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AMA to be honored at 1st Saranac Lake Testimonial Dinner

The Village of Saranac Lake announces the beginning of Civic Testimonial Dinners. The first in the series will salute the American Management Association (AMA) and The event’s guest of honor will be AMA CEO Edward Reilly. SaranacLake’s Mayor Clyde Rabideau says It is tremendously appropriate for our greater community to express its gratitude and appreciation to AMA for…

School DistrictsExhausting Their Fund Balances

The New York State Association of School Business Officials (NYSASBO) says almost every school district in the state has tapped their fund balances to plug holes in their budgets.. Results of a recent survey show that  99% of school districts tapped their fund balances sighting limitations in state aid and the property tax cap. 81%…

Lake Placid Library Offers Free Computer Help Desk

An Open Help Desk for people with any kind of computer issue at all will be offered by InternetXpress at the Lake Placid Public Library on July 12. This is a great opportunity for everone with questions about software, hardware or anything else about a computer to talk to an expert, Chris Lawrence. Individual half-hour…

Distracted Driving Campaign Gets more fuel from CSEA President Danny Donohue

CSEA is ramping up its “Don’t Zone Out” distracted driving campaign this summer to increase public awareness about New York’s “move over law” and help save lives. Interestingly, A January 2012 extension of the “move over law” now requires motorists to move over for amber lights on roadways as well as for red and blue…