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Historic TB sanatorium sold in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — The American Management Association property has been purchased. Cure Cottage Development closed on the property Thursday for $2.65 million. Cure Cottage Development is led by real estate entrepreneurs Wayne Zukin and Sue Smith and Brian Draper, who’s also a broker for ...

Hearing on Quality Inn rebuild draws crowd, concerns

LAKE PLACID — Residents are concerned a proposed rebrand and rebuild of the Quality Inn on Saranac Avenue could disturb the peace at Paradox Bay and create parking problems. At a standing-room-only public hearing on the project Wednesday evening, residents put developers’ feet to ...

New studio for music and art

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake is often seen as the artistic center of the Adirondacks. Dave Filsinger of Bloomingdale noticed this and wanted a place where all media can mix, create and collaborate. Filsinger’s new business, Trestle Street, will be a lease-based community hub with a ...

Hearing tonight on Quality Inn rebuild in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — A public hearing on the proposed rebuild and rebranding of the Lake Placid Quality Inn is slated for tonight. The Lake Placid-North Elba Joint Review Board will hear public comment on the project, which would see the Saranac Avenue Quality Inn demolished and replaced with ...

Forum held on shortage of CNAs and home health care workers

PAUL SMITHS — A day-long educational forum at Paul Smith’s College on Nov. 6 will focus on a shortage of certified nursing assistants and home health care workers. The Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Foundation, Catholic Health, Cleveland Clinic and Ascension Michigan have announced an innovative ...

Another grocer recalls cheese for metal fragments

LAKE PLACID — Price Chopper and Market 32 supermarkets have issued a recall on Great Lakes white and yellow American deli cheese — sold under the Market 32 label — due to the possible presence of small pieces of metal in the cheese. It is unclear if this recall has affected the ...

Keene puts together plan for holiday hiker response

KEENE — A wave of hiker traffic in the High Peaks this past weekend taxed local resources, putting this town on high alert as the holiday weekend approaches. At their town council meeting Tuesday, Keene officials pieced together a plan to accommodate High Peaks visitors during the ...

Hannaford deli cheese recalled

LAKE PLACID — White American cheese has been recalled from Hannaford Supermarkets, including the one here, after it was discovered that the cheese may contain metal fragments. Hannaford stores throughout the Northeast recalled both pre-packaged and freshly sliced cheese bearing the ...

Lake Placid Main Street task force members named

LAKE PLACID — The village has announced the names of 15 people who will serve on a task force responsible for piecing together a comprehensive plan for the future of Main Street. People named to the task force are as follows: ¯ Village Trustee Peter Holderied and North Elba town ...

Adirondack Life magazine marks 50 years with special issue

JAY — When the first copies of Adirondack Life rolled off the presses in December 1969, the lead type had been set by hand, the photographs were taken with film cameras, and there was no such thing as the internet. Fifty years and countless technological advances later, Adirondack Life is ...

Mirror Lake Inn recognized with Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Award

LAKE PLACID — Conde Nast Traveler announced Monday, Oct. 7 the results of its annual Readers’ Choice Awards, and the Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid secured some noteworthy honors: No. 1 resort in Lake Placid, Lake George and the Adirondacks, as well as No. 2 overall in the ...

Foul chicken salad recalled

TUPPER LAKE — A chicken salad sold at the Save-A-Lot grocery store has been recalled for containing a dangerous listeria germ, but the local store supervisors said they have had the product off the shelves since last Thursday. The product, 12-ounce containers of Reser’s Chicken ...

Albany comes north, with news

State and local officials spent the day fishing, golfing and touring Lake Placid’s Olympic facilities yesterday as part of the first-ever I Love NY Adirondack Oktoberfest, an Adirondack Challenge-style event designed to promote tourism by giving state workers a day to do tourist activities ...

State buying $1M in ads to lure athletes to Placid

WILMINGTON — The state will spend $1 million on digital advertising with the goal of attracting athletes to Lake Placid in the lead-up to the 2023 World University Games, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday. The state is aiming to bolster Lake Placid’s reputation as a world-class ...

Lake Placid beer will be served at governor’s mansion all year

WILMINGTON — Beer from the Lake Placid Pub & Brewery will be on tap at the Executive Mansion in Albany for the next year. The local brewery, home of the award-winning Lake Placid Ubu Ale, was named the Governor’s Best in Brew at an awards ceremony Friday. The ceremony, at the ...

Gap Outlet closing?

LAKE PLACID — The future is questionable for Gap Outlet, a Main Street mainstay for more than 20 years. The three-floor, 10,000-square-foot building at 2457 Main St. is listed as being up for lease come February on the website of Merrill L. Thomas, a local real estate company. The ...

North Country development council unveils 11 priority projects

The North Country Regional Economic Development Council has unveiled 11 priority projects its members hope will garner state funding in the next round of the REDC Awards this November. They include multi-million-dollar asks for the rebuild of a hotel in Lake Placid and for the construction ...