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LPCS Board of Education members honored

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District honored those serving on the school’s board of education last week. The New York State School Boards Association recognizes Oct. 21 to 25 as School Board Recognition Week to promote awareness and understanding of the important work ...

September births at Adirondack Medical Center, Saranac Lake

Altvater: A daughter, Gracie Marie, born Sept. 4 at 7:05 p.m. weighing 8 pounds, 15 ounces, to Jessica and Jon Altvater of Malone. Longstreet: A son, Weston Reid, born Sept. 4 at 3:35 p.m., weighing 9 pounds, 6 ounces, to Kirstyn Reid and Adam Longstreet of Lake Placid. Cornell: A ...

Women’s Civic Chamber of Saranac Lake invites people to Potluck Meet and Eat

SARANAC LAKE — The Women’s Civic Chamber of Saranac Lake will hold its annual Potluck Meet and Eat at 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 21 at the Knotty Pine Lodge, 6 Old Ray Brook Road, Ray Brook. This energetic group hopes to entice new membership at this social affair by offering a diverse menu and ...

Plattsburgh lawyer hires Keene Valley native

PLATTSBURGH — Attorney Mark Schneider has hired Kayla Hebert, MSW, as a legal assistant and paralegal. Schneider’s office is located at 57 Court St. and provides legal services to people in Clinton, Franklin and Essex counties. After 38 years of practice, Schneider is now focusing on ...

Adirondack Life magazine marks 50 years with special issue

JAY — When the first copies of Adirondack Life rolled off the presses in December 1969, the lead type had been set by hand, the photographs were taken with film cameras, and there was no such thing as the internet. Fifty years and countless technological advances later, Adirondack Life is ...

Mirror Lake Inn recognized with Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award

LAKE PLACID — Conde Nast Traveler announced Monday, Oct. 7 the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid secured some noteworthy honors: No. 1 resort in Lake Placid, Lake George and the Adirondacks, as well as No. 2 overall in the ...

CATS hires development director

WESTPORT — Champlain Area Trails, which builds and maintains a network of hiking, snowshoeing and skiing trails in the Champlain Valley, announced it has hired a new development director. CATS said in a press release that Derek Rogers has been hired as the group’s first director of ...

St. Joseph’s CEO receives award for 50 years of addiction treatment service

SARANAC LAKE — At the 2019 Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Providers annual conference in late September in Niagara Falls, St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers CEO Bob Ross received the Charlie Devlin Award for advocacy in the field of addiction treatment, in recognition of ...

Tupper students win prizes for summer reading, math

TUPPER LAKE — The students at L.P. Quinn Elementary School were busy reading and being mathematicians this summer. Fifty-two students participated in the Summer Reading Challenge and read a total of 1,643 books. In addition, 45 students participated in the Summer Math Challenge. Thanks to ...

6 writers picked for LaBastille Residency

SARANAC LAKE — In September the Adirondack Center for Writing announced the selected writers for this year’s Anne LaBastille Writers Residency: Fay Dillof (for poetry), Leah Hampton (fiction), Ashaki Jackson (poetry), Steven Potter (fiction), Daniel Roche (nonfiction) and Annie Stoltie ...

Local Realtors honored at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Summit

KEY BISCAYUNE, Fla. — Margie Philo, broker and owner of the Lake Placid-based Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Adirondack Premier Properties and Adirondack Realty, along with Katie Fischer and Diane Scholl were recently honored at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Key Biscayne, Florida, for ranking ...