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SUNY Plattsburgh announces spring dean’s list

PLATTSBURGH — The SUNY Plattsburgh dean’s list for spring 2020 includes students from 20 states and 32 other countries — and many from the local area, too. This semester’s dean’s list required a minimum of six credits taken for a standard letter grade for full time students. ...

ECH welcomes two new emergency medicine physicians

ELIZABETHTOWN — The University of Vermont Health Network’s Elizabethtown Community Hospital has welcomed two new emergency medicine physicians to its care team. Dr. David Markowitz and Dr. James Rice joined the medical staff in May and work full-time between the hospital’s ...

Clifton-Fine student wins Congressional Art Competition

SCHUYLERVILLE — North Country Congresswoman Elise Stefanik has announced that Brianna Hanley, a ninth-grader from Clifton-Fine Central School in Star Lake, is the winner of this year’s NY-21 Congressional Art Competition. Hanley’s winning work, titled “Hope,” is a two-panel piece ...

Fortune, Dominie are Tupper Lake High’s top grads

TUPPER LAKE — Stephanie Fortune is the valedictorian and and Logan Dominie the salutatorian of the Tupper Lake High School graduating Class of 2020, the school has announced. Fortune is the daughter of Frances and Maurice Fortune. As well as being a dedicated student, she has been very ...

Summo, Quinn are Keene valedictorian, salutatorian

KEENE VALLEY — Alyssa Summo is the valedictorian of the Keene Central School Class of 2020, and Caitlin Quinn is this year’s salutatorian. Alyssa Mari Summo is the daughter of Patrick and Cindy Summo and graduates at the top of her class with a 93.92 GPA. She plans to attend North ...

Adirondack Wild elects new board member and advisor

NISKAYUNA — At its May board meeting, the environmental advocacy group Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve elected Richard L. Hoffman of Easton, Washington County, to join its board of directors and Sunita Halasz of Saranac Lake to join its advisory council. The meeting was ...

Adirondack Sky Center awarded Stewart’s Shops holiday grant

TUPPER LAKE — The Adirondack Sky Center has received a $1,250 grant as part of the Stewart’s Shops Holiday Match program. The grant will allow the Tupper Lake observatory to purchase educational materials. These include celestial globes, including a new globe of Pluto and an ...

Clarkson ROTC student is program’s first Space Force officer

POTSDAM — Air Force ROTC Detachment 536, consisting of 11 Clarkson University Class of 2020 members and one SUNY Potsdam student, pinned on their gold bars May 12 in a virtual ceremony. The cyber space ceremony included the commissioning of the first ever Space Force officer from the ...

Black Mountain Architecture honored for design work

SARANAC LAKE — Black Mountain Architecture, a Saranac Lake-based design firm that specializes in energy-efficient, green building practices, has been recognized by New York state for its work on the country’s largest market-rate net-zero apartment complex. The New York State Energy ...

LPHS names valedictorian, salutatorian

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School announced last week that Sara McKillip will be the valedictorian of this year’s graduating class, and Elise Pearson will be the salutatorian. --- Valedictorian --- Sara McKillip is the daughter of David and Rebecca McKillip of Lake Placid. Her ...

Saranac Laker chosen to manage Lake Kora great camp

RAQUETTE LAKE — Lake Kora, a 122-year-old Adirondack great camp, has announced Cameron Karger of Saranac Lake as the new resident manager. Lake Kora is situated on 1,000 private acres and a 500-acre private namesake lake south of Raquette Lake. It offers 12 guest rooms in seven separate ...