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Saranac Lake Middle School second-quarter Honor Roll

Grade 6 - Kaydance Allen Kasey Clark Emily Hayward Aislynne McCarty Elliot Strack Sophie Baker Landon Colgan Brice Heery Brandon McGinnis-Theis Ashlyn Tomaszewski Alivia Balestrino-Ball Mackenzie Crane Dale Hickok Ryan McGinnis-Theis Emmett VanBuskirk Lucas ...

SLHS students recovered high-altitude balloon in Vermont last year

SARANAC LAKE — It’s been more than a year since the engineering class at Saranac Lake High School launched a high-altitude balloon from the campus on Jan. 30, 2020. The payload, designed to collect atmospheric data and imagery while broadcasting its location via radio, reached an ...

Community Bank gives to Tupper Lake church charities

TUPPER LAKE — The St. Alphonsus Pastor’s Fund and the Tupper Lake Ecumenical Fund were some of the recipients of recent Community Bank N.A. donations. The bank, based in DeWitt near Syracuse, wrapped up 2020 by donating more than $130,000 to nonprofit organizations throughout its ...

Emma Atkinson given nursing award

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health maternity nurse Emma Atkinson is this year’s recipient of the Meghan E. Handler “Excellence in Nursing” memorial award. The award, established by Dr. Richard and Leslie Handler in memory of their daughter Meghan, is given annually to a registered ...

Births at Adirondack Medical Center, Saranac Lake

December 2020 - Wimsatt: A son, Easton James, born Dec. 1 at 1:47 a.m., weighing 8 pounds, 13 ounces, to Colleen and Brett Wimsatt of Vermontville. Fletcher: A son, Luke Robert, born Dec. 3 at 11:06 p.m., weighing 8 pounds, 11 ounces, to Kathleen and Jaromiah Fletcher of Tupper ...

North Country Community College honor students, fall 2020 semester

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

Lake Placid Middle-High School honor rolls, second quarter

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District on Monday, Feb. 1 released the names of middle and high school students on the honor roll and high honor roll for the second semester. --- HIGH SCHOOL HIGH HONOR ROLL - Grade 9 - Eris Cecunjanin Harley Cohen Olivia ...

And now … the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Court of 2021

James Carpenter, chamberlain - James Carpenter is originally from outside New York City, having grown up on the mean streets of Scarsdale. His love for the Adirondacks was inspired by years spent at a small summer camp on Upper Saranac Lake. In 2003 he moved with his family to Lake Clear. ...

National Guard promotes two local members

LATHAM — The New York Army National Guard promoted one member from Saranac Lake and another from Jay recently. Alex Durfee of Saranac Lake, assigned to the Guard’s 1427th Transportation Company, received a promotion to the rank of private first class on Dec. 30, 2020. Quinn ...

Student News

ALBANY — Alexis Stephenson of Saranac Lake has been named to the Dean’s List at the College of Saint Rose for the fall 2020 semester. The make the Dean’s List at Saint Rose, a student must earn a 3.5 grade point average or higher without a D, F or Incomplete grade, and be a full-time ...

Paramedic students include Wilmington scholarship winner

ELIZABETHTOWN — On Thursday, Jan. 8, 25 students joined the third class of the Elizabethtown Community Hospital’s Paramedic Education Program. The hospital’s auxiliary is dividing $5,000 scholarships among four of those students, including one from Wilmington. Matt Levenson has served ...

Whiteface Club and Resort, Kristin Parker win The Knot Best of Weddings

LAKE PLACID — Whiteface Club and Resort in Lake Placid has been selected as a 2021 winner of The Knot Best of Weddings, an accolade representing the highest and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, a leading wedding ...

Galvins start book wholesale business

LAKE PLACID — Sarah and Marc Galvin, owners of The Bookstore Plus in Lake Placid, have established Blue Line Book Exchange to distribute an outstanding line of Adirondack literature, including guidebooks, local history, art books, fiction and nonfiction, children’s titles from board books ...

NCCC names new Phi Theta Kappa members

SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College recently announced the new members of its Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society for the fall 2020 semester. The purpose of the Phi Theta Kappa International Honor Society is to recognize and encourage scholarship among Associate Degree students. To ...

Northwood adds 2 teachers

LAKE PLACID — Northwood School administration has announced the appointment of two new members to its distinguished faculty: Elliotte Yookyung Lee and Reid Jewett Smith. Lee is a resident of Rainbow Lake and Smith of Lake Placid. Both join Northwood School as teaching faculty in the ...