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Book Review: Secret Places: Scenic Treasure of Western New York and Southern Ontario

Secret Places: Scenic Treasure of Western New York and Southern Ontario By Bruce Kershner ISBN-10: 0840391234 ISBN-13: 978-0840391230 Secret Places: Scenic Treasure of Western New York and Southern Ontario is a book written by a local author, Bruce Kershner.  Kershner was an environmentalist, author, high school biology teacher and forest ecologist in Western New York. Mr. Kershner was a renowned …

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Hiking Solo: Climbing Lake George’s Fifth Peak

By: Justin Devendorf Living in Albany, NY provides one with the ability to be strategically located within driving distance of several distinct mountain ranges. Driving south on the New York State Thruway one could hike in the Catskills, driving east are the Berkshires of Western Massachusetts and to the north lies the Adirondack State Park. …

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