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Point Positive hears from entrepreneurs at fall pitch event

SARANAC LAKE — Point Positive, an “angel investor” group based in Saranac Lake, meets with vetted entrepreneurs for pitch sessions twice a year. This October, seven member investors and Point Positive Coordinator Melinda Little met at Workshop in Lake Placid to hear from three ...

Adirondack Life wins awards

JAY — In a ceremony recognizing the best work done by U.S. magazine publishers in 2018, Adirondack Life won best Full Issue among regional magazines in the Northeast at the Folio: Eddie & Ozzie Awards in New York City on Oct. 30. The winning July/August 2018 issue included a ...

Adirondack Land Trust staff grows by two

KEENE — The Adirondack Land Trust has hired two conservation professionals to fill the new positions of philanthropy assistant and land protection manager. - Kathy Woughter, philanthropy assistant - Kathy Woughter plays a major role in building support for the Adirondack Land ...

New Vision students at hospital

SARANAC LAKE — Eight students from Tri-Lakes regional high schools are participating in the Adirondack Education Center’s New Vision Health Careers curriculum at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake this year. The program offers high school seniors the opportunity to shadow health ...

October births at Adirondack Medical Center, Saranac Lake

Warner: A son, Nolen Maddox, born Oct. 1 at 8:21 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 1 ounces to Crystal Perryman and Johnathan Warner of Saranac Lake. Mulvihill: A daughter, Ruby May, born Oct. 1 at 5:57 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces to Meilyn and James Mulvihill of Lake Placid. Susice: ...

Healthy Heart Network adds program assistant

SARANAC LAKE — The North Country Healthy Heart Network welcomes Wendy Austin to its growing team. Austin takes up the new position of program assistant. In this role, she will support the Heart Network’s three key programs: Creating Healthy Schools & Communities, Health Systems for ...

Adirondack Research gets Microsoft grant

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Research has been awarded a Microsoft AI for Earth grant to help further efforts in surveying for and preventing the spread of invasive species in the Adirondacks. This grant will provide Adirondack Research with access to Microsoft Azure cloud computing ...

Norfolk Law is up and running in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Attorney Matthew D. Norfolk opened a new law firm, Norfolk Law PLLC, earlier this month. The new office is located in the Outpost Plaza at 1936 Saranac Ave., Suite 106. Norfolk was previously teamed with Ronald Briggs in the Briggs Norfolk LLP firm at 2296 Saranac ...

Adirondack Wild presents Wilderness and Wild Stewardship Awards

KEENE VALLEY — Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve has honored two Essex County residents for their many achievements in strengthening wilderness and wildland protection, environmental stewardship and ecological resilience. The awards to Dan Plumley of Keene and Kelley Tucker ...