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Big Tupper Brewing’s head brewer Rickey LaFlamme stands in front of the pub’s new brewing system where he will start brewing strong and creative beers next year.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Big Tupper Brewing gets even bigger

TUPPER LAKE — Big Tupper Brewing, which until now has created its many creative flavors of beer off-site, has received the equipment to begin brewing inside the pub as demand for its suds has spread into the southern and western ends of the state. As the bar and restaurant approaches ...

Software helps get tough on bed tax

MALONE — Franklin County legislators are putting short-term rental owners on notice to pay their room tax, or else. A resolution passed by the legislature Thursday will pave the way for a data company to find short-term rentals and get the property owners to pay. New software purchased ...

Enterprise helps hiring with new jobs website

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the leading publication for jobs and career opportunities in the Tri-Lakes area, has launched a job-matching technology and targeted network distribution through RealMatch job board software. The new jobs.adirondackdailyenterprise.com uses ...

A Lake Placid fire engine rolls down Broadway in downtown Saranac Lake Friday evening as dozens of children and families watch Santa’s Lighted Fire Truck Parade.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Ablaze with lights

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Family asks for Christmas cards to 4-year-old with cancer

BOSTON — Four-year-old Ruby Mae Millea was diagnosed June 27 with Stage 4 neuroblastoma, a childhood cancer that originates in the nerve cells. Her family hopes she will receive Christmas cards while she’s expected to be in hospital during the holiday season. Ruby’s father, Michael ...

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(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

Indian snowshoe racer accepts plea deal, awaits deportation

SARANAC LAKE — A snowshoe racer visiting from India, accused of inappropriate romantic contact with a 12-year-old girl here, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Wednesday. Tanveer Hussain, 25, of India’s Kashmir region, admitted in court to endangering the welfare of a child. He had been ...

State police seized eight horses in a state of neglect from XTC Ranch in Lake Clear on Wednesday. The investigation is ongoing.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Police seize 8 horses; ranch owner charged with animal cruelty

LAKE CLEAR — State police seized eight horses from XTC Ranch on Forest Home Road Wednesday, charging ranch owner Travis DeValinger with eight counts of animal cruelty. Public Information Officer Jennifer Fleischman of the state police at Ray Brook said the officers were responding to ...

The Angel of Hope statue outside Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake is seen bedecked with flowers Thursday morning after Wednesday night’s annual ceremony for bereaved parents.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Angel of Hope event helps grieving families

SARANAC LAKE — At 7 o’clock on Wednesday, Dec. 6, the sky was dark and a cold wind was blowing from Lake Colby over a group of people gathered by the angel monument in front of the hospital. Set in a circle of flagstones facing the lake, the bronze angel is surrounded by evergreens lit ...

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

DEC plans $13M recreation complex at former Frontier Town

NORTH HUDSON — Commissioner Basil Seggos of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced plans for the $13 million Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area Thursday. The application for the plans was deemed complete by the state Adirondack Park ...

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Essex County sheriff will retire; Undersheriff will run

Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting recently announced he will not run for a third term in November 2018 and will retire at the end of next year. Meanwhile, Undersheriff Micheal Badger announced his candidacy for the position. Both he and Cutting are Republicans. Cutting was ...

Annual children’s holiday party at DEC office Dec. 18

RAY BROOK — The state Department of Environmental Conservation will host its 41st annual Children’s Holiday Party on Monday, Dec. 18, from 2:30 to 4 p.m. in the lobby of the DEC Regional Office, 1115 state Route 86. DEC holds this event for the enjoyment of children in the ...

Tanveer Hussain
(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

Indian snowshoe racer accepts plea deal, awaits deportation

SARANAC LAKE — A snowshoe racer visiting from India, accused of inappropriate romantic contact with a 12-year-old girl here, pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor Wednesday. Tanveer Hussain, 25, of India’s Kashmir region, admitted in court to endangering the welfare of a child. He had been ...

The gate at XTC Ranch in Lake Clear is open Wednesday after state police made an unexpected visit. The gate is often closed with a chain and padlock. Visitors are directed to call for admittance. 
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Horse camp owner charged with cruelty

LAKE CLEAR — State police seized eight horses from XTC Ranch on Forest Home Road Wednesday, charging ranch owner Travis DeValinger with eight counts of animal cruelty. Public Information Officer Jennifer Fleischman of the state police at Ray Brook said the officers were responding to ...

The A-frame main lodge of the former Frontier Town theme park sits just off of Interstate 87’s Exit 29 in North Hudson in January.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

DEC plans $13M rec complex at former Frontier Town

NORTH HUDSON — Commissioner Basil Seggos of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation announced plans for the $13 million Frontier Town Campground, Equestrian and Day Use Area Thursday. The application for the plans was deemed complete by the state Adirondack Park ...

Twelfth-grader Emily Burns and 11th-grader Kirsten Denis are two of the 17 students in Tupper Lake’s National Honor Society who will be offering technology assistance at the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library every Wednesday.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Students teach tech

TUPPER LAKE — High school students from this town’s National Honors Society will be in the Goff-Nelson Memorial Library every Wednesday, sharing their expertise in what millennials are best known for: smartphones, computers and social media. Anyone of any age who needs assistance using ...

Class II snowmobile trails are wider and more heavily built than regular foot trails. 
(Photo provided by Protect the Adirondacks)

Judge dismisses snowmobile trail lawsuit

An acting New York Supreme Court justice dismissed a lawsuit over the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s cutting of snowmobile trails in the Adirondacks last week after several years of legal wrangling. Protect the Adirondacks, an environmental advocacy group, had sued the ...

Sue Capone, a longtime Adirondack Lake Survey Corporation employee, takes a water sample at Heart Lake in the High Peaks in mid-October.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Stefanik supports support for Lake Survey Corp. to EPA

RAY BROOK — Republican U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik, along with seven other New York representatives, sent a letter Wednesday to the federal Environmental Protection Agency in support of the Adirondack Lake Survey Corporation, which is based in Ray Brook and slated to close at the end of the ...

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Ad’k Film Society screens ‘Denial’ Friday

LAKE PLACID — Filmmakers Aaron Woolf, Derek Hallquist and Anoosh Tertzakian initially set out to make a documentary about energy in the United States. What it turned into was a film not only about America’s alleged denial of manmade climate change but also a film about Derek’s father, ...