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Village sets up Climate Smart Community Task Force

March 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The village Board of Trustees announced the formation of a Climate Smart Community Task Force at the Monday, March 4 meeting. more »»

EYE ON HEALTH: STD film screening, discussion set for March 14 at LPHS

March 8, 2019 Human papillomavirus, or HPV, is the most common sexually transmitted disease in the United States. more »»

North Country Community College debuts master plan draft

March 8, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — Capital project plans mapping out the next 10 years for North Country Community College’s Saranac Lake campus were presented Thursday, Feb. 2. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Roger Mitchell’s writing career rooted in the Adirondacks

March 8, 2019 JAY — Roger Mitchell’s journey to the North Country began as a 12-year-old when his father moved his family to Saranac Lake in 1946 to work at the Trudeau Institute after having been cured of... more »»

Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid improves staff recruitment, retention

March 8, 2019 LAKE PLACID — As the first quarter of 2019 nears its end, Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid is planning projects such as a private shuttle bus for its employees with long commutes, increasing pay... more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

March 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we say goodbye to Lake Placid Community Beautification Association co-founder Conni Cross, who died Sunday, March 3 at the age of 87. more »»

Police: Crack cocaine found on Saranac Lake man

March 6, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — A local man who police say was dealing narcotics in the village was arrested Tuesday, allegedly with crack cocaine in his butt. Police say they arrested Michael A. more »»

McKenna is one of North Country REDC's new leaders

March 4, 2019 The North Country Regional Economic Development Council announced Monday that it has appointed two new co-chairs: James McKenna, CEO of the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism in Lake Placid, an... more »»

UP CLOSE: Maple research center has new director

March 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In Adam Wild’s office at Cornell University’s Uihlein Maple Research Forest, he keeps a real old-school tree tap on his desk. It’s nothing intricate, just a hollowed-out wooden dowel. more »»

ROOST: Raise bed tax for local aid

March 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism is looking to raise the Essex County occupancy from 3 percent to 5 percent. The added 2 percent would go toward community development. more »»

Airbnb disputes national study that advises taxing, regulating it like hotels

March 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A recent study from the Economic Policy Institute suggests Airbnb rental units should have to play by the same rules as other lodging provider. more »»

Powassan virus is on the up-tick

March 1, 2019 PAUL SMITHS — A group of Paul Smith’s College students, researching the tick-borne Powassan virus for the state, has discovered that the disease is prevalent throughout the North Country. more »»

Cummings, Hoffman, Mihill join race for 2 town council seats

March 1, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Numerous candidates are lining up to run for two North Elba Town Council positions that will be up for grabs. more »»

Bills would activate Adirondack-Catskill land bank

March 1, 2019 Two bills before the state Assembly and Senate would activate a land bank created for the Adirondack and Catskill parks with a constitutional amendment. The bills — introduced by North Country Sen. more »»

Union: Spray would have aided COs

March 1, 2019 RAY BROOK — A New York State Correctional Officers and Police Benevolent Association representative said the physical incident at the Adirondack Adolescent Offender Facility that sent three... more »»

Local watershed protection efforts get federal grants

March 1, 2019 WASHINGTON — U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik on Friday, Feb. 22 announced Lake Champlain Basin Program grants awarded to projects in her district. more »»

Firefighters battle chimney fire turned structure fire

March 1, 2019 UPPER JAY — The Upper Jay Volunteer Fire Department, Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department, Keene Valley Fire Department, Keene Volunteer Fire Department, AuSable Forks Fire Department and... more »»

Bill would rate hikes for difficulty

March 1, 2019 A bill introduced in the state Assembly’s Environmental Conservation Committee would create a three-year program intended to increase hiker safety through a rating system and trailhead signag. more »»

Brewski is packed as snow returns to Tupper trails

March 1, 2019 By AARON CERBONE Staff Writer TUPPER LAKE — Thick snow and blue skies brought a record number of skiers to the Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce’s Brew-ski at the town’s James C. Frenette Sr. more »»

Local independent electric company seeks first 200 customers

March 1, 2019 SARANAC LAKE —?A local power company is looking for 200 customers to buy into the first independent generator in their network. more »»

 
 

 

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