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Tawnia Provost
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Enterprise, Lake Placid News hire new circulation manager

SARANAC LAKE — A new person is now in charge of getting the Adirondack Daily Enterprise and Lake Placid News into the hands of readers. Twenty-two-year-old Tawnia (pronounced “TAHN-ya”) Provost officially started work Thursday as the newspapers’ new circulation sales manager. She ...

Woman among students who spent spring break in Ecuador

SPRING VALLEY, Ohio — As part of an Alternative Spring Break Program, 13 students and 1 university representative from Northeastern University in Boston spent six days in Ecuador participating in a group service project organized for them by The Tandana Foundation. The students spent their ...

James Larkin receives NY Planning Federation Award

James Larkin is one of two recipients of the John O. Cross Award, which was presented by the New York Planning Federation at its annual conference in Saratoga Springs. Larkin is the former chairman of the town of Tupper Lake planning board. The John O. Cross Award is named in honor of ...

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Ad’k Premier Properties welcomes Huwiler as new agent

Adirondack Premier Properties has announced the addition of a new agent to its office. Broker/Owner Margie Philo welcomes Macie Huwiler as a New York State Real Estate Agent at Adirondack Premier Properties. After more than 30 years living in Chicago, Huwiler said she is thrilled to ...

Student Riley Gillis, with help from Austin Burnett and Trevor Miner, constructed Buddy Benches for the playground at L.P. Quinn Elementary School in Tupper Lake. The benches were painted by Kim Smith and Andrew Cameron with help from Maddie Kentile. The finish and weather coating was put on by Austin Burnett, Brad Rust and Scott Stuart. The benches were requested by councelor Kristin Skiff.
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Buddy benches made in Tupper

Student Riley Gillis, with help from Austin Burnett and Trevor Miner, constructed Buddy Benches for the playground at L.P. Quinn Elementary School in Tupper Lake. The benches were painted by Kim Smith and Andrew Cameron with help from Maddie Kentile. The finish and weather coating was put on ...

Saranac Lake Middle School 3rd Quarter Honor Roll

Grade 6 Samuel Ash, Logan Baker, Austin Barry, Ian Barry, Audrey Bartlett, Luke Blaum, Kyla Callaghan, Harrison Carlisto, Elvis Cirikovic, Jillian Clark, Layne Colgan, Vella Cook, Kaden Darrah, Hunter Davis, Cole Dawson, Annelise Dramm, Jacob Duryea, Mitchell Ellsworth, Russell Farrell, ...

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Feld, Mihill are Volunteers of the Year for Lake Placid, North Elba

LAKE PLACID — Dmitry Feld and Davey Mihill of Lake Placid are the 2017 Adult and Youth (respectively) Distin-guished Volunteers of the Year, the Lake Placid-North Elba National Volunteer Week Committee has announced. The committee is planning a ceremony and reception in honor of all ...

NCCC students Johnson, Elliot earn SUNY Chancellor Awards

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College of Saranac Lake recently announced the student recipients of the SUNY Chancellor Award for Student Excellence, Marcus Johnson and Alexandria Elliot. On April 5, the awardees traveled to Albany to attend a ceremony in their honor. This ...

Bloomingdale Elementary School second-grade students Ashlyn Tomaszewski, Ilianna Bruno and Eliza Endries display a few of the shoes collected for the Saranac Lake High School’s “Share Your Soles” shoe drive. 
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Donate gently-used shoes to ‘Share Your Soles’ campaign

SARANAC LAKE — Earth Day is around the corner and the Saranac Lake High School Parent Faculty Organization is once again conducting the “Share Your Soles” shoe collection drive. The goal of donating 4,000 pair shoes is moving forward with a dual purpose: to distribute gently-used ...

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Northwood Robotics Team earns top rookie honors

LAKE PLACID — The Northwood School robotics team impressed organizers, judges and veteran teams with their performance and engineering designs at New York State Regional competitions over the past two weekends. Northwood’s robotics team competes in the FIRST Robotics Competition series ...

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Locals participate in Campaign of Positivity for Planned Parenthood

Planned Parenthood of the North Country has received more than 100-plus thank-you cards from residents of Essex and Franklin counties looking to express there gratitude for the work that goes into providing care to women and families across the region. “This Campaign of Positivity ...

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 ...

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 ...

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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 ...

Lake Placid Middle-High School 2nd quarter honor roll

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Middle-High School named the following students to its high honor and honor rolls for the second quarter: Grade 12 High Honors Albert, Henry Armstrong, Gabriella Ashley, Elisabeth Cassidy, Kamm Cecunjanin, Merita Chris, Ashley Colby, ...