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Downtown Lake Placid’s Gallery 46 comes into its own

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LAKE PLACID — Gallery 46 on Main Street started out as a satellite location for the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. It was an extra place to sell tickets and hang pieces of art. While still technically a satellite by definition, many local aesthetes say Gallery 46 has come into its own ...

Boil order lifted in Saranac Lake

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SARANAC LAKE — A boil order placed over part of this village after a water main break last week has been lifted. After a water line running parallel with Lake Flower Avenue burst at the culvert between McKenzie’s Grille and the Sara-Placid Inn and Suites Wednesday morning, the village ...

DEC seeks input on southeast Adirondack forests

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation is seeking public input on the management of seven state forests in Saratoga and Warren counties. The DEC will hold a public meeting on what the public would like to see in recreational opportunities for the Southern Boreal Management Unit, ...

Effort to require cameras in facilities for disabled stalls

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ALBANY — A proposal to require video cameras in common areas of residential facilities for the disabled has stalled in Albany, with supporters saying it would uncover abuse and neglect and opponents raising privacy concerns. The bill requiring video cameras isn’t expected to get a vote ...

Police: Trio beat woman as entry to ‘vigilante group’

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PLATTSBURGH — Three people are facing a slew charges after they allegedly held a woman captive and assaulted her in an apparent attempt to join a “private vigilante group.” A fourth person was also charged in connection with the incident. Michael J. Parent, 31, and Tasheena M. ...

Island Chapel on Upper Saranac Lake opens summer season

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UPPER SARANAC — Island Chapel begins its summer worship season Sunday, June 24 at 11 a.m. at the south end of Upper Saranac Lake. Boat transportation is offered every Sunday morning, as the Chapel Bound pontoon boat leaves from the end of Old Dock Road off state Route 3. The first ...

McDonnell to talk about history of the 90-Miler

Outdoors

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Canoe Classic has grown from an event that attracted four dozen boats and less than 100 people in the early 1980s to one that has drawn 275 boats and 600 people in recent years. Along the way, the event has been the inspiration for even more stories about the ...

Father’s Day tradition

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SARANAC LAKE — Local residents flocked to Lake Colby beach this radiant Sunday for the Saranac Lake Fish and Game Club’s annual Father’s Day Fishing Derby. “Whereas the Colby Classic is for people from all over, this event is intended for locals,” club Treasurer Theresa Trudell ...

Boil order lifted in Saranac Lake

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — A boil order placed over part of this village after a water main break last week has been lifted. After a water line running parallel with Lake Flower Avenue burst at the culvert between McKenzie’s Grille and the Sara-Placid Inn and Suites Wednesday morning, the ...

Gabriels diner offers post-bariatric surgery menu

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GABRIELS — Eating your vegetables after bariatric surgery isn’t that easy. “Some people think it’s a quick fix,” said Connie Martelle, who had a form of bariatric surgery 12 years ago. The surgery alters the size and shape of the stomach and/or the digestive tract, and can be a ...

Former Syracuse mayor enters New York governor race

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ALBANY (AP) — A former top official in the New York Democratic Party is kicking off an independent run for governor. Stephanie Miner, who’s the ex-mayor of Syracuse, made her announcement in an interview with The New York Times. Polls show Gov. Andrew Cuomo with comfortable leads over ...

Thunderstorms coming today

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BURLINGTON, Vt. — Thunderstorms are rolling in, and the National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Monday in northern New York and Vermont. The storms are expected to develop by midday across the entire North Country, in a time range of noon to 9 p.m. “These storms ...

New York state launching two bird challenges for 2018

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ALBANY (AP) — State environmental officials are launching two birding challenges for 2018, which has been dubbed the year of the bird. The Department of Environmental Conservation is hosting a beginners birding challenge that’s open to anyone 16 years of age and younger. It’s an effort ...

Applications open for outdoors-woman workshop

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CORTLAND (AP) — Bowhunting, wild food foraging and yoga on a stand-up paddleboard are some of the classes included in the Department of Environmental Conservation’s upcoming “Becoming an Outdoors-Woman” workshop. The workshop is scheduled for Sept. 7-9 at Greek Peak in Cortland and ...

Burlington police chief crashes bicycle in Keene

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A bike crash in New York has hospitalized Burlington’s police chief. Police Chief Brandon del Pozo crashed Saturday while riding his bicycle in Keene, New York. WCAX-TV reports he was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center after the crash, where he was ...