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Ubu tapped for award

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LAKE PLACID — FX Matt Brewing was awarded a silver medal in the Strong/Imperial Ale category at the 2019 U.S. Open Beer Championship last week for Lake Placid Ubu Ale, a local beer that the company is contracted to mass-brew and bottle. Lake Placid Ubu Ale was chosen from more than 7,000 ...

Hiker dies at Mount Marcy

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A western New York man died at Mount Marcy Tuesday while hiking with his family. Dennis J. Stowell, 61, of Savannah, died of a heart attack shortly before 1 p.m., according to State Police Public Information Officer Jennifer Fleishman. Stowell, a farmer at Wayne Farms in Red Creek, was ...

Trustee: Short-term rental moratorium will ‘stop bleeding’

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LAKE PLACID — When someone is bleeding, you don’t stand around and assess the bleeding, you stop the bleeding, Lake Placid village Trustee Jason Leon said Monday. That’s how Leon characterized what he saw as the effect of short-term vacation rentals on the village of Lake Placid: A ...

Warrior Run returns to Tupper Lake Saturday

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TUPPER LAKE — The obstacles for the Saturday’s Warrior Run are set up, nearly 100 people are already registered to run the race, and organizers are hoping the weather brings some rain to muddy up the track. While rain is the bane of most events’ existence, it is what the Warrior Run ...

Tupper tuxedo trade-off

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TUPPER LAKE — This town’s supplier of tuxedos for the past two decades, Darcy Clark, recently handed off her business to Anne Hoag, owner of Cabin Fever on Park Street. Clark has two more weddings to suit up, one for her nephew, and Hoag booked her first wedding last week. “It’s ...

County health departments warn of measles outbreak in Montreal

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Families planning a trip to Montreal might want to check their vaccination status first. There is a measles outbreak in Montreal, leading to warnings from local county health departments. Measles began to spread there in June, Essex County Public Health educator Andrea Whitmarsh ...

Enterprise wins awards

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ALBANY — The Enterprise took home four plaques in the New York News Publishers Association’s annual awards banquet. The NYNPA is for daily newspapers in New York, and its banquet was held Wednesday evening at the Hearst Media Center, in the Times Union newspaper headquarters. The ...

New York’s climate plan will drive big changes, if it works

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ALBANY — Solar panels on every roof. Parking meters that double as car chargers. Wind turbines towering above farm fields and ocean waves. A new law signed Thursday by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sets the nation’s most aggressive targets for reducing carbon emissions and is intended to ...

Hiker dies at Mount Marcy

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A western New York man died at Mount Marcy Tuesday while hiking with his family. Dennis J. Stowell, 61, of Savannah, died of a heart attack shortly before 1 p.m., according to State Police Public Information Officer Jennifer Fleishman. Stowell, a farmer at Wayne Farms in Red Creek, was ...

Local reaction to ALA’s Dewey decision mixed

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LAKE PLACID — The name of Melville Dewey, the creator of the Dewey Decimal System and founder of the Lake Placid Club, was removed from a top library award last month amid allegations of anti-Semitism, racism and inappropriate behavior toward women. Locally, reaction to the news was ...

A grave situation: Brookside Cemetery running out of burial space

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BLOOMINGDALE — A block of trees behind the rows of lichen-spotted headstones might solve the problem the Brookside Cemetery might soon face. The cemetery, just off of state Route 3, had its first recorded grave in 1843, according to town Supervisor Davina Winemiller. She believes its ...

County health departments warn of measles outbreak in Montreal

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Families planning a trip to Montreal might want to check their vaccination status first. There is a measles outbreak in Montreal, leading to warnings from local county health departments. Measles began to spread there in June, Essex County Public Health educator Andrea Whitmarsh ...

Rangers locate illegal long-term camper

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State forest rangers helped numerous groups of hikers last week, in addition to helping a father locate his son who was long-term illegally camping on Forest Preserve lands near Schroon Lake. --- Town of Long Lake On Monday, July 8, a 71-year-old man fell near the summit of Owls Head ...

New event, Street Fest, to take over downtown Saturday

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SARANAC LAKE — Street Fest, an all new event, will come to Saranac Lake from 2 to 9 p.m. Saturday, July 20. Those attending are encouraged to wear a costume to the free celebration of all the things that make this town such a great place to live. The afternoon will be packed with ...

Sinfonietta to perform Sunday with Tony Award-winning conductor

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta will perform at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts Sunday, July 21, under the direction of a Tony Award-winning conductor. The conductor, Stuart Malina, is one of three candidates auditioning this summer for the Sinfonietta’s music director ...

Third Thursday Art Walk is back tonight (Thursday)

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SARANAC LAKE — Whatever the weather, The Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with Saranac Lake ArtWorks, will sponsor another Third Thursday ArtWalk on Thursday, July 18. Third Thursday ArtWalks encountered its first weather challenge last month and the local businesses ...

Trucker dies in fiery Northway collision

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QUEENSBURY — A truck driver was killed and all lanes of the northbound Northway between exits 17 and 19 closed by a crash involving two tractor-trailers early Wednesday. Both trucks burst into fire after they collided near the Exit 18 overpass, and one driver was able to free himself and ...

Man jailed for alleged assaults

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LAKE PLACID — A local man was jailed after police say he committed several acts of violence, including two against a woman who had a judge’s order of protection against him. State Police said they responded to a domestic dispute around 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on Dandelion Way, off Old ...

‘Mary Poppins Jr.’ opens Friday at Pendragon

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SARANAC LAKE — Camp Pendragon presents Disney and Cameron Mackintosh's “Mary Poppins Jr.,” the tale of family and friendship, opening this Friday, July 19 and running through July 28. This classic musical features dance, song and puppetry and is perfect entertainment for all ages. ...

Police: Woman who ran over 2 children was using phone

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GATES (AP) — Police say an upstate New York woman accused of running over two toddlers was taking pictures with her phone at the time of the accident. Authorities charged 29-year-old Letoya Palmo of Gates with two counts of assault and reckless endangerment. A 2-year-old and a ...