People News

SLHS hosts Club Fair

SARANAC LAKE  — The Saranac Lake High School Club Fair was held on Sept. 11 in the high school gym. The fair is held to give students the opportunity to see and talk to representatives of the various clubs active at the high school. around 20 clubs that students can participate in.

LeClair Foundation gives first donation

SARANAC LAKE — The Tina LeClair Memorial Foundation, a nonprofit that supports locals who are battling cancer, and donates funds to cancer research, gave out its first check on Wednesday. Kristeen Colby, founder and CEO of the foundation, gave $1,000 to Cristie Heath. Heath was ...

Women’s College Scholarship Club names 2018 winners

SARANAC LAKE — Six Saranac Lake High School graduates are each receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Women’s College Scholarship Club. The club has also donated $100 to the Saranac Lake Free Library, for a total contribution of $6,100 to further education in the Saranac Lake ...

Paul Smith’s College awarded

PAUL SMITHS — U.S. News and World Report released its 2019 Best Colleges Rankings this month, a list in which Paul Smith’s College earned five different awards in the Regional Colleges North category: No. 6 for “Best Value Schools” No. 14 for “Best Regional Colleges” ...

Girl Scouts host free laundry day

SARANAC LAKE — Patrons at the Warehouse Coinwash and Carwash in Saranac Lake got quite a surprise on Saturday, Sept. 1, as local girl scouts were on hand to provide gifts as youngsters were heading back to school. The idea was to host a free laundry day focusing on back to school clothes ...

The Nature Conservancy names new board members

KEENE VALLEY — The Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy recently announced the appointments of three new board members, all with deep ties to the Adirondacks. Takeyce Walter, of Round Lake, is an artist whose work primarily features the Adirondack and Catskill parks, as well as ...

Huntington hired as Agent at Adirondack Realty

Berkshire Hathaway Adirondack Realty recently welcomed a new Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent, Lorinda Huntington, to its office as announced by Broker/Owner Margie Philo. Huntington spent most of her life in the Adirondacks and has a great appreciation for all that this area has to offer. ...

Local choir sings in Siena, Italy

SARANAC LAKE — A local choir conductor led more than a dozen singers on a 10-day concert tour to Siena, Italy, this summer, strengthening the bond between the two cities that was first established in 2006. “It was a phenomenal sharing of American music with an Italian audience,” ...

‘A Taste of Saranac Lake’ on sale

SARANAC LAKE — After gathering recipes for many months, the Saranac Lake Women’s Civic Chamber community cookbook has arrived. From Zucchini Pancakes to Bacon Wrapped Goose Breasts, “A Taste of Saranac Lake” is an heirloom, beginning with a brief history of Saranac Lake, local ...

Stop-DWI uses students’ billboard designs

SARANAC LAKE — Billboards posted this summer in Tupper Lake and Malone, warning of the dangers of alcohol, were the work of Saranac Lake High School art students. Art teacher Jennifer Moore said her “Advanced Digital Photography” class in the spring semester came up with ...

July births at Ad’k Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of July: Corthell: A daughter, Eliza Louise, born July 2 at 4:34 a.m., weighing 5 pounds, 15 ounces to Shannon Burdo and Scott Corthell of AuSable Forks. Gibbs: A son, Parker Steven, born July 2 at 4 ...

Patenaude named sales agent at Berkshire Hathaway

LAKE PLACID — Berkshire Hathaway Adirondack Premier Properties broker-owner Margie Philo has announced the addition of Danielle Patenaude as a new licensed real estate sales agent. Patenaude was born and raised in a small town bordering the Canadian border in northern New York. She ...

Edwards man wins Azure Mountain Friends raffle

ST. REGIS FALLS — William Hill of Edwards was the grand prize winner in a raffle conducted by Azure Mountain Friends in conjunction with the centennial of the fire tower on Azure Mountain. The centennial was observed on July 29 in St. Regis Falls, where Hill won a watercolor painting of ...

Locals promoted in Army National Guard

LATHAM — Maj. Gen. Anthony P. German, the adjutant general for the state of New York, recently announced the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership: • Evan Olsen from Saranac Lake, assigned ...

Student News

Locals named to Champlain College dean’s list BURLINGTON, Vt. — The following students have been named to the Champlain College dean’s list for achieving a grade point average of 3.5 or higher in the spring 2018 semester: • Scott Aquino of Wilmington • Hannah Hackel of ...