People News

Stewart’s Shops Employee Stock Ownership Plan earns double digit growth

Stewart’s Shops Partners have received their profit sharing statements. Existing ESOP accounts received approximately 13% growth on their existing accounts including over 6% in dividends. This success is from the service our great Partners provide, increased operating profitability, and ...

Forest ranger’s son earns scholarship for college

Dan Marrone, son of retired Lt. Bob Marrone of the New York State Forest Rangers, was awarded a scholarship from the Forest Ranger Scholarship Foundation. The FRSF was created in the name of Forest ranger Jim DeLaire, who passed away on the job in 1988. Recipients of the award are ...

Essex County offices promote Donate Life Month

ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Clerk’s Office & Department of Motor Vehicles is teaming up with Donate Life New York state and DMV offices around the state during Donate Life Month to increase enrollment in the state Donate Life Registry. Donate Life Month is a national ...

Miller receives Boy Scout’s highest ranking: Eagle Scout

BLOOMINGDALE — Boy Scouts of America Troop 12 of Gabriels recently announced that Michael Miller of Bloomingdale completed his Eagle Scout project and received the highest honor in scouting this past December. Since its inception in 1911, only 4 percent of Boy Scouts complete the ...

Elodie Linck appointed as summer trainee with Rebecca Kelly Ballet

SARANAC LAKE — Elodie Linck of Saranac Lake has been appointed as a summer trainee with the Rebecca Kelly Ballet. Linck has been long involved with the company since she was 4 years old, participating for many summers in Onstage, RKB’s well-known performance intensive program. In ...

Adirondack Garden Club goes to D.C.

Every year, the Garden Club of America National Affairs and Legislative Committee holds a conference for delegates from the various clubs to attend advocacy training in Washington, D.C. Two members, Lyn Flyn and Meredith Hanna, from the Adirondack Garden Club, attended this training. ...

CYC receives Stewart’s Holiday Match Donation

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities is the recipient of the Stewart’s Holiday Match donation of $300. CYC will use the donation to help fund the after school tutoring program at the Lake Placid Middle/High School library. The Stewart’s Holiday ...

Paul Smith’s professor to co-chair workshop at UN conference

PAUL SMITHS — Kelly Cerialo, an assistant professor and communications program manager at Paul Smith’s College, will co-chair an ecotourism workshop at EuroMAB, a biennial conference hosted by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Dublin, Ireland, on ...

Lake Placid fifth graders celebrate Pi Day

LAKE PLACID — Upon Lake Placid Elementary School fifth graders finishing a math unit on fractions, the students broke up into teams of four and had to double a pie crust and pie filling recipe at the Lake Placid Conference Center on “Pi Day,” March 14. The objective of this ...

February births at Adirondack Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births at the hospital during the month of February 2019: North: A son, Jackson Lee, born February 2 at 2:31 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces to Paige Phillips and John North of Tupper Lake. Bard: A daughter, ...

Library System Board appoints trustee

The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System has announced the appointment of Linda Crosby of Malone to their Board of Trustees. Crosby is representing Franklin County. Crosby is retired after a teaching career that spanned 31 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art from ...

Whitmore named Eagle Scout

TUPPER LAKE — Matthew Whitmore of Boy Scout Troop 23 in Tupper Lake received the highest rank in Boy Scouts of America at his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Whitmore completed 21 merit badges required to advance to the Eagle rank. He earned ...

Student News

Local students named to St. Lawrence University dean’s list CANTON — The following students have been selected for inclusion on the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Fall 2018 semester at St. Lawrence University. -Lucy S. Hochschartner of Lake Placid. Hochschartner is ...

Keene Valley Library receives grants to implement Digital Stories Project

KEENE VALLEY — The Keene Valley Library Association is pleased to announce it has received three grants to implement Adirondack Community: Capturing, Retaining, and Communicating the Stories of Who We Are. This multi-year local history project collects and organizes audio stories and ...

Berkshire Hathaway adds Huntington as Real Estate sales agent

Berkshire Hathaway Adirondack Premier Properties has announced the addition of Lorinda Huntington as a new Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent to its office, Broker/Owner Margie Philo said recently. Huntington spent most of her life in the Adirondacks and has a great appreciation for all that ...