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Clarkson University’s highest community service honor, the Bertrand H. Snell Award, was bestowed upon Wild Center Executive Director Stephanie Ratcliffe, pictured with Clarkson President Tony Collins, right.
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Clarkson honors Ratcliffe of Wild Center

Clarkson University's highest community service honor, the Bertrand H. Snell Award, was bestowed upon Wild Center Executive Director Stephanie Ratcliffe at a dinner hosted by Clarkson President Tony Collins and University trustees on May 11. The Bertrand H. Snell Award was created by the ...

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Brunette joins ROOST to help market Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism recently announced the addition of Kelly Brunette as the Saranac Lake regional marketing manager. In her new role, Brunette will serve as a liaison between community stakeholders, travelers, and ROOST, and support the ...

TCC, Wireless Zone donate 235,000 backpacks, supplies

Students in Saranac Lake will soon benefit from a national backpack giveaway campaign. TCC, the largest Verizon authorized retailer in the U.S., recently announced that Wireless Zone is partnering with the company and Culture of Good to donate 235,000 backpacks full of school supplies to ...

Adirondack Medical Center records April births

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of April: Rolley: A daughter, Emelia Grace, born April 4 at 4:46 p.m., weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces to Leanna Thompson and Brandon Rolley of Saranac Lake. Hayward: A son, Finn Michael, born ...

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Local man, Paul Smith’s alum named executive chef of Hotel Saranac

SARANAC LAKE — David Pittman, who grew up in nearby Lake Clear, will be the first executive chef when the historic Hotel Saranac reopens this summer. Pittman went to Saranac Lake High School and worked at Hotel Saranac while attending Paul Smith’s College. A 2008 PSC graduate, he was a ...

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St. Joseph’s receives 6th Best Companies Recognition

St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers, based in Saranac Lake, has received recognition from the Society for Human Resources Management as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York State for 2017. The Society for Human Resources Management, the world’s largest ...

Pictured, from left, are Joanne Wise, marketing and community relations manager of Renzi Foodservice; Mary Gallagher, operations and service coordinator at ROOST; and Michelle Crowley of the Saranac Lake Food Pantry.
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Renzi FoodService gives back to local food pantries

LAKE PLACID — In its third year, the Renzi Food Show on April 4 brought over 1,000 visitors to Lake Placid and a commitment to local communities and the environment. Held at the Conference Center at Lake Placid, the show not only helped spur the local economy by generating overnight ...

Lake Placid Middle-High School 3rd quarter honor roll

12th grade High honors Armstrong, Gabriella Ashley, Elisabeth Cecunjanin, Merita Chris, Ashley Damp, Evan Favata, Isaac Hebert, Aimee Kroes, Bjorn Lysek, Nicholas McGrew, Grace McGrew, Henry Mihill, III, David Moore, Sean O'Leary, Victoria Quilla, ...

Saranac Lake High School honor roll

9th grade Honor Roll (85-89) Eliza Barney, Molly Bell, Olivia Bell, Corbyn Burch, Kaitlyn Burdt, Hailey Cornell, Tyler DeAngelis, Austin Familo, Sarah Foley, Adam Hermanson, Gary Hickok, Emily Muncil, Dylan Murnane, Brennan Nobles, Meagan O'Brien, Alexis Ottley, Emma Peer, Iyleeh Rose, ...

March births announced at Adirondack Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of March: Ehlert: A son, Remy William, born February 7 at 8:58 am, weighing 6 pounds, 13 ounces to Haley Kilburn and Brendan Ehlert of Lake Placid. DeGrace: A daughter, Tessa Rae, born March 9 ...

Northwood student earns Belack/Astle Memorial Award

LAKE PLACID — Northwood School student and skier Matthieu Cote, of Plattsburgh, has been awarded the Berlack/Astle Memorial Fast Skier Award. Cote has been racing for only three years. Impressive considering Matthieu won the New York State championships in alpine combined, tied for first ...

Pictured from left are Ken Wilson, Patricia Keough-Wilson and Katie Poland.
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First Mildred R. Keough International Word Weavers Scholarship awarded

A scholarship honoring long time Saranac Lake resident, Mildred R. Keough, who passed away in 2008, was awarded in late February to Katie Poland, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. The scholarship instituted this year will be granted annually to assist a young writer to attend the annual Florida Christian ...

Rotarian Jordanna Mallach reads to elementary students.
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Rotarians read, deliver books to students

Saranac Lake Rotarians reading to Petrova Elementary students and delivering books to St. Bernard’s and Bloomingdale schools during Read Across America month. Every year in March the Saranac Lake Rotary Club puts a book in the hands of each child in Saranac Lake schools. This past ...