Just a side note..if you want to stand out like a touristy NYC'er or Jerseyite up there, then refer to the place as the "Dacks" Otherwise, if you want to blend in, refer to it as the Adirondacks. Weekend warriors get pointed at and made fun of when they say Dacks.
First of all- you better tell that to ALOT of the locals because they are standing out like touristy NYC'ers or Jerseyites in their own yards and businesses these days.
Second, why try to blend in? The locals know you weren't born there anyway. So, who are you fooling except other NYC'ers and Jerseyites?
Third, NYC'ers living in Kerhonkson standout like a sore thumb- almost as much as a displaced Virginians, Seattlers(?), and New Hopians do!