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SUNY Canton students earn degrees --- CANTON — SUNY Canton is recognizing its 2019 graduates. Among the students who graduated from SUNY Canton are: Raquel Screnci of Lake Placid, who earned their Associate in Applied Science in Physical Therapist Assistant. Screnci is a 2000 ...

Garden Club hosts presentation about plastics July 16

LAKE PLACID — Today’s world produces hundreds of millions of tons of plastic every year, most of which cannot be recycled. The Adirondack Garden Club and Garden Club of Lake Placid invite the public to hear more about this giant emerging issue of our time during a presentation and ...

The Nature Conservancy hires seasonal conservation workers

KEENE VALLEY — The Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy has hired four seasonal employees to work on invasive species, freshwater streams and general conservation within the Blue Line this summer. Two employees will be working on stream barrier assessment, while one will be involved ...

NCCC names honor students for spring 2019

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has named its President’s List and Vice President’s List honors students for the Spring 2019 semester. Two types of academic honors are awarded each semester to matriculated students having completed 12 or more credits per semester in ...

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Saranac Lake Surge homecoming

SARANAC LAKE — This spring, area baseball fans found out there was going to be a new team in town competing in an independent professional league. After waiting for the season to begin in mid-June, and then waiting for the team to wrap up two road trips to start the schedule, fans finally ...

The art of the new

In 2018, the Depot Theatre celebrated its 40th anniversary with a trio of productions that hearkened back to the past: “Always, Patsy Cline,” “The 39 Steps” and “Ain’t Misbehavin’.” All three had been produced in a previous season at the Depot and were selected based, in part, ...

Vacation Photo Contest

The Vacation Photo Contest was judged by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise staff, based on originality, locale and photo quality. Prizes were awarded to the winners. Look for more vacation photos of your neighbors in the upcoming weeks’ North Country Living sections.

2019 Vacation Photo Contest winners

The 2019 Vacation Photo Contest was judged by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise staff, based on originality, locale and photo quality. Prizes will be awarded to the winners. Look for more vacation photos of your neighbors in the upcoming weeks’ North Country Living sections.

2016 Year in Review | VIEW ALL

Into the unknown

2016 was a turning point, but we’re not sure what it’s turning to. This year set us up for the unknown like few others have. No. 1 of our top 10 stories of the year is the manic campaign cycle that climaxed with the election of Donald Trump to the White House. Yes, these top 10 are local ...

Top outdoors stories of the year

The Adirondack Park is unlike any other place on Earth, with people living, working and recreating in the largest preserved area in the eastern U.S. And as such, outdoors news can dominate the headlines. 2016 was a year of changes, some contentious, some not. - APA board members In ...

Highs and lows of North Country sports in 2016

Sports is a big deal in the North Country, and 2016 provided another wealth of memorable and significant events. There were many accomplishments, and a few losses too. January brought significant success to members of the United States bobsled and skeleton team as Jaime Greubel Poser, Steven ...

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40 years on the force

TUPPER LAKE — Last week this village’s police department’s retired chief and current part-time officer, Tom Fee, was given a 40-year service plaque by Mayor Paul Maroun and Chief Eric Proulx, commemorating his four decades of work with the village. Fee, 62, started the job on Feb. 11, ...

A pooch who loves his toys

LAKE PLACID — Caymus loves his toys, he likes holding onto them, and you won’t find him leaving them lying around. He’s a 6-year-old black Lab-pit bull mix. When the dog goes on his walks around the village with his owner, Tim Robinson, he grabs a toy off their apartment porch and ...

‘He grew up with me around music’

Meeting rock royalty is the latest moment a local father and son have shared in their musical journey together. Dean Carpenter is 60 years old. When he was growing up, rock music ruled — and it still does in his house and in his truck. He says he has somewhere around 1,000 CDs, he’s been ...

Jim Hoit’s roots and branches

(Editor’s note: We originally published this Friends and Neighbors feature story in May 2008. At the writer’s request, we are reprinting it in memory of Jim Hoit, who died March 8 in Saranac Lake at age 67.) Jim Hoit, born in Malone in 1951, has a family tree with deep roots in early ...