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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

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 … Read more

Report: Just Before Playoffs, NWHL Folds Up Shop Due To Coronavirus Concerns

The National Women’s Hockey League suspended the rest of its 2021 season just one day before its playoffs were slated to start at Lake Placid’s Olympic Center. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports league officials say the season was suspended due to infections from the coronavirus pandemic. There were new positive COVID 19 tests but there … Read more