×

News

New siding for Lake Flower Apartments moves forward

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — The village Development Board approved the site plan review for a renovation of the facade of Lake Flower Apartments Tuesday night. “This project is critical to maintain affordable housing in Saranac Lake and the town of Harrietstown,” said Harrietstown Housing ...

NorthWind hosts juried art show

Weekender A&E

SARANAC LAKE — NorthWind Fine Arts will host its 6th annual Juried Art Show on Friday, May 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. Awards will be presented at 6 p.m and light refreshments will be served. The show will be on exhibit through May 30, 11 Woodruff St. This year’s juror is Karen ...

ANCA helps shift boomer businesses to new owners

Local News

SARANAC LAKE - Around 10,000 members of the 76 million-strong baby boomer generation retire every day. Many of them are small business owners — so what’s to be done about it? The Center for Businesses in Transition, an organization created by the Adirondack North Country Association, ...

Tupper Lake school budget from A to Z

Local News

TUPPER LAKE — Tupper Lake Central School District Business Administrator Dan Bower presented the proposed 2019-20 budget to the public in a low-attendance hearing on Tuesday. The budget includes funds for two school resource officers and a new Zamboni. The public will vote on the ...

Recycling Poster Contest

Weekender A&E

Mother’s Day is right around the corner and with that, I can’t think of a better gift than to think about ways to recycle. I know, that is not the typical brunch or breakfast in bed, but it would be a gift with lasting impact, right? For the past 17 years, the Department of Environmental ...

Stefanik helps add child abuse hotline

Local News

WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik co-sponsored an amendment to the Stronger Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment Act to fund a national hotline to prevent child abuse in a Wednesday hearing marking up the bill, also known as CAPTA. Stefanik, R-Schuylerville, said the overall bill ...

Shelter pets putting on art show in Saranac Lake

Weekender A&E

SARANAC LAKE — Artwork made by the shelter pets at the Tri-Lakes Humane Society will be on display from May 11 to 24 at BluSeed Studios. The dogs, cats and even an otter from the Wild Center have created paintings that will be framed and hung for the “Picatso and Salvador Doggy Art ...

Reading of ‘The Antipodes’ at Recovery Lounge

Weekender A&E

UPPER JAY — The Recovery Lounge will host a play reading “The Antipodes” by Annie Baker at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, May 9. Donations will be accepted The presentation will include Casey Galligan, Brian LaVallee, Asa Thomas-Train, Sarah Kingzack, Gwen Vogel, Steven Wyatt, Alex Eaton, ...

Ranger Report: DEC helps lost, injured hikers

Local News

State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers assisted a group of hikers in the High Peaks Wilderness and used a boat to rescue a lost hiker in the central Adirondacks this past week. - Town of North Elba - On Wednesday, May 1 at 8:43 p.m., DEC dispatch received a ...

Joseph Keegan named 7th president of NCCC

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — The State University of New York Board of Trustees approved the appointment of Joseph Keegan as the new president of North Country Community College on Wednesday. “I thank you for the opportunity,” Keegan said in a livestream from the SUNY Board of Trustees meeting ...

Opt-outs, absenteeism get school in trouble

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Central School District has been identified as a Target District, with the middle school identified as a Comprehensive Support and Improvement school. So what does that mean? “It has identified us among the lowest-performing middle schools in the ...

Sentencing closes case of Duane killing

Local News

A father and daughter were sentenced Monday for their involvement in a November 2017 killing in the town of Duane. John Castner, 62, and his daughter Melissa Castner, 37, pleaded guilty in February: he to first-degree manslaughter and second-degree criminal possession of a weapon, and ...

Free health screening for women at E’town hospital

Business

ELIZABETHTOWN — The University of Vermont Health Network-Elizabethtown Community Hospital and The Cancer Services Program of Northeastern New York have partnered to host a free women’s health screening. The event will be held at the hospital’s Ticonderoga Campus on Monday, May 13 from ...

Tupper Lake village board passes budget under tax cap

Local News

TUPPER LAKE — This village passed its $3 million budget for 2019-20 last week, with no numerical changes from the proposed budget that was released last month. The budget stays below the 2% tax cap by $58, raising the tax levy by 1.976%, the tax rate by 1.78% and spending by 2.79%. ...

Declining waterfowl numbers lead to lower bag limits

Local News

The state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced waterfowl hunting seasons for this fall, but hunters will be allowed to take fewer of some species due to declining populations. The DEC has reduced the number of mallards, pintails and Canada geese hunters can take, while ...

Lawmakers announce efforts to curb robocalls

Local News

Legislators on a state and federal level are growing increasingly impatient with the increasing problem of robocalls. According to the office of U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., Americans received 47.7 billion robocalls last year, a 57 percent increase from the year before. On ...

State raises student teaching requisite from 40 to 70 days

Local News

Education majors at New York state colleges will now be required to spend more time training in the classroom under new state regulations approved in April. The state Department of Education’s Board of Regents, which sets education policy, unanimously approved new rules that extend ...