not native to an area. These harmful hitchhikers are often brought in accidentally or innocently. Some of them are not even visible, which underscores the importance of education. If people can identify them, they can prevent their spread. Why is that important?...

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