Search Continues In Adirondacks For Missing RIT Student

The nationwide search for missing Rochester Institute of Technology student Matthew Grant continued Sunday as the Adirondacks remain a focal point of the ongoing investigation. On Friday, the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said it was following every possible lead in the case as they urged residents across the state and the Adirondacks to report any … Read more

Area Roads Impacted By Extreme Weather Getting State Funds

Governor Kathy Hochul announced Nov. 27 that $100 million in funding has been released to support the renewal of state roadways impacted by extreme weather. Among the local projects: $881,488 to resurface Route 30 from Rock Island Bay to Moody in the Town of Tupper Lake and $394,329 to resurface Route 11 from Raymond Street … Read more

First Stretch Of Adirondack Rail Trail Open

The 10-mile stretch of the Adirondack Rail Trail between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake is officially open to the public, just in time for the snowmobile and cross-country skiing season. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, on Friday, a contingent of state officials, employees, trail advocates, snowmobilers and media met at Fowler’s Crossing, where the … Read more

Long Lake Man Arrested In Connection With Brother’s Death

A Long Lake man has been charged for allegedly shooting and killing his brother following a verbal altercation on Saturday. According to the Adirondack Daily Enteprise, 65 year old Patrick B. Skerrett is charged with second-degree murder after police investigated the death of 64 year old Terrance J. Skerrett of Lewis, who died early Saturday … Read more

PSC Striders Hosting Jingle Bell 5K Snowshoe Race

The Paul Smith’s College Striders will host the 29th annual Jingle Bell 5K Snowshoe Race at 1 p.m. this Saturday. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the event will be held at the Paul Smith’s Visitor Interpretive Center as a snowshoe race if the conditions allow. If there isn’t enough snow, the race will become … Read more

AdkAction Receives $238K Grant

AdkAction will receive $238,000 to continue offering its Fair Share program, which provides free seasonal farm shares to low-income families across the Adirondacks. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the grant was awarded through New York Food for New York Families. For qualifying households, Fair Share fully funds a 20 to 24 week Community Supported … Read more

Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake Receive Park Grants

The village of Saranac Lake has received a $849,937 grant for upgrades at Baldwin Park. In addtion, the Adirondack Daily Enteprise reports, the village of Tupper Lake has received $533,500 for upgrades at Flanders Park in the latest round of the state Department of State’s Local Waterfront Revitalization grant awards.

Tupper Lake Central School District Superintendent To Retire

Russ Bartlett, who has led the Tupper Lake Central School District as the superintendent for the past three-and-a-half years, announced his retirement earlier this month. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports he will be in the position until the end of the school year, rounding out 30 years of working in the district.

Forbes Wins Second Vacant Seat On Wilmington Town Council

The second vacant seat on the Wilmington Town Council was called for incumbent Darin Forbes on Wednesday. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports Forbes won the seat with 289 votes, seven votes more than incumbent Michelle Preston. Forbes, 43, is a contractor and Wilmington native who has served on the town council for 15 years.