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Photo collection featured at Adirondack Artists Guild

SARANAC LAKE — SQUARE, a collection of recent photographs by Eleanor Sweeney, will be the featured exhibit at the Adirondack Artists Guild during the month of August. “Last year I came across a package of 12” x 12” pieces of aluminum that I had forgotten about,” Eleanor writes. ...

Leadership changes at Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — The Watertown Daily Times has a new leadership team. Brian J. Kelly, a veteran reporter and editor for the Daily Times, has been promoted from city editor to managing editor. Kelly will oversee the reporting staff with beats spanning from Oswego to Massena. Sydney D. ...

NCCC announces honors students for spring 2020

SARANAC LAKE - North Country Community College has named its President’s List and Vice President’s List honors students for the Spring 2020 semester. Two types of academic honors are awarded each semester to matriculated students having completed 12 or more credits per semester in ...

New agents at Berkshire Hathaway

Margie Philo, broker-owner of Berkshire Hathaway Adirondack Premier Properties and Adirondack Realty has announced two new agents. --- Chris Miller --- Miller is energized to apply more than 30 years of experience in NYC as a global executive in the investment management industry ...

Excellus BCBS COVID-19 response includes major donations to food banks

UTICA — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is providing $600,000 in financial support to food banks and food pantries across upstate New York as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a family are at risk for many people because of the ...

Saranac Lake voluntary health association awards New Visions scholarships

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association would like to congratulation the 2020 New Visions scholarship winners. The SLVHA continues its quest to promote and maintain healthcare professions in the North Country by providing $1,000 scholarships to each of this year’s ...

New sailing program on Upper Saranac Lake

Long time Upper Saranac Lake sailor Barry Brogan has launched a sailing charter and learn-to sail program on Upper Saranac Lake. The new service is being run through SAIL Adirondacks LLC, which has bases of operation on both Upper Saranac as well as Port Henry on Lake Champlain. “We ...

Adirondack Land Trust honors Burke, Kelley as volunteers of year

WESTPORT — The Adirondack Land Trust recognized two volunteers for eight years of service as preserve adopters at Coon Mountain Preserve. Friends Mary Burke and Kathy Kelley began doing trail work and pulling garlic mustard together in 2013. They both enjoyed hiking the preserve’s ...

Pendragon Theatre names Harrison Ewing gala honoree

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake has announced long time actor and director Harrison Ewing to be this year’s honoree at the theatre’s annual summer gala. Ewing has performed and/or directed in over 30 productions at the theatre since he first joined their ranks in ...

Koehler & Kelly blazing new grooves

PLATTSBURGH — Koehler & Kelly perform a live outdoor concert in downtown Plattsburgh on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Koehler & Kelly set fiddle tunes ablaze with new grooves, creating a unique soundscape as they blend the raw energy of traditional fiddling and dance music with the ...

Grads and honor roll

Hudson Valley Community College --- Local students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. Cade DeBrobander of Crown Point has graduated from the Electrical Construction and ...

Adirondack Garden Club Announces 2020 Grant Awards

KEENE — The Adirondack Garden Club is pleased to announce the Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund grant awardees for 2020: Ticonderoga Central School District, Alexandra Smith for the expansion, maintenance, and sustaining of the school garden. Cornell Cooperative Extension of ...

Rotary Club of Saranac Lake announces 2020 scholarship winners

SARANAC LAKE — For many years, the Rotary Club of Saranac Lake has awarded two scholarships to graduating seniors from Saranac Lake High School. This year’s awardees are: • Rosemary Crowley, who plans to attend the University of Toronto, and • Nora Glover, who plans to ...