TLCSD Superintendent Search Ongoing

The search for Tupper Lake Central School District’s next superintendent continues this week with a slate of candidates scheduled to be interviewed by the school board. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports thirteen people submitted applications for the superintendent position. The school board reviewed those 13 applications this past Wednesday alongside Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES District Superintendent Dale … Read more

Fundraiser Collects $10K Toward Community Hub

More than 320 guests raised a total of $10,686 for the Helping Hands Community Hub at an Italian dinner fundraiser at Mr. Mike’s Pizza on Sunday afternoon. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the new building would house the Lake Placid Ecumenical Food Pantry and the shuttered Helping Hands Thrift Shop, is set to go … Read more

School Budgets Voting Happens Tuesday

Voters around the region will head to the polls today to weigh in on proposed school budgets, elect school board members and decide whether or not to approve propositions for new school buses, public library funding and updates at an athletic facility. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, as federal coronavirus pandemic-era aid ends and … Read more

Local Race Events Upcoming

The Whiteface Region of Upstate New York is gearing up to host a number of race events. Sun Community News reports the events kick off with the Whiteface Mountain Uphill Bike Race and Uphill Foot Race on Saturday, June 1, at 5:30 p.m. and the Wilmington Whiteface 100K and 50K Mountain Bike Race takes place … Read more

Parent’s Actions Condemned By Saranac Lake School Board

A local parent who directed anti-transgender epithets at a student athlete during a flag football game at AuSable Valley High School is facing a potential ban from attending future games in AuSable Valley, and the parent’s actions have been condemned by the Saranac Lake school board. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the parent, Eric … Read more

Adirondack Health Foundation Raffling Off Antique Wooden Boat

The Adirondack Health Foundation is hosting a raffle for an antique wooden runabout, which was donated by former Upper Saranac residents Joe and Charlotte Blitt. The 14-foot Peterborough boat has a 15-horsepower outboard motor with seating for five. The boat was built in 1940 by the Peterborough Canoe Works in Ontario, Canada. It was originally … Read more

Smoke In The Summer Forecast Possible In North Country

North Country residents may once again be seeing air quality warnings and smoke cover this summer. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, National Weather Service meteorologist David Thomas said there is no smoke in the immediate forecast, and normally, the weather service will forecast for smoke about a day in advance. Thomas said that forecasting … Read more

Fawn Valley Townhomes Hit The Market

Sixteen new townhomes are now on the market in Lake Placid, more than three years after the Fawn Valley housing project was first announced by local developer Homestead Development Corporation. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports the 22-unit housing development is located on Pioneer Lane, off of Wesvalley Road. Aside from the 16 townhomes, the development … Read more

Public Turns Out For TLCSD Budget Hearing

Close to 100 people showed up to a public hearing on the Tupper Lake Central School District’s proposed $21.9 million budget for 2024-25 on Monday. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the public will take a vote on the budget next Tuesday, May 21. If it passes, it will carry an 8.75% tax levy increase … Read more

Contract Extension Close For Ironman Lake Placid

The Ironman Lake Placid triathlon is one step closer to securing another three-year contract extension from local leadership. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, North Elba Town Council voted unanimously Tuesday to authorize Supervisor Derek Doty to sign a three-year contract extension with Ironman. The contract extension was approved as presented, meaning that the town … Read more