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Births

Here are the births for February at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake: Ecret: A daughter, Meredith Grace, born Feb. 3 at 8:42 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, to Marllie Tanzini and Austin Ecret of Lake Clear. Delaini: A son, Lee Tate, born Feb. 4 at 3:50 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 10 ...

Whiteface is peak of cloud study

WILMINGTON — Collecting data from atop Whiteface Mountain, atmospheric scientist Sara Lance is focused on the chemistry in the clouds that surround this iconic summit. A grant from the National Science Foundation will support her research for the next five years. Lance, a research ...

A ‘Miracle’ in a time of doubt

LAKE PLACID — It was a Monday, Aug. 11, 2003. New York Daily News Sports Writer Wayne Coffey had an appointment to interview 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey Coach Herb Brooks on the phone that evening for an upcoming book, “The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 ...

Saranac Lake Kiwanians switch one meeting a month to evenings

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Kiwanis Club now has a regular evening meeting on the first Thursday of every month at the Blue Moon Cafe. Evening meetings start at 5:40 p.m. Regular Kiwanis morning meetings will continue at the Blue Moon on all other Thursdays at 7:40 a.m. Anyone is ...

National Guard soldier from Lake Clear promoted

LATHAM — Rylan Christy of Lake Clear recently received a promotion to the rank of private first class in the New York Army National Guard. Christy is assigned to the Company B, 2-108th Infantry. New York Army National Guard bases its promotions on overall performance, attitude, ...

Safety seminar educates Alpine ski community

WILMINGTON — The Kelly Brush Foundation, U.S. Ski & Snowboard, the state Olympic Regional Development Authority at Whiteface Mountain and the New York Ski Educational Foundation hosted a safety seminar on Feb. 9 and 10 in conjunction with the FIS NorAm Cup races at Whiteface. The ...

Four Essex Co. farms get grants

SARANAC LAKE — Eight North Country farms recently received grant funding from the Adirondack North Country Association. Among them were four farms in Essex County: Blue Pepper Farm in Jay, Juniper Hill Farm in Wadhams, Mace Chasm Farm in Keeseville and Triple Green Jade Farm in ...

Zonta Club will honor 5 local women with ROSE Awards

SARANAC LAKE — The Zonta Club of the Adirondacks invites the public to attend the third annual Recognition of Service and Excellence (ROSE) Awards Celebration Brunch in honor of International Women’s Day on March 28 at the Hotel Saranac, 100 Main St., starting at 10 a.m. This year’s ...

Adirondack Health birth announcements for January

Williams: A son, Caleb Lee, born Jan. 2 at 6:46 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 14 ounces to Katlyne and Justin Williams of Tupper Lake. Merrill: A son, Zander Lucius, born Jan. 3 at 7:52 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces to Dawn Brungard and Jesse Merrill of Tupper Lake, NY. Stuart: A ...

Lake Placid Middle-High School 2nd-quarter Honor Roll

Grade 6 - Casey, Logan Colby, Phoenix Corrow, Savannah Kissel, Hugh Kissel, Zack Lawrence, Kenneth Lewis, Ceatten Mezzetti, Michael Multop, Paisley Preston, Danika Reed, Beck Sweet, Emerson - Grade 7 - Branchaud, Calvin Briggs, Aiden Cecunjanin, ...

Van Cott joins big Albany law firm

ALBANY — Attorney Paul Van Cott of Saranac Lake has joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, from his former job at the state Adirondack Park Agency. He also brings to his new role previous experience as an attorney for the state attorney ...