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Fire destroys lean-to at The Point

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SARANAC LAKE — Two local fire departments responded to a burning lean-to Monday at The Point Resort, located on the western shore of Upper Saranac Lake. The Tupper Lake Volunteer Fire Department responded to 222 Beaverwood Road at 4 p.m. Monday with one engine tanker and one fire boat. ...

Guild hosts book launch party for ‘Finding True North’

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SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Artists Guild will host a book launch party from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, July 13, for Fran Yardley’s book, Finding True North: A History of One Small Corner of the Adirondacks.” The book is published by Excelsior Editions, an imprint of State University ...

LPCA’s free Young & Fun Performance Series continues

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will present a summer full of arts for all ages. The series will run every Wednesday through Aug. 8 at 10:30 a.m. The series kicked off with a special performance in Mid’s Park during Lake Placid’s Fourth of July ...

State police investigate ATV crash that killed AuSable Forks man

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BLACK BROOK (AP) — State police say an all-terrain accident in the Adirondacks has claimed the life of a northern New York man. Radio station WIRY in Plattsburgh reports troopers say they found the injured man around 9 p.m. Tuesday on a road in the Clinton County town of Black Brook, in ...

Police charge Sunmount employee with abuse

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TUPPER LAKE — State police arrested a Sunmount employee Monday on charges of reported abuse of a resident at the facility run by the state Office for People with Developmental Disabilities. A 33-year-old male Sunmount resident reported that on April 24, around midnight, he was pushed and ...

Republicans challenge Tedra Cobb’s honesty, gun positions

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Tedra Cobb, the Democratic candidate running for Congress in New York’s 21st Congressional District, was slammed by Republicans after an apparently undercover video surfaced of her saying she thinks assault weapons should be banned, but she cannot say that. The video was posted by the ...

‘The Jungle Book’ Friday on the Green in Jay

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JAY — The Mountain to Mountain Children’s Theatre Summer 2018 Production of “The Jungle Book” will take place at 7 p.m. Friday, July 13 at the Amos and Julia Ward Theater, on the Green. Admission is $3 or $5 or by donation. JEMS (Jay Entertainment and Music Society) ...

Celebrate 25 years of the Native Butterfly House

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The Native Butterfly House at Paul Smith College’s VIC is celebrating its Silver Jubilee. For 25 years this unique netted canopy has not only provided a place to view native species. It is also a valuable resource for anyone interested in attracting butterflies and other pollinators to their ...

Fresh and simple summer pasta

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Winter pasta dishes are heavy, filling comfort foods to cheer us up on chilly, dark, dismal days. In contrast, summer pasta dishes are light and refreshing, full of fresh flavor. High quality ingredients, like fresh-picked produce from the garden or farmers’ market and fresh cheeses, make all ...

Camp counselor indicted on sex abuse charges

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A grand jury has indicted a longtime Brant Lake Camp counselor on 19 charges related to alleged sexual abuse of five young boys. Dylan T. Stolz, of Queens, was charged with nine counts of felony first-degree sexual abuse, nine counts of misdemeanor endangering the welfare of a child and one ...

NCCC offers EMT training at all campuses

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SARANAC LAKE — Fresh on the heels of a successful first Emergency Medical Technician class in Saranac Lake this spring, North Country Community College will offer EMT training at all three of its campuses — Malone, Saranac Lake and Ticonderoga — this fall. The college has worked ...

Fire tower fever to hit Blue Mountain Lake this weekend

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The Adirondack Mountain Club and Adirondack Experience (formerly the Adirondack Museum) will celebrate the history and restoration of Adirondack fire towers Saturday in Blue Mountain Lake. The family-friendly event will run from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the museum, and will include guided ...

Pollution controls help red spruce rebound from acid rain

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STOWE, Vt. — The gray trunks of red spruce trees killed by acid rain once heavily scarred the mountain forests of the Northeast. Now those forests are mostly green, with the crowns of red spruce peeking out of the canopy and saplings thriving below. A main reason, scientists say, is a ...

Rangers rescue hikers, search continues for missing man

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While the search for one man continues in the Paul Smiths area, state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers were involved in numerous search-and-rescue missions across the Adirondacks last week. Town of Indian Lake On Monday, July 2, DEC dispatch received a transferred ...

Trump White House scolds Cynthia Nixon for condemning ICE

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ALBANY — New York gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon took a lashing from the Trump administration for advocating for the abolition of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement. The federal agency commonly known as ICE is involved in the controversial detention of children away from ...

UVM Medical Center nurse strike possible

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PLATTSBURGH — The possibility of a nurses strike at University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington looms closer after Tuesday’s negotiating session did not produce results. In a statement released Tuesday night, UVM Medical Center President Eileen Whalen noted that the continuing ...

Crews still searching Paul Smiths area for Bangor man

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PAUL SMITHS — Searchers from several state agencies continued to look for a missing Bangor man in the woods around Slush Pond Road Tuesday with no new findings, according to Department of Environmental Conservation officials. Bruce K. Waite, 48, has been missing for over three weeks ...

Tom Dudones shares his artistry with people around the world

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SARANAC LAKE — For the past few years, Tom Dudones has given away his paintings and illustrations for free. One went to a friend in Germany. Another went to his cousin in British Colombia, Canada. A painting of the Lake Flower Dam went to a friend in Australia. A woman in Africa received ...