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Lake Placid Pub & Brewery owner Christopher Ericson holds a handful of barley, a key ingredient in beer.
(Enterprise photo — Jessica Collier)

Barley endorsement insures craft brewing crop

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U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer wants to see more barley malted in New York as he aims for the state to become the “Napa Valley of craft beer.” Along with his crop endorsement, the New York Democrat is urging the federal government to open general malting barley crop insurance, previously only ...

Reggae Night with the band Root Shock will take the stage Tuesday, Aug. 1 at Mid’s Park in Lake Placid.
(Photo provided — Dennis Fernando)

Reggae Night Tuesday with Root Shock

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LAKE PLACID — The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” will host Reggae Night with Root Shock on Tuesday, Aug. 1. The series is presented at 7 p.m. on Tuesdays throughout the summer at Mid’s Park on Main Street. Root Shock formed ...

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30 years of graduates to rock at Little WolfStock

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TUPPER LAKE — Graduates of Tupper Lake High School from the ’60s, ’70s and ’80s will return to the village from around the country to meet their classmates on the beach of Little Wolf Pond Saturday for the third Little WolfStock. The semi-regular reunion brings decades of ...

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Elisa Monte Dance, Chris Brubeck’s Triple Play join forces

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LAKE PLACID — The New York City-based Elisa Monte Dance company returns to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts with Chris Brubeck's Triple Play for a modern dance twist to songs people know and love. The special collaboration will take place at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. ...

ArtWorks Studio Tours this weekend

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SARANAC LAKE — Area artists will open their workspaces to visitors this weekend. Studio Tours are self-guided and free to the public. Studio Tour hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Some galleries may have different hours, so please call or check individual ...

Fire driver Charlie Duprey stands beside a truck as the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department responds to smoke coming from an overheating air conditioning unit inside Adirondack Medical Center early Wednesday afternoon.
(Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

Smoldering A/C unit contained at hospital

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SARANAC LAKE — Smoke from a malfunctioning air conditioning unit was contained and ejected from an office at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake early Wednesday afternoon. There were neither open flames nor injuries. Fire Chief Brendan Keough said the source of the smoke was an ...

Sinfonietta will host Centennial Fireworks Celebration tonight

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta invites the community to share in their celebration of reaching the milestone of 100 years of performance. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta has been performing classical music in Lake Placid since 1917. Since becoming a nonprofit, community ...

From left, Harrietstown Housing Authority Chairwoman Emily Fogarty, Executive Director Sarah Clarkin, town of Harrietstown Councilwoman Patricia Meagher and her grandson Jack help cut the ribbon Wednesday on the new elevators at the Lake Flower Apartments on Kiwassa Road.
(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

New elevators completed at Lake Flower Apartments

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SARANAC LAKE — The completion of an elevator modernization project at the Lake Flower Apartments was celebrated on Wednesday. As residents and staff of the Kiwassa Road high rise looked on, Harrietstown Housing Authority Executive Director Sarah Clarkin, Housing Authority Chairwoman Emily ...

Way to speak at Wednesday’s Road to Retirement series

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SARANAC LAKE — Daniel Way, Adirondack writer, photographer and physician, will speak about his life as a country doctor from his books “All in a Days Work” and “Never a Dull Moment” at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 2 at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. This event is part of the Road ...

Art by Italo Clemente on display at BluSeed Studios

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SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios presents an exhibit by Italian-born artist Italo Clemente, who lived the last 20 years of his life in the Adirondacks. The show features 80 framed paintings of all sizes, showing off Italo's abstractions and expressive compositions in acrylics, pastels, ...

Thomas Reynolds of Lake Placid participates in a Whiteface Club Tennis Center youth clinic. 
(Photo provided — Diane Chase)

Youth, adult tennis clinics at the Whiteface Club and Resort

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I’ve heard over and over how tennis is a life-long sport. All you need is a can of balls, a racket and a place to play. Of course, with any sport you still need to know the rules. The nice thing I’ve found about tennis is even though I’ve never known the formal rules, I’ve still been ...

Radish bunches at farmers market 
(Photo provided — Yvona Fast)

Yes, you can eat radish tops!

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Don’t waste the greens and throw them in the compost. They’re fantastic sauteed with onion and a touch of garlic, or with sausage, or bacon. They’re great steamed or stirred into skillets, soups, stews. Fold them into eggs for omelets, quiches, frittatas. You can use them in the same ...

A black bear is seen near Lake Colden in July 2004 in the High Peaks Wilderness Area of the Adirondack Mountains. (Photo provided)

Bear encounters abound this summer

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This is one of those summers when Adirondack bears are especially bold. The state Department of Environmental Conservation is warning backcountry users of issues with bears approaching people in the High Peaks Wilderness and other wild areas nearby. “Campers and hikers are encouraged ...

The Hotel Saranac is seen from Broadway in downtown Saranac Lake. 
(Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)

Roedel Companies ends lawsuits against village

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SARANAC LAKE — Roedel Companies has inexplicably dropped its lawsuit against the village Planning Board over its approval of the proposed Lake Flower Resort and Spa. A one-page “Stipulation of Discontinuance” in the case was filed Monday in the Essex County Clerk’s Office, signed ...

Fire driver Charlie Duprey stands beside a truck as the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department responds to smoke coming from an overheating air conditioning unit inside Adirondack Medical Center early Wednesday afternoon.
(Enterprise photo — Antonio Olivero)

Smoldering A/C unit contained at Saranac Lake hospital

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SARANAC LAKE — Smoke from a malfunctioning air conditioning unit was contained and ejected from an office at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake early Wednesday afternoon. There were neither open flames nor injuries. Fire Chief Brendan Keough said the source of the smoke was an ...

Airbnb boom continues in Adirondacks

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LAKE PLACID — New numbers from Airbnb show Essex County is leading a rapid growth of Adirondack visitors booking lodging through the popular online peer-to-peer vacation rental service, though its boom is not limited to just the Tri-Lakes region. Between Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Fulton, ...

Hemlock Woolly Adelgid
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Invasive woolly adelgid confirmed in Adirondacks

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By the Enterprise staff The Hemlock Woolly Adelgid, a minuscule invasive species that attacks hemlock trees, has been confirmed for the first time in the Adirondack Park. The state Department of Environmental Conservation revealed the existence of a small population of the species on ...