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Curing from TB at Trudeau was ‘just a wonderful gathering of people’

Marjorie Wolinsky (nee Claster) left New York City for Saranac Lake’s Trudeau Sanatorium in 1939, when she was just 20 years old. She remained a patient at the Sanatorium for six years. Marjorie compared staying at the Sanatorium to college. It was, she said, “just a wonderful ...

Tupper Lake Middle-High School honor roll

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Middle-High School announced that the following students have qualified for the Honor Roll for the second quarter: Grade 7 Highest Honor Roll 95-100 Olivia Ellis Jessie Kavanagh Meika Nadeau Robert Paige Noah Plumley Jacob Sabo Jamin ...

Historic Saranac Lake hires new oral history coordinator

SARANAC LAKE — Today Historic Saranac Lake announced the addition of Kayt Gochenaur to its staff in the position of oral history coordinator. Gochenaur will be planning and overseeing the expansion of Historic Saranac Lake’s Oral History Project as well as managing the Cure Porch on ...

LaBombard appointed as NYSAR Adirondack Region vice president

Steven LaBombard of Plattsburgh took the oath of office Feb. 5, as the 2018 Adirondack Region vice president of the New York State Association of REALTORS during the association's inauguration ceremony held in conjunction with its business meetings at The Desmond Hotel and Conference Center in ...

Adirondack Health records January births at AMC

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births in the month of January: Allen: A daughter, Estelle Mary, born Jan. 2 at 6:33 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 3 ounces to LeeAnn McNulty and Timothy Allen Jr. of Tupper Lake. Gibbs: A son, Braeden Edward, born Jan. 3 ...

SLVHA focuses on scholarships and healthcare initiatives

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association held its semi-annual meeting in November to nominate new board members and discuss the progress of local scholarships and healthcare initiatives. The SLVHA board members present were President Karen Wolff, Treasurer Craig ...

Saranac Lake Middle School second quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Middle School announced that the following students were named to the honor roll for the second quarter: Grade 6 Nelle Aaron, Caleb Akey, Lexee Beane, Aden Beckwith, Emmamae Besio, Victoria Bice, Samuel Bickford, Sadie Blanchard, Coral Brown, Misty ...

Newman wins Peace Poster Contest

Petrova Middle School student Chase Newman won this year’s local Lions Club International Peace Poster Contest sponsored by the Saranac Lake Lions Club. An awards ceremony was held recently at the middle school to honor Newman’s achievements. Newman then went on to compete at and ...

NCCC student-athlete-musician earns Scholar All-American honors

SARANAC LAKE — In her nearly two years at North Country Community College, Chloe Nott has impressed many people with her play on the soccer field and her hard work in the classroom. As a talented banjo player, she’s also made fast friends in the local bluegrass music scene. Now the ...

Reeser named GM at Marriott Courtyard

LAKE PLACID — Waterford Hotel Group has announced the appointment of Lisa Reeser to general manager of Courtyard by Marriott Lake Placid. As general manager, Reeser is responsible for all aspects of the hotel's operations. Waterford Hotel Group, a national hotel and convention ...

D. Hoffman awarded MAI Designation

LAKE PLACID — Mr. Daniel K. Deighan, MAI, of Keene has announced that his colleague, Donald Hoffmann of Lake Placid, has been awarded the Appraisal Institute's prestigious MAI Designation, which is held by appraisers who are experienced in the valuation and evaluation of commercial, ...

November reading challenges students

SARANAC LAKE — Local home school parents and children recently participated in the November Reading Challenge at the Saranac Lake Free Library. Parents pledged a certain amount per book read in November, and the money was donated to a library. This year the Saranac Lake library ...