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Eagerly waiting for the first big snow of the year

Outdoors

With the conclusion of the annual big game hunting season in the bank, outdoor enthusiasts will be forced to seek alternative adventures until there is enough ice and snow to kick off the season for snowshoeing, ski touring, snowmobiling, free-skating, ice skating ice climbing, backcountry ...

Amanda Dagley and Bill Dickerson are the new owners of the WNBZ-FM radio station. Both formerly worked for WIRY in Plattsburgh.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Dialing in a dream

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — Business partners Amanda Dagley and Bill Dickerson have announced they are purchasing WNBZ 106.3 FM, a radio station that was for many years a hometown frequency for Saranac Lake. “The FCC license is in the process of being transferred,” said Dickerson. They hope ...

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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 ...

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

Local News

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 ...

Gov. Andrew Cuomo

Governor’s office dismisses FBI probe as ‘charade’

Politics

ALBANY — The office of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo defended its hiring practices Friday amid scrutiny by the FBI, dismissing an investigation into a common practice in which senior staffers to the governor are paid by another state agency. The administration received a subpoena for ...

Sen. Charles "Chuck" Schumer visits Saranac Lake in August 2014.
(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

Schumer, finishing NY tour, seeks help for malt barley crop

Business

CHATHAM (AP) — U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer wrapped up another tour of New York’s 62 counties Friday with a call for greater federal help for the state’s craft beer industry. During a stop at a brewery in the Columbia County community of Chatham, the Democratic Senate minority leader ...

Tanveer Hussain
(Enterprise photo — Chris Knight)

Indian snowshoe racer accepts plea deal, awaits deportation

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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

Local News

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 ...