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Huttlinger named as vice president of CPA board

NEW YORK — John B. Huttlinger Jr., CPA and owner of Adirondack Audit Company Inc., has been chosen to serve as vice president on the New York State Society of Certified Public Accountants’ Board. His one-year term began June 1. Huttlinger is currently a member of the Society’s ...

N.Y. National Guard promotes soldiers

LATHAM — Major General Anthony P. German, the adjutant general for the state of New York, announces the promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for additional responsibility and leadership: ≤Jamie Bigelow from Saranac Lake, and ...

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The main Sunmount facility, a state institution for developmentally disabled, is home to more than 100 residents and is a major economic and social force in Tupper Lake.
(Enterprise photo — Aaron Cerbone)

Sunmount’s watchdog

TUPPER LAKE — The Sunmount facility is an influential and controversial pillar of Tupper Lake’s community. When village Mayor Paul Maroun was recently appointed to lead Sunmount’s Board of Visitors, the Enterprise looked into the importance of the position and the challenges Maroun ...

Don Busch stands next to the “Clubhouse,” a cabin built in 1935 by the Jeddeloh family that used to live on the property he now owns in Rainbow Lake called Entayant Gardens. 
(Enterprise photo — Emily R. Luxford)

Eclectic, magical Entayant Gardens

RAINBOW LAKE — Within the bends and coves of Rainbow Lake sits Entayant Gardens. Don Busch, owner and gardening master, uses what the land pushes forth and then some. What doesn’t flourish gets preserved and made into a work of art. When first entering Entayant Garden, one thinks of ...

David Thomas-Train, who spearheads the Friends of Poke-O-Moonshine group, poses in front of the restored fire tower last Sunday.
(Enterprise photo — Justin A. Levine)

Towering legacy

CHESTERFIELD — Fire towers on state Forest Preserve mountaintops were largely decommissioned in the 1980s, with the state moving toward aerial surveillance to detect fires. Once the towers were closed, the Department of Environmental Conservation planned to take them all down because they are ...

President Bill Clinton shakes hands with then-Franklin County Democratic Committee Chairman and Harrietstown Supervisor Joe Pickreign of Lake Clear during a visit to the White House in December 2010.
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A life in politics

LAKE CLEAR — From overseeing small-town caucuses to working with big-time politicians, Joe Pickreign Jr. has run the political gamut for the last three-plus decades. The Lake Clear resident, who turned 81 earlier this year, recently sat down with the Enterprise to reflect on his 36 years as ...