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Welcome center opens on Northway

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QUEENSBURY (AP) — A new welcome center for the Adirondack region has opened on the Northway. The Adirondacks Welcome Center rest area opened in Queensbury with information for tourists headed to the High Peaks, Lake Placid, Lake George and other regional attractions. The welcome center is ...

‘Decidedly Different’ is Saranac Lake’s new brand

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SARANAC LAKE — Nearly 100 people gathered at Berkeley Green Thursday for the unveiling of the new village brand, “Decidedly Different,” accompanied by free ice cream and speeches by public officials. “You know when water is really hot and it’s only at 211 degrees? What do you got? ...

Whiteface Mountain Oktoberfest returns this weekend

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WILMINGTON — Once a year, Whiteface Mountain dusts off its lederhosen, fires up the oompah band and enjoys a tall mug of German beer. Oktoberfest is a weekend-long celebration of Bavarian culture, with authentic music, dancing, food and beer. But it’s not just about eating and ...

Great Adirondack Moose Festival this weekend

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INDIAN LAKE — For the past nine years, the Great Adirondack Moose Festival has steadily grown, attracting participants and visitors from all over the New York state, as well as, nationally and internationally. Major reasons for the festival’s attraction is the growing population of ...

Lake Placid stabbing suspect arrested

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LAKE PLACID — A Saranac Lake man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and slashing a Lake Placid man multiple times at Teddy Bear Park on Elm Street early Sunday morning. Local police arrested Devin M. Colmenero, 25, at his Park Avenue, Saranac Lake, apartment at 12:22 p.m. Thursday and ...

‘Pride and Prejudice’ back for two shows at Pendragon

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SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre is bringing back its production of Kate Hamill's adaptation of “Pride an Prejudice” for two performances only: this Sunday, Sept. 23 and Friday, Oct. 19. Curtain times for both shows is 7 p.m. The outspoken Elizabeth Bennet faces mounting ...

Ruffing it in Tupper

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TUPPER LAKE — Mark Dewyea was packing his daughters into his car to go to the state fair on Aug. 26 when a police cruiser and the dog control officer’s truck pulled up in pursuit of a runaway dog. The large German shepherd, now cornered in Dewyea’s 4th Avenue front yard, bolted toward ...

Virtuoso Theremin player presents animated film with live music

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Pamelia Stickney, a virtuoso theremin player and friends will provide live musical accompaniment for “The Adventures of Prince Achmed ,” an animated film by Lotte Reiniger in two local performances: -7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 21 at the Lake Flower Landing, 421 Lake Flower Ave., Saranac ...

Cascade hikers must shuttle on Columbus Day weekend

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LAKE PLACID — Hundreds of cars parked along state Route 73 at the Cascade Mountain trailhead will not be a problem this Columbus Day weekend. The state Department of Environmental Conservation and Olympic Regional Development Authority announced, in a press release Wednesday, plans to ...

‘Finding True North’ tells the history of Bartlett Carry Club

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SARANAC LAKE — Nestled between Upper Saranac Lake and Middle Saranac Lake, the Bartlett Carry Club, on its some 1,000 acres of land, has seen more than a century of varying incarnations and use — as an executive retreat, an inn and a summer getaway — but in 1968, it passed into Fran ...

The last Third Thursday Art Walk of the season

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SARANAC LAKE — Sept. 20 will be the last Third Thursday Art Walk of the season from 5 to 7:30 p.m. People are invited to explore the art galleries, stop in the shops, grab a bite to eat or drink and enjoy an evening in the unique downtown area. “Adirondack Abstractions” is ...

Teddy Bear Picnic returns to Lake Placid Sunday

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LAKE PLACID — The annual community Teddy Bear Picnic will return to Lake Plaid from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 23 under the auspices of the Lake Placid Rotary Club. This family-friendly event will take place at Kiwanis Teddy Bear Park on Hillcrest Avenue. As is ...

Banned Books Week: Challenging censorship

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Every year I am saddened by how many books still remain challenged or banned from various schools and libraries. According to the American Library Association, more than 11,300 books have been challenged since the inception of Banned Book Week in 1982. These banned and challenged books ...

Malone police find NYC man with 140 pounds of pot

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MALONE — A Queens man allegedly had 140 pounds of cannabis in his vehicle when police pulled him over for speeding on West Main Street. Xiao J. Zheng, 42, was arrested Wednesday and charged with first-degree criminal possession of marijuana, a felony. Malone Village Police stopped ...

5:01 Connect Mixer Tuesday at Enteprise

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SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Daily Enterprise will host the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce’s 5:01 Connect Mixer at 5:01 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25 at 54 Broadway. People can tour the facilities, meet the staff and enjoy light fare and beverages.

Camp child abuse suspect changes lawyers, seeks dismissal

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QUEENSBURY — The former camp counselor and teacher facing charges for alleged sexual abuse of nine children who attended the camp where he worked is seeking dismissal of the charges against him, and has changed lawyers as the case progresses. Dylan Stolz faces 27 charges in all, including ...

GOP Congresswoman’s campaign links rival to upstate N.Y. mob

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ALBANY — The campaign of a Republican Congresswoman from upstate New York is seeking to tie its Democratic challenger to organized crime, warning staffers to beware to strangers following them or tampering with locks. U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney faces state Assemblyman Anthony Brindisi in a ...