Business

Nori’s works to improve, expand

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Local Development Corporation will continue its efforts to revitalize downtown Saranac Lake with a $50,000 grant from The Cloudsplitter Foundation. The funding was allocated to aid in renovation projects located at 138 Church St. as part of a Nori’s ...

Horse show leader mourned

LAKE PLACID — Richard Feldman, a Lehman Brothers executive who said his real legacy was with the Lake Placid Horse Shows, died last week at the age of 83. Feldman was a lifelong horseman and is remembered for building the Lake Placid Horse Shows into a nationally prominent event and a ...

Emily Martz emphasizes small business, health care in Congress run

(Editor’s note: This is part of a series of profiles of the many candidates running to represent New York’s 21st Congressional District.) SARANAC LAKE — To Emily Martz, this year’s congressional race is all about priorities, and how hers differ from those of Congress. The ...

Job Fair rescheduled for April 25

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Daily Enterprise Job Fair has been rescheduled for April 25. The Job Fair was originally scheduled for this Wednesday but was postponed when host location North Country Community College shut down that day due to snow. As before, the fair will take place ...

Enterprise Job Fair postponed due to the snow

SARANAC LAKE — The Enterprise’s third annual Job Fair, which was scheduled for noon to 4 p.m. today in the North Country Community College gymnasium has been postponed due to the snow. A new date will be scheduled soon.

APA seeks comments on Whiteface, Gore plans

RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency is taking public comments on plans for the two state-owned ski areas in the Adirondack Park. Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington and Gore Mountain Ski Center in North Creek are owned by the state, overseen by the state Department of ...

Fiber network grows in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — On Monday night, Saranac Lake trustees heard how Slic Network Solutions is living up to its end of a bargain with the village. The village entered into an agreement with the fiber-optic company last year, prepaying 10 years of user fees for the village offices, police ...

Maple syrup season gets early start in some parts

EAST MONTPELIER, Vt. — The annual maple season got off to another early start with warmups in parts of New England, and producers are hopeful the recent cold and snow will extend it. Some producers in Vermont, the country’s largest producer of maple syrup, have been going strong and ...

After fire, Valley Grocery owners: ‘Very good chance we’ll rebuild’

KEENE VALLEY — Through the caved-in roof of the Valley Grocery store, sunlight shone on burnt packages of toilet paper, Kleenex tissues and tampons. On the far left to the store, plastic containers of Oreo and Keebler cookies were melted to their shelves. Globs of fire extinguisher foam ...

NCCC awarded $1.1M for science lab, fitness center upgrades

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has been awarded $1.1 million to undertake key facility upgrades that will augment instruction and enhance student life at its main campus in Saranac Lake. The funding, provided by the Dormitory Authority of the State of New York, was secured ...

Fire destroys Keene Valley grocery store

Keene Valley fire Chief Rusty Hall said the Valley Grocery store in Keene Valley was a total loss Sunday after flames consumed the business. The fire burned from about 2:30 p.m. to just a little past 7 p.m. Hall said at this point they’re are not sure how it started. He said there were no ...

Tariffs trouble solar, print businesses

President Donald Trump’s tariffs on steel and aluminum received lots of media attention this week, but solar and newsprint tariffs passed in January without much notice are starting to take effect on North Country businesses. Tariffs are taxes that companies can impose on imports or ...

NCPR has expanded greatly in 50 years

CANTON — Not everyone is excited to turn 50, but the mood was jubilant in the Canton offices of North Country Public Radio this past Wednesday. In middle age, WSLU can look back on a life that has included a number of milestones that would be impressive for any station, let alone one ...

Saranac Lake Civic Center hopes for $150K prize

SARANAC LAKE — The Pee Wee Hockey Association, which owns the Saranac Lake Civic Center, is trying to raise money to renovate the 30-year-old building. A timely display of community enthusiasm might be worth $150,000 to the rink. Recently, Glenn Burnett, a sports fan and friend of the ...

Looking for a job?

SARANAC LAKE — The Enterprise will host its third annual Job Fair from noon to 4 p.m. Wednesday, March 14 in the North Country Community College gymnasium. There will be 43 businesses and organizations looking for employees for part-time, full-time, seasonal jobs and permanent career ...

Shhhh! Pat Wiley is retiring

SARANAC LAKE — After 20 years serving at the Saranac Lake Free Library, Pat Wiley is ready to retire. “Her institutional memory is fantastic,” said library director Pete Benson. “When we’re stuck on something, we ask Pat because she’ll probably know the answer.” “Very ...

Tops Friendly Markets surpasses goal, raising more than 3 million meals

WILLIAMSVILLE — In its committment to end hunger in its local communities, Tops Friendly Markets has partnered with the Food Bank of Western New York, Foodlink, Food Bank of Central New York, and six additional organizations for the Little Brown Bags of Hope holiday campaign as well as its ...