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Trail funding sought

July 29, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The village is seeking funding to engineer and design its proposed Lake Flower trail as part of a regional state grant application. more »»

 
 
 

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Trail funding sought

July 29, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The village is seeking funding to engineer and design its proposed Lake Flower trail as part of a regional state grant application. more »»

Mitchell: I got ‘caught up’ in the escape plot

July 29, 2015 PLATTSBURGH — A prison worker who got “caught up in the fantasy” of a breakout planned by two killers told investigators she performed sex acts with one of the men and took naked photos of herself... more »»

Sparks fly over emergency services building

July 29, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — A heated argument between a village resident and the mayor over the board’s management of the new emergency services building project interrupted the July 22 village Board of Trustees... more »»

Bill Beaney joins ORDA board

July 29, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Bill Beaney joined the Olympic Regional Development Authority’s board, becoming its newest member Tuesday. more »»

Solar power to run ski lifts at ORDA’s three resorts

July 29, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Olympic Regional Development Authority plans to use solar energy in a big wa. 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

Fun Runs continue in Riverside Park

July 29, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Fun Run Series continued Thursday in Riverside Park. more »»

Cunneyworth returns to Rochester to replace Cassidy

July 29, 2015 ROCHESTER (AP) — Randy Cunneyworth is returning to the Rochester Americans for a second time to coach the Buffalo Sabres’ American Hockey League affiliate. more »»

Locals hold their own in Ironman

July 28, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Amy Farrell and Caitlin Skufca had outstanding days Sunday to lead a local contingent of 27 finishers in Ironman Lake Placi. more »»

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 »»

Obituaries

Shirley Lane (Jones) Baillargeon

July 28, 2015 Our beloved wife, daughter and sister, Shirley Lane (Jones) Baillargeon went to sleep in death on Sunday, July 26, 2015, to await the resurrection by her loving God, Jehovah. She was only 56. more »»

Amber Burakowski

July 28, 2015 Amber Burakowski, 32, of Newport, North Carolina, died suddenly on Friday, July 24, 2015, while on a family vacation in Disney World, Florida. Amber was born in Plattsburgh on Dec. 27, 1982. more »»

Samuel A. DeFranco

July 28, 2015 Samuel A. DeFranco, of Mainlands, Pinellas Park, Florida, formerly of Malone, died suddenly after a brief illness on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014. more »»

Geraldine L. ‘Gerry’ Jesmer-Bush

July 28, 2015 Geraldine L. “Gerry” Jesmer-Bush, 90, of Mill Pond Drive, Lake Placid, passed away peacefully Sunday, July 26, 2015, at Essex Center for Rehabilitation and Healthcare in Elizabethtown. more »»

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 »»

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

Response to fire was admirable

July 29, 2015 When there is a major fire, as there was at 2519 Main St. in Lake Placid last weekend — the busiest weekend of the year — our local fire departments hit the ground running. more »»

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 »»

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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Food: The Next Challenge to Our Economy?

July 28, 2014 Some projections indicate we will be a planet of nearly 9 billion people. If that is true, feeding everyone may become a serious problem. more »

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