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Pictured are Leslie Bell, Patti Sauvie, Barb Darrah, Cheri Fisher, Barbe Skiff, Misty Minnie, Deb Donaldson and Marie Aymee Fisk.
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VFW Auxiliary hosts annual dinner meeting

SARANAC LAKE — The Ladies of the VFW Auxiliary of Post 3357 attended their annual January dinner meeting at the Belvedere recently. The VFW Auxiliary of Post 3357 is busy throughout the year supporting our local VFW and our community by hosting the Veteran’s Day Luncheon, ...

Ridenour makes dean’s list at U. of R.I.

Laine Ridenour of Lake Placid made the fall 2017 dean’s list at the University of Rhode Island. She is a 2017 graduate of Lake Placid High School and the daughter of Doug and Tracey Ridenour.

North Country Home Services staff gather for 
a photo to 
celebrate November’s 
honoring of the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who provide health and supportive care in a patient’s home.
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North Country Home Services honors staff

During the month of November, the home care and hospice community honor the millions of nurses, home care aides, therapists and social workers who provide health and supportive care in a patient’s home. North Country Home Services staff of over 250 home care aides and nurses travel ...

Michelle Fahl helps Aine Kline. 
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Team Craft Day organized at Bloomingdale School

BLOOMINGDALE — The Bloomingdale Elementary School Student Council initiated the idea to expand its family concept to teams across grades Kindergarten through fifth grade, and on specific days throughout the year, there would be Team Activities Day. On Dec. 21, the faculty and staff ...

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Jenny Curtis, editor-in-chief of the Daily Profit, puts the finishing touches on the latest issue of the paper while working at the Saranac Lake Public Library.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Micronews in the Tri-Lakes

In the Tri-Lakes region, dozens of writers are being taught the ethics of news writing in school, flexing their creative muscles at student-run newspapers and expressing their deepest thoughts and emotions in personal publications. --- The Lumberjack Lyre Students at the Tupper Lake ...

Lucas Rogers, 8, of Saranac Lake, smiles as he holds a brown trout he caught April 2 in the Chubb River in Lake Placid. Trout season opened April 1 in New York state, but ice still covered many waterways and few anglers seemed to be out that day.
(Photo provided — Brett Rogers)

Photos of 2017

As we said last week, photos, along with words, are a newspaper’s artistic medium. The Enterprise has not had a solely designated staff photographer since 2003, yet its staff reporters win awards for photojournalism every year. It’s part of the culture in our newsroom. Readers ...

Saranac Lake High School running back Jarrett Ashton keeps pushing the football forward after his helmet was knocked off by a Peru defender Sept. 16. Another photo in this sequence was published on the front page of the Enterprise Sept. 18, but upon further review Enterprise editors decided they liked this one better.
(Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Photos of 2017

Photos, along with words, are a newspaper’s artistic medium. The Enterprise has not had a solely designated staff photographer since 2003, yet its staff wins awards for photojournalism every year. It’s part of the culture here in the Enterprise newsroom. Readers generously let us use ...

Drew Benware plays piano during the Northern Lights Choir’s winter concert at St. Bernard’s Church in Saranac Lake. The crowd erupted in ceremonious applause after his rendition of Joseph Haydn’s “The Heavens Are Telling.”
(Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)

Adirondack choral groups

SARANAC LAKE — Normally a conductor stands while he or she instructs a chorus. Unfortunately for Karen Butters, musical director for the Adirondack Singers, she had just gone through foot surgery. During a rehearsal, with her leg wrapped in a magenta cast and propped up on a chair, she ...

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Into the unknown

2016 was a turning point, but we’re not sure what it’s turning to. This year set us up for the unknown like few others have. No. 1 of our top 10 stories of the year is the manic campaign cycle that climaxed with the election of Donald Trump to the White House. Yes, these top 10 are local ...

New APA board members, from left, John Ernst, Barb Rice, Chad Dawson and incoming APA Chairman Sherman Craig smile at their first board meeting in July.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Top outdoors stories of the year

The Adirondack Park is unlike any other place on Earth, with people living, working and recreating in the largest preserved area in the eastern U.S. And as such, outdoors news can dominate the headlines. 2016 was a year of changes, some contentious, some not. - APA board members In ...

The Lake Placid high school nordic ski team celebrates its state championship title in February at the Olympic Ski Jump Complex in Lake Placid. From the left are coach Bill Frazer, Henry McGrew, James Flanigan, Jesse Izzo, Scott Schulz and Patrick Broaderick.		              (Enterprise photo — Lou Reuter)

Highs and lows of North Country sports in 2016

Sports is a big deal in the North Country, and 2016 provided another wealth of memorable and significant events. There were many accomplishments, and a few losses too. January brought significant success to members of the United States bobsled and skeleton team as Jaime Greubel Poser, Steven ...

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John Amoriell, the oldest man in Tupper Lake, sits in a room of the Adirondack Health’s Mercy Living Center that he used to clean when it was an operating room in a hospital. He now lives in the nursing home, and after 106 years of traveling around the East Coast, he is happy to spend his centennial years in his hometown.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

106 years and counting

TUPPER LAKE — The oldest resident of this village, John Amoriell, turned 106 on the last day of 2017. Amoriell, born in 1911 on Washington Street, lived all across New York and Florida in his more than a century on Earth, but moved back to Tupper Lake, his favorite place on the planet, ...

Lucille and Alton Beideck, married for 75 years, stand in front of the Enterprise Thursday. 
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Couple celebrates 75 years together

SARANAC LAKE — Alton and Lucille Beideck have been married for 75 years, but they’ve known each other much longer than that. “He was just a kid up the street,” Lucille said. “And I knew him in school. We lived in a small village where everybody knew everybody else.” In Corfu, ...

Ian Orme, recently honored for his groundbreaking studies of tuberculosis, sits in the Blue Moon Cafe in Saranac Lake Wednesday.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

TB bugs him: Microbe hunter retires to Onchiota

SARANAC LAKE — Ian Orme has spent a lifetime fighting tuberculosis, and now the professor recently named a “Pillar of Immunology” has moved to “the great metropolis of Onchiota,” as he put it, where his primary goal is to improve his golf game. At least, that’s his story. The ...