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Northwood students get insider view of cryptocurrency industry

LAKE PLACID — Digital currencies like Bitcoin are widely considered the new frontier of global finance, and Northwood School students were recently treated to a class visit by two of the leaders of the world’s cryptocurrency industry. Students in Dr. Laura Finnerty Paul’s ...

November births

Adirondack Health birth announcements for November 2019 are as follows: Smith: A daughter, Aubrynn Elizabeth, born Nov. 1 at 1:50 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 8 ounces to Marrissa Dufrane and Cody Smith of Saranac. Lawrence: A daughter, Sharlotte Mae, born Nov. 1 at 1:05 p.m., weighing 7 ...

Northwood School honor rolls for first trimester of 2019-20

LAKE PLACID — On Dec. 5, Laura Finnerty Paul, Northwood School’s dean of academic affairs, announced the honor rolls for the first trimester of the 2019-20 school year, which concluded on Friday, Nov. 15. - Dean’s List - Upperclassmen (grades 11 and 12): minimum weighted GPA of ...

ADK Laurentian Chapter announces photo winners

CANTON — The winners of the 2019 Adirondack Mountain Club Laurentian Chapter Photo Contest were announced at the chapter’s annual meeting. Photographer Amanda Oldacre of Potsdam took the grand prize with the photo “New Secret Spot,” which also received the first prize in the ...

St. Joe’s Patricia O’Gorman receives child advocacy award

SARANAC LAKE — St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers’ consulting psychologist with its adolescent and veterans programs is the recipient of the National Association for Children of Addiction’s Ackerman/Black Award. Patricia O’Gorman’s research and advocacy in the ...

AHI announces 2019 Rural Health Champions

GLENS FALLS — In recognition of National Rural Health Day Nov. 21, Adirondack Health Institute announced that seven individuals have been recognized as 2019 Rural Health Champions. The annual recognition is a collaborative effort of four of the North Country’s rural health networks, ...

Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program wins DEC award

TUPPER LAKE — The Wild Center’s Youth Climate Program has been recognized by the state Department of Environmental Conservation as a winner of the 2019 New York Environmental Excellence Awards. The Wild Center was named one of four innovation and sustainability leaders across the ...

Lake Placid Land Conservancy hires new conservation professional

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Land Conservancy is pleased to announce the hiring of its newest staff member, Carolyn Koestner. She joins the organization as the strategic conservation planner and will use her expertise in geographic information system (GIS) analysis and mapping to ...

Tupper Lake Middle-High School 1st-quarter Honor Roll

GRADE 7 - Highest Honor Roll, 95-100 Campbell Casagrain Elli Dukett Sarah Higgins Emma Kavanagh Karter Kenniston Kendall Kenniston Jack LaQuay Kyler McClain Luke Robillard Sophia Staves Taylor Stoll Saide Tower - High Honor Roll, 90-94.99 Nathan ...

Saranac Lake Middle School 1st-quarter Honor Roll

Grade 6 - Emma Akey Keaton Daley Ebin Meissner Karley Amell Mikkel Denkenberger Lukas Miemis Essie Ames David Dewey Scott Nicholas Jacob Babcock Alexander Drinkwine Legend Randolph Ryan Bartholomew Paul Fogarty Jonah Seleni Raiana Baumann Gracen ...

Keir Weimer joins real estate firm of Engel & Volkers

LAKE PLACID — The Saratoga Springs-based real estate agency Keir Weimer Team has joined the brokerage of Lake Placid’s Engel & Volkers. Weimer and his team come to Engel & Volkers from Sotheby’s International Realty, where they worked with both buyers and sellers, specializing ...