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May births recorded at AMC

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of May: Pickering: A daughter, Jamilyn Page, born May 1 at 7:22 am, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces to Rayella and James Pickering of North Bangor. Sears: A daughter, Mariah Anna Mayy, born May 4 at ...

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Top students in the Keene Central School Class of 2017

Valedictorian: Josie Hough Parents’/guardians’ names: David and Ann Hough GPA: 94.34 College planning to attend: Binghamton University Career goal: physician --- Salutatorian: Elaina B. Smith Parents’/guardians’ names: Hannah and Scott Smith GPA: ...

Pictured, from left, are Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Leonard Bus Sales Jourdan Pignatelli and Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York Child Hunger Corps Member Kassandra Martinchek at the  at the Leonard Bus Sales Booth during the New York State Association of School Business Officials Expo in Lake Placid. Leonard Bus Sales has announced that it is  partnering with The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, and six other regional food banks, to help end child hunger and raise awareness of the importance of supporting local food banks throughout New York state. Leonard Bus Sales is supporting school-based backpack and food pantry programs that provide meals to children when they are not in school.  The company will be donating $5, the average cost to feed one child over a weekend, per attendee at the New York State Association of School Business Officials Expo held June 4-7 at the Lake Placid. 
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Hoping to end child hunger

Pictured, from left, are Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Leonard Bus Sales Jourdan Pignatelli and Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York Child Hunger Corps Member Kassandra Martinchek at the at the Leonard Bus Sales Booth during the New York State Association of School Business ...

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Rainbow Graphics earns award for advertising

SARANAC LAKE — Rainbow Graphics, an award winning agency that offers printing, design and internet services, has been awarded for its advertising creativity from the SUNY Plattsburgh American Marketing Association’s annual “Champy” Awards. The event was held May 4 in ...

Landau completes tree assessment qualification

UPPER JAY — Peter Landeau, an International Society of Arborculture-certified arborist, of Northeast Arborcultural Associates in Upper Jay, has successfully completed the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification offered by the New England Chapter of the ISA. The qualification is a two-day ...

Local college students earn honors, degrees

Paul Smith’s student honored with local award PAUL SMITHS — A Paul Smith’s College student is the proud recipient of the first-ever Rick Morse Award, named for a longtime environmental advocate who died last year. Tyler Dezago, a senior majoring in ecological restoration, was ...

Two injured as motorcyclists collide

SARANAC LAKE — Two New Hampshire residents were taken to the hospital after their motorcycles collided just outside the village Saturday afternoon. Pierre D. Blanchette, 68, of Goffstown, New Hampshire, was operating a 2014 Harley Davidson west on state Route 3, about a mile west of the ...

Gagnon joins North Woods Engineering as junior engineer

SARANAC LAKE — North Woods Engineering has announced the addition of Kayla Gagnon as a junior engineer. Kayla holds a bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Clarkson University, and a bachelor’s degree in physics from SUNY Plattsburgh. Her duties at North Woods include civil ...

Army National Guard Pfc. Fisk begins military career

Major General Anthony P. German, the Adjutant General of New York, recently announced the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation. The newest Citizen Soldiers to complete ...

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Local music teacher in the running for Grammy honor

SARANAC LAKE — Drew Benware, the vocal music teacher at Saranac Lake High School, has been nominated for a Grammy — well, kind of. The Recording Academy, which presents the famous Grammy music awards, and the Grammy Museum announced Wednesday the names of 197 quarterfinalists for their ...