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Citizen Advocates welcomes newest members of its leadership team

MALONE — Citizen Advocates has recruited two local healthcare professionals for its leadership team to carry on a legacy of innovation in Intellectual/Developmental Disability and Behavioral Health services. As it focuses its mission as a whole-health organization, Citizen Advocates is ...

SL National Guard soldier receives new rank, responsibilities

LATHAM — Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General for the State of New York, announces the recent promotion of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their capability for responsibility and leadership. Alex Durfee from Saranac Lake, assigned to the 1427th ...

ESF welcomes Katherine McCarthy to leadership team

Katherine McCarthy joins the SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry as the associate provost of enrollment management, effective Aug. 10, 2020. In this role, McCarthy will develop and oversee programs, policies, and initiatives leading to continued growth in enrollment; ...

Saranac Lake native tapped to organize Veterans for Biden

NEW YORK — With the presidential election rapidly approaching, the Biden for President campaign has tapped a group of New York veterans to launch an organizing group aimed at engaging the over 830,000 veterans and their families in the state to support Joe Biden for President. “New York ...

Photo collection featured at Adirondack Artists Guild

SARANAC LAKE — SQUARE, a collection of recent photographs by Eleanor Sweeney, will be the featured exhibit at the Adirondack Artists Guild during the month of August. “Last year I came across a package of 12” x 12” pieces of aluminum that I had forgotten about,” Eleanor writes. ...

Leadership changes at Watertown Daily Times

WATERTOWN — The Watertown Daily Times has a new leadership team. Brian J. Kelly, a veteran reporter and editor for the Daily Times, has been promoted from city editor to managing editor. Kelly will oversee the reporting staff with beats spanning from Oswego to Massena. Sydney D. ...

NCCC announces honors students for spring 2020

SARANAC LAKE - North Country Community College has named its President’s List and Vice President’s List honors students for the Spring 2020 semester. Two types of academic honors are awarded each semester to matriculated students having completed 12 or more credits per semester in ...

New agents at Berkshire Hathaway

Margie Philo, broker-owner of Berkshire Hathaway Adirondack Premier Properties and Adirondack Realty has announced two new agents. --- Chris Miller --- Miller is energized to apply more than 30 years of experience in NYC as a global executive in the investment management industry ...

Excellus BCBS COVID-19 response includes major donations to food banks

UTICA — Excellus BlueCross BlueShield is providing $600,000 in financial support to food banks and food pantries across upstate New York as part of its response to the COVID-19 pandemic. “The ability to earn a paycheck and feed a family are at risk for many people because of the ...

Saranac Lake voluntary health association awards New Visions scholarships

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Voluntary Health Association would like to congratulation the 2020 New Visions scholarship winners. The SLVHA continues its quest to promote and maintain healthcare professions in the North Country by providing $1,000 scholarships to each of this year’s ...

New sailing program on Upper Saranac Lake

Long time Upper Saranac Lake sailor Barry Brogan has launched a sailing charter and learn-to sail program on Upper Saranac Lake. The new service is being run through SAIL Adirondacks LLC, which has bases of operation on both Upper Saranac as well as Port Henry on Lake Champlain. “We ...

Adirondack Land Trust honors Burke, Kelley as volunteers of year

WESTPORT — The Adirondack Land Trust recognized two volunteers for eight years of service as preserve adopters at Coon Mountain Preserve. Friends Mary Burke and Kathy Kelley began doing trail work and pulling garlic mustard together in 2013. They both enjoyed hiking the preserve’s ...

Pendragon Theatre names Harrison Ewing gala honoree

SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake has announced long time actor and director Harrison Ewing to be this year’s honoree at the theatre’s annual summer gala. Ewing has performed and/or directed in over 30 productions at the theatre since he first joined their ranks in ...