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Queensbury Civil War Soldiers Monument

“…and what about that Eagle?”   If you have ever been in the town hall, you have most likely seen it…a large, imposing granite raptor greets you when you at the entrance. What you might not know is that there is a story behind this piece. The Eagle was crafted from New Brunswick Dorchester sandstone [Read More]


Queensbury Historian Dr. Marilyn VanDyke Retires

Queensbury Historian Dr. Marilyn VanDyke has retired after serving for 25 years as dedicated Historian for the Town of Queensbury. Dr. VanDyke has been a tireless and dedicated steward for preserving and sharing our history. During her tenure as Town Historian, Dr. VanDyke has collected, preserved, and disseminated the history of the town; answered queries [Read More]


New York State Police Troop G: Queensbury Barracks

  Next year is the 100 year anniversary of the New York State Police. Recently we visited the Queensbury Barracks and spoke with the Barracks Sergeant and Station Commander, and the NYSP Public Information Officer Mark Cepiel to learn more about their local presence, their capabilities, and the valuable work they do to keep our [Read More]


Town of Queensbury Presents…Annual Holiday Festival & Tree Lighting

FROZEN®! WHEN: Friday, December 9th at 6:00 pm WHERE: Town of Queensbury Town Offices, 742 Bay Rd., Queensbury NY Santa will be hearing all children’s wishes. SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES By Else® and Olaf®, Mr. Twisty & Carriage Rides… Our coloring contest winners will be announced at 7:00 PM (click here to print your OLAF® coloring [Read More]


Queensbury NY Fall Foliage, Festivals, Fun!

Foliage, Festivities and Fall Fun in and Around Queensbury NY! The days are getting shorter. There’s that unmistakable chill in the air. And Nature’s palette is changing from the lush fertile greens of Summer to the fiery oranges and scarlets of Autumn. We already know that the Adirondack region offers some of the most splendid [Read More]


Queensbury Region Autumn Weekend Events

Ah….Autumn. The season that combines the comfortable, summer-is-over feeling with the energy and appreciation for our area that the cooler weather and gorgeous  local views instill in us. It is also the season where there are all types of events to be enjoyed both outdoors and in!  Here is just a sampling of Queensbury region [Read More]


Top 10 Things To Do in Queensbury!

Queensbury NY, named after Queen Charlotte, consort of King George III, has no shortage of wonderful places to visit, whether you are looking for outdoor family fun, shopping and dining, or tasting the best craft beers, spirits and food the area has to offer. In any season, there is plenty to see and do! Interstate [Read More]


Why Take a Hike When You Can Bike in Queensbury?

One of the great things about living and working in Queensbury is the abundance of trails, paths and routes available for those of us who love getting around on two wheels. From Queensbury, you can get to just about anywhere – safely – on a bike. Because the community understands the benefits of cycling on [Read More]


Coons Farm Stand In Queensbury: 36 Years Of The Good Stuff!

If you drive through the Aviation Road roundabout, you have seen the farm stand signs for “Fresh Vegetables!” Coon Farms has maintained a farm stand in this spot for 16 years, selling locally grow fresh fruits and vegetables from their farm in Greenwich. Nicholas Coon greets visitors to the farm stand with a ready smile [Read More]


Queensbury After Dark!

Things To Do After Dark In Queensbury, Glens Falls, Lake George NY When the sun goes down in Queensbury, there are plenty of events, attractions and entertainment options to choose from! From great restaurants and outdoor entertainment, to fireworks, festivals, movies and more, there’s something for everyone! Love a great movie? Treat yourself to an [Read More]