Almanack Contributor Melissa Hart

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.


Friday, March 31, 2023

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Sunday, March 26, 2023

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Friday, March 24, 2023

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Sunday, March 19, 2023

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Friday, March 17, 2023

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Sunday, March 12, 2023

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Friday, March 10, 2023

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Sunday, March 5, 2023

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Friday, March 3, 2023

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Sunday, February 26, 2023

Discussion time: Prison reuse

moriah shock prison

The futures of two closed Adirondack Park prisons are still in limbo. A panel of experts talked about redevelopment proposals. Read more here.

What should be done with former Adirondack prison buildings, now sitting vacant? Does the state have a responsibility as the owner to redevelop the properties?

Photo of Moriah Shock Correctional facility. Photo by Nancie Battaglia/Almanack archive


Sunday, February 26, 2023

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Friday, February 24, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, February 19, 2023

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Friday, February 17, 2023

Latest news headlines

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Sunday, February 12, 2023

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