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AMC birth announcements for August through January

SARANAC LAKE — The following babies were born at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake from August 2021 through January 2022. Adirondack Health, the organization that runs the hospital, fell behind in reporting births while dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. August ...

James M. Odato named Adirondack Explorer editor

SARANAC LAKE — Investigative journalist and author James M. Odato, who has been serving as interim editor for the Saranac Lake-based non-profit publication Adirondack Explorer since September 2021, has been named editor of the publication. Odato spent 18 years at the Times Union of Albany ...

Sweet success: Maple Weekends return to the North Country

WEST CHAZY — Spring is in the air, and so is the sweet smell of maple syrup. For the first time in two years, Maple Weekend, a two-weekend-long event, returned Saturday to the North Country, and 140 sugarhouses were expected to participate. - Something for everyone - The North ...

Lake Placid resident turns 105

LAKE PLACID — What’s one of the most important things in life? Having a sense of humor. Take it from a 105-year-old. ReKealth “Kay” Egeland was born in Brooklyn on Feb. 28, 1917. A nice day to have a birthday, according to Egeland. She spent this year’s big day at Elderwood ...

Wish granted

SARANAC LAKE — It seemed like all of Saranac Lake knew Logan Baugh’s name on Thursday. The 14-year-old from Phoenix, New York got his Make-A-Wish wish to stay in an Adirondack cabin and have a pizza party at the Ice Palace granted that day, and hundreds of Saranac Lakers came out to ...

‘I live it every day’

SARANAC LAKE — There’s a framed collection of photos, medals and ribbons Dane DeGrace hangs on the wall of his office at North Country Home Services — memories of his time in Afghanistan with the Army’s bomb squad, reminders of the “brothers for life” who died over there, and a ...