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December births at Adirondack Medical Center

Levine: A daughter, Elodie Asher, born Dec. 2 at 7:14 p.m., weighing 6 pounds, 8 ounces, to Audrey Prater and Justin Levine of Vermontville. Lorette: A son, Karvrr John Michael Lorette, born Dec. 2 at 3:04 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 2 ounces, to Chelsea Lorette of Saranac Lake. ...

Women’s College Scholarship Club raises money with Raffle Baskets

SARANAC LAKE — Women’s College Scholarship Club raffle tickets sold briskly at the North Country Community College Craft Fair on Nov. 24 and the Sparkle Village craft show held Dec. 6 and 7, 2019, raising funds for scholarships for local high school and continuing education students. ...

Citizen Advocates donates to help out the homeless

MALONE — Citizen Advocates recently donated a total of $10,000 to four organizations in Franklin County committed to providing temporary or transitional housing to individuals in need. Barnabas House and Ruth House in Malone each received $2,500 for the services they provide to the ...

Northwood students get insider view of cryptocurrency industry

LAKE PLACID — Digital currencies like Bitcoin are widely considered the new frontier of global finance, and Northwood School students were recently treated to a class visit by two of the leaders of the world’s cryptocurrency industry. Students in Dr. Laura Finnerty Paul’s ...

November births

Adirondack Health birth announcements for November 2019 are as follows: Smith: A daughter, Aubrynn Elizabeth, born Nov. 1 at 1:50 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces to Marrissa Dufrane and Cody Smith of Saranac. Lawrence: A daughter, Sharlotte Mae, born Nov. 1 at 1:05 p.m., weighing 7 ...

Northwood School honor rolls for first trimester of 2019-20

LAKE PLACID — On Dec. 5, Laura Finnerty Paul, Northwood School’s dean of academic affairs, announced the honor rolls for the first trimester of the 2019-20 school year, which concluded on Friday, Nov. 15. - Dean’s List - Upperclassmen (grades 11 and 12): minimum weighted GPA of ...

ADK Laurentian Chapter announces photo winners

CANTON — The winners of the 2019 Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter Photo Contest were announced at the chapter’s annual meeting. Photographer Amanda Oldacre of Potsdam took the grand prize with the photo “New Secret Spot,” which also received the first prize in the ...

St. Joe’s Patricia O’Gorman receives child advocacy award

SARANAC LAKE — St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers’ consulting psychologist with its adolescent and veterans programs is the recipient of the National Association for Children of Addiction’s Ackerman/Black Award. Patricia O’Gorman’s research and advocacy in the ...

AHI announces 2019 Rural Health Champions

GLENS FALLS — In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 21, Adirondack Health Institute announced that seven individuals have been recognized as 2019 Rural Health Champions. The annual recognition is a collaborative effort of four of the North Country’s rural health networks, ...