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Rotary district governor visits Tupper Lake

TUPPER LAKE — Rotary International District 7040 Governor Jerry Lambert visited Tupper Lake last week to update the Rotary Club of Tupper Lake’s membership on upcoming events and new programs being undertaken. While he was here, local club President Lidia Kriwox and Rotarian Rickey ...

Births at Adirondack Medical Center, July 2019

Fisher: a son, Killian Grey, born July 2 at 1:48 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces, to Mandy Hart of Long Lake. Thomas: a son, Sebastian Christopher, born July 2 at 8:15 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 4 ounces, to Elyssa Valentin and Deckard Thomas of Jay. Kowalchuk: a daughter, Kaisley Grace, ...

SUNY Plattsburgh shares spring 2019 dean’s list

PLATTSBURGH — SUNY Plattsburgh has released the names of students who made the college’s dean’s list for spring 2019. The list includes students from 20 states, the District of Columbia and 31 other countries. Students are listed in order of hometowns: AuSable Forks: Hannah ...

Hughes advances in local law firm

MALONE — The law firm of Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & McArdle, LLP of Malone has announced that, effective Sept. 1, Bryan J. Hughes will become “of counsel” to the firm. Hughes will continue to actively practice out of the firm’s Malone office. Hughes, a 1969 graduate of ...

Bloomingdale receives free library

BLOOMINGDALE — Specialty Wood Products of Bloomingdale has donated to the community an outdoor free library with custom, carved signs. The custom-made, cedar library is free-standing and able to withstand the elements while giving residents and visitors access to free books. The ...

AdkAction toasts its recent accomplishments at annual meeting

PAUL SMITHS — AdkAction held its Annual Meeting and Silent Auction that at the Paul Smith’s College VIC on Aug. 1. Established in 2007 and operating as a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation since 2011, AdkAction’s mission is to create projects that address unmet needs, promote vibrant ...

Adirondack Medical Center announces May, June births

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births in May and June: Eldridge: A son, Odin James, born May 3 at 1:04 a.m., weighing 6 pounds, 15 ounces to Alyssa Farrell and Wesley Eldridge of Saranac Lake. Wright: A daughter, Margaret Anne, born May 3 at ...

Outcalt receives journalism prize

Last month, Christopher Outcalt, son of George and Julie Outcalt of Saranac Lake, received a prestigious journalism prize, the Livingston Award, at a banquet at the Yale Club in New York City. Outcalt, who won the 2019 award in the national reporting category for a story he wrote about the ...

Mayberry attends Aviation Challenge Mach II program

HUNTSVILLE, Alabama — Jacob Mayberry, an eighth grader from Lake Placid Middle School, recently attended Aviation Challenge Mach II at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of Space Camp, Space Camp Robotics, Aviation Challenge, U.S. Cyber Camp and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center’s ...

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 ...

Student News

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 ...

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 ...

Saranac Laker wins LGBTQ honor

Kelly Metzgar has won the title of WorldPride ambassador for 2019, one of 11 to land the honor in the state competition. She is executive director of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance in Saranac Lake and a founding board member of Gender Equality NY. “New York state has been ...