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Stec to face challenge for Assembly seat

Local News

Republican Assemblyman Dan Stec, of Queensbury, is seeking his fourth term representing the 114th Assembly District and faces a challenge from Democrat Ron Kim, who dropped out of the NY-21 congressional race in March. Stec said in a phone interview that it is good for democracy to give ...

New name, more dining at Shaheen’s in Tupper Lake

Local News

TUPPER LAKE — Shaheen’s Adirondack Inn has a new name, a new look and a lot more space after its front office spent the last year under construction. Terry and Robyn Doolen, who have owned the 32-room inn on state Route 3 for 23 years, wanted more dining room space for guests after ...

Wildfire covers hundreds of acres in Altona Flat Rock

Local News

ALTONA — A wildfire is raging over 328 acres in Altona Flat Rock, with a massive effort underway to stem its tide. The blaze was still miles away from any structure on Friday, and no evacuations were in the works, said Eric Day, director of Clinton County Emergency Services. At least 20 ...

Ride for the River returns for 7th year

Outdoors

WILMINGTON — Ride for the River, a family-friendly road cycling tour benefitting the conservation work of Ausable River Association returns this weekend for the seventh straight year.  The event features multiple route options for Sunday’s main event and an all-new casual group ...

A close shave at Woodsmen’s Days

Local News

TUPPER LAKE — The annual Woodsmen's Days will take place Saturday and Sunday at the Municipal Park on Demars Boulevard. Here is the schedule of events: --- Friday ¯ 6 p.m. — Friday Night Festivities ¯ Woodsmen’s dinner at Raquette River Brewing with live ...

Altona wildfire covers hundreds of acres

Local News

ALTONA — A wildfire is raging over hundreds of acres in Altona Flat Rock, with a massive effort underway to stem its tide. At least 20 fire departments are involved in the continuing efforts to control the blaze, which was first reported to Clinton County Dispatch at about 1 p.m. ...

APA’s Craig to retire

Local News

RAY BROOK — State Adirondack Park Agency board Chairman Sherman Craig announced his retirement after just two years in the head seat at the agency’s monthly meeting Thursday. Originally appointed to the APA board by Gov. Andrew Cuomo in June 2011, the Wanakena resident was approved by ...

Royal Princess Ball will raise money for locals fighting cancer

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — The Tina LeClair Memorial Foundation will hold its first-ever Royal Princess Ball on Aug. 12. The all-ages event will take place from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Hotel Saranac. The Royal Princess Ball will include complimentary royal carriage rides, limo rides and even Disney ...

All Congress candidates take pledge not to lie

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All three candidates in northern New York’s Congress race have accepted a pledge not to lie in the four months left of campaigning until the Nov. 6 election. The Post-Star newspaper of Glens Falls had asked the candidates in New York’s 21st Congressional District to promise they would ...

Ice cream machine still churning after half-century

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — Just call it cold reliable. A 66-year-old ice cream machine is still pumping out sweet treats at the popular Donnelly’s Soft Ice Cream stand along Route 86 in Saranac Lake. Owner/operator Peter Donnelly said that although the ice-cream-machine company has gone out of ...

Archaeological dig starts on Rogers Island

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FORT EDWARD — It had been a while since Peter Martin was a Boy Scout, camping on Rogers Island and searching for buried treasure — four or five decades, he said. But the possibilities hidden in the dirt and roots of Fort Edward brought him back this summer from his current home in Los ...

Martz will run for Senate

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SARANAC LAKE — 1,998 in 9 days. That is the number of signatures Emily Martz and her team of more than 100 volunteers gathered in order to put her on the NYS Senate ballot in November. Martz filed her petitions to run for the state’s 45th District on the Democratic line with the Board of ...

All Congress candidates take pledge not to lie

Local News

All three candidates in northern New York’s Congress race have accepted a pledge not to lie in the four months left of campaigning until the Nov. 6 election. The Post-Star newspaper of Glens Falls had asked the candidates in New York’s 21st Congressional District to promise they would ...

Pilobolus dance company returns to Lake Placid

Weekender A&E

LAKE PLACID — With a knack for exhibiting the physical capabilities of the human body, it’s no wonder this dance group performed in the closing ceremonies of the 1980 Winter Olympics. The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host “Come to Your Senses,” from the creative dance theater ...

No Warrior Run this year

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TUPPER LAKE — The seventh Tupper Lake Warrior Run has been canceled, but event organizers are starting to plan 2019’s race now, to ensure that it happens. This year’s run is not happening because of a communication mix-up between the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce’s events ...

Songs at Mirror Lake presents Southern Rock Night

Weekender A&E

LAKE PLACID — The Pines Inn Songs at Mirror Lake Music Series presented by Adirondack “By Owner” will be Southern Rock Night with Devon Allman Project and special guest Duane Betts presented by Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort. The series is held at 7 p.m. seven Tuesdays throughout the ...

‘Curiously Adirondack’ series celebration Saturday

Weekender A&E

SARANAC LAKE — “Curiously Adirondack,” the Adirondack video series that reaches the world via Facebook, YouTube, and Mountain Lake PBS, invites viewers to attend a celebration and reception at Saranac Village at Will Rogers. The event will take place from 7 to 9 p.m. Saturday, ...