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Libraries will add new resource for personal care

A new initiative by the Clinton-Essex-Franklin Library System, involving 18 member libraries, is aimed at supporting under-resourced community members. With the help of the Adirondack Foundation’s Generous Acts program, CEFLS was able to launch a project to distribute essential hygiene ...

John Brown Farm ‘Moth Ball’ is Friday

The John Brown Farm State Historic Site will be the setting for “A Moth Ball,” a nighttime insect celebration led by Westport-based writer and naturalist Loree Griffin Burns on Friday, July 26. “As the sun goes down, we will use lights and bait to attract local moths for a closer ...

Sinfonietta show on Sunday to feature Mahler

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Sinfonietta will feature Mahler’s “Symphony No. 5” during its performance at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Sunday. Written in 1901-02 by the Austro-Bohemian romanic composer, the symphony opens with a trumpet solo, features a funeral march and ...

Troy author and former bank robber to read at ACW

SARANAC LAKE — Troy author Daniel Killion will be at Adirondack Center for Writing on Wednesday, July 31 at 7 p.m. along with co-author Michael Klane to read from his book, “Portrait of a Bank Robber.” “Portrait of a Bank Robber” is a work of creative nonfiction that follows ...

Ukraine benefit concert planned

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid’s St. Agnes Catholic Church will host a concert to benefit Ukraine next month. On Saturday, Aug. 10 at 7:30 p.m., Dr. Alexander Tentser will perform. Tentser is a gifted and versatile musician. In his capacity as a concert pianist, chamber music collaborator, and ...

Exhibit of Lobdell photography opens Aug. 2

SARANAC LAKE — Photographer Barry Lobdell will be the featured artist for the month of August at the Adirondack Artists Guild. The show, “A Thing About Trees,” will open with a reception from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 2 and will run through Sept. 2. “When I was growing up, our ...