recreation

3:06pm

Fri August 9, 2013
Recreation

Cuomo promotes upstate tourism with visit to fishing tournament

Thousands of fishing fans are heading north to the St. Lawrence River this weekend for the Bassmasters Elite Series tournament, the top professional tour for bass anglers.

On Thursday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo showed up to do some cheering of his own.

Waddington’s Whittaker Park has become a village of food and craft stands and tackle shops to accommodate the 10,000 Bassmasters fans expected this weekend.

The main stage is where the anglers weigh in their catch each afternoon at 3 p.m. And that’s where Cuomo took the stage, the championship trophy to his left.

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3:40pm

Fri July 5, 2013
Recreation

State parks largely open for busy holiday weekend

While the heavy rains in central and northern New York caused flooding last week, the region's state parks, for the most part, are up and running.

That's good news with the busy Independence Day holiday weekend upon us.

While a handful of state parks in central New York were forced to close their gates last week when heavy rains caused flooding, state parks office spokesman Randy Simons says all but one site has reopened.

The site that's still closed is the boat launch on Canadarago Lake in Otsego County.

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6:07am

Mon November 19, 2012
Regional Coverage

Group studies Onondaga Lake use - past & future

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Before deciding what the Onondaga Lake shoreline should look like in the future, FOCUS, is looking  at what the community has wanted in the past. The community group that is creating  a roadmap for the future of the polluted lake's shore, has issued a preliminary report documenting 84 years of studies of the lake.

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10:11am

Mon February 27, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Conditions for February 27th, 2012

Ski area report for New York

10:09am

Fri February 17, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Conditions February 17th, 2012

Ski area conditions across New York.

8:53am

Wed February 15, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski forecast for February 15, 2012

Ski area conditions across New York for February 15th

9:50am

Mon January 16, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 16th, 2012

Ski area conditions provided by Ski Areas of New York

9:36am

Wed January 11, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski report for January 11, 2012

Conditions at ski areas in New York provided by Ski Areas of New York

7:02pm

Fri January 6, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report January 6th, 2012

Ski report for New York from Ski Areas of New York.