Saranac Lake Art Party Returns

The Saranac Lake Art Party will return for its fourth installment, promising another inclusive mixer designed to forge connections between creatives and friends. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports it happens from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Friday, May 17 at The Garagery (entrance at parking lot behind Grizle T’s).

State Grant To Remove Invasive Species From Follensby Clear Pond

A grant from the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) will support the Upper Saranac Foundation’s (USF) efforts to remove aquatic invasive species (AIS) from Follensby Clear Pond. A total of $3 million was awarded to municipalities and nonprofit organizations this year to combat aquatic and terrestrial invasive species statewide through the NYSDEC’s … Read more

June 24th Vote On Land Donation In North Elba

Voters will decide on June 24 if the Lake Placid Central School District donates a plot of land to the town of North Elba for the Helping Hands Community Hub, a planned building that will house both the Lake Placid Ecumenical Food Pantry and shuttered Helping Hands Thrift Shop. The hub is set to go … Read more

Work To Begin On Union Depot In Saranac Lake

Work on rehabilitating the historic Union Depot on the Adirondack Rail Trail in Saranac Lake will begin soon, state Department of Environmental Conservation officials revealed on Tuesday. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports at a press conference on state grants held at the depot on Tuesday, roofing material was seen on site. DEC Region 5 Regional … Read more

Saranac Lake Village Board Adopts Budget

The Saranac Lake village board adopted a $7.3 million budget in a 4-1 vote last week. The budget meets the tax cap for the coming year. According to the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, trustee Aurora White voted against adopting the budget because she said there were “inconsistencies” between the salaries for some employees listed in the … Read more

$100 K Grant For Trails Network

The Adirondack Land Trust was awarded $100,000 by the state on Tuesday toward its project to build a 2.25-mile network of accessible trails with parking at the 238-acre Glenview Preserve on state Route 86. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports the preserve, near the Harrietstown Cemetery, is known for its grand sweeping view of Whiteface and … Read more

NCCC Commencement Ceremony Saturday

North Country Community College’s 56th Annual Commencement Ceremony When: Saturday, May 11, 2024. The procession from the Connector will begin promptly at 10:45 a.m. The program will begin at 11 a.m. Members of the news media are encouraged to arrive early. Where: Sparks Athletic Complex, Dorchester Road, Saranac Lake NY 12983 Who: This year’s Commencement … Read more

Lake Placid Man Arrested For Violating Protective Order

A Lake Placid man was remanded to jail following the alleged violation of a protection order. While investigating reports of a domestic dispute May 4, Lake Placid Village Police learned Albert M. Vokshi, 46, had allegedly violated the active order, resulting in his arrest for felony criminal contempt charge and second-degree harassment. Vokshi was arraigned … Read more

SLPD Incorporates Carter Kits

The Saranac Lake Police Department now has Carter Kits sensory bags in each of its patrol vehicles to help provide comfort and a better response to situations involving people on the autism spectrum. Sun Community News reports individuals facing a crisis of any sort can find police, fire or EMS response to be stressful and … Read more