Daily Archives: October 7, 2012

Lake Placid’s Elementary School Playground Reopens Wednesday

The Lake Placid Elementary School Playground will open again on Wednesday thanks to the help of a committed group of Volunteers who spent the afternoon Friday and most of the day on Saturday working on the final touches to the newly designed playground..  By mid afternoon Saturday, the ominous pile of woodchips are disappearing quickly…

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New York Pharmacists Go Postal on Medicaid Drug Policies

ALBANY, N.Y. – The Pharmacists Society of the State of New York (PSSNY) and several pharmacies have filed a legal challenge in State Supreme Court against state Medicaid policies that force certain beneficiaries to receive some of their medications by mail.  Pharmacists charge that blocking access to local pharmacies and the additional support they  routinely…

Assemblywoman Janet Duprey Debates challengers

Incumbent Republican Assemblywoman Janet Duprey is seeking a 4th term in the New York State Assembly. She faces a challenge from 2 opponents in November in the newly redrawn 115th Assembly District that covers all of Clinton and Franklin Counties and 4 towns in St. Lawrence County in Northern New York.  Conservative Party candidate Karen…

Three Keeseville Murder Suspects Arrested in August Death of Robert Rennie

Six weeks ago 45 year old Robert Rennie was murdered and  Three Keeseville men are now in custody facing chrages of Second degree murder and Manslaughter. The three men were alegedly involved in a gang assault which left Robert Rennie Dead and according to State Police this assault was pre-meditated. 39 year old Paul Taylor…

Fire Prevention Week Begins Today

MORRISONVILLE, N.Y. Oct. 3, 2012 – This October 7-13 the American Red Cross is helping families and businesses learn how to protect themselves and others from fires in observance of National Fire Prevention Week. Last year, the Red Cross responded to about 63,000 home fires across the country by providing comfort and basic necessities to…

Obituary – Bertha Paquin

Bertha E. Paquin, age 84, of Overlook Apartments, Bloomingdale, died Saturday, September 29, 2012 at the Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. Born in Gabriels, New York on March 06, 1928, she was the daughter of Fred and Helen (Otis) Lester. Bertha married Robert Paquin on June 24, 1948 in St. John’s Catholic Church in…

Langton defends his title as fastest push athlete in the nation

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Oct. 6, 2012)- Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.) defended his title as the fastest push athlete in the nation by claiming his fourth U.S. National Men’s Bobsled Push Championship title in Lake Placid, N.Y. today. Langton led a field of 39 athletes in one of the toughest battles for the victory in the…