By all accounts, Wanakena saw its biggest July 4th celebration this year with a parade that celebrated everything from the area’s first responders to Smoky the Bear and Sasquatch. Of course, it was the annual duck race—a fan favorite of locals and visitors alike—that drew hundreds to the shores this little section of the Oswegatchie.
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A late August day brought a long overdue trip to the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Much of the time was spent enjoying the Wild Walk and the indoor attractions, it was what we saw outdoors that captured our attention and clearly sparked the imaginations of the children playing in and around the installments. On
After a yearlong hiatus, the Clifton-Fine summer concert series is back this year in Wanakena. Driven entirely by donations from the community, the 2021 season has brought us everything from blues to indy rock and the lively sounds of Useless Cans, a self-described “gypsy/folk/swing band” out of Albany, NY. The concerts typically start around 7:00