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NCCC names honor students for spring 2019

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has named its President’s List and Vice President’s List honors students for the Spring 2019 semester. Two types of academic honors are awarded each semester to matriculated students having completed 12 or more credits per semester in ...

Saranac Laker wins LGBTQ honor

Kelly Metzgar has won the title of WorldPride ambassador for 2019, one of 11 to land the honor in the state competition. She is executive director of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance in Saranac Lake and a founding board member of Gender Equality NY. “New York state has been ...

Students earn degrees from the U. of Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vermont — Some 3,275 students were awarded degrees during the University of Vermont's 218th commencement ceremonies. Darren Walker who presides over the Ford Foundation, one of the world's most influential social justice philanthropies and one of the largest private foundations in ...

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Vacation Photo Contest

The Vacation Photo Contest was judged by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise staff, based on originality, locale and photo quality. Prizes were awarded to the winners. Look for more vacation photos of your neighbors in the upcoming weeks’ North Country Living sections.

2019 Vacation Photo Contest winners

The 2019 Vacation Photo Contest was judged by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise staff, based on originality, locale and photo quality. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. Look for more vacation photos of your neighbors in the upcoming weeks’ North Country Living sections.

Silver Lake Mountain goodbye

Birds scream in vowels on this Sunday morning. It’s probably not just a Sunday thing, probably more a spring thing — about this blue sky and 60-degree day. Still not easy put into pen and ink, but hear me out, these birds are putting the “EEeeeiieeE” in “SprEEeeeiieeEng” here at ...

Pendragon’s sexton

SARANAC LAKE — Kent Streed’s closet is unlike any other. Most people might have a few pairs of shoes, workout gear, a set of formal clothes for weddings and funerals, and that flannel an ex gave you seven years ago that you just can’t seem to get rid of. Streed has military uniforms, ...

2016 Year in Review | VIEW ALL

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 ...

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 ...

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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40 years on the force

TUPPER LAKE — Last week this village’s police department’s retired chief and current part-time officer, Tom Fee, was given a 40-year service plaque by Mayor Paul Maroun and Chief Eric Proulx, commemorating his four decades of work with the village. Fee, 62, started the job on Feb. 11, ...

A pooch who loves his toys

LAKE PLACID — Caymus loves his toys, he likes holding onto them, and you won’t find him leaving them lying around. He’s a 6-year-old black Lab-pit bull mix. When the dog goes on his walks around the village with his owner, Tim Robinson, he grabs a toy off their apartment porch and ...

‘He grew up with me around music’

Meeting rock royalty is the latest moment a local father and son have shared in their musical journey together. Dean Carpenter is 60 years old. When he was growing up, rock music ruled — and it still does in his house and in his truck. He says he has somewhere around 1,000 CDs, he’s been ...

Jim Hoit’s roots and branches

(Editor’s note: We originally published this Friends and Neighbors feature story in May 2008. At the writer’s request, we are reprinting it in memory of Jim Hoit, who died March 8 in Saranac Lake at age 67.) Jim Hoit, born in Malone in 1951, has a family tree with deep roots in early ...