Daily Archives: August 13, 2012

THURSDAY ART WALKS

SaranacLake’s 3rd Thursday Art Walks will continue this Thursday. The Village of Saranac Lake will again host the talents of regional and local artists of various genres from 5:00 to 7:30pm. Beginning a self-guided tour through Downtown and a couple of outer-lying venues, visitors can go to any participating venue, get a schedule and map,…

Lake Placid ADDS PHYSICIAN

New physician accepting patients at Lake Placid Health Center SARANAC LAKE – A new physician is accepting patients at the Lake Placid Health Center, a member of Adirondack Health.   For Dr. Tracey Viola, the opportunity to care for patients and make a home in the Tri-Lakes region is a dream come true.  Both she and…

EURASIAN MILFOIL SUMMIT

The Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program (APIPP) is a cooperative effort initiated in 1998 among citizens and organizations of the Adirondacks. Our mission is to protect the Adirondack region from the negative impacts of nonnative invasive species.  The program coordinates two projects: the Aquatic Invasive Species Project and the Terrestrial Invasive Species Project. The APIPP serves…

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RAILWAY ADDS 20 NEW JOBS

It’s the first week of Freight Train Service for the Saratoga & North Creek Railway following a ribbon cutting  ceremony which the company says marks beginning of 20 new job opportunities in theNorth Country.. The Saratoga & North Creek Railway launching the first freight train service to traverse the Sanford Lake Branch line in over…

PLEIN AIR FESTIVAL – SL ART WORKS

The Saranac Lake Art Works – Plein Air Festival kicks off this Thursday with nearly 50 artists signed on to participate. This year marks the 4th time the event has visitedSaranacLake.  It begins Thursday and runs through the weekend. Saranac Lake ArtWorks has teamed with the Village of Saranac Lake to build an experience they’re…

SPORTS SHORTS – 1932 RENOVATION

The Olympic Center’s 1932 rink is being restored..  The structure is being restored to its original appearance in the 1930’s. Some of the work includes the installation of windows that have been enclosed by brink since prior to the 1980 Olympic Winter Games.  The revitalization project is being financed through the remaining funds from a…

LITERACY ON THE K&J SHOW

The Saranac Lake Central School Board hears new results from the Elementary Literacy Programs run by Diana LeBlanc.  They take great pride in providing the staff and students with best practices in education. Early literacy skills focus on the five big ideas in reading: including Phonemic Awareness, Phonic Instruction, Vocabulary, Fluency and Comprehension. AUDIO – 081012…

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TOWN OF JAY WATER DISCOUNT

Here’s a note from The Town of Jay…  if you have received Town of Jay 2012 Water Billing and your home was damaged by Hurricane Irene and you are no longer receiving Town Water, you may be eligible for a discounted rate. In order to be considered for this rate reduction, You simply need to…

COMPARING NY APPLES AND ORANGES

NEW YORKFRUIT PRODUCTION DOWN SIGNIFICANTLY The Drought is having an affect on the Corn Crop across theUnited Statesand closer to home, Total apple production inNew Yorkis forecast at 590 million pounds according to King Whetstone, Director of the USDA’s New York Field Office. This is 52 percent below last year. This forecast is the lowest…

Obituary – Tina Louise Fuller

Tina Louise Fuller, age 50, of14 Kiwassa Road,SaranacLake, died Saturday, August 11, 2012 atAdirondackMedicalCenterinSaranacLake. Born inGlens Falls,New Yorkon January 03, 1962, she was the daughter of Bernard and Peggy (Stiles) Fuller. Tina attended and graduated fromGlens FallsHigh School. She later attendedPaulSmithsCollege. Tina had been employed atPaulSmithsCollegefor several years until she was unable to work due…

SARANAC LAKE ADULT CENTER

MONTHLY MEAL Wednesday August 15th The Saranac Lake Adult Center sponsors their Monthly Meal on Wednesday August 15th. Bingo starts at 2pm, social hour begins at 4pm with dinner at 5pm. The dinner menu includes hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, pasta salad, ice cream sundae bars. The cost is $5.00 per person. call 891-2980 for…