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Quick Work Saves Neighboring Home From Saranac Lake Fire

The Saranac Lake Volunteer Fire Department quickly extinguished flames spouting from the window of an apartment house at the corner of Park Avenue and Baker Street just before 5 p.m. Monday. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise says a neighboring house is just yards away from the multi apartment building. The fire was contained to one first-floor … Continue Reading Quick Work Saves Neighboring Home From Saranac Lake Fire

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New Options For E-Notifications On Franklin County Website

Franklin County’s website (www.franklincountyny.gov) now offers an option to enroll in e-notifications via email or text by clicking on the “E-Notifications” box on the home page. You can opt to receive e-notifications when changes are made to Personnel’s page, including exam announcements or job postings, or to the website’s home page, or to COVID-19 related … Continue Reading New Options For E-Notifications On Franklin County Website

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Phase 1a And 1b Vaccinations Underway In Essex County

Essex County, NY Public Health officials report that as of January 11, New Yorkers in Phase 1a and segments of Phase 1b are eligible for COVID-19 vaccines. Vaccinating the populations in Phases 1a and 1b is expected to be a weeks- to months-long endeavor. It is estimated currently that completing vaccinations for the groups eligible … Continue Reading Phase 1a And 1b Vaccinations Underway In Essex County

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Inmates Suing State

Three inmates at Adirondack Correctional Facility are suing the state — notably the governor and the Department of Corrections and Community Supervision — for allegedly endangering older inmates at the prison during the COVID-19 pandemic. Adirondack daily enterprise reports The plaintiffs allege a “deliberate indifference” to the health and safety of inmates. It details a … Continue Reading Inmates Suing State

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DEC Encouraging Ice Fishing With Free Weekend

DEC is encouragin New York’s new and experienced anglers to get outside and safely enjoy ice fishing during the winter months. Four inches of solid clear ice is usually safe for anglers accessing ice on foot As part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY Open for Fishing and Hunting initiative, the weekend of February 13-14, … Continue Reading DEC Encouraging Ice Fishing With Free Weekend

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Paul Smith’s Expanding Esports Curriculum

Paul Smith’s College launched a varsity Esports program in 2019 that’s surging into 2021 with curriculum additions like Esports Management and Trends in Esports Management. The College of the Adirondacks made the announcement Thursday with courses to be offered in the 2021 fall semester. Esports has become a billion-dollar industry and there are currently 148 … Continue Reading Paul Smith’s Expanding Esports Curriculum

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Remote Learning Again Friday At Lake Placid Middle-High School

Lake Placid Middle-High School is remote learning again Friday as it was Thursday after a staff member tested positive for COVID-19. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports it’s not the first time a case of COVID-19 has been discovered at Lake Placid Central School District. Since September, the district has seen at least seven cases of … Continue Reading Remote Learning Again Friday At Lake Placid Middle-High School

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DEC Launching Ice Fishing Creel Survey

DEC announcing the launch of an ice fishing creel survey that will be conducted on the New York waters of Lake Champlain starting this week through March. The 2021 ice fishing survey will take place at four access points. Anglers coming off the ice will be asked to participate by providing information about their day … Continue Reading DEC Launching Ice Fishing Creel Survey