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Motion To Censure Mayor Pulled

A motion to censure village Mayor Jimmy Wiliams was pulled off the board’s meeting agenda by Trustee Rich Shapiro on Monday. The resolution ultimately was not put up for a vote that night. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports last week, Shapiro had moved to censure Williams, citing “persistent unprofessional conduct” and creating a “hostile work … Continue Reading Motion To Censure Mayor Pulled

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Supervisor Seeks Pay Raise

Harrietstown Supervisor Jordanna Mallach is requesting a $20,000 salary increase in the town’s preliminary budget, saying the hours she puts into the position each week have saved the town tens of thousands of dollars, improved its services and improved working conditions for its employees. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, council seems split on the … Continue Reading Supervisor Seeks Pay Raise

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Mad Hatter’s Ball In Saranac Lake

Creative Healing Connections (CHC), a nonprofit organization, will host the Mad Hatter’s Ball, an evening of music, munchies, and mad hats on Thursday Oct. 27 at 5:30pm at the Hotel Saranac Great Hall. This year the event will honor Minda Briaddy who was diagnosed with stage IV melanoma in January 2020. After receiving 11 treatments … Continue Reading Mad Hatter’s Ball In Saranac Lake

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Free Fall Foliage Shuttle Service

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced a new, free shuttle service for visitors traveling to see the fall foliage in the Adirondacks starting this weekend in North Hudson. Shuttles will run the first two weekends in October from the Frontier Town Gateway to the Giant Mountain, Roaring Brook Falls, and Rooster Comb trailheads, as well as … Continue Reading Free Fall Foliage Shuttle Service

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Color Walk/Run In Tupper Lake

Join in the fun at the Color Walk/Run in Tupper Lake this Saturday! This event will benefit the Tri-Lakes Community Alliance for Addiction Prevention as well as Mac’s Safe Ride, Tri-Lakes Humane Society, and the Tupper Lake Community Food Pantry. You can register through a link on the Franklin County Public Health Facebook page.

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Chamber Reacts To Possible Lifting Of Border Crossing Restrictions

The North Country Chamber of Commerce is welcoming news reports and private indications that the Canadian Government is actively considering allowing the Arrive CAN app and other pandemic-related border crossing restrictions to expire at the end of the month. The Sun Community News reports Chamber President Garry Douglas released a statement reading, in part, “We … Continue Reading Chamber Reacts To Possible Lifting Of Border Crossing Restrictions

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SLPD Officers Return To Work After Deadly Shooting

The two Saranac Lake police officers involved in the fatal shooting of a man with a knife at the Stewart’s Shops in Saranac Lake in July are returning to the force after being on administrative leave for two months. The Adirondack Daily Enteprise reports Officer Gabrielle Beebe has already returned to the force. Officer Aaron … Continue Reading SLPD Officers Return To Work After Deadly Shooting

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Tupper Lake Chamber Of Commerce Dissolving

The Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce is dissolving as it struggles to attract members. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports the town is working on plans to take over running the chamber’s events starting in 2023. The town council took a unanimous vote on Sept. 8 to form a committee to explore expanding the town recreation … Continue Reading Tupper Lake Chamber Of Commerce Dissolving

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Lake Placid A Climate Smart Community

Governor Kathy Hochul today announced that more than 100 New York communities are now certified as Climate Smart Communities thanks to their work supporting local efforts to meet the economic, social, and environmental challenges posed by climate change. This municipal climate milestone, announced in celebration of Climate Week. The village of Lake Placid is on … Continue Reading Lake Placid A Climate Smart Community