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Tupper Lake’s Amy Farrell wins women’s Ironman title

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — After holding the lead for most of Sunday’s Ironman Lake Placid race, Amy Farrell needed to recall her favorite quote after she was passed on the run 2 miles before the finish line. more »»

 
 
 

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Tupper Lake’s Amy Farrell wins women’s Ironman title

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — After holding the lead for most of Sunday’s Ironman Lake Placid race, Amy Farrell needed to recall her favorite quote after she was passed on the run 2 miles before the finish line. more »»

Cause of downtown blaze was likely electrical, official says

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Fire investigators believe a blaze at the Fortunes of Time building Saturday evening was probably electrical in nature. more »»

Skatepark opens to big crowd, young and old

July 27, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Henry Jakobe grew up skateboarding, but not like this. more »»

Lake Placid to host Bassmaster

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that this village will co-host a premier fishing tournament next summer, in part to promote the state’s vacation opportunities. more »»

An a-peeling job for Ironman volunteers

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The swimmers emerged from Mirror Lake Sunday, and the peelers were there to greet them. As if swimming 2.4 miles at 6:30 a.m. more »»

Columns

Passing and no-passing zones explained

July 27, 2015 A question I am frequently asked is about passing and no-passing markings on our highways. more »»

Lt. Edelberg leads attack to St. Denis

July 25, 2015 Last week I was fortunate to have a tour of the Hotel Saranac with Fred Roedel, as the entire North Country cheerleads his restoration of that historic building. more »»

Berry patches disappearing at alarming rate

July 25, 2015 Since the early 1980s, I’ve made my home in Ray Brook in the shadow of Scarface Mountain. more »»

Blues in a supposed tourist town

July 24, 2015 Much has been said about how things are looking up economically in Saranac Lake, but it isn’t happening yet for John “Mad Dog” Marino. more »»

Zero the antihero

July 24, 2015 Last week I wrote about a shop teacher who was at SLHS briefly — but not briefly enough for me. I dubbed him Mr. more »»

Local Sports

Tupper Lake’s Amy Farrell wins women’s Ironman title

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — After holding the lead for most of Sunday’s Ironman Lake Placid race, Amy Farrell needed to recall her favorite quote after she was passed on the run 2 miles before the finish line. more »»

Lake Placid to host Bassmaster

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that this village will co-host a premier fishing tournament next summer, in part to promote the state’s vacation opportunities. more »»

An a-peeling job for Ironman volunteers

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The swimmers emerged from Mirror Lake Sunday, and the peelers were there to greet them. As if swimming 2.4 miles at 6:30 a.m. more »»

Iron fans keep racers going

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Ironman couldn’t exist without the athletes, and the athletes couldn’t compete without their fans. more »»

Canadian men’s winner joined race to help his buddy

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Corey Deveaux said he signed up for Sunday’s Ironman Lake Placid mainly to help a friend qualify for the World Championships in Kona. more »»

Obituaries

Diane M. Banks

July 27, 2015 Diane M. (Porter) Banks, 70, of Lake Placid, passed away on Friday, July 24, 2015, at the University of Vermont Medical Center. She succumbed to complications associated with muscular dystroph. more »»

Burial service: Gloria Savarie

July 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Gloria Savarie’s burial and final prayer will be held at Pine Ridge Cemetery at 10 a.m. Monday, July 27. Friends of Gloria are welcome to attend. more »»

Henry W. Parnass

July 23, 2015 Henry Wagner Parnass, a paper industry leader who devoted himself in retirement to family and the good of his community, died peacefully July 21, 2015, at his home in Saranac Lake. He was 89. more »»

Barbara A. Johnson

July 23, 2015 Barbara A. Johnson, 79, of 35 Willow Way, Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, July 21, 2015, at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Schenectady on Oct. more »»

Death Notice: Yung Sook Hanley

July 23, 2015 Word has been received of the death of Yung Sook Hanley, 85, of Riverside Drive, Saranac Lake, who died on Monday, July 20, 2015, at Mease Countryside Hospital in Safety Harbor, Florida. more »»

Weekender - A&E

Ironman grant helps kids put on a musical in a week

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The East Branch Friends of the Arts will receive a $500 grant from the Ironman Foundation Community Fund to support a summer musical theater production. more »»

Pendragon raises money for lights on Adirondack Gives

July 27, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre has announced a new campaign on Adirondack Gives, Adirondack Foundation’s crowdfunding site for nonprofit groups, community groups and municipalitie. more »»

Pendragon romps through Tony-winning comedy

July 23, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — How do you write a Tony award-winning play? If you’re playwright Christopher Durang, you combine 1 cup Anton Chekhov with 2 cups family dysfunction, a half-cup of sibling rivalry, a... more »»

Rebecca Kelly Ballet returns with ‘Cascade’

