Tupper schools plan staff cuts as aid dwindles

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Central School District is set to lose 17 to 20 jobs in the coming school year. As district officials have put together their budget, which is up for a public vote on May 21, they saw that the district would need to cut $1.7 million in expenses to bring the ...

Open house on Lake Placid comprehensive plan is April 24

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LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba and the village of Lake Placid will hold an open house regarding its Pathways project, an effort to update the town and village’s joint comprehensive plan, on April 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Lake Placid Elementary School cafeteria. The open house ...

NY’s high court hears case on abortion insurance coverage

New York news

ALBANY (AP) — New York’s highest court took up a case Tuesday that seeks to throw out a regulation requiring health insurance policies to cover medically necessary abortions — a lawsuit that could jeopardize a similar state law. The challenge was filed by the Roman Catholic Diocese of ...

‘This Flesh We Inhabit’ opens at Upper Jay Art Center Saturday

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UPPER JAY — “This Flesh We Inhabit,” a multidisciplinary exhibition showing the work of Patricia Downs and Mollie Ward, opens at the Upper Jay Art Center this Saturday. An opening party to celebrate this new exhibit is scheduled for 5-8 p.m. on Saturday. The exhibit will be on display on ...

Hydrant flushing in Saranac Lake next week

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake Department of Public Works will begin hydrant flushing next week. Flushing will happen Monday, April 22, in the Lake Street area, and next Tuesday, April 23, in the River street Helen Hill area, as well as on Wednesday, April 24 in the Park Avenue area. ...

Scholarships available for young boat stewards

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RAQUETTE LAKE — The Raquette Lake Preservation Foundation, or RLPF, will offer three scholarships to support youth that want to study a conservation-related field in college and work as watercraft inspection stewards this summer. The scholarships will be offered to college students who ...