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Tupper Lake eatery expands, says ‘thanks’

TUPPER LAKE — The coronavirus pandemic inspired a sizeable addition at the Amado Restaurant and Cafe on Cliff Avenue, which this week unveiled a new courtyard for dining and events and an expanded capacity to now seat up to 398 people. An array of open-air dining areas ring a courtyard ...

Bank branch services changing in Saranac Lake

By the end of this month, Community Bank customers in Saranac Lake will see some changes. Beginning July 30, Community Bank will be permanently modifying services to offer only drive-through transactions only at the branch located at 588 Lake Flower Ave. Lobby services, however, will ...

What to expect when you’re expecting tourists

LAKE PLACID — School is out, and Lake Placid may be in for another busy summer season this year as tourism officials project a continuation of last year’s rubber-tire travel trend. Lake Placid is almost always busy in the summer. The village and town of North Elba host a variety of ...

Senator joins Ward Lumber celebration of employee ownership

JAY — U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand joined Ward Lumber employees on Friday in cutting a board, instead of a ribbon, to celebrate the company’s transition to a worker-owned cooperative. This historic transaction marks the first employee ownership transition of its kind in the North ...

Common Ground Alliance Forum to be held virtually, open to all

LAKE PLACID — The 15th annual Adirondack Common Ground Alliance Forum is slated for Wednesday, July 21, and it is open to anyone. It will be conducted virtually over two two-hour blocks from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. A one-hour closing session is scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 8 to report the ...

Restaurants, distillers furious as to-go alcohol ends

Restaurant owners, distillers and other eateries blasted the state Legislature on Thursday afternoon for not voting this session to legalize to-go alcoholic beverages, which quickly became a staple of the COVID-19 pandemic while helping the hospitality industry stay afloat. Alcohol-to-go ...