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Garden Club hosts presentation about plastics July 16

LAKE PLACID — Today’s world produces hundreds of millions of tons of plastic every year, most of which cannot be recycled. The Adirondack Garden Club and Garden Club of Lake Placid invite the public to hear more about this giant emerging issue of our time during a presentation and ...

NCCC names honor students for spring 2019

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has named its President’s List and Vice President’s List honors students for the Spring 2019 semester. Two types of academic honors are awarded each semester to matriculated students having completed 12 or more credits per semester in ...

Saranac Laker wins LGBTQ honor

Kelly Metzgar has won the title of WorldPride ambassador for 2019, one of 11 to land the honor in the state competition. She is executive director of the Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance in Saranac Lake and a founding board member of Gender Equality NY. “New York state has been ...

Tupper Lake’s 2019 valedictorian, salutatorian named

TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Middle-High School has announced Sophia Martin as its class of 2019 valedictorian and Emily Burns as its salutatorian. Sophia Martin is the daughter of Catherine and Dominic Martin. She has been greatly involved in school activities ever since entering ...

Farmer graduates lineman school

EDGEWATER, Florida — Justin Farmer, of Saranac Lake, has graduated the Northwest Lineman Center’s 15-week Electrical Lineworker Program.

Students earn degrees from the U. of Vermont

BURLINGTON, Vermont — Some 3,275 students were awarded degrees during the University of Vermont's 218th commencement ceremonies. Darren Walker who presides over the Ford Foundation, one of the world's most influential social justice philanthropies and one of the largest private foundations ...

Student News

Area students named to dean’s list at Paul Smith’s College --- PAUL SMITHS — The following students were named to the Dean’s List at Paul Smith’s College during the spring 2019 semester. Each earned a semester average of 3.3 or higher to receive this distinction. -Molly ...

Edward Jones adds Richard Lyon as financial adviser in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Edward Jones Financial Adviser Matthew Theis recently announced that a second financial adviser, Richard Lyon, has joined his office in Saranac Lake on Dec. 17, 2018. Theis said, "We're very impressed with Rick, and we're sure our clients will be, too. Edward Jones ...

Army National Guard Pvt. Camaron from Bloomingdale begins military career

LATHAM — Major General Ray Shields, the Adjutant General of New York, recently announced the recent service accomplishment of members of the New York Army National Guard in recognition of their initial commitment to serve community, state and nation. Pvt. Moody Camaron from Bloomingdale ...

Saranac Lake High School third quarter honor roll

SARANAC LAKE — The following students were named to the third quarter honor roll at Saranac Lake High School: --- 9th grade Honor Roll (85-89) Vanessa Blaum, Alyssa Buckson-LaPierre, Isabella Burcume, Serena Carter, Owen Casler, Lennon Clement, Cade Corris, Phillippe Goff, Travis ...

Adirondack Medical Center announces April births

Lawrence: A son, Asa Ellis, born April 1 at 3:30 a.m., weighing 9 pounds, 10 ounces to Christina and Jasen Lawrence of Loon Lake. Reyell: A daughter, Ellie Ann, born April 5 at 1:06 a.m., weighing 4 pounds, 14 ounces to Brittany Irvine and Timothy Reyell of Saranac Lake. Warren: A son, ...

Bloomingdale first graders publish writing

BLOOMINGDALE — On Friday, May 10, the first graders in Miss Schmidt’s class at Bloomingdale Elementary School celebrated their accomplishment of becoming published authors. The students each took part in writing stories in their classroom. They then drew an illustration to partner ...

Families First celebrates expansion, new programs

ELIZABETHTOWN — One of the hardest things in the world is to share your struggles with others, even when among friends. As the Families First in Essex County annual meeting on April 17, two families that participate with the organization shared their stories with a full house ...