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The 2017 VIS “Keep Saranac Lake Blooming” award winners are pictured, from left: Dick and Cathy Mose, Kiki Sarko and Eric Munley (t­he Waterhole), Trevor Beaudette and Beth Devaney (Community Bank), Yvonne Parrish, Andrea Hill, Susan Mueller (Adirondack Motel), and Kathy Fadden and Beth Hogle.
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VIS recognizes businesses, homeowners

SARANAC LAKE — The Village Improvement Society of Saranac Lake celebrated its end of season with an open house in the Cantwell Room at the Saranac Lake Free Library on Oct. 18. President Randall Swanson shared highlights of the nonprofit organization’s year. VIS volunteer park managers ...

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Smith named marketing director at Adirondack Premier Properties

Adirondack Premier Properties Broker/Owner Margie Philo recently announced the addition of Justin Smith as the business’s new marketing director. Smith is a native to the Tri-Lakes area. He was born and raised in Bloomingdale, attended college at Alfred State where he received a ...

Huttlinger receives Michael H. Urbach, CPA Community Builders Award

ALBANY — John B. Huttlinger Jr., CPA of Lake Placid is the 2017 recipient of the 14th annual Michael H. Urbach, CPA Community Builders Award. The New York Council of Nonprofits Inc. and the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants co-sponsor the award, which recognizes ...

The Saranac Lake High School Club Fair was held in the gym during activity period on Sept. 11. Roughly 20 clubs were represented which gave students the opportunity to learn about different extracurricular activities they might like to participate in. Pictured are members of the Key Club: Karina Garcia, Mrs. Bluestein, Mrs Bell and Jenna Morgan.
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High school hosts Club Fair

The Saranac Lake High School Club Fair was held in the gym during activity period on Sept. 11. Roughly 20 clubs were represented which gave students the opportunity to learn about different extracurricular activities they might like to participate in.

Local Lions SEE Chair Susan Steen and Peru Lion Ed Eisele (Lions SEE screening trainer) pose outside Doug’s Place Day Care in Saranac Lake.
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Lions Club hosts vision screening clinic at Doug’s Place Day Care Center

SARANAC LAKE — On Friday, Sept. 22, the Saranac Lake Lions Club hosted a vision screening clinic at Doug’s Place Day Care Center. This quick and easy screening takes only seconds (about as much time as snapping a polaroid picture) using a special vision screening “camera-like” ...

Mercy Care Board President  Jerry Hayes, right, presents the Volunteer of the Year Award to Paul Guerrette.
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Mercy Care presents volunteers with awards

LAKE PLACID — On Sept. 7, Mercy Care for the Adirondacks hosted more than 40 elders, Friendship Volunteers, Parish Nurses and Board Members at Guggenheim Center on Lower Saranac Lake for its annual Friendship Picnic. The gathering is held each year to celebrate older adults in our ...

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Federman pens book about food writer

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake native Adam Federman has stepped up to the plate, literally, with the release of his book “Fasting and Feasting: the life of visionary food writer Patience Gray,” published by Chelsea Green in June. This biography of the author of “Honey from a ...

Adirondack Health announces August births

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of August: Schaffer: A son, Alex James, born Aug. 5 at 2:07 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces to Sarajane Schaffer of Tupper Lake. Drabick: A son, Alexander Michael, born Aug. 6 at 6:35 a.m., ...

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Women’s College Scholarship Club 2017 winners

SARANAC LAKE — Four Saranac Lake High School graduates are each receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Women’s College Scholarship Club; two Continuing Education students are each receiving $1,000. The club has also donated $100 to the Saranac Lake Free Library, for a total contribution ...