Wednesday, June 15, 2022

Join us for an Adirondack ‘summer listening tour’


This summer, we want to hear from you. What Adirondack issues are important to you? Is there more you'd like to see us report? What's happening in your community that we need to know about?

We are launching an "Adirondack Listening Tour" beginning June 22 and we hope you'll join us.

We will be visiting Stewart's locations around the region--you know, the gathering spot for gas, food, ice cream and conversation in many towns--to hear your thoughts and just get to know you a bit better. We'll buy you a cup of coffee--or an ice cream cone--in exchange for your ideas for our coverage.

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Here's the list of stops we've got planned so far:

  • Schroon Lake: 8-10 am Wed, June 22
  • Brant Lake: 2-4 pm Wed June 22
  • Elizabethtown: 9-11 am Wed June 29
  • Keene: 2-4 pm Wed June 29
  • Long Lake: 9-11 a.m. Thurs, July 7
  • North Creek 9-11 am, Tues, Jul 12
  • Indian Lake 2-4pm Tues, July 12
  • Tupper Lake 8-10 am, Fri, July 15
  • Ticonderoga 9-11 Tues, July 19
  • Bolton, 2-4 pm Tues, July 19
  • Lake George 9-11 am Wed, July 27
  • Lake Luzerne 2-4 pm Wed, July 27
  • Northville, 2-4 pm Tues, Aug. 2

More communities and locations at places other than Stewart's will be added as well. If you can't make one of these events, but want to share your thoughts, send an email to melissa@adirondackexplorer.org. We'll also be hosting some focus groups via zoom throughout the summer.

Thanks in advance for helping us shape our coverage to do the most good for our Adirondack communities.

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Melissa is a journalist with experience as a reporter and editor with the Burlington Free Press, Ithaca Journal and Fairbanks Daily News-Miner. She worked as a communications specialist for the Adirondack North Country Association and is currently digital editor for Adirondack Explorer, overseeing both the Explorer's website and its community forum the Adirondack Almanack. She enjoys hiking, camping and other outdoors activities, and spending time with her husband, their twin daughters, and rescue animals -- two dogs and two cats.




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