Adriondack Foundation Generous Acts Program

Adirondack Foundation has mobilized nearly $800,000 in philanthropic support to communities across the Adirondack region through its Generous Acts program, with additional grants to be awarded in the coming weeks. The open call application annually invests in nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities. Generous Acts grants aim to strengthen communities by addressing three strategic focus areas: … Read more

Familiar Name To Head Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee

Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee Chair Rob Russell stepped down from his role and chose to not seek reelection to the position at Tuesday’s theme selection meeting. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports the committee then elected a familiar face to fill the role, Jeff Branch, who was the chair from 2016 through the 2023 theme … Read more

Hydrant Flushing Starts Monday In Saranac Lake

The Saranac Lake Department of Public Works will begin hydrant flushing next week. Flushing will happen Monday, April 22, in the Lake Street area, and next Tuesday, April 23, in the River street Helen Hill area, as well as on Wednesday, April 24 in the Park Avenue area. Thursday, April 25 will be an alternate … Read more

Open House Next Week On Pathways Project

The town of North Elba and the village of Lake Placid will hold an open house regarding its Pathways project, an effort to update the town and village’s joint comprehensive plan, on April 24 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Lake Placid Elementary School cafeteria. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports the open house will … Read more

Friendship Volunteer Training Program In Lake Placid

Mercy Care for the Adirondacks will host a Friendship Volunteer Training Program to recruit new volunteers, May 15 from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Lake Placid. Sun Community News reports New Volunteers will join Mercy Care’s almost 100 Friendship Volunteers from Lake Placid, Saranac Lake, Tupper Lake and surrounding areas who are helping their … Read more

ROOST Out With Solar Eclipse Overnight Stay Revenue Estimate

The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism (ROOST) has reviewed and calculated the estimated direct spend of Essex County overnight visitation during the total solar eclipse. Initial estimates are valued at more than $2.7 million. Sun Community News reports ROOST officials say it’s a conservative estimate, which shows significant impact from travel to the region to … Read more