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Obama, Pelosi and others push for Biden to reconsider race

Politics

WASHINGTON — Democrats at the highest levels are making a critical push for President Joe Biden to reevaluate his election bid, with former President Barack Obama expressing private concerns to allies and Speaker Emerita Nancy Pelosi privately telling Biden the party could lose the ability to ...

Stefanik speaks at RNC

Local News

North Country Rep. Elise Stefanik spoke at the Republican National Convention on Tuesday night, praising Donald Trump as the only candidate she believes can secure the border, rein in violent crime and “caus(e) our enemies to fear us.” “We always say ‘this is the most important ...

Jones talks top issues facing North Country

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — With the legislative session over, Assemblyman Billy Jones visited Saranac Lake on Tuesday and spoke about some of the top issues facing his district. - Housing - The state Legislature passed a $237 billion state budget on April 20 with a slew of measures aimed at ...

Adirondack Author’s Night comes to Wild Center Aug. 13

Local News

TUPPER LAKE — For the first time at The Wild Center, join a group of beloved Adirondack authors at Adirondack Author’s Night, a 40-year Long Lake tradition created by the esteemed Lorrie Hosley of Hoss’s Country Corner fame. This year being held in memory of Hosley, who passed away in ...

Battle of the Cones kicks off July 22

Weekender A&E

Battle of the Cones, a summer showdown showcasing and celebrating the region’s ice cream stands, will kick off on July 22 immediately following National Ice Cream Day on July 21. Online voting will begin on July 22 and close on Aug. 18. The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism ...

Adirondack Health launches Parkinson’s Disease fitness program

Health

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health’s Lake Placid Medical Fitness Center is now offering Parkinson’s-specific fitness programming to the community. Several of Adirondack Health’s exercise specialists are now certified as Parkinson’s fitness specialists through the Parkinson’s ...