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AHI announces 2019 Rural Health Champions

GLENS FALLS — In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 21, Adirondack Health Institute announced that seven individuals have been recognized as 2019 Rural Health Champions. The annual recognition is a collaborative effort of four of the North Country’s rural health networks, ...

Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program wins DEC award

TUPPER LAKE — The Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program has been recognized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation as a winner of the 2019 New York Environmental Excellence Awards. The Wild Center was named one of four innovation and sustainability leaders across the ...

Lake Placid Land Conservancy hires new conservation professional

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Land Conservancy is pleased to announce the hiring of its newest staff member, Carolyn Koestner. She joins the organization as the strategic conservation planner and will use her expertise in geographic information system (GIS) analysis and mapping to ...

Tupper Lake Middle-High School 1st-quarter Honor Roll

GRADE 7 - Highest Honor Roll, 95-100 Campbell Casagrain Elli Dukett Sarah Higgins Emma Kavanagh Karter Kenniston Kendall Kenniston Jack LaQuay Kyler McClain Luke Robillard Sophia Staves Taylor Stoll Saide Tower - High Honor Roll, 90-94.99 Nathan ...

Saranac Lake Middle School 1st-quarter Honor Roll

Grade 6 - Emma Akey Keaton Daley Ebin Meissner Karley Amell Mikkel Denkenberger Lukas Miemis Essie Ames David Dewey Scott Nicholas Jacob Babcock Alexander Drinkwine Legend Randolph Ryan Bartholomew Paul Fogarty Jonah Seleni Raiana Baumann Gracen ...

Keir Weimer joins real estate firm of Engel & Volkers

LAKE PLACID — The Saratoga Springs-based real estate agency Keir Weimer Team has joined the brokerage of Lake Placid’s Engel & Volkers. Weimer and his team come to Engel & Volkers from Sotheby’s International Realty, where they worked with both buyers and sellers, specializing ...

Women’s College Scholarship Club honors students with $1,000 scholarships

SARANAC LAKE — The Women’s College Scholarship Club awarded four $1,000 Continuing Education Scholarships and five $1,000 High School Scholarships to applicants in the Saranac Lake Central School District this year. High school winners include the following: ¯ Samuel Jacob Branch, ...

Third generation of leadership comes to family-owned summer camp

PAUL SMITHS — Camp Regis Applejack is excited to announce the appointment of Emily Yancey Humes as its associate director. She is poised to be the third generation of Humes to own and run the children’s summer camp. The co-ed sleepaway summer camp on Upper St. Regis Lake was founded in ...

Retirement party for Dr. Waickman

SARANAC LAKE — On Thursday, Dec. 26 at 2 p.m., community members, friends and patients of Dr. Tony Waickman are invited to Saranac Village at Will Rogers for a party to celebrate his recent retirement. Music will be provided by Lynn Waickman on recorder, Liz Cordes on piano and other ...

ANCA wraps up two clean energy programs this year

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack North Country Association recently wrapped up two clean energy programs for municipalities. Since 2015, the ANCA Clean Energy Program has worked with municipalities and residents to help implement two New York State Energy Research and Development Authority ...

Point Positive hears from entrepreneurs at fall pitch event

SARANAC LAKE — Point Positive, an “angel investor” group based in Saranac Lake, meets with vetted entrepreneurs for pitch sessions twice a year. This October, seven member investors and Point Positive Coordinator Melinda Little met at Workshop in Lake Placid to hear from three ...

Adirondack Life wins awards

JAY — In a ceremony recognizing the best work done by U.S. magazine publishers in 2018, Adirondack Life won best Full Issue among regional magazines in the Northeast at the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards in New York City on Oct. 30. The winning July/August 2018 issue included a ...

Adirondack Land Trust staff grows by two

KEENE — The Adirondack Land Trust has hired two conservation professionals to fill the new positions of philanthropy assistant and land protection manager. - Kathy Woughter, philanthropy assistant - Kathy Woughter plays a major role in building support for the Adirondack Land ...

New Vision students at hospital

SARANAC LAKE — Eight students from Tri-Lakes regional high schools are participating in the Adirondack Education Center’s New Vision Health Careers curriculum at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake this year. The program offers high school seniors the opportunity to shadow health ...

October births at Adirondack Medical Center, Saranac Lake

Warner: A son, Nolen Maddox, born Oct. 1 at 8:21 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounces to Crystal Perryman and Johnathan Warner of Saranac Lake. Mulvihill: A daughter, Ruby May, born Oct. 1 at 5:57 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces to Meilyn and James Mulvihill of Lake Placid. Susice: ...