People News

Elodie Linck appointed as summer trainee with Rebecca Kelly Ballet

SARANAC LAKE — Elodie Linck of Saranac Lake has been appointed as a summer trainee with the Rebecca Kelly Ballet. Linck has been long involved with the company since she was 4 years old, participating for many summers in Onstage, RKB’s well-known performance intensive program. In ...

Adirondack Garden Club goes to D.C.

Every year, the Garden Club of America National Affairs and Legislative Committee holds a conference for delegates from the various clubs to attend advocacy training in Washington, D.C. Two members, Lyn Flyn and Meredith Hanna, from the Adirondack Garden Club, attended this training. ...

CYC receives Stewart’s Holiday Match Donation

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid/Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities is the recipient of the Stewart’s Holiday Match donation of $300. CYC will use the donation to help fund the after school tutoring program at the Lake Placid Middle/High School library. The Stewart’s Holiday ...

Paul Smith’s professor to co-chair workshop at UN conference

PAUL SMITHS — Kelly Cerialo, an assistant professor and communications program manager at Paul Smith’s College, will co-chair an ecotourism workshop at EuroMAB, a biennial conference hosted by the United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization in Dublin, Ireland, on ...

Lake Placid fifth graders celebrate Pi Day

LAKE PLACID — Upon Lake Placid Elementary School fifth graders finishing a math unit on fractions, the students broke up into teams of four and had to double a pie crust and pie filling recipe at the Lake Placid Conference Center on “Pi Day,” March 14. The objective of this ...

February births at Adirondack Medical Center

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births at the hospital during the month of February 2019: North: A son, Jackson Lee, born February 2 at 2:31 p.m., weighing 7 pounds, 14 ounces to Paige Phillips and John North of Tupper Lake. Bard: A daughter, ...

Library System Board appoints trustee

The Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System has announced the appointment of Linda Crosby of Malone to their Board of Trustees. Crosby is representing Franklin County. Crosby is retired after a teaching career that spanned 31 years. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Studio Art from ...

Whitmore named Eagle Scout

TUPPER LAKE — Matthew Whitmore of Boy Scout Troop 23 in Tupper Lake received the highest rank in Boy Scouts of America at his Eagle Court of Honor ceremony held at the Wild Center in Tupper Lake. Whitmore completed 21 merit badges required to advance to the Eagle rank. He earned ...

Student News

Local students named to St. Lawrence University dean’s list CANTON — The following students have been selected for inclusion on the Dean's List for academic achievement during the Fall 2018 semester at St. Lawrence University. -Lucy S. Hochschartner of Lake Placid. Hochschartner is ...

Keene Valley Library receives grants to implement Digital Stories Project

KEENE VALLEY — The Keene Valley Library Association is pleased to announce it has received three grants to implement Adirondack Community: Capturing, Retaining, and Communicating the Stories of Who We Are. This multi-year local history project collects and organizes audio stories and ...

Berkshire Hathaway adds Huntington as Real Estate sales agent

Berkshire Hathaway Adirondack Premier Properties has announced the addition of Lorinda Huntington as a new Licensed Real Estate Sales Agent to its office, Broker/Owner Margie Philo said recently. Huntington spent most of her life in the Adirondacks and has a great appreciation for all that ...

Engel & Volkers announces Herzog as marketing coordinator

LAKE PLACID — Engel & Volkers Lake Placid recently announced that Toni Herzog has joined its growing property shop as marketing coordinator. “Toni is a pure delight and we are very fortunate to have her join our talented team of professionals. Her diverse experience will bring a ...

Community Bank presents $10,000 to Wilderness Health Care Foundation

STAR LAKE — Community Bank N.A. recently presented Wilderness Health Care Foundation with a $10,000 donation to support renovations at Clifton-Fine Hospital. Specifically, it will help fund the renovations of the second-floor therapy tub and shower room for long-term care residents to ...

Hannaford donates $50,000 to Feeding America food bank partners

Hannaford Supermarkets recently announced a $50,000 donation to its Feeding America food bank partners throughout New England and New York. The donation will be used to meet an increased need in communities due to the impact of the partial federal government shutdown. Hannaford stores in ...