Tuesday, December 27, 2016
Article From the Times Union Newspaper
by: Fred Lebrun, Published 8:15 pm, Saturday, December 24, 2016
There can no more joyful Christmas than in the Niskayuna homes of the two young hikers rescued in good condition after two frigid days and nights from the windblown snowy brow of Algonquin Peak in the Adirondacks.
The pair, Madison "Maddie" Popolizio, 19, and Blake Alois, 20, were astoundingly lucky. The situation they put themselves in had tragedy written all over it.
Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Time Warner Cable has posted the web link for the December 16, 2016 interview of PBA Secretary and Forest Rangers Superior Officers Director Drew Cavanagh regarding the dramatic rescue Forest Rangers, State Police members and volunteers made in the Adirondack Mountains last week.
Thursday, December 15, 2016
Dramatic video of the hoist. If you are not familiar with helicopter rescues, this is extreme. Forest Ranger Ian Kerr operating the rescue hoist and bringing the hikers into the ship.