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Watershed Management Meeting February 18th

A public participation meeting on the Upper Saranac Lake watershed management planning effort is scheduled for Thursday, February 18 from 7pm-8:30pm. The meeting is the first of three public sessions hosted by the Upper Saranac Foundation (USF) and the Paul Smith’s College Adirondack Watershed Institute (AWI). The groups will present the results of the 2020 … Continue Reading Watershed Management Meeting February 18th

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SUNY Chancellor Visits NCCC Saranac Lake

State University of New York Chancellor Jim Malatras visited North Country Community College’s Saranac Lake campus Monday as the college begins testing of students, faculty and staff who will be on-campus for classes starting next week. Chancellor Malatras reviewed the college’s pooled surveillance testing operations, located in the Connector, and unveiled SUNY’s updated COVID-19 Tracker, … Continue Reading SUNY Chancellor Visits NCCC Saranac Lake

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Price Chopper/Market 32 And Tops Markets Announce Merger

Price Chopper/Market 32 and Tops Markets announced on Monday that the companies have entered into a definitive merger agreement that creates an alliance between the grocery chains, nearly doubling their collective footprint in the Northeast. This transaction unites the two independent New York-based grocery chains, which have deep ties to their local communities and shared … Continue Reading Price Chopper/Market 32 And Tops Markets Announce Merger

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Tupper Lake Students Returning To Class Earlier Than Expected

Tupper Lake Central School District will return students to in-person instruction earlier than expected. The Adirondack Enterprise reports Superintendent Russ Bartlett, late last month, announced plans for the district to stay remote until March 1 due to the COVID-19 virus causing too many quarantines among school staff. But on Sunday he said that return date … Continue Reading Tupper Lake Students Returning To Class Earlier Than Expected

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Lake Placid Man Charged With Criminal Mischief

On February 7, 2021, State Police arrested 30-year-old Michael P. Maddalone of Lake Placid, after he smashed the victim’s truck with a shovel. This took place on Mill Pond Drive in North Elba. The victim’s 2015 Chevrolet Silverado sustained damages to the driver’s side window, driver’s side headlamp and front grill. Maddalone was charged with … Continue Reading Lake Placid Man Charged With Criminal Mischief

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Lake Placid PD Seeks Input For Police Reform Legislation

Lake Placid Police Department officials are looking for the community’s input as they and a consulting firm draft police reform legislation for the village in time for a state-mandated spring deadline. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports you can submit questions, comments and suggestions to Olio Consulting Group, of Ballston Spa, by email or by attending … Continue Reading Lake Placid PD Seeks Input For Police Reform Legislation

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Champlain Valley Senior Community Continues COVID Battle

At the Champlain Valley Senior Community, two new COVID-related deaths were reported late last week, bringing the total number of COVID-19 deaths to five. There are six residents currently hospitalized with the illness. The facility has had 30 confirmed cases in residents to date. An additional 18 cases have been confirmed in staff. Routine testing … Continue Reading Champlain Valley Senior Community Continues COVID Battle

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Latest In North Country Live Series

North Country Live returns Feb. 11 with a new slate of exciting and timely programs focused on outdoor recreation, environmental issues, local history and other topics. The upcoming edition of North Country Live, sponsored by International Paper, will feature the following sessions, each of which takes place at 7 p.m. on Zoom. All these programs … Continue Reading Latest In North Country Live Series

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Local Project Wins Historic Preservation Award

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced that eleven projects preserving state history, ranging from an eighteenth-century Dutch barn rehabilitation to an artist installation memorializing black lives at John Brown Farm State Historic Site, have received 2020 State Historic Preservation Awards. Among the recipients, Memorial Field for Black Lives, John Brown Farm State Historic Site, Essex … Continue Reading Local Project Wins Historic Preservation Award

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Nature-Based School Purchasing Former Lake Colby School Building

Northern Lights School plans to buy the former Lake Colby School building from the Saranac Lake Central School District this spring, securing a permanent location for the Waldorf-inspired, nature-based school for infants through 5-year-olds. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports Northern Lights has been looking for such a place for 16 years and signed a contract … Continue Reading Nature-Based School Purchasing Former Lake Colby School Building