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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, ...

January births at Ad’k Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of January: Yaworski: A son, Joseph Alan, born Jan. 1 at 2:17 am, weighing 2 pounds, 14oz to Samantha LaFlamme and Joseph Yaworski of Tupper Lake. Sears: A daughter, Brooklyn Treasure, born ...

Saranac Lake High School 2nd quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The following students were named to the Saranac Lake High School second quarter academic honor roll (85-100): --- Grade 9 With High Honors (95-100) Kellie Claremont, GraceAnn Cleator, Rosemary Crowley, Rachel Daby, Gabriel Faubert, Ralph Isabella III, Nicholas ...

Tupper Lake Middle-High School 2nd quarter honor roll

TUPPER LAKE — The following students were named to the Tupper Lake Middle-High School honor roll for the second quarter: Grade 7 Highest Honor Roll 95-100 Libby Gillis Ruby LaDue Marissa Moeller Emma Robillard Nolan Savage Nathan Sorensen Logyn Sousa ​High Honor Roll ...

Tim Lamay

ROOST adds Malone regional marketing manager

MALONE — The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism recently announced the addition of Tim Lamay as Malone regional marketing manager. In his new role, Lamay will serve as a liaison between community stakeholders, travelers and ROOST, and support the implementation of marketing ...

Cathy McGraw joins Lake Placid Institute as new board chair

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Institute for the Arts & Humanities has announced the new board chair, board member Cathy McGraw, who has assumed responsibilities from Charles Noth who served as chair from 2013-2016. McGraw and her husband Scott have been seasonal residents of Lake ...

Dollar General plans New York Distribution Center

Dollar General announced plans last week to build the company’s 16th distribution center in Amsterdam, New York, located in Montgomery County. At full capacity, the project is expected to create 430 new jobs, as well as up to 200 additional, temporary construction jobs needed to build ...

Kilner named to dean’s list at Morrisville State College

MORRISVILLE — Dylan Kilner of Paul Smiths has been named to the dean’s list for the fall 2016 semester at Morrisville State College. Kilner is a Saranac Lake High School graduate and is majoring in renewable energy.

Martha Dishman

Citizen Advocates elects new board president, directors

MALONE — Citizen Advocates’ Board of Directors elected new President Martha Dishman, a slate of officers and three new directors at its January meeting. The board is comprised of community volunteers representing a broad range of professional backgrounds, and is directly responsible for ...

Dr. Murray D.D.S. uses a Play-Doh kit to show Petrova Elementary first graders what his office, Family Smiles Dental Care, does to help patients keep their smiles healthy. 
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

School group tours dental office

SARANAC LAKE — First grade students from Petrova Elementary School joined the staff of Family Smiles Dental Care in Saranac Lake for an office field trip to learn about ways to prevent cavities, the importance of healthy eating and dental procedures. The class was divided into three ...

Ad’k North Country Association welcomes new board members

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack North Country Association has announced the addition of two new members to its board of directors:  Steven Cacchio, President and CEO of Champlain National Bank and Jennifer Potter Hayes, former Executive Director of View in Old Forge.   “ANCA has ...

Champlain National Bank President and CEO Steven Cacchio, left, 
and Community Hospital President John Remillard
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Champlain National Bank makes major gift to E’town hospital

ELIZABETHTOWN — In a show of support for one of the area’s largest hospitals, Champlain National Bank has gifted $20,000 to Elizabethtown Community Hospital, which is part of the University of Vermont Health Network. “We feel it is important to support the hospital that takes care of ...

Fishs welcome baby boy, Benjamin

GLENS FALLS — Jeremie and Ashley Fish of Wilmington welcomed a baby boy, Benjamin Jonathan Fish, at 10:40 a.m. Dec. 30, 2016 at Glens Falls Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 14.2 ounces, and measured 20 inches long.

Eighth grader Cyrus Kuo-Powers helps Petrova Elementary kindergarten students paint trains created by his class.
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8th graders create trains in tradition for kindergartners

SARANAC LAKE — The eighth grade students from Saranac Lake created mini wooden trains for the Petrova Elementary kindergarten students recently. This year’s toy featured holes to hold crayons. “I give the students a chance to pick what toy they would like to give to ...

Stewart’s Holiday Match sets new record

The 2016 Holiday Match program sets a record for the third consecutive season, raising over $1.85 million for local children’s organizations. From Thanksgiving Day through Christmas Day, Stewart’s customers impressively donated over $926,000 to the program, which is an approximate $56,000 ...