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Massachusetts-born alternative/folk singer Heather Maloney performs one of her songs.
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Heather Maloney to play Upper Jay Art Center

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If you go... What: Live music by Heather Maloney When: 8 p.m. Friday Where: Upper Jay Art Center How much: Donation of $15 --- Growing up in Massachusetts, Heather Maloney’s home never had a television. Instead, she made art, played outside and most importantly listened to ...

Wing Wars Sunday in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — Wing Wars is celebrating 10 years of supporting North Country Life Flight with this favorite fall tradition. This year’s event will be held on Sunday, Nov. 12 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Conference Center at Lake Placid. The first 100 people at the door will get a ...

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Hiker dies; rangers back from fires in western U.S.

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A hiker in the Siamese Ponds Wilderness area died while being evacuated by state Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers last week, but rangers also rescued two lost people and returned from battling wildfires in California. --- Town of Johnsburg On Wednesday, Nov. 1, a ...

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‘Cezanne et Moi’ on screen Nov. 15, 17 at LPCA

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LAKE PLACID — The 2017-18 Adirondack Film Society Screening Series at LPCA continues with “Cezanne et Moi” on Nov. 15 and Nov. 17, followed by a special screening at the Palace Theatre of Aaron Woolf’s new documentary “Denial” on Friday, Dec. 8. “Cezanne et Moi” is a ...

Patrons’ Pick Play Readings

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SARANAC LAKE — This Saturday, Nov. 11 and next, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m., Pendragon Theatre will be hosting free readings of scenes from six specially selected plays — three plays each evening. Audience members will be asked to vote for their favorite of the six, and the play with the most ...

Christenson of ADK Action to talk at Saranac Lake Free Library

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SARANAC LAKE — Question: What do varied projects such as reducing the use of road salt, increasing access to broad band, and protecting pollinators like bees and butterflies have in common? Answer: They are all projects of ADK Action, a nonprofit organization that has been serving ...

An easy, wooded walk to McKenzie Pond, Saranac Lake
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An autumn walk to McKenzie Pond

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It’s in the middle of Big Game season and my golden retriever has the ability to look like a Whitetail deer. We dress up in our favorite fall color, neon orange, and take to the trails. The 2-mile walk to McKenzie Pond is always a favorite. Though there are a small number of dips, but most of ...

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Hotel Saranac names manager of Academy and Main store

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SARANAC LAKE — Hotel Saranac, Curio Collection by Hilton announced this week that Michelle Hill will be its retail manager of Academy & Main. Academy & Main, a nod to the iconic intersection in the heart of downtown Saranac Lake, is the hotel’s reimagined retail space that ...

From left North Elba Councilmen Derek Doty and Jack Favro and Supervisor Roby Politi celebrate their re-election wins Tuesday night at American Legion Post 326 in Lake Placid.
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North Elba voters re-elect incumbents

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LAKE PLACID — North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi, running on the independent Fair and Honest Party line, was re-elected against Democratic challenger Brian Barrett in a 1,308-to-464-vote victory. In a race for two town council seats, the two incumbents, Derek Doty and Jack Favro, won ...

Tupper Lake town Supervisor Patti Littlefield celebrates her re-election Tuesday night at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3120 in Tupper Lake.
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Tupper Lake voters stick with incumbents

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TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lakers voted Tuesday to maintain the town’s leadership, re-electing incumbents as town supervisor and town council. Patti Littlefield won the town supervisor election 837–501 over Kathleen Lefebvre. The Republican incumbent was challenged by a Democratic ...

At the Amos and Julia Ward Theater in Jay, voters cast ballots in a town with many candidates for local office: five for two Jay Town Council seats, four for highway superintendent and two for tax collector. Voters the Enterprise talked to at the poll station cited road quality and filling empty storefronts as the main factors in their voting decisions.
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Dems, political outsiders take Jay election

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AuSABLE FORKS — The town of Jay’s elections brought a slew of new faces to public offices including town council, highway superintendent and tax collector after several busy races. The four winners have said they are excited to improve the town’s roads, economy and taxes. - Town ...

Randy Preston (Enterprise photo — Matthew Turner)

Wilmington supervisor re-elected

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Randy Preston beat Tomas Sibalski for re-election as town of Wilmington supervisor with a 295-to-82-vote victory. Preston has been supervisor since he defeated Jeanne Ashworth in the 2007 election, and Sibalski was supervisor from 1994 to 1995. In a previous interview, Preston, running ...

Rebecca Romeo, left, votes Tuesday at the Franklin Town Hall in Vermontville.
(Enterprise photo — Glynis Hart)

Incumbents keep seats in town of Franklin

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CUT: VERMONTVILLE — A four-way race for two seats on the Franklin Town Council resulted in incumbents Tom Bartiss and Don Hamm winning over challengers Nancy Bernstein and Amy McCormick. Bartiss got 302 votes, Hamm got 230, Bernstein got 221, and McCormick got 125, not counting ...

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Keene voters elect Biesemeyer, Cheetham-Palen

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Keene voters re-elected one longtime incumbent but not another to the town council Tuesday. Bob Biesemeyer was chosen to extend his 20-year run on the board, and Teresa Cheetham-Palen will replace Paul Martin, who has been a councilman for the last 36 years. Biesemeyer got 309 votes at ...

$327 million in heating assistance available

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ALBANY (AP) — The federal Home Energy Assistance Program has $327 million earmarked for New Yorkers. Applications will be taken starting Monday. The aid is available to help elderly, low-income and moderate-income state residents pay their heating bills this winter. Eligible households ...

Adirondack-Catskill land bank passes, narrowly

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New York voters have approved a ballot question that tweaks conservation rules in the Adirondacks and the Catskills to make it easier for local governments to use land for public projects. The constitutional amendment approved Tuesday will set aside 250 acres for communities to use for ...

Jordanna Mallach of Saranac Lake, left, helps out as a poll inspector at the Franklin Town Hall in Vermontville Tuesday even though she was a council candidate in the town of Harrietstown. She was asked to help in Franklin due to a shortage of poll workers. She won her race in Harrietstown. 
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Harrietstown voters choose new blood for council

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SARANAC LAKE — Harrietstown voters ushered in two newcomers to the town board Tuesday as Tracey Schrader and Jordanna Mallach won a four-way race for two seats. Longtime Highway Superintendent Craig Donaldson received the solid support of a majority of voters, as did town Justice Michael ...