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Stewardship projects enhance access to Franklin, Union Falls

FRANKLIN — The Northern Forest Canoe Trail, or NFCT, has completed a series of stewardship projects intended to improve access to Franklin Falls Pond and Union Falls Pond and mitigate negative environmental impacts to both water bodies. “These projects are the latest in a long string of ...

Breaking ground at Berkeley Green bathrooms

SARANAC LAKE — The village began the construction of new public bathrooms in the Pontiac parking lot on Broadway on Monday. The lot where the restrooms will go is expected to be closed for the next two months. Workers with MJ Raymond Construction were literally breaking ground on Monday ...

Renovations start at Lake Placid bowling alley

LAKE PLACID — The ball is rolling on renovations at the former Bowlwinkles bowling alley in Lake Placid, and new owners Rob Kane and Tom Anderson hope to open the alley by the end of this year as Big Z’s Hangout at Lake Placid Lanes. Kane was busy pulling insulation out of the bowling ...

Putorti touts local roots as Democratic primary draws near

It’s been over a year since Matthew F. Putorti first declared his campaign for Congress in New York’s 21st Congressional District, and with the primary election less than two months away, he said he’s as confident as ever in his chances to secure the Democratic nomination. As he’s ...

Second Lake Placid resident declares candidacy for state Supreme Court

LAKE PLACID — Amy Fisher Quinn of Lake Placid is seeking the Democratic Party nomination for state Supreme Court justice in the 4th Judicial District. Quinn, 51, is currently the principal court attorney for Essex County Judge Richard Meyer. - Facing McGahay - She joins ...

Quartet to perform at Island Chapel

UPPER SARANAC LAKE — The Hohenfels Trombone Quartet will perform at the Island Chapel in the waters of Upper Saranac Lake this Sunday. The performance is part of the chapel’s July 24 10 a.m. service. The quartet is comprised of professional musicians from the Rochester Philharmonic, ...