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Trudeau Institute appoints new board leadership

SARANAC LAKE— The Trudeau Institute elected Kip Testwuide, an investment banker and managing member of High Peaks Advisors LLC, as its new board chairman. Testwuide, of Lake Placid, fills the position left by Dr. Dorothy Federman, who retired as chair in August after serving on Trudeau’s ...

For whom does the bell toll? Nobody.

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake 6er bell has been silenced ... again. Village Administrative Assistant Cassandra Hopkins said the bell went missing from where it hung at the Berkeley Green gazebo on Nov. 8 and has not been seen since. Ringing the bell is the cherry on top of completing ...

OWD project gets $2.5M grant

TUPPER LAKE — The Oval Wood Dish factory rehabilitation project just got a $2.5 million boost from the state, but it’s still got a ways to go before the estimated $30 million redevelopment breaks ground. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Monday that the state will distribute $81 million in ...

Probe finds ‘overwhelming evidence’ of misconduct by Cuomo

ALBANY — A legislative investigation released Monday found “overwhelming evidence” that former Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed women and that he ordered state workers to help produce his book on pandemic leadership during work hours. The report also found that Cuomo’s staff ...

Tupper Lake police investigate fake cash

TUPPER LAKE — Keep a look out for crispy cash — it might be fake. Tupper Lake Police Department Chief Eric Proulx says his department received $85 in counterfeit bills from several businesses in town over the weekend. At first glance, the money looks fine, he said, but upon handling ...