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Koehler & Kelly blazing new grooves

PLATTSBURGH — Koehler & Kelly perform a live outdoor concert in downtown Plattsburgh on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. Koehler & Kelly set fiddle tunes ablaze with new grooves, creating a unique soundscape as they blend the raw energy of traditional fiddling and dance music with the ...

Grads and honor roll

Hudson Valley Community College --- Local students recently completed the requirements for graduation from their academic degree or certificate programs at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. Cade DeBrobander of Crown Point has graduated from the Electrical Construction and ...

Adirondack Garden Club Announces 2020 Grant Awards

KEENE — The Adirondack Garden Club is pleased to announce the Ellen Lea Paine Memorial Nature Fund grant awardees for 2020: Ticonderoga Central School District, Alexandra Smith for the expansion, maintenance, and sustaining of the school garden. Cornell Cooperative Extension of ...

Rotary Club of Saranac Lake announces 2020 scholarship winners

SARANAC LAKE — For many years, the Rotary Club of Saranac Lake has awarded two scholarships to graduating seniors from Saranac Lake High School. This year’s awardees are: • Rosemary Crowley, who plans to attend the University of Toronto, and • Nora Glover, who plans to ...

Saranac Lake native Wilson receives MD from Upstate Medical

SYRACUSE — Arianne J. Wilson, a native of Saranac Lake, graduated with a Doctor of Medicine (MD) degree from the State University of New York Upstate Medical University in Syracuse during an April 10 ceremony held via video connections, due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Wilson, the ...

Tupper Lake High School scholarships

TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake Middle-High School graduates of the Class of 2020 received the following local scholarships in June: • Shannon Soucy, Tupper Lake Family Dental, $250 • Loran Kavanagh, Adirondack Health Foundation Scholarship, $3,500 • Claire Denis, Alberta Moody ...

20th annual Pat Stratton ride is weekend of Aug. 28-30

While the annual Pat Stratton Ride is different this year, the 2020 version is happening the weekend of Aug. 28-30. When the Kiwanis Club debated what to do on this 20th anniversary of the ride, Bob Scheefer asked, “What would Pat do?” It was decided that the ride would go on so ...

Northwood School announces new chairman of the board of trustees

LAKE PLACID — Northwood School announces the appointment of Bradley A. Olch as Chairman of the Board of Trustees replacing Hans L. Carstensen, III. The new Officers of the Board, constituted on June 20, 2020, also consist of Karen Miller, vice-chair; Shawn George, secretary; Hans ...

Northwood School promotes Noel Carmichael

LAKE PLACID — Northwood School announces the promotion of Noel Carmichael to Dean of Curriculum Design and Faculty Development. The new position has been created to head a multi-year process to fully implement the new Northwood academic philosophy, ensuring that it is comprehensive, and ...

Long Lake participates in #518rainbowhunt

LONG LAKE — The community of Long Lake recently participated in an effort to spread joy during the New York Stay At Home Orders during the coronavirus mandatory lock-down. Resident and volunteer parents worked with area businesses, Long Lake Central School, and community partners to ...

Dean’s list, grads

--- Cazenovia College --- CAZENOVIA — Cazenovia College recognizes students for their academic achievement during the Spring 2020 semester. Those named to the Dean’s List have achieved a 3.5 or better grade point average. Among those honored are ...

Button named CEO of Citizen Advocates

MALONE — Citizen Advocates has selected James Button as its next CEO. Button, who has been COO since July, 2017, was unanimously selected for the top leadership position by the organization’s Board of Directors. “Citizen Advocates has a tremendously talented and compassionate ...

Saranac Lake High School announces top 10%

SARANAC LAKE — This year the following nine seniors have been named to the top 10% of the Saranac Lake High School Class of 2020, in terms of academic grades: • Valedictorian — Francine Newman • Salutatorian — Rosemary Crowley • Jacob Adams • Kellie ...

ESF Ranger School names first woman director

The SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry named Dr. Mariann Garrison-Johnston director of its Ranger School. She is the first woman to lead the Ranger School. Garrison-Johnston has been a faculty member at the Ranger School since 2008, coming to the Wanakena, New York, campus ...

Paintings by Jeanne Danforth to appear at Adirondack Artists Guild

The Adirondack Artists Guild will present “Now and Then,” a collection of recent paintings by Jeanne Danforth, for the month of July. Her work will be hung on the featured artist wall at the gallery, which is now open with limited hours. “Now and then,” Jeanne writes, “it’s ...