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Local students named to honor’s lists, earn degrees

Paul Smith’s College announces dean’s list PAUL SMITHS — The following students were named to the dean;s list at Paul Smith’s College during the spring 2017 semester. Kenneth Alton of Saranac Lake. Alton was also named an Adirondack Scholar, having achieved a cumulative average of at ...

Mercy Care Board of Directors presented Volunteers with the “Doors of Mercy,” a photo collage project developed by elders and volunteers depicting elders opening their doors to their Mercy Care Friends. 
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Mercy Care celebrates 10th anniversary by giving out awards

LAKE PLACID — The Board of Directors of Mercy Care for the Adirondacks hosted a thank-you event on June 29 to mark the establishment of the Sisters of Mercy’s renewed mission in the Adirondacks 10 years ago to enhance the fullness of life of elders living in their community. At the ...

Pictured at back, from left, are Mark Simkins, Wayne Newman, Sue Patterson, Bob White, Bill Sweeney, Craig Stevens and Roger Neill. In front, from left, are Brenda Reeve, Karen Wolff, Peggy Wiltberger and Dr. Patty Monroe. Missing from the photo are Cathy Kraft, Dick Kibben, Suzanne Snizek, Roseanne Brogan, Sue Seacord, Jamie Whidden, Rich Loebe and Dr. George Cook.
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SLVHA elects new officers

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association has some newly elected officers: President Karen Wolff, Vice President Wayne Newman, Secretary Sue Patterson and Treasurer Craig Stevens. The SLVHA held its semi-annual meeting in May to elect new officers and discuss its ...

Saranac Lake Middle School announces 4th-quarter honor roll

Grade 6 - Samuel Ash, Logan Baker, Austin Barry, Ian Barry, Audrey Bartlett, Luke Blaum, Maddison Branch, Kyla Callaghan, Harrison Carlisto, Eldin Cirikovic, Elvis Cirikovic, Jillian Clark, Layne Colgan, Vella Cook, Kaden Darrah, Cole Dawson, Annelise Dramm, Jacob Duryea, Mitchell ...

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Balzac earns degree with high honors from Columbia

NEW YORK — Samuel A.V. Balzac of Jay earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in theatre arts (acting focus) from Columbia College, the main undergraduate arts and sciences division of Columbia University in New York, as announced during the college’s and the university’s commencement ...

Cartier earns degree from Hudson Valley Community College

TROY — Students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College. Local graduates include Jeffrey Cartier of Bloomingdale, who completed studies in the Electrical Construction and Maintenance academic program

Long Run Wealth Advisors welcomes Gardiner as associate

LAKE PLACID — Megan Gardiner recently joined Long Run Wealth Advisors, aligned with Raymond James Financial Services Inc. in Lake Placid, according to branch managers Kevin Brady and Charlie Cowan. “Integrating her skill set builds on our commitment to personalized attention close to ...

“Last Flight” by John “Doc” Ward

Coast Guard will honor local artist John ‘Doc’ Ward

SARANAC LAKE — Local illustrator and retired Saranac Lake High School art teacher John “Doc” Ward will be honored for his contribution to the United States Coast Guard during a ceremony in New York City. Ward, a Saranac Lake resident who has been commissioned by more than 100 book and ...

May births recorded at AMC

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of May: Pickering: A daughter, Jamilyn Page, born May 1 at 7:22 am, weighing 7 pounds, 5 ounces to Rayella and James Pickering of North Bangor. Sears: A daughter, Mariah Anna Mayy, born May 4 at ...

Josie Hough

Top students in the Keene Central School Class of 2017

Valedictorian: Josie Hough Parents’/guardians’ names: David and Ann Hough GPA: 94.34 College planning to attend: Binghamton University Career goal: physician --- Salutatorian: Elaina B. Smith Parents’/guardians’ names: Hannah and Scott Smith GPA: ...

Pictured, from left, are Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Leonard Bus Sales Jourdan Pignatelli and Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York Child Hunger Corps Member Kassandra Martinchek at the  at the Leonard Bus Sales Booth during the New York State Association of School Business Officials Expo in Lake Placid. Leonard Bus Sales has announced that it is  partnering with The Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York, and six other regional food banks, to help end child hunger and raise awareness of the importance of supporting local food banks throughout New York state. Leonard Bus Sales is supporting school-based backpack and food pantry programs that provide meals to children when they are not in school.  The company will be donating $5, the average cost to feed one child over a weekend, per attendee at the New York State Association of School Business Officials Expo held June 4-7 at the Lake Placid. 
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Hoping to end child hunger

Pictured, from left, are Sales and Marketing Coordinator for Leonard Bus Sales Jourdan Pignatelli and Regional Food Bank of Northeastern New York Child Hunger Corps Member Kassandra Martinchek at the at the Leonard Bus Sales Booth during the New York State Association of School Business ...

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Rainbow Graphics earns award for advertising

SARANAC LAKE — Rainbow Graphics, an award winning agency that offers printing, design and internet services, has been awarded for its advertising creativity from the SUNY Plattsburgh American Marketing Association’s annual “Champy” Awards. The event was held May 4 in ...

Landau completes tree assessment qualification

UPPER JAY — Peter Landeau, an International Society of Arborculture-certified arborist, of Northeast Arborcultural Associates in Upper Jay, has successfully completed the Tree Risk Assessment Qualification offered by the New England Chapter of the ISA. The qualification is a two-day ...

Local college students earn honors, degrees

Paul Smith’s student honored with local award PAUL SMITHS — A Paul Smith’s College student is the proud recipient of the first-ever Rick Morse Award, named for a longtime environmental advocate who died last year. Tyler Dezago, a senior majoring in ecological restoration, was ...