Lake Flower ice is dangerously thin, fire chief says

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department is warning snowmobilers, cross country skiers, ice fishers and anyone that recreates on Lake Flower that the ice on the lake is very thin and dangerous. The warning came after a search for a missing person, which initially sparked ...

Lake Placid justice resigns amid state probe

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LAKE PLACID — Village Justice David Coursen has resigned with more than half of his four-year term left after a state commission began investigating a complaint that he showed bias in favor of a defendant and against a code enforcement officer, who he allegedly berated in a code enforcement ...

Melissa Etheridge to perform at Franklin County Fair

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MALONE — A longtime singer-songwriter will headline the musical entertainment during the 2023 Franklin County Fair, taking the stage at the fair’s grandstands on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 12. Melissa Etheridge, originally from Kansas, has been performing for decades after releasing ...

Dudamel to become NY Philharmonic music director

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NEW YORK — Gustavo Dudamel will become music director of the New York Philharmonic for the 2026-27 season, ending a heralded tenure with the Los Angeles Philharmonic that began in 2009. The 42-year-old Venezuelan conductor agreed to a five-year contract as New York’s artistic and music ...