! LOCAL NEWS !

Alumni Hockey in Lake Placid

An Alumni Hockey game forLake Placid’s Blue Bombers is well attended in the 1932 Rink at the Olympic Center on Wednesday…  It’s organizer is Lake Placid Senior Ryan Grady who created the concept for his senior project..  He’s been the manager of the Hockey Team inLake Placidfor his entire middle high school career and Coach…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

K&J – Craigwood Clubhouse Gets an Upgrade

There’s something about the Holidays and Golf that go together, so we thought we would take a few moments and visit the new clubhouse at Craigwood Golf Course in the Town of North Elba. If you’re not a golfer, and you’ve never been there to visit, you may want to re-consider.. if only for the…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

K&J – First Night Saranac Lake

Presenting the FIRST NIGHT® SARANAC LAKE 2013 Button The 2013 button for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration was created by Janet Simkins on behalf of the Women’s Civic Chamber incorporating their organization’s logo “Lake of the Clustered Stars” in her December 2009 design. K&J – 122112 – First Night Saranac Lake 2013 First Night invites…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

T.O.T. – Wednesday 12/26/12

TALKoftheTOWN

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Christmas Tree Sales Trending Towards Record Territory

A new report says Christmas tree sales are trending towards a record year in 2012, perhaps the highest on record since 2008. Jami Warner is Executive director of The American Christmas Tree Association. She says   “Their members are encouraged by early sales figures that are currently higher than last season by double-digits” The Second weekend…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Uihlein residents chip in to help with Hurricane Sandy relief

SARANAC LAKE – Residents at Uihlein Living Center demonstrated their Thanksgiving gratitude by hosting a relief drive for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. Prior to the holiday, they accepted basic items from generous community members for residents of Long Island, who were among the millions affected by of one of the most destructive storms to…

William M. Butterfield

William M. Butterfield died on December 3, 2012 in at the Franklin County Nursing Home in Malone, NY at the age of 90. Mr. Butterfield was born in New York City on February 10, 1922; the only child of B. V. and Betty Butterfield. Bill married Julianne Richards on May 16, 1944. Shortly thereafter, Bill…

T.O.T. Thursday 12/06/12

TALKoftheTOWN

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Active Motiff Brings Global Biotech Research to Saranac Lake

Saranac Lake’s Mayor welcomes Active Motiff, the Village’s newest corporate citizen and biotech company with a special reception and ribbon-cutting ceremony at their new location in Saranac Lake. Employees moved into the new site in the former “water building” in Early November and the building itself has undergone extensive renovations over the last 6 months…

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

T.O.T. Tuesday 12/04/12

AUDIO – Tuesday’s TALK of the TOWN 12/04/12

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Water Main Break Closes Church Street

A water line break has closed Church Street from Woodruff Street to Bloomingdale Avenue. Saranac Lake Police have posted detour signs directing traffic onto Pine Street or Broadway as travel alternatives.  

Ecumenical Council in Saranac Lake Announces King Scholarship Contest

The Saranac Lake Ecumenical Council announces scholarships for Saranac Lake High School and Middle School students to honor and raise awareness about the work of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. The Group’s organizers a looking to highlight King’s contributions to peace, justice, and human rights which they say continue to speak to our…

Farmers Gather in Albany to set Bureau’s Agenda and Policy

Farmers from across this great state will gather for New York Farm Bureau’s State Annual Meeting which begins tomorrow in Albany. The State’s Annual Meeting will set New York Farm Bureau policy and it’s agenda for the coming year, which many agree comes with many uncertainties. Perhaps the most pressing issue involves the ongoing struggle inWashingtonto…

T.O.T. Monday 12/03/12

Audio – TALK of the TOWN 12/03/12

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.

Holiday Sales Watch Reports “Upswing” in Shopping

Shoppers sprinted from the Thanksgiving dinner table to snatch up early bargains and continued buying throughout the weekend to deliver a solid start to the holiday season for New York state’s retailers. Seventy-four percent of merchants surveyed by the Retail Council of New York State early this week said their sales for Black Friday weekend…

Will Rogers Sponsors Advance Directives Seminar

Advanced Directives Seminar  Adirondack Medical Center’s Director of Pastoral Care, Steve Kovacevich, will present a Seminar on Advanced Directives at Saranac Village at Will Rogers, on Wednesday, December 5th, from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., as part of Saranac Village at Will Rogers’ Road to Retirement Series. The Road to Retirement Series, which began in September, features programs…

Village Welcomes Active Motiff

Village Set to Welcome New Biotech Company Saranac Lake will officially welcome its newest corporate citizen and biotech company, Active Motif, at 6 pm, December 4th, with a reception and ribbon-cutting event which will be held at its 21 Main Street location. This new Active Motif site is in the former “water building” and is…

Registering Your Snowmobiles Online – “Join The Club”

Renewing a snowmobile registration just got easier! New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) Commissioner Barbara Fiala says riders can now renew their snowmobile registrations online.  The Commissioner says Online renewal allows riders to renew registrations directly through the DMV Web site, saving a trip to a DMV office or the need to process…

Essex County Weighs and Means Ups Bed Tax by 2%

The Essex County Weighs and Means Committee Met earlier this week. The committee is chaired by Town of North Elba Supervisor Robi Politi.  One of their actions – a Resolution to amend the local law to increase the Occupancy Tax by 1%…  Supervisor Randy Preston moved to change the increase to 2% which would give…

T.O.T. Friday 11/30/12

TALKoftheTOWN

Audio clip: Adobe Flash Player (version 9 or above) is required to play this audio clip. Download the latest version here. You also need to have JavaScript enabled in your browser.