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Songs to Listen to During the Manhunt

June 12th, 2015 · 2 Comments · Adirondack Life

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Camp Gabriels $950,000…meh

November 18th, 2010 · 3 Comments · News

Update 3/1/2014: Former prison may become summer camp
Update 10/30/13: Sold: A 336-bed prison in the Adirondacks
Update 9/27/13: Camp Gabriels’ price tag: $90,000
Update 4/28/11: No bids for Camp Gabriels again

No interest at all.

Camp Gabriels – New York State Surplus Properties
Camp Gabriels Closing – Good and Bad News
Gabriels Sanatorium
Camp Gabriels History (PDF)

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Population Envy – Mine is Denser than Yours

March 22nd, 2007 · 2 Comments · News

Statistics + Experts = News

That’s right, it really is that easy. Collect a bunch of numbers, let a bunch of people with “expertise” comment, and call it news.

One of the indicators frequently cited when analyzing the state of New York is population growth. Or loss, as the case may be. Up here in the Adirondacks, it is really more of a qualitative thing. We are more concerned about brain drain. Other parts of the state are experiencing population declines which seem to be a cause for alarm. Hmmm. I kind of like the idea of people moving around, sort of a free-market of migration. Is it a cause for alarm? Frankly, I have very little clue.

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