Business

Niederbuhl guided bank, hospital in transition

SARANAC LAKE — A plaque dedicated to the life and memory of Arthur F. Niederbuhl was unveiled at Adirondack Medical Center on Tuesday night by members of Adirondack Health Foundation, Adirondack Bank, and friends and family. Niederbuhl, who died in January at the age of 92, was a math ...

Don’t eat romaine lettuce, Americans and Canadians are warned

NEW YORK — Health officials in the U.S. and Canada told people Tuesday to stop eating romaine lettuce because of a new E. coli outbreak. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is working with officials in Canada on the outbreak, which has sickened 32 people in 11 states and 18 ...

Stewart’s charity drive kicks off 32nd season on Thanksgiving Day

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Stewart’s Shops is teaming up with its customers once again to raise money for local children’s charities. The Stewart’s Holiday Match campaign kicks off on Thanksgiving Day and runs through Christmas Day at all shop locations. The program doubles customer ...

Lake Placid mayor, N. Elba supervisor to discuss vacation rentals

LAKE PLACID — Village Mayor Craig Randall and North Elba town Supervisor Roby Politi will meet next week to discuss a tentative local law about vacation rentals within Lake Placid. For a while now, Lake Placid has been feeling the negative affects of unregulated vacation rentals and ...

Titus to open Friday

MALONE — Titus Mountain Family Ski Center will be open for skiing and snowboarding this Friday, starting at 10 a.m. The Nov. 23 opening marks Titus’ second earliest opening date ever, surpassed only in 2014, when it opened on Nov. 22. Titus plans to be open Friday, Saturday and ...

Magic Forest sale in the works

LAKE GEORGE — Magic Forest, the iconic amusement park on Route 9, is apparently getting a new owner who plans significant changes at the park. Jack Gillette has reached an agreement to sell the children’s park to Ruben Ellsworth, owner of Ellsworth & Son Excavating of Fort Ann, ...

Tops Markets says it has emerged from bankruptcy, reorganized

WILLIAMSVILLE (AP) — The western New York supermarket chain, Tops Markets, says it has emerged from bankruptcy. The company says in a statement Monday that it has reorganized with the support of its creditors and reduced its debt by about $445 million. A court approved the restructuring ...

Ski season starts its run

LAKE PLACID — All of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority ski centers opened this past weekend. With plenty of man-made, as well as natural, snowfall, both the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington and the nordic center at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid had ...

Holiday shopping gets crafty

SARANAC LAKE — The 35th annual Holiday Arts and Crafts Fair at North Country Community College brought vendors from across the Northeast Sunday to ply their handmade goods — from etched bone and fungus to wine socks, sweet treats and other creations. The final door count for the day ...

DRI open houses place emphasis on input from the community

SARANAC LAKE — The Downtown Revitalization Initiative open houses on Thursday and Friday at the Hotel Saranac Grand Ballroom offered opportunities for public input and displayed informational material about the ongoing grant process. “Ten million dollars is pretty transformative for a ...

Skiing starts sooner

WILMINGTON — All four state Olympic Regional Development Authority ski centers will open Saturday for the first time this season, instead of the following weekend as previously announced. The Whiteface, Gore and Belleayre mountain ski centers in Wilmington, North Creek and Highmount, ...

ORDA ski centers open Saturday and Sunday

WILMINGTON — All four state Olympic Regional Development Authority ski centers will open Saturday for the first time this season, instead of the following weekend as previously announced. The Whiteface, Gore and Belleayre mountain ski centers in Wilmington, North Creek and Highmount, ...

After election loss, Jenne vies to lead DANC

WATERTOWN — Outgoing Assemblywoman Addie Jenne has sent a letter to Development Authority of the North Country board members stating there is a need for “immediate change” in DANC’s executive director position and asking that she be appointed to the job. The job is currently held ...

Store offers pet photos with Santa

RAY BROOK — There’s a long tradition of stores giving kids the chance to sit on Santa Claus’ lap and get their pictures taken. Now there’s such an event for cats and dogs, too. On Nov. 24 from 1 to 3 p.m., the Tractor Supply Company store in Ray Brook is inviting customers to ...

Gallery celebrates relocation

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts invites the community to a relocation celebration in honor of a recent move for Gallery 46 into a new, upgraded storefront. All are welcome to attend the event on Thursday, Nov. 15 from 5 to 7 p.m. at 2525 Main St., Suite 1 in Lake ...

Locals attend multi-state outdoor rec symposium

SARANAC LAKE — About two dozen Adirondackers are traveling to a multi-state outdoor recreation symposium in New Hampshire this week, and several local projects will be highlighted. The Northern Forest Regional Symposium runs from Wednesday through Friday in Bretton Woods, New ...

Portion of Fogarty’s dock approved for public access

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Board of Trustees voted Monday to designate a portion of the docks at Fogarty’s Lake Flower Marina for public access, after a survey showed that a southern portion of the docks straddle village and marina property. “We use them as public docks, but ...

North Elba sets hearings on new laws for septic tanks, condemning buildings

LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council scheduled two public hearings for Dec. 11. One at 6:30 regards proposed laws for septic systems on properties around the actual Lake Placid, and the other at 6:45 pertains to establishing a new law for unsafe buildings. To help protect Lake Placid ...