Ed Kane, the founder of Great Adirondack Steak & Seafood Co., and Great Adirondack Brewing Co., is seen here making a toast inside the Main Street establishment he bought 35 years ago.
(Photo provided — The Kane family)

Community mourns Lake Placid businessman Ed Kane

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LAKE PLACID — Like many business people who moved to the Olympic Village to pursue their own version of the American Dream, Ed Kane was introduced to the community by News correspondent Laura Viscome in her weekly “Odds and Ends” newspaper column. “The Artist’s Cafe at No. 1 Main ...

The VeeVees
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The VeeVees return to the Smoke Signals stage

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If you go... What: The VeeVees concert When: Doors open at 9 p.m.; Show at 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 Where: Smoke Signals, 2489 Main St., Lake Placid How much: $5 --- LAKE PLACID — Artur Novoselsky will return to his old high school Friday, Jan. 20 with The VeeVees to play ...

Ice Palace construction pushed back

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SARANAC LAKE — Ice Palace builders have delayed until next week the start of construction on the symbol and biggest attraction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. On Tuesday night, Winter Carnival Committee member Dean Baker said the ice in Lake Flower’s Pontiac Bay was thick enough, ...

(Photo provided — Marc Safran)

Driftwood brings original music to Waterhole

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If you go... What: Driftwood concert When: Doors open at 8 p.m., show at 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 20 Where: Waterhole, 48 Main St., Saranac Lake How much: $10 --- SARANAC LAKE — Folk rock band Driftwood will be returning to The Waterhole on Friday night to jam out with original ...

Sen. Betty Little

Little introduces plethora of bills that could affect Adirondacks

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Owners of leased hunting camps would gain the ability to prevent the state from purchasing land under one of a state senator’s proposed bills. Long-serving Sen. Betty Little, whose district covers much of the Adirondack Park, introduced the Adirondack Sportsmen’s Club Preservation ...

Bobby Kyle Band at Delta Blue this weekend

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LAKE PLACID — The Bobby Kyle Band will take the Delta Blue stage Friday, Jan. 20 and Saturday, Jan. 21 from 9 p.m. to midnight. Bobby Kyle has had a passion for the blues all his life and has devoted much of it to pursuing that passion. In today's music scene there are hundreds of ...

Rusted Root frontman to host solo show Friday

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ESSEX — Rusted Root frontman Michael Glabicki is exploring new sounds with a solo career, and will bring them locally to the Whallonsburg Grange Hall, Rusted Root’s multi-platinum sextet out of Pittsburgh evolved around ’s distinct style and grew into a musical entity that has ...

Cuomo: $17M to fix North Country bridges


Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the state will spend $17.3 million to rehabilitate and replace 14 bridges and culverts throughout the North Country. None of those bridges are in the Tri-Lakes area, but some are in other parts of Franklin, Essex and Hamilton counties. The ...

Hearing held for Saranac Lake Smart Schools plan

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SARANAC LAKE — The school board reviewed a preliminary Smart Schools Investment Plan to improve security features at the schools. The district will seek funding totaling $620,500, from The Smart Schools Bond Act of 2014, which was passed in the 2014-2015 New York State enacted budget, to ...

Gov. Cuomo wants $35M more for after school programs

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ALBANY (AP) — New York state would spend $35 million more on after school programs for some of the most vulnerable children in the state under a plan from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo, a Democrat, included the funding in the $152 billion state budget proposal released Tuesday. The money ...

Cuomo wants to rename, tweak Start-Up NY program

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ALBANY (AP) — Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo wants to tweak one of his signature economic development programs. Under a proposal contained in Cuomo’s state budget plan Start-Up NY would be renamed the Excelsior Business Program. It would also get new rules intended to make it more ...

Big Tupper Ski Area’s Chair 2 in Tupper Lake remains dormant this winter as the Adirondack Club and Resort project is still in the process of garnering environmental permits.
(Enterprise photo — Kelly Carroll)

LA Group files lien on nine resort-related land parcels

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TUPPER LAKE — The LA Group, a go-to consulting firm for developers, has filed a lien against the corporation behind the Adirondack Club and Resort, citing hundreds of thousands of dollars in unpaid fees. The Saratoga Springs-based group, the full name of which is Landscape Architecture ...

Champlain National Bank President and CEO Steven Cacchio, left, 
and Community Hospital President John Remillard
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Champlain National Bank makes major gift to E’town hospital


ELIZABETHTOWN — In a show of support for one of the area’s largest hospitals, Champlain National Bank has gifted $20,000 to Elizabethtown Community Hospital, which is part of the University of Vermont Health Network. “We feel it is important to support the hospital that takes care of ...


Ice Palace construction pushed back to next week

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SARANAC LAKE — Ice Palace builders have delayed until next week the start of construction on the symbol and biggest attraction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival. On Tuesday night, Winter Carnival Committee member Dean Baker said the ice in Lake Flower’s Pontiac Bay was thick ...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo delivers his 2017-18 Executive Budget to members of the media at the Executive Mansion Tuesday.
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State budget plan includes free state tuition and tax relief

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ALBANY — Free state college tuition for middle-class students, an expanded child care tax credit and $1 billion in new spending on public schools are among the highlights of a state budget proposal unveiled Tuesday by Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo. Big-ticket items in the budget plan ...

The main lodge at the former Frontier Town is seen last week as plans were announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo to create a “gateway to the Adirondacks” on this site.
(Enterprise photo — Justin Levine)

North Hudson supervisor giddy about plans for old Frontier Town

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A native of Ticonderoga, Ronald Moore remembers riding up U.S. Route 9 as a young child to visit Frontier Town more than a half century ago. He can’t shake the adolescent memory that was the thrill of the amusement park’s stagecoach ride, when masked horsemen would surprise ...

Electricity is out Tuesday evening on the side of Broadway where the Adirondack Daily Enterprise office is located in Saranac Lake, but not on the other side or at the stoplight in the background. (Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)

Power outage in Saranac Lake Tuesday night

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SARANAC LAKE — A power outage affected part of the Saranac Lake area Tuesday night. The outage took place around 6:15 p.m. as the area was seeing a combination of rain and sleet. National Grid spokeswoman Virgina Limmiatis said the outage was triggered by a tree hitting an overhead ...

Dean Baker, right, head of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace building team, speaks at Tuesday’s committee meeting, where he announced plans to start construction of the palace on Thursday. Also pictured is Winter Carnival Committee Chairman Jeff Branch.
(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

Ice Palace building to start

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SARANAC LAKE — Construction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace is set to begin Thursday. Meanwhile, the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee, through a partnership with Good Guy Productions of Bloomingdale, will offer live Internet streaming of the Carnival ...

Attendees of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism gather at the Big Slide Brewery and Public House in Lake Placid Monday during ROOST’s Winter Social.
(Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

ROOST announces 2017 Board of Directors at Winter Social

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LAKE PLACID — The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism has announced its 2017 Board of Directors. ROOST elected three new board members, reelected five current board members and elected officers at its annual meeting and Winter Social Monday. The new slate was announced at the ...