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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 ...

Local Realtors honored at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Summit

KEY BISCAYUNE, Fla. — Margie Philo, broker and owner of the Lake Placid-based Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Adirondack Premier Properties and Adirondack Realty, along with Katie Fischer and Diane Scholl were recently honored at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Key Biscayne, Florida, for ranking ...

Couple looks to breathe new life into former sanatorium, other properties

SARANAC LAKE — Real estate entrepreneurs Wayne Zukin and Sue Smith, of Philadelphia and Rainbow Lake, are looking to give new life to this community’s former tuberculosis sanatorium. They are under contract to buy the historic healing campus that led to Saranac Lake’s growth from a ...

Shelter bids adieu to Dr. Z

SARANAC LAKE — The Tri-Lakes Humane Society said thanks and bid a fond farewell on Monday to Dr. Karl Zaunbrecher, who retired from his veterinary practice in Saranac Lake this week. With smiles and utterances of “We’ll miss you,” workers and some friends at the Saranac Lake-based ...

Glens Falls National Bank helps pay for ADK trailhead stewards

LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) announced Wednesday that Glens Falls National Bank has agreed to fund the ADK’s volunteer host program at its High Peaks Information Center outside of Lake Placid. Volunteer stewards help with parking, introduce Leave No Trace ...

Tupper Lake hotel meets early investment goal

TUPPER LAKE — The developers of the Tupper Lake Crossroads Hotel confirmed they have reached the $150,000 funding goal they set for the first week of September by late August. Now they are moving on to the permitting stage. On July 23, Wild Center Museum founder Betsy Lowe and former ...

Tri-Lakes’ only 24-hour gas station will soon end overnights

SARANAC LAKE — At the end of the month, Stewart’s Shop in Saranac Lake will no longer be open 24 hours a day. That means the nearest store open 24 hours is Price Chopper in Lake Placid, and the nearest gas station open 24 hours will soon be at least an hour’s drive away. On ...

Report: Adirondack tourist spending up

LAKE PLACID — Tourists spent nearly $1.5 billion in the Adirondack region last year, up slightly from $1.4 billion the year prior, a recent report shows. The latest statewide tourism impact study, commissioned by I Love NY and compiled by travel data firm Tourism Economics, underscores the ...

Assemblyman tells economic development council to focus on labor gap

PAUL SMITHS — At a public North Country Regional Economic Development Council meeting Wednesday, state Assemblyman Billy Jones addressed two issues he said are critical for the North Country: finding enough employees to staff local businesses and getting regionwide broadband ...