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Music on the Green series starts June 28 with Crowfeather

Weekender A&E

SARANAC LAKE — Music on the Green, the summer concert series, will kick off Wednesday, June 28. Eight of the nine Wednesday night concerts will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. in Berkeley Green (on the corner of Main Street and Broadway) with the final concert held in partnership with Cycle ...

DEC plans new hiking, snowmobile and ski trails

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SARANAC LAKE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s program for the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest is a behemoth of a plan, one that entails changes to numerous existing trails around the area as well as the creation of several new paths for a wide variety of ...

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Sabouyouma Saturday at Recovery Lounge

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UPPER JAY — Sabouyouma, a Burlington based Afro-funk band led by Guinean born balafonist, Ousmane Camara, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, June 24 at the Recovery Lounge. Camara is a sixth generation Guriot. Historically, in West Africa, Griots passed messages from the king throughout ...

APA passes resolution supporting N.Y. climate policy

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RAY BROOK — At its June Adirondack Park Agency meeting, board members discussed the critical impacts of climate change on the public health, environment and economy of the Adirondack Park and passed a resolution in support of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s commitment to combat climate change. ...

Broadway sidewalk work starts Monday

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — The village Department of Public Works will remove and replace a section of Broadway sidewalk next week. Crews will replace the sidewalk on the Berkeley Green side of the road from the Berkeley parking lot to Woodruff Street from Mon., June 26 through Thursday, June 29. ...

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Roxy Perry returns to Delta Blue this weekend

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LAKE PLACID — The Roxy Perry Blues Band will perform at Delta Blue from 9 p.m. to midnight Friday and Saturday nights, June 23 and 24. Perry started out fronting swing bands at the famous Glen Island Casino in New Rochelle, and performed her first major concert at the Shrine Auditorium ...

Bryjak will sign copies of ‘Voices from the Civil War’

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SARANAC LAKE — Local author George J. Bryjak will sign copies of his 2017 book, “Voices from the Civil War: North and South, Men and Women, Black and White,” at the Adirondack Artists Guild Gallery on 52 Main St., from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Friday, June 23. What was it like to live during ...

Dying mother gets wish to see daughter graduate at hospital

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A mother dying of breast cancer got her wish to see her daughter graduate from school when officials worked to bring the ceremony to her hospital room. Patricia Parrotte, of Saranac, New York, hoped to make it to Tuesday’s graduation for Samantha, but her ...

Explore new day camp, programs, and workshops

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My family’s summer months are quickly filled with too many wishes and expectations. We are off hiking, biking, on the water or working around the house. We are always looking for different ways to entertain the revolving door of visitors that comes with the warm weather. Here are my annual ...

‘A Day in the Wilderness’ by Holly Friesen
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Friesen’s ‘Breathing the Forest’ opens Friday at LPCA

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will host a gallery reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, June 23 to celebrate the opening of “Breathing the Forest”. This new exhibit, featuring new paintings of Canadian landscape artist Holly Friesen will be on display in the ...

Horse shows coming up

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Horse Show will be held June 27 to July 2, followed by the I Love New York Horse Show (July 4-9), both located at the North Elba Show Grounds on state Route 73 near the ski jumps. Tickets are available at the entrance gate, and they are $2 for weekdays and ...

Radio Park, formerly home to Saranac Lake-based radio stations WNBZ, Y106.3 and Rock 105, looks like it’s been abandoned following owner Ted Morgan’s decision to move the studios to Plattsburgh.
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The death of local radio?

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — Radio Park looks like it’s been deserted. The weeds have grown up around the building that for years was home to Saranac Lake Radio and its stations: WNBZ, Y106.3 and Rock 105. The paint is peeling on its facade, and a bucket of trash is overturned on the front porch, ...

The Hoel Pond cartop boat launch, seen here Sunday, would see major changes if the DEC’s plan for the area goes through as envisioned. One change would be to add a wooden slide to make it easier to launch canoes and kayaks.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

DEC to upgrade parking, boat launches as part of wild forest plan

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SARANAC LAKE — From trailheads to boat launches, campsites to fishing spots, the state Department of Environmental Conservation plans to make major upgrades to many of the places people access the Saranac Lakes Wild Forest. The DEC’s recently released unit management plan for much of ...

Kim Abrams of Bloomingdale displays the lake trout she caught Thursday while fishing on Lake Champlain.
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Successful haul on the big lake

Outdoors

SARANAC LAKE — Bloomingdale’s Kim Abrams has had an eye-opening past month of fishing on Lake Champlain. During two trips out on the big lake with her friend, Vermonter Larry Lockerby, Abrams hauled in 14 lake trout, including the whopper she reeled in on Thursday, June ...

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Cuomo announces five-year contract agreement with CSEA

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced on Tuesday that his administration has reached a five-year contract agreement with the Civil Service Employees Association. CSEA represents more than 60,000 state government employees. The contract must now be approved and ratified by CSEA membership. Authorizing ...