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Adirondack Museum names Angermann director of marketing

BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — Ausra Angermann has joined the Adirondack Museum as director of marketing, bringing 28 years of related experience to her position. She will oversee all promotional and public relations efforts for the museum, which will open a new 19,000-square-foot interactive ...

Pictured, from left, are (front row): Alanna Fox, Martha Holmes, Dian Connor, Sr. Catherine Cummings; (back row): Jacci Gardner, Bob Gardner, Jerry Hayes, Mercy Care Board of Directors president. 
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Mercy Care Friendship Volunteers complete isolation training

LAKE PLACID — On Jan. 25, Mercy Care for the Adirondacks commissioned five new Friendship Volunteers in Tupper Lake. The training and commissioning ceremony were held at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Tupper Lake. “Our board expresses its deep gratitude to these new volunteers who ...

Petrova Elementary Dental Hygienist Suzanne Snizek, far left, presents the winners of the SLVHA Dental Slogan Contest, from left, Addison Dann, first-place winner Phoebe Peer, Molly Tooker and Sadie Blanchard. 
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SLVHA congratulates dental slogan contest winners

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association congratulates the winners of its fourth annual Dental Health Slogan Flyer Contest. As part of National Children's Dental Health Month, the SLVHA board welcomed all full-time 5th grade students living within the Saranac Lake ...

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Rob Carr of Saranac Lake was inspired by his 2-and-a-half year old son Tennessee to bring a mobile play center and permanent children’s museum to the Adirondacks.
(Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

Father-son vision

SARANAC LAKE — When Tennessee Carr made his first visit to The Wild Center, his museum manners lacked a bit. Rather than stop one by one at each of the natural history exhibits, he ran from one end of the museum to the other. Tennessee had a good excuse, though, as to why he was so ...

Larry Master took this photograph of a great gray owl in flight earlier this week in Keene, where the large bird had been feeding on voles and mice. The owl has drawn birders from around the country to the area.
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Eye for nature

LAKE PLACID — Larry Master chuckled softly as he talked about his boyhood and how his mom and brothers noticed early on how much he liked to look out the window at the birds and squirrels. “My brothers were quite a bit older than me, and they had to babysit,” Master said over lunch ...

Cross-country skiers kick and glide in fresh snow on the Jackrabbit Trail on their way to Lake Placid from Cascade Cross Country Center on Jan. 29.
(Photo provided — Josh Wilson, Barkeater Trails Alliance)

A big winter, until this week

SARANAC LAKE — Yes, it’s supposed to rain today. A lot. And yes, the area has seen a string of 50-degree days and no new snow over the past week. Before that, however, local cross-country and downhill ski centers were enjoying a strong season, thanks to snow-filled holiday periods and ...