12/27 2021

Happy New Year: Hike planned for John Brown Farm

2021-12-28T15:22:04+00:00December 27, 2021|

Happy New Year: Hike planned for John Brown Farm Sun Community News By News Report Dec 27, 2021 1:30 PM Celebrate the new year in the outdoors with a First Day Hike at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site in Lake Placid. All ages and abilities are welcome to [...]

12/18 2021

Finding Timbuctoo

2021-12-21T15:28:43+00:00December 18, 2021|

From the Adirondack Explorer Finding Timbuctoo December 18, 2021 John Brown Farm State Historic Site in North Elba, with the Olympic ski jump tower in the background. Photo courtesy of Paul A. Miller How a nonprofit, archeologist and filmmaker came together to showcase a little-known Adirondack settlement By Holly Riddle [...]

11/17 2021

John Brown Lives! $12,000 for All Welcome Here!

2021-11-28T00:20:56+00:00November 17, 2021|

North Elba projects receive significant support LEAF has awarded more than $740,000 to the North Elba community. By News Report Nov 17, 2021 6:00 PM LAKE PLACID | The North Elba Local Enhancement and Advancement Fund (LEAF) awarded funds to several local organizations. North Elba LEAF is a dedicated and [...]

11/3 2021

“Searching for Timbuctoo” by Paul Miller

2021-11-28T00:24:40+00:00November 3, 2021|

Writer, filmmaker to show documentary on Black Adirondack settlement "Searching for Timbuctoo" by Paul Miller will be shown Nov. 12 at Page Hall Jack Rightmyer Nov. 3, 2021Updated: Nov. 3, 2021 7:01 p.m. Paul Miller filming in the Adirondacks.Provided, Paul Miller   When Paul Miller was a freshman in college and [...]

10/26 2021

Raoul Pek Honored at the John Brown Farm

2021-11-28T00:19:06+00:00October 26, 2021|

Raoul Peck honored at John Brown Farm Adirondack Daily Enterprise By Lauren  Yates  Oct. 26, 2021 Ren Davidson Seward, left, and Raoul Peck talk at the Memorial Field for Black Lives at the John Brown Farm, at an event honoring Raoul Peck’s filmmaking career documenting life in his home country [...]

6/19 2021

Advancing Adirondack inclusivity at John Brown Farm

2021-09-05T17:37:59+00:00June 19, 2021|

Advocates reflect on welcoming strategies at historic site anniversary and Juneteenth celebration June 19, 2021 Adirondack Explorer By Brandon Loomis Nicole Hylton-Patterson, director of the Adirondack Diversity Initiative, says John Brown Farm is a place that can help Adirondack visitors feel at home and inspired to champion inclusivity. Photo by [...]

4/2 2021

Passing of H.A.L.T.

2021-04-02T15:26:36+00:00April 2, 2021|

Thoughts on the Passing of the H.A.L.T. Law in New York By JBL! Board Treasurer, Tom Terrizzi I join in celebrating this significant legislative initiative to limit the devastating effects of long term solitary confinement. While we should celebrate, it’s important to recognize that this is only another step forward [...]

10/10 2020

UP CLOSE: ‘You Matter’

2020-11-22T13:36:43+00:00October 10, 2020|

The Lake Placid Public Library’s new StoryWalk, pictured here, is located at the John Brown Farm historic site. (News photo — Elizabeth Izzo) Lake Placid News By Elizabeth Izzo October 15, 2020 LAKE PLACID — Take a walk through the John Brown Farm State Historic Site to see a story [...]

8/20 2020

Case Not Closed?

2020-08-22T12:53:53+00:00August 20, 2020|

August 8, 2020 Press Republican by Alvin Reiner ELIZABETHTOWN — A letter with more than 700 signatures requesting the reopening of a case involving the alleged actions of an off-duty police officer was delivered to the office of Essex County District Attorney Kristy Sprague Thursday. On June 6, Cohoes Police Officer [...]

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