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The legacy of a famous landscape architect lives on in Saranac Lake

Parks across the country are celebrating the bicentennial birthday this year of Frederick Law Olmsted, who designed Central Park, the very first public greenspace in America. Today, Olmsted’s legacy can be seen in parks around the United States, including in Saranac Lake. On a warm, ...

APA to honor Monroe with tree at Thursday’s meeting

RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency will hold its monthly meeting on Thursday, July 14. The meeting will be held at the agency’s headquarters in Ray Brook. The public is welcome to attend in person. Masks are not required but are recommended. The July meeting will also be ...

Tupper names 17 top DRI projects

TUPPER LAKE — There are 17 projects up for a piece of the $10 million in Downtown Revitalization Initiative grants the Tupper Lake village was awarded last year. Now, all the applicants have to do is wait several months for the state to get back with its final selections of projects it ...

The 17 Tupper Lake DRI projects proposed to the state

TUPPER LAKE — These are the 17 projects up for a piece of the Tupper Lake village’s $10 million Downtown Revitalization Initiative grants. They were approved unanimously by the DRI Local Planning Committee in June. - Uptown Streetscape Enhancements - Three village public works ...

Clean. Drain. Dry. Certify.

PAUL SMITHS — Officials at the Adirondack Watershed Institute of Paul Smith’s College are reminding the public about a new state law that affects anyone using a motorboat inside the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park, and within 10 miles of its boundary. Boaters must carry a certificate ...

Cash named LPCSD board of education president

LAKE PLACID — Daniel Cash took the helm as president of the Lake Placid School Board of Education on Wednesday with the board of education’s unanimous support. Board member Martha Pritchard Spear nominated Cash, who’s served as a member of the board since 2020, for the role of ...