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Tupper Lake Police Department K9 officer JD wears his new protective vest alongside handler officer Jordan Nason. 
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Tupper K9 officer receives body armor donation

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Police Department’s K9 officer JD has received a bullet- and stab-protective vest thanks to a donation from nonprofit organization Vested Interest in K9s Inc. K9 JD’s vest is sponsored by Vicki Johnston of Chester, Ohio and embroidered with the ...

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill
(Enterprise photo — Tom Salitsky)

Immigration report calls out Franklin, St. Lawrence counties

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County sheriffs along New York’s Canadian border are scratching their heads over a federal report on places that refuse to cooperate with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. The Department of Homeland Security’s Declined Detainer Outcome report, released Monday, ...

Maple celebrations continue this weekend

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New York state will host Maple Weekend again Saturday and Sunday at various sugarhouses throughout the area. Here is a list of the local participants and their offerings: --- Wild Center 45 Museum Drive, Tupper Lake On Saturday from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m., the museum will host ...

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro
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Stefanik undecided on today’s health plan vote

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Rep. Elise Stefanik wants to repeal the Affordable Care Act but isn’t committing to the GOP replacement plan. President Donald Trump, Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republican leaders spent this week on Capitol Hill trying to round up the 216 House votes needed to approve the bill in a ...

Stephen Horne’s “Wild Cove, II”
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LPCA’s ‘Imagined Landscapes’ opens Friday

Weekender A&E

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host an opening meet-the-artist reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 24 with Parmelee Tolkan, Stephen Horne, Eleanor Sweeney and Jon Prime for their group exhibit, “Imagined Landscapes.” This new exhibit will be on ...

Stefanik supports Medicaid change

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While Rep. Elise Stefanik remains uncommitted about her vote on the American Health Care Act, she fully supports an amendment that would ease the Medicaid burden on local counties. House Speaker Paul Ryan tried to woo upstate New York Republicans, including Stefanik, R-Willsboro, with an ...

Kathy Ford
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March 29 Mad Hatter’s Ball honors Kathy Ford

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LAKE PLACID — Spring is a time to celebrate life and new beginnings. Spring is also time for the annual Mad Hatter’s Ball, which this year will honor the 2016 queen of Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, Kathy Ford.    The Mad Hatter’s Ball raises money to support North Country ...

Columnist Paul Willcott to speak at Library Lunch Program

Weekender A&E

SARANAC LAKE — Paul Willcott, whose award winning column “View From the Porch” appears every other Tuesday in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, will speak at the next Library Lunch program on Thursday, March 30 at noon in the Cantwell Room of the Saranac Lake Free Library. ...

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Maple beverages

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Maple season is here again. Maple weekends invite you to visit many of our local maple producers. This year, February’s warm spell meant that some producers started making syrup early. Sweet maple sugar is produced during photosynthesis the previous summer, and stored in the tree roots ...

Melting business: Warmer U.S. winter hurts small companies

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NEW YORK — The big snowstorm in the U.S. Midwest and East last week was a respite for some small business owners, after a generally mild winter that has nipped into the revenue of many companies and forced them to rethink their cold-weather strategies. Retailers who sell winter clothing ...

U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro
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Stefanik hesitating on health-care plan

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WASHINGTON — The fate of the Republican health-care plan appears to rest on conservative Republicans like Rep. Lou Barletta of Pennsylvania and centrists like Rep. Elise Stefanik of New York. Barletta, an immigration hard-liner, said he remains opposed to the legislation because it ...

Franklin County Sheriff Kevin Mulverhill talks to reporters during a search for two escaped prison inmates in June 2015. (Enterprise photo — Tom Salitsky)

ICE calls out Franklin, St. Lawrence counties for non-compliance

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County sheriffs along New York’s Canadian border are scratching their heads over a federal report on places that refuse to cooperate with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency. The Department of Homeland Security’s Declined Detainer Outcome report, released Monday, ...

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5 Winter Carnival themes to choose from

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SARANAC LAKE — The Winter Carnival Committee on Tuesday offered the public five options to discuss for next year’s theme: ¯ Frozen Fiesta ¯ Under the Big Top ¯ Candy Carnival ¯ Totally ’80s ¯ Chinese New Year. People will be able to vote for their favorite of the five ...

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Lake Placid voters once again choose to keep village court

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LAKE PLACID — For the second time in nine months, people here voted to keep their village court system and not combine its caseloads with the town of North Elba’s court. The village Board of Trustees had put the proposition up for vote at Tuesday’s regularly scheduled village ...

Mike Pratt smiles at an ORDA board meeting in December 2016. (Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

ORDA board appoints Pratt as permanent CEO

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LAKE PLACID — At Tuesday’s regularly scheduled state Olympic Regional Development Authority board meeting, the state authority appointed interim president and CEO Mike Pratt permanently and reported positive financial numbers versus last year’s dismal winter. The board hired Pratt as ...

Kids unhurt as school bus gets stuck in snowbank

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SARANAC LAKE — A school bus carrying students went off Hobart Road in Gabriels into a snowbank Monday morning, but no one was hurt. “I wouldn’t use the word ‘crash,’” Diane Fox, superintendent of the Saranac Lake Central School District, said Tuesday. “That’s not exactly ...