People News

August to December births at Adirondack Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE — The following births were recorded at Adirondack Medical Center from Aug. 2018 to Dec. 2018: August Roth: A daughter, Sloane Ophelia, born Aug. 2 at 8:14 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces to Sara and William Roth of Saranac Lake. Geiger: A son, Bradley Robert, born Aug. ...

NCCC names honors students for fall 2018 semester

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has named its president’s list and vice president’s list honors students for the fall 2018 semester. Two types of academic honors are awarded each semester to matriculated students having completed 12 or more credits per semester in ...

Scholarships awarded by SL Fish and Game Club

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club has awarded camp scholarships to Carter Sharlow of Lake Placid, Maya Wissler of Saranac Lake and Wyatt Bigelow of Lake Placid. They will be attending the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation Camp Colby this summer. ...

Student News

Students named to SUNY Potsdam president’s list --- POTSDAM — The State University of New York at Potsdam recently named 945 students to the president’s list in recognition of their academic excellence in the Fall 2018 semester. The students included: -Taylor Carroll of Tupper ...

Citizen Advocates supports ski patrols with locker donations

MALONE — Upgrades to the boot and ski room for the Whiteface Volunteer Ski Patrol and Titus Mountain received a lift from Citizen Advocates in Malone in the form of much need locker space. The ski patrol for Whiteface Mountain Ski Area has been modernizing the boot and ski room, which ...

Lake Placid High School readies for its Winter Carnival

LAKE PLACID — The 76th Lake Placid High School Winter Carnival will take place from Thursday through Saturday. The opening ceremony will be held at 11:30 a.m. Thursday in the high school auditorium. Coronation will be at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, followed by the Sno-Ball Hop at 8 p.m. ...

Winter Carnival king, queen to be chosen from field of 8 seniors

LAKE PLACID — Eight seniors have been chosen as the king and queen candidates for this year’s annual Lake Placid High School Winter Carnival, which will be held from Thursday, Jan. 31 to Saturday, Feb. 2. Below is a list of the candidates and their bios. --- Emma Bishop Emma ...

Olsen promoted

SARANAC LAKE — On Dec. 19, 2018, Garth H. Olsen of Saranac Lake was promoted to Second Lieutenant and Chaplain Candidate in the United States Army, New York National Guard. He held the rank of Specialist prior to this, having completed Basic Combat Training at Ft Jackson, South ...

VanBee & Co. awarded by WeddingWire Couples

SARANAC LAKE — VanBee & Co. was announced a winner of the renowned WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards in Saranac Lake. WeddingWire Inc., a leading global online wedding marketplace, annually celebrates the top wedding professionals on WeddingWire across more than 20 service ...

ADK Promotes Seth Jones to education director

LAKE PLACID — Education is a vital and integral part of ADK’s (Adirondack Mountain Club) mission. Helping people learn how to recreate responsibly, developing environmental literacy and instilling an outdoor ethic helps protect New York’s public lands. Seth Jones, manager of ...

Student News

Wolff named to dean’s list at Hamilton College CLINTON — Abigail Wolff of Saranac Lake has been named to the dean’s list at Hamilton College for the fall 2018 semester. --- Locals named to the president’s list at HVCC TROY — The following local students were named to the ...

Engel & Volkers adds Harris, Moquin and Lacey for vacation rental sales

LAKE PLACID — Engel & Volkers Lake Placid today announced that Helen Harris, Amy Moquin and Rebecca “Becca” Lacey have recently joined its shop as a Licensed Real Estate salespeople. “These three professionals are a welcome addition to our talented real estate team and ...

Elderwood promotes Walker to regional director of operations

BUFFALO — Marc J. Walker has been named regional director of operations for Elderwood, a leading provider of senior care services in the Northeast. Walker served most recently as the administrator of Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid, a 156-bed skilled nursing facility in Lake ...

Ugly Holiday Sweater Day at SLHS

SARANAC LAKE — On Thursday, Dec. 20, Saranac Lake High School held its annual Ugly Holiday Sweater Day. Students and staff wore their ugliest holiday sweaters to celebrate the season.