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Hannaford Supermarkets commemorates its 25th anniversary

First Hannaford store in New York opened in Queensbury in 1987 Grocer currently owns and operates 49 stores throughout Greater Capital Region, Hudson Valley and Utica areas Hannaford Supermarkets will celebrate a quarter century of serving shoppers in New York when the grocery chain this week marks the 25th anniversary of the first Hannaford to…

Free foot & wound screening offered by Adirondack Health

Free foot & wound screening offered by Adirondack Health SARANAC LAKE – Adirondack Health’s Wound & Hyperbaric Treatment Center in Saranac Lake is offering a free foot and wound screening clinic on Friday, Nov. 2. This free clinic is open to the public and is designed for people who have non-healing wounds. A non-healing or chronic wound…

T.O.T.- Wednesday 10/31/12

Happy Halloween

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Tricks or Treats for Halloween in Lake Placid and Saranac Lake

A Special K&J Halloween Presentation There’s a trick and a treat for everyone this Halloween and perhaps with the “Trick” having already passed us by, communities are gearing up for the afternoon onslaught of children trick or treating on main streets throughout the region..   In Wilmington, kids are invited to the 3rd Annual Halloween at…

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AMA Civic Testimonial Postponed Due to Storm

Bus transportation gets back in motion today but the power is still out in many parts of New York City and the subway remains flooded, MTA officials are continuing to pump out the tubes under the river so that they can better asses the damage to the tunnels and New York City airports, which represent…

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Dr Edward Livingston Trudeau’s Autobiography is Getting a New Look

Now in it’s 5th publication, an Autobiography of Dr E. L. Trudeau is getting a face-lift with the help of two supporters of Historic Saranac Lake.  Mary Hotaling speaks in the John Brown Room at the Saranac Laboratory of Dr Trudeau during the Historic Saranac Lake Annual Meeting.  In her presentation, Mary tells a story of…

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Haloween Stop DWI Crackdown

The sixth statewide STOP-DWI crackdown for 2012 continues this Haloween. During the enforcement wave, state and local law enforcement agencies will be out in force in all 62 counties of New York State, utilizing sobriety checkpoints and saturation patrols to deter impaired driving and ensure the safety of our roadways.  Motorists are reminded that driving…

Snowmobile Association supports ARTA Rail Conversion

The New York Snowmobile Association has passed a resolution to support ARTA and the Trail conversion on the Travel Corridor, that is the backing of well over 50,000 members State wide and taps into a much larger portion of the over $245,000,000 in economic benefit from snowmobiles in just the Adirondacks. Even Beaver River, the only…

Lake Placid Sinfonietta Donates raffle proceeds

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta donates half the summer’s park series raffle proceeds to the Paul White Memorial Shell fund. The Lake Placid Sinfonietta made a donation of $1070, half of the summer’s Park Series raffle proceeds, to the Paul White Memorial Shell Fund at the Adirondack Community Trust. The orchestra has presented a free community…

Talk of the Town – Tuesday 10/30/12

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New Rails Coming to Tupper / Saranac Lake Corridor

  The Adirondack Rail Preservation Society (ARPS), operators of current tourism rail services on the Adirondack Railroad, and Iowa Pacific Holdings, LLC have entered into a Memorandum of Understanding establishing a major new working partnership going forward. STORY – IOWA PACIFIC invests in Adirondack Scenic Railroad A key goal of the agreement is the establishment…

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NY Tax Revenue Down / SUNY Research Foundation Employee Fired for Abuse

DiNapoli: State Tax Revenue Short of Targets Tax revenue through the first six months of the state’s fiscal year was 0.2 percent lower than last year and $213 million short of projections, according to a mid-year state revenue analysis released today by State Comptroller Thomas P. DiNapoli. Collections would have to grow 6.4 percent for the remainder…

Bonnie Rock Myers

Word has been received of the death of Bonnie Rock Myers, age 62 formerly of Saranac Lake and currently of Largo, Florida who died on Monday October 15, 2012 in Largo. Born in Saranac Lake, NY on April 9, 1950 she was the daughter of Jean Walton and Raymond Rock. Bonnie attended and graduated from…

Donald Vorrath

Donald “Snake Charmer” Vorrath, 73, if Onchiota, New York died peacefully at home on Sunday October 28, 2012 in the care of his wife Millie. He was born on August 28, 1939 in Newark, NJ the son of Alfred and Violet (Czekenski) Vorrath, but lived most of his life in New York State. He is…

Hurricane Sandy Goes South

Hurricane Sandy slammed into the New Jersey coastline with 80 mph winds Monday night — sending a 13-foot surge of seawater into at New York City, flooding tunnels, subway stations and the electrical system that powers Wall Street which is closed again today for the day. Power is out for hundreds of thousands of New…

Lake Placid Fast Pitch Softball Sends Balestrini to RPI Roster

The Adirondack Chill Softball Club is proud to announce they have placed their first player on a college roster. Danielle Balestrini will be playing for the RPI Engineers this spring. RPI is a division 3 program that plays in the Liberty League.  Balestrini is the daughter of Helga and Dave Balestrini.  2013 will be her…

Community Store Celebrates First Anniversary

The Community Store celebrates it’s one year anniversary over the weekend… A simple ceremony on Friday afternoon honored Board Member Gail Brill with a special cake and a gathering in celebration of their first year in business..  The store’s general manager Craig Waters says the store enjoyed some early publicity when it first opened.. Waters…

Obituary – Dora Bova

Dora Bova, age 77, of 77 Catherine Street, Malone, died Saturday, October 27, 2012 at her home. Born in Saranac Lake, New York on September 09, 1935, she was the daughter of Felix and Doris (Barnaby) Gates. She married Joseph Bova, Sr. on December 24, 1954 at the Nazarene Church in Vermontville. Dora had worked…

Hurricane Sandy Related Closures –

The Harrietstown Supervisor Debate Cancelled The Saranac Lake Adult Center has cancelled Bingo tonight —– Lake Placid High School dismissed at 10:30am Lake Placid Elementary School dismissed at 11:15am St Bernards School Dismissing at 11:05 Saranac Lake Middle School closing at 11:15 Saranac Lake High School dismissing at 11:25 Saranac Lake Elementary School dismissed at 12:05…

The Bucket Brigade Tradition Continues

Thankfully the weather held off on Sunday Morning at 9am as residents of the community all gathered on Main Street and Broadway in Saranac Lake. PINK, which calls themselves “The Ultimate Destination for the Fashion Obsessed” is now in their new home at 39 Broadway in Saranac Lake. PINK Story With the exception of a…

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