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David Filsinger, right, gets ready to cast his vote for the BOCES capital project Thursday at the Adirondack Educational Center in Saranac Lake. “I’m all about BOCES. They’re going to fix my electric car some day,” Filsinger said. 
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

BOCES project passes

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SARANAC LAKE — Voters overwhelmingly approved the $18.5 million Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES capital project Thursday, casting 556 votes in favor of the project and 135 against. The vote was held the same day BOCES welcomed parents and the public to its open house. Adirondack ...

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Police: Man injures officer during domestic violence arrest

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SARANAC LAKE — Village police said a 34-year-old man injured one of their officers as they arrested him around 10:45 p.m. Wednesday after responding to reports of a domestic dispute on Olive Street. During the incident, Trever Stanton of Saranac Lake was alleged to have choked a ...

A design presented by Tetra Tech to the Saranac Lake school board Wednesday night would expand the bus circle so a total of 13 buses could fit head-to-tail in the bus circle. 
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Solutions presented for school drop-off

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SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake Central School board members disagreed Wednesday night on how to fix the congestion at the Petrova school’s drop-off zone, where hurried parents, cars and buses create a dangerous situation for kids. “Twice this year I’ve seen a school bus slam on their ...

ECOs bust illegal hunter

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A state Department of Environmental Conservation officer (ECO) busted an illegal hunter in St. Lawrence County after being tipped off by a citizen. On Saturday, Sept. 9, ECO Joel Schneller received a call reporting that two white tail deer had been shot in the town of Russell. The suspected ...

Wild Center awarded $245K for project with Native American partners

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TUPPER LAKE — The Wild Center has been awarded $245,000 from a prestigious federal grant program to fund a collaborative project that will honor indigenous perspective and knowledge and incorporate it into the everyday museum experience. The Institute of Museum and Library Services ...

DEC to end terrapin turtle hunting

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced this week that it would be permanently ending its annual terrapin turtle hunting season after next spring’s hunt. The terrapin turtle is native to brackish waters, including the lower Hudson River and Long Island Sound. New York ...

Main Street in Lake Placid is in view without power in February during a 19-hour overnight outage that left this village without power during a busy weekend of tourism and events.
(Enterprise photo -- Antonio Olivero)

NBC concerned about electricity for Placid events

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LAKE PLACID — After a pair of sustained power outages cut off electricity to this village earlier this year, concerns about the reliability of Lake Placid and the Olympic Center’s power system have been raised by a flagship broadcast television network. Ahead of NBC’s broadcast of ...

A brewer 
showcases their hops and grain during the 2016 Brewfest at the Olympic Center in Lake Placid. This year’s event returns Saturday.
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Lake Placid Brewfest returns to Olympic Center Saturday

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Brewfest returns for its sixth year, bringing back dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers, great food and much more, Saturday, Sept. 23. The brew fest features live music with Drunk & in the Woods and as many as 66 brewers and hundreds of different ...

Justice Center may lack power to prosecute

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ALBANY — A New York state agency launched four years ago to protect the disabled from abuse and neglect was staffed with a team of investigators and prosecutors empowered to bring criminal cases against alleged wrongdoers. But it lacked one key thing, according to three recent court rulings: ...

Rep. Elise Stefanik

Rally hopes to sway Stefanik against new health care bill

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PLATTSBURGH — A rally is planned Friday in Plattsburgh to press U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik to oppose the Cassidy-Graham health-care bill if it comes to the House for a vote. Participants will gather at 5 p.m. at Trinity Park in downtown Plattsburgh and then march to Stefanik’s office at ...

“Mixed Messages” will feature artwork by Anastasia Osolin and John Cullen.
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BluSeed Studios hosts joint artist exhibit ‘Mixed Messages’

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SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios will host an opening tonight for “Mixed Messages,” featuring the abstract works of Anastasia Osolin and John Cullen, from 5 to 7 p.m. The exhibit runs through Oct. 29. Originally from the Washington DC area, Anastasia Osolin has a B.F.A. in ...

Carmen Nickerson and Willy Porter
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Porter Nickerson take the Recovery Lounge stage Sunday

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UPPER JAY —The Porter Nickerson duo will make a special stop at the Recovery Lounge Sunday, Sept. 24 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $15. Porter Nickerson is a duo that embody the best of what live music has to offer: heart, grit, and the kind of raw musicianship that transforms ...

A view of Hurricane Mountain from Owl Head Lookout 
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

A peaceful climb to Owl Head Lookout

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I haven’t hiked Owl Head Lookout, just outside of Elizabethtown, for many years. Recently I’ve felt the need to become reacquainted with some of my old favorites and introduce them to some visiting friends. We always have such a wide range of hiking abilities in our groups, it’s nice ...

Citizen Advocates hosts annual Recovery Month Celebration

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MALONE — In recognition of September as National Recovery Month, Citizen Advocates will host the ninth annual Recovery Picnic & Family Fun Day from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 24 at the Malone Rec Park Kelly Pavilion. The event is one of the many ways to support people in ...

DEC announces small game hunting dates

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced the start dates for small game hunting seasons, including youth hunting opportunities this weekend. Youth waterfowl hunting is allowed this weekend, Sept. 24 and 25, in the Northern Zone and Lake Champlain. Youth hunters must be ...