Free Safe Boating Course – July 28 & 29

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) is offering a free two-day boater safety course at its Region 5 headquarters in Ray Brook on July 28 and 29. Anyone born after May 1, 1996, must pass an approved boater safety course to legally operate a motor boat. In addition, New York State Law… Read More

Invasive Species Prevention Week

Spectrum News Anchor, Solomon Syed caught up with Warren County Supervisor, Dennis Dickinson; Lake George Park Commission Executive Director, Dave Wick; and Julie Tighe and Justin Perry with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation today to discuss invasive species. Please click the link below to view the three very informative videos under the… Read More

Would this loss be covered by your boat insurance policy?

For the majority of recreational boaters, a boat insurance claim won’t be in their future this summer – but you can never predict when something will happen. Is your boat insurance policy up to par? With the boating season just begun, our partners at BoatUS suggest that you should do a quick “checkup” on your boat insurance policy… Read More

Tracking Invasive Species Using Artificial Intelligence

June 2, 2018 – Queensbury, NY  Dr. John E. Kelly III, IBM Senior Vice President of Cognitive Solutions and IBM Research gave an important lecture at the Warren County Economic Development Corporation Luncheon today at the Six Flags Great Escape Lodge regarding the advancement and exponential growth potential of Artificial Intelligence. Dr. Kelly gave a detailed… Read More

Don’t Let Distracted Boating Get You This July 4th

Just like Americans’ hectic Thanksgiving Day holiday travel habits, July 4 is recreational boating’s biggest holiday of the year. The nonprofit BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water predicts crowded launch ramp and marina facilities with significant recreational boat traffic congestion on lakes, rivers and coastal waters. Operator inattention, improper lookout, operator inexperience, machinery failure, and alcohol use… Read More

NY State Releases Plan To Fight Algae Blooms

Source: The Post-Star “Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Monday the release of 12 action plans for water bodies across the state, including Lake George and Lake Champlain, to combat harmful algal blooms. The plans are part of a $65 million initiative, which includes the implementation of specific projects in the 12 watersheds to protect water quality…. Read More

Job Posting: E-Z Marine & Storage

** HELP WANTED ** Full-Time and Part-Time Positions Available. -Yard Hand -Boat Detailer -Rental Delivery Specialist Must be 18 years of age or older and have a valid drivers license. Currently conducting ON-SITE interviews in Brant Lake. Come join our awesome team and earn great pay. Call now 518-494-7381 or visit our website: 11… Read More

National Safe Boating Week: May 19-25

3 Easy, No-Cost Ways to Be Safer on the Water ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 14, 2018 – With the start of boating season and next week’s National Safe Boating Week, May 19–25, the BoatUS Foundation for Boating Safety and Clean Water has three tips to get boaters thinking about safety aboard any type of boat: 1. Open… Read More

ENYMTA & Boat Upstate NY Honored

Plattsburgh, NY –  Eastern New York Marine Trades Association (ENYMTA), Founders of Boat Upstate NY have been honored by New York State Association of Career & Technical Education Administrators (ACTEA) The Eastern New York Marine Trades Association has been selected as a 2018 CTE Business & Industry Recipient of the Special Recognition Award from the New York… Read More

The Great Upstate Boat Show

The 13th Annual Great Upstate Boat Show is March 2 – 4, 2018  Some of the best memories are created on the water and if you’ve been thinking about buying a boat or trading up to a newer model, THIS is the show. The Great Upstate Boat Show is the biggest boating sales event between… Read More