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Keough re-elected Saranac Lake fire chief

April 7, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Brendan Keough will continue to serve as chief of the Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

BluSeed Studios gets grant from Stewart’s for art for at-risk youth

April 7, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — BluSeed Studios has received a $500 grant from Stewart’s Shops to help fund a series of monthly art projects for the Citizen Advocates Enhanced Mentor Program. more »»

Lake Placid schools may use two snow days in April, May

April 7, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District has not used either one of the two emergency closing “snow days” during the 2015-16 school year. more »»

Archaeology dig returning to battlefield this summer

April 7, 2016 LAKE GEORGE (AP) — A New York community college’s archaeology program will return to a Colonial-era battlefield in the southern Adirondacks for the third consecutive summer. more »»

Scientists look at hangers-on amid die-off of bats

April 7, 2016 ALTAMONT — As white-nose syndrome kills millions of bats across North America, there’s a glimmer of hope at hibernation spots where it first struck a decade ago: Some bats in some caves are hanging... more »»

Near-record number of bears killed in 2015 hunting season

April 7, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — Environmental regulators say hunters killed the second-largest number of bears on record during the 2015 season in New York. more »»

Uber, Lyft reignite plans to expand into upstate N.Y.

April 7, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — Uber and Lyft are gearing up for a campaign to expand their ride-hailing operations into upstate New York to include Buffalo, Rochester, Syracuse and Albany. more »»

Opt-outs remain significant in state tests

April 6, 2016 A significant portion of North County parents did not let their students take the English language arts state exams Tuesday, at least in the Franklin-Essex-Hamilton Board of Cooperative Educational... more »»

Investigation leads to 6 drug arrests in Tupper Lake

April 6, 2016 Operating on a tip, police were on the lookout Saturday for two vehicles passing through Tupper Lake, believed to be transporting drugs from the Akwesasne (aka St. Regis) Mohawk Reservatio. more »»

Village, county toast Adirondack Health

April 6, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Local leaders paid tribute to the biggest private employer in the Adirondacks and its retiring CEO at a special dinner Tuesday night. more »»

Woman hurt in collision on slick Route 30

April 6, 2016 PAUL SMITHS — A woman suffered a knee injury in a collision and crash on a slick state Route 30 Wednesday evening. Emergency personnel learned of the incident around 5:30 p.m. more »»

State test pros, cons voiced

April 6, 2016 BUFFALO — Common Core testing got under way in schools across New York Tuesday as questions remain about whether shortening the exams and removing results from teacher evaluations did anything to... more »»

Saranac Lake Muslims share with sizable audience

April 6, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Three local Muslim men who led a discussion Monday about the Islamic faith said they were surprised with the large turnout for the event. more »»

Miracle mentor

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Rangers rescue man in High Peaks, teens at Cranberry Lake

April 6, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A 49-year-old man from Ontario, Canada, required assistance to get out of the High Peaks Saturda. more »»

Upstate N.Y. airports vie for $200M in state funds

April 6, 2016 ALBANY (AP) — More than 70 airports in upstate New York are eligible to compete for a share of $200 million in state funds up for grabs in a new state competition from Gov. Andrew Cuomo. more »»

Bus rolls over; 20 hurt in Minerva

April 5, 2016 MINERVA — Police say 20 people were injured as a tour bus rolled over a guiderail in the town of Minerva Monday. more »»

New round of state testing begins today

April 5, 2016 LANCASTER — New York’s education commissioner says the state has made major changes to the Common Core English and math assessment tests since last year, when 1 in 5 students refused to take them. more »»

Placid OKs dissolution of village court

April 5, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The village board voted unanimously Monday to abolish its remaining justice position. more »»

NCCC board, Senate begin dialogue

April 5, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — A journey of 1,000 miles begins with a single ste. more »»

 
 

 

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