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Women’s Civic Chamber gives back

Local News

SARANAC LAKE — The sale of the Saranac Lake Women’s Civic Chamber community cookbook, “A Taste of Saranac Lake,” appears to be selling fast. Newly released in late October, the organization is already gifting profits from sales of the book to local nonprofits and community ...

Outages frustrate people in central Adirondacks

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NEWCOMB — This town, which houses a New York State Electric and Gas substation servicing the area just south of the High Peaks Wilderness, has experienced two power outages in the past month, and the town supervisor says the blackouts have shed light on bureaucratic problems. Both outages ...

Saranac Lake is ahead of state timeline for DRI grants

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SARANAC LAKE — This village established its own Downtown Revitalization Initiative deadline for Nov. 2, nearly a month-and-a-half ahead of the state deadline for proposals, to further refine the applications. The process has been ongoing since early this year. Community Development ...

Broadway properties fail to sell at auction

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SARANAC LAKE — The auction for two wooded parcels of village land between Taylor Rental and the Saranac Lake Baptist Church on Broadway attracted one closed bid that village officials said was too low. At 4 p.m. Monday on the Harrietstown Town Hall steps, Mayor Clyde Rabideau acted as bid ...

DEC taking comments on Oswegatchie plan

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The state Department of Environmental Conservation is taking public comments on a proposed plan that would allow seasonal all-terrain vehicle use on private lands at the western edge of the Adirondack Park. The Oswegatchie Conservation Easement Tract contains roughly 17,000 acres in St. ...

15M+ gallons of partially treated wastewater discharged into river

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TICONDEROGA — Construction work was partly to blame for a nearly 18-day discharge of millions of gallons of partially treated wastewater from the town’s treatment plant into the LaChute River. The bypass from the wastewater treatment system ended Sunday, and is permitted as a combined ...

Women make inroads in funeral industry

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NEW YORK — A training program for the next generation of morticians and undertakers is testament to a change that is slowly remaking the funeral business. Sixty of the 75 students in the program at the State University of New York Canton are women, and those numbers are no fluke. In ...

ECOs charge hunters with trespassing on nuclear site

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WEST MILTON — On Wednesday, Nov. 7, state Department of Environmental Conservation officers in Saratoga County received a tip that some hunters may trespass on federal property the following morning. ECOs Rob Higgins and Steve Shaw met on the morning of Nov. 8 at the Knolls, Kesselring ...

Village to upgrade end of wastewater processes

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SARANAC LAKE — A $1.2 million grant awarded to this village, announced by Gov. Andrew Cuomo Nov. 16, is going towards a larger $8 million group of projects at the Saranac Lake Wastewater Treatment Plant. The goal is to build an ultraviolet treatment facility that would cook out any ...

Stefanik wants more support for GOP women candidates

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The election may be over, but in Washington the work is just beginning. House Republicans have been busy electing new leadership after the retirement of former House Speaker Paul Ryan and taking a hard look at the future of the party. Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, easily won re-election ...

Colder than a …

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SARANAC LAKE — With two record-breaking low temperatures this week, it’s been a frigid holiday in the Adirondack Park. On Thanksgiving night, Nov. 22, the National Weather Service’s sensor at the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear marked a record-low of 21 degrees below zero. ...

Find the cure on a pair of skis

Outdoors

Although it is easy to forget or overlook the Adirondack region’s long-lasting legacy of providing guests with an opportunity to benefit from the “healing woods,” there was a time when such efforts were known worldwide. Fortunately, we were recently reminded of that impact when a ...

Lake Placid schools say no to resource officer, for now

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LAKE PLACID — Though U.S. schools are technically safer now than they were 20 years ago, the perception of violence and shootings is still at the forefront of teachers’, parents’ and students’ minds. This is an issue that the Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education and ...

Gochenaur collects life stories of Saranac Lake area residents

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SARANAC LAKE — At 84 available interviews, Historic Saranac Lake oral history coordinator Kaytlin Gochenaur has documented the traditions and life stories of some of Saranac Lake’s oldest residents. “People always tell you that they have nothing interesting to say,” Gochenaur said. ...

Embark to get a facelift

Outdoors

Embark, which is has been published by the Adirondack Daily Enterprise six times a year as a free outdoors adventure magazine, will undergo some major changes early next year. In an effort to increase readership and the overall attractiveness of the magazine, we will be going to a glossy, ...

Life savers

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LAKE PLACID — After finishing the 1.2-mile swim and 56-mile bike sections of the Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon on Sunday, Sept. 9, a 38-year-old fitness trainer from Portugal was almost finished with the 13.1-mile run on Mirror Lake Drive when he collapsed of a cardiac arrest. ...