July 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present a performance Rebecca Kelly onstage at 8 p.m. Thursday, July 23. Tickets cost $20 for adults, $17 for students, and $12 for childr. more »»

Arts center will honor Ed and Lisa Weibrecht at Summer Gala

July 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — To recognize Ed and Lisa Weibrecht’s many years of vision and dedication to the organization, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts recently announced it will present them with the LPCA... more »»

Outdoors

Lake Placid to host Bassmaster

July 27, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday that this village will co-host a premier fishing tournament next summer, in part to promote the state’s vacation opportunities. more »»

Berry patches disappearing at alarming rate

July 25, 2015 Since the early 1980s, I’ve made my home in Ray Brook in the shadow of Scarface Mountain. more »»

Herd path closed between Gray, Marcy

July 25, 2015 Times are changing and so is our awareness. more »»

Editorials

No good reason to single out fast food

July 27, 2015 It is likely that soon, thousands of fast-food restaurant workers in New York will have a personal understanding of the warning, “Be careful what you wish for. You may get it. more »»

Welcome to Ironman. We go way back

July 25, 2015 There are 2,806 names on the official list of participants in Sunday’s Ironman Lake Placid triathlon. All but about 30 of those are visitors, and we wish them a hearty welcome to our area. more »»

2017 Ironman 70.3 world championships belong in Lake Placid

July 23, 2015 It’s a rallying cry like we haven’t heard in a long time, and we’re confident the Olympic Region is up to the challenge. more »»

Trump is a chump

July 22, 2015 It is unlikely Donald Trump remembers what he was doing on Oct. 26, 1967. He was a student at the prestigious Wharton School of Finance, not having to worry about being drafted for the Vietnam War. more »»

VA accountability

July 22, 2015 In Washington, the penalty for shoddy work and sometimes criminal actions too often is more money. And remember, behind the Beltway, they keep the books in 10- to 12-digit numbers. more »»

People News

New studio manager

July 22, 2015 ... more »»

Adirondack real estate broker Keir Weimer launches new team

July 22, 2015 SARATOGA SPRINGS — Adirondack Park area real estate broker Keir Weimer recently announced the launch of The Keir Weimer Team of Select Sotheby’s International Realty. more »»

Champlain National Bank announces promotions

July 22, 2015 WILLSBORO — John Perley, president of Champlain National Bank, recently announced the following promotions: * Gayle Bridge to vice president. Bridge is also the director of human resources. more »»

Mader earns degree as Doctor of Osteopathic Medicine

June 17, 2015 BIDDEFORD, Maine — Sarah Christine Mader, D.O. more »»

Area students named to dean’s list at Paul Smith’s College

June 17, 2015 PAUL SMITHS — The following students were named to the dean's list at Paul Smith’s College during the spring 2015 semester. Each earned a semester average of 3. more »»

Friends & Neighbors

Eagle Scout helps build trails in Saranac Lake

June 22, 2015 In addition to school, sports and summer jobs, Matthew Adams has made the Boy Scouts a major part of his life. more »»

Lisa J. Godfrey: Trying to visually organize a pack of dogs

March 30, 2015 Lisa J. Godfrey’s life doesn’t revolve around dogs. It also doesn’t not revolve around dogs eithe. more »»

Dan Sullivan: Nurturing in nature, body, mind and spirit

March 16, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — “Creating world peace one body at a time,” is Dan Sullivan’s favorite saying. more »»

Dr. David Balestrini: ‘The Ironman is now off my bucket list'

March 9, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Dentist David Balestrini was happy when he finished in the top 18 percent overall and the top 15 percent in his age group in the Lake Placid Ironman on July 27, 201. more »»

A love of coffee brews idea

February 25, 2015 Jecinda Hughes was born and raised in Tennessee, and a Southern drawl still permeates her speech. more »»

Remarkable Seniors

Jack and Emily Fogarty help build up the community they love

July 4, 2015 As the summer season begins, community members and tourists are excited to experience all Saranac Lake has to offer, happily shedding layers after the long winter month. more »»

Keela and Jim Rogers III

April 4, 2015 The written word cannot describe the sound of a voice any more than a thousand words can take the place of one picture. more »»

Butch Hassler, raconteur of Childwold

March 7, 2015 CHILDWOLD — Roger “Butch” Hassler wasn’t born in the Adirondacks, but he moved to Childwold with his family when he was 2. “I was born at an early age, so that was quite a while ago,” he quip. more »»

Ursula Trudeau, a Saranac Lake icon

February 7, 2015 With the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival soon to be upon us, folks from all over will be scrambling to get their newest edition of Garry Trudeau’s Winter Carnival button. more »»

The best memories are close to home

January 10, 2015 The month of December slipped away and it went by without connecting with a Remarkable Senior. Despite the effort, people were busy, time went by and suddenly another deadline loomed. more »»

 
 

 

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