Rangers Help Hikers On Van Hoevenberg Trail

Ray Brook dispatch received two calls from hikers on the Van Hoevenberg Trail at 8 a.m. on June 6. The hikers reported that another hiker, 79, from Texas, was on the second day of a solo hike up Mount Marcy and appeared unprepared and disoriented. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports seven forest rangers responded and … Read more

Lake Placid Man Jailed On Drug Counts

A Lake Placid man was jailed June 3 after the execution of a search warrant reportedly found him in possession of a controlled substance intended for sale. Lake Placid Village Police said Kylar Coventry-Fina, 30, was arrested on charges of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance, second-degree criminal use of drug paraphernalia and second-degree … Read more

Parking Suspended On Dorsey Street In Saranac Lake

The Saranac Lake Police Department has temporarily suspended parking on Dorsey Street during the village’s Main Street construction project. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, with traffic diverted away from Main Street during daytime hours in the work week, more vehicles are traveling down the narrow, windy and hemmed-in side street. The street has parking … Read more

North Elba Considers Cannabis Tax Revenue Policy

With new cannabis tax revenue pouring in, the North Elba Town Council is now setting up the parameters of a local grant program that will allow qualified applicants to tap into those funds. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports during the council’s regular meeting, councilors discussed crafting a new cannabis tax revenue policy, which would establish … Read more

‘Higher Education At Crossroads’ Event Takes Place At NCCC

More than 60 people, including North Country’s education and workforce partners, key local employers, elected officials, donors, faculty and staff participated in the June 4 event, titled Higher Education at a Crossroads: Blazing a New Path Forward for North Country Community College. Among the key takeaways from the summit, say officials, were that access to … Read more

Tupper Lake 8-Miler Canoe, Kayak & SUP Race

The Tupper Lake 8-Miler Canoe, Kayak & SUP Race is set for Saturday, June 22, celebrating 10 years. This annual paddling race starts at the Town of Tupper Lake Boat Launch on State Route 30. The course takes paddlers under the Route 30 bridge, up the Raquette River to the Oxbow and then back to … Read more

Discussions On Changes To I Love BBQ And Music Festival

The Shipman Youth Center Board of Directors met recently to discuss transforming the longtime I Love BBQ and Music Festival — a three-day event — into a trimmed down single-day event this summer that would still include food and music. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports they also decided to change the name of the event … Read more

Tuesday Public Hearing On Wilmington STR’s

A public hearing on the proposed amendments to Wilmington’s short-term vacation rental law is set for 6:30 tonight at the Wilmington town offices. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, the amendments include tweaks to the language that governs STR permitting and a clause granting the Wilmington Town Council the authority to exceed the STR permit … Read more