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Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association names scholarship winners

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association congratulates the six recipients of its annual scholarships given to second year North Country Community College students in the registered nurse and radiologic technology programs. This year’s scholarship winners ...

Mirror Lake Inn employees give back for the holidays

LAKE PLACID — Everyone deserves a Merry Christmas. It’s from that standpoint that the employees of the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa take time away from the specter of a busy holiday this month to ensure that others have a joyous Christmas. Over the decades, the staff at the Inn ...

Annual toy drive at SLVFD

SARANAC LAKE — The Holiday Helpers organization collects presents for area children who may not otherwise have presents for Christmas. The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department hosted its annual drop off event/toy drive in November. Patti Ploof and Dawn Rogers, co-chairs of ...

Pendragon executive artistic director named to England directorship

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon’s Executive Artistic Director Karen Lordi-Kirkham has been named to a two-year directorship of Dickinson College’s Humanities Program in Norwich, England, beginning in July 2019. This follows her award of the Charles A. Dana endowed chair for her work at ...

Saranac Lake High School first quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake High School has announced that the following students were named to the first quarter academic honor roll (85-100): --- 9th Grade Honor Roll (85-89) Camren Beckwith, Emma Bradley, Isabella Burcume, Serena Carter, Samantha Cleator, Lennon Clement, ...

Tupper Lake High School first quarter honor roll

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake High School has announced that the following students were named to the first quarter academic honor roll: --- Grade 7 Highest Honor Roll 95-100 Cody Auclair Rebecca Becker Grant Bencze Garrett Dewyea Emelia Foote Raegan Fritts Mckenzie ...

Community Bank spreads cheer

SARANAC LAKE — Community Bank N.A. is once again joining the festive spirit this year by sponsoring or independently organizing charity drives for local community members and families. Throughout the banks four-state footprint, more than 70 branches are celebrating the holidays by ...

Saranac Lake Middle School first quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The following students were named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the school year: Grade 6 Gabriella Allen, Lauryn Arnold, Addison Ash, Hannah Barber, Lucas Bearce, Kaida Bova, Meadow Brown, Dustin Burke, Zoe Carpenter, Alden Cecunjanin, Lillie Chamberlain, ...

Lake Placid Middle-High School first quarter honor roll

Grade 6 high honor roll Barney, Levi Beaney, Brooke Brady, Brian Brewer, Ashley Briggs, Aiden Carlson, Alida Cecunjanin, Anisa Coffin, Alexa Frantz, Trey Galvin, Norah Hayes, Owen LaMare, Haileigh Landriault, William McKillip, Kelsey Mihill, Jarrett ...

Golden Arrow donates pet fees to wildlife refuge

LAKE PLACID — The Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, a 165-room hotel situated along the shore of Mirror Lake in Lake Placid, has a soft spot for pet guests. Each year the pet-friendly resort that welcomes dogs, cats and even a pig, donates 10 percent of all pet fees to a local humane society or ...

NCCC faculty member teaching in Russia as Fulbright Scholar

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College nursing professor Selina LeMay-Klippel is teaching in Russia this semester after winning a prestigious Fulbright Scholar award. LeMay-Klippel is living in Ufa, the capital city of the Republic of Bashkortostan, and teaching at Bashkir State ...