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Phaneuf talks climate change at APA

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RAY BROOK – Olympic biathlete Maddie Phaneuf, who lives in Lake Placid, spoke to the state Adirondack Park Agency board on Friday with a message about climate change. Phaneuf was a member of the 2018 Winter Olympic biathlon team, but developed strep throat and the flu and could not ...

Beekmantown takes down Saranac Lake for CVAC football crown

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SARANAC LAKE -- In a game that wound up being a battle for the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference football championship, Beekmantown dealt Saranac Lake a 42-21 defeat Saturday at Wilson Raymond Field. Both teams entered the matchup with 4-1 records, and the Eagles clinched after ...

Red Storm collide with Beekmantown

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SARANAC LAKE — On Saturday, Saranac Lake’s football team will be playing one of its most important games in the past few seasons. Starting at 1:30 p.m. on Wilson Raymond Field, the Red Storm will clash with Beekmantown in a matchup where the winner will be in the driver’s seat toward ...

’Jacks take game from Chateaugay

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TUPPER LAKE — For the first time in nearly a decade, the Tupper Lake volleyball team took a set from the Chateaugay Bulldogs, but despite the closeness of the score, the visitors walked away with a 3-1 win Wednesday night in Tupper Lake. The first set of the best-of-five match was ...

Tupper Triad Challenge returns for third year

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TUPPER LAKE — The Tupper Lake Triad Challenge will return for its third year on Saturday, with prizes, raffles, lunch and beer at Raquette River Brewing after the race. Runners and walkers are welcome to take part in the challenge, which is a timed climb of the three Tupper Triad ...

Bombers break out of losing streak

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LAKE PLACID — Boosted by a couple of key players back from injuries, the Lake Placid girls soccer team ended a three-game losing skid Tuesday, topping Ticonderoga 4-0 in the Blue Bombers’ final regular-season match at home. Lake Placid netted a pair of goals in the first half and ...

Classic returns for another run

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LAKE PLACID — The 49th edition of the annual Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K will take place Saturday, Oct. 12. In 1970, a small group of runners led by Dr. Robert Lopez, a prominent Saranac Lake veterinarian, began a marathon and half-marathon race originally run from ...

Storm boys race to top four spots

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PLATTSBURGH — The Saranac Lake boys cross country team swept the top four spots and the Red Storm girls placed three in the top five on the way to victories Tuesday at SUNY Plattsburgh. Peter Fogarty edged teammate James Catania by less than a second for first place overall in the boys ...

Red Storm come up empty

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SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake’s recent scoring struggles continued on Monday in a 1-0 loss to Saranac Central in boys Northern Soccer League Division I action at Schroeter’s Field. It was the last regular-season match at home for the Red Storm, and they came out strong on senior day by ...

USA Luge collects 2 golds, 1 silver

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LILLEHAMMER, Norway — Five days into its first preseason camp of the fall, USA Luge athletes donned their race faces on Saturday, and dominated the annual Lillehammer Cup exhibition event on the 1994 Olympic course. The doubles team of 2018 Olympic silver medalist Chris Mazdzer, of ...

Women keep the hockey dream alive

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LAKE PLACID — Debbie Osborne eased into a seat inside Herb Brooks Arena and stared out at her 17-year-old daughter, Kayle, as a hockey game between the United States and Canada featuring girls under age 18 was set to get under way. A single mother who has a full-time job in the ...

LOCAL ROUNDUP: NCCC soccer hits the road; Tupper football falls

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The North Country Community College men’s and women’s soccer teams each split on the road in matches played over the weekend. The Saints first traveled Saturday to Onondaga Community College, where NCCC’s women came away with a 6-2 victory while the men fell to the Lazers 9-1. The ...

Red Storm tops Moriah in offensive shoot out

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SARANAC LAKE — After seeing injuries take their toll this season, Saranac Lake head football coach Eric Bennett said earlier this week that he was taking a team of 17 strong into Linney Field Friday night to battle with a Moriah squad that’s always tough on home turf. In a game that ...

Historic ski race remembered during UMP process

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid is famed for its two Winter Olympics, and while the Miracle on Ice is what most people think of, the 1932 games left some marks on the community as well. One of those was recently unearthed in a unit manangement plan put out by the state Department of ...

Record breaker

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SARANAC LAKE — For the second time in as many years, the North Country Community College women’s soccer all-time scoring record has been broken. Nidia DeArmaYero, a sophomore from Akwesasne, scored both goals for the Saints in a 2-1 victory over Columbia-Greene on Saturday, Sept. 28 to ...

State buying $1M in ads to lure athletes to Placid

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WILMINGTON — The state will spend $1 million on digital advertising with the goal of attracting athletes to Lake Placid in the lead-up to the 2023 World University Games, Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul announced Friday. The state is aiming to bolster Lake Placid’s reputation as a world-class ...

New looks unveiled for overhauled 1980 Olympic venues

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WILMINGTON — The state has unveiled new renderings of proposed and ongoing upgrades to Olympic sports facilities in Lake Placid. In a news release following the conclusion of the first-ever I Love NY Adirondack Oktoberfest Friday, Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s office touted a funding ...

Red Storm go the distance to beat Beekmantown

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SARANAC LAKE — A season ago, Saranac Lake came as close as it ever had to taking down a mighty Beekmantown program in the sport of volleyball under the leadership of Red Storm coach Mike Navarra. For the first time, the Red Storm in Navarra’s tenure, and for at least another 10 years ...

SL, Tupper Lake hit the road

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SARANAC LAKE — The Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake football teams have big-time challenges on tap as they both play on the road tonight. The Red Storm are looking to improve to 4-1 and stay on the top of the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference standings when they visit the ...