People News

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.

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 ...