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Saranac Lake High School first quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake High School has announced that the following students were named to the first quarter academic honor roll (85-100): --- 9th Grade Honor Roll (85-89) Camren Beckwith, Emma Bradley, Isabella Burcume, Serena Carter, Samantha Cleator, Lennon Clement, ...

Tupper Lake High School first quarter honor roll

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake High School has announced that the following students were named to the first quarter academic honor roll: --- Grade 7 Highest Honor Roll 95-100 Cody Auclair Rebecca Becker Grant Bencze Garrett Dewyea Emelia Foote Raegan Fritts Mckenzie ...

Community Bank spreads cheer

SARANAC LAKE — Community Bank N.A. is once again joining the festive spirit this year by sponsoring or independently organizing charity drives for local community members and families. Throughout the banks four-state footprint, more than 70 branches are celebrating the holidays by ...

Saranac Lake Middle School first quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The following students were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the school year: Grade 6 Gabriella Allen, Lauryn Arnold, Addison Ash, Hannah Barber, Lucas Bearce, Kaida Bova, Meadow Brown, Dustin Burke, Zoe Carpenter, Alden Cecunjanin, Lillie Chamberlain, ...

Lake Placid Middle-High School first quarter honor roll

Grade 6 high honor roll Barney, Levi Beaney, Brooke Brady, Brian Brewer, Ashley Briggs, Aiden Carlson, Alida Cecunjanin, Anisa Coffin, Alexa Frantz, Trey Galvin, Norah Hayes, Owen LaMare, Haileigh Landriault, William McKillip, Kelsey Mihill, Jarrett ...

Golden Arrow donates pet fees to wildlife refuge

LAKE PLACID — The Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, a 165-room hotel situated along the shore of Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, has a soft spot for pet guests. Each year the pet-friendly resort that welcomes dogs, cats and even a pig, donates 10 percent of all pet fees to a local humane society or ...

NCCC faculty member teaching in Russia as Fulbright Scholar

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College nursing professor Selina LeMay-Klippel is teaching in Russia this semester after winning a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award. LeMay-Klippel is living in Ufa, the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, and teaching at Bashkir State ...

SLHS graduate enjoys work with Taste NY program

GABRIELS — A 1997 graduate of the Saranac Lake High School came home to the Tri-Lakes region earlier this month to help launch six new Adirondack cuisine trails for Essex, Franklin and Clinton counties at Tucker Farms. Marcy (Gotzmer) Kugeman now works on the Taste NY program in the ...

Gillis completes last phase in his journey to becoming an Eagle Scout

TUPPER LAKE — Riley Gillis, son of Lisa and Rob Gillis of Tupper Lake, recently completed his Eagle Scout Service project, the last phase in his journey to becoming an Eagle Scout. Riley’s project involved enhancing the west entrance of the Goff Nelson Library’s Community Room. ...

North Country educator publishes ‘Shady Characters’

Canton based arborist, educator and author Paul Hetzler has published “Shady Characters: Caterpillar Soup, Leprechaun Trees, and Other Hilarities of the Natural World” (Lexingford, 2018). Hetzler is a graduate of Paul Smith’s College and former Saranac Lake-area ...

Paul Smith’s College Day of Service

SARANAC LAKE — Paul Smith’s College students and staff recently took on three Saranac Lake park projects. Over 200 volunteer hours will focus on control of erosion, weed invasive plants and survey improvements. Paul Smith’s Shakirra Jones has been coordinating this effort with ...