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AMA Honor Event now at Left Bank Cafe

Village Changes Venue for Civic Testimonial Event Coordinator Katy Van Anden announced today that the venue for the first-ever village Civic Testimonial, honoring the American Management Association (AMA) on the evening of November 1st, is changed to at The Left Bank Café on Broadway.  “Logistically, the Left Bank Café makes the most sense for us right now,”…

Multiple Drug Bust in Saranac Lake

An early morning drug bust in Saranac Lake on Friday results in the arrests of 8 suspects by The Saranac Lake Police Department in conjunction with the Franklin County Northern Boarder Drug Task Force.. These arrests all stem from ongoing investigations initiated by the Saranac Lake Police Department.. According to Saranac Lake Police Chief Bruce…

Tracking Hurricane Sandy – The “Frankenstorm”

Saranac Lake Prepares for the blow Hurricane Sandy has been downgraded to a tropical storm but is expected to strengthen again as the storm merges with a weather system in the west and creates a “Super Storm” heading up the east coast. Right now, it’s expected to deal a powerful blow to most of PA…

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Editorial – If the rails come up, this is what’s going to happen…

An Editorial from WNBZ News; Below is a press release from the ultra environmental organization PROTECT the Adirondacks. It includes pictures of construction of a new trail in the forest preserve..  One would expect during construction to see this kind of work on any site whether it’s snowmobile trails or hiking trails in the Adirondacks.…

The Adirondack Scenic Railroad Clarifies Numbers

The Adirondack Regional Railroad announced growth, Thursday of nearly 7% over the past year. During the same presentation, The volunteer organization’s President Bill Branson told an overflowing crowd at the Train Depot in Saranac Lake that there final payment has been made on a $400,000 note and the $12,000 monthly payment can now be aimed…

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Talk of the Town – Thursday 10/25/12

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DEC Asks Hunters for Help Locating Colin Gillis

New York State Police and DEC Forest Rangers are asking hunters and others bushwhacking in the woods in the town of Piercefield and the town of Tupper Lake to look for and report signs of Colin Gillis.   Colin Gillis was last seen on March 10th  walking on State Route 3 between the communities ofTupperLake…

Obituary – Patricia K Sprenger

Patricia K. Sprenger, age 60, of 57 Algonquin Ave., Saranac Lake, died Tuesday, October 23, 2012. Born in Utica, New York on December 12, 1951, she was the daughter of George and Bess (MacDonald) Folsom. Patricia married James Sprenger on June 22, 1974 in Old Forge, NY. Patricia has been a resident of Saranac Lake since…

Talk of the Town – Wednesday 10/24/12

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safeTALK about Suicide – Experts visit Lake Placid

The Adirondack Room at the Olympic Training Center here inLake Placidis the site of a special training called Safe Talk.. It’s Sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.. Lisa Riley is the Board’s President… Riley says their goal is to train teachers, parents, students.. and in fact this program is for anybody over the…

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New Jay Mountain Hiking Trail Ready for Use in the Adirondacks

DEC COMPLETES TRAIL TO RIDGE OF JAY MOUNTAIN Trail Provides Easier and Safer Access to the Mountain*s Summit The newly constructed 2.5-mile trail to the summit of Jay Mountain is complete and available for public use, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Regional Director Robert Stegemann announced today. The trail bypasses the steep…

Obituary – George Denis

George Denis was received into the loving arms of the Lord on October 22, 2012. He was born in Tupper Lake on April 5, 1929. He graduated from Tupper Lake High School (1948) where he was captain of the track and football team.  He married his high school sweetheart,  Joan Lamica at St. Alphonsus Church…

Mountain Biking and Glades in Saranac Lake

There’s a new Mountain Biking Initiative in Lake Placid and Wilmington, The organization is called BETA – and according to Saranac Lake Village Trustee Paul Van Cott, they’re doing a lot of work on the concept of building mountain biking trails in Saranac Lake..  The group has a meeting scheduled with the DEC shortly to…

Funds for Rare Songbird Going South

A New Approach to Protecting a Rare Songbird An alliance of North American scientists and conservationists is taking the unusual step of funding a team of Dominican biologists to work in the migratory songbird’s Caribbean wintering habitat. The Bicknell’s Thrush Habitat Protection Fund at the Adirondack Community Trust has awarded a $5,000 grant to Grupo…

Bevilacqua looks to re-schedule Supervisor debate

The Bevilacqua Campaign for Supervisor in the Town of Harrietstown welcomes the opportunity to continue the campaign on a more open level.. That from Harrietstown Councilman Bob Bevilacqua following an announcement by the Catillaz campaign that Tom has “Rejoined the Campaign.”  An October 9th email from Catillaz supporters announced the suspension of the candidate’s campaign ,…

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Talk of the Town – Monday 10/22/12

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AMC Welcomes new CFO

Adirondack Health is proud to welcome a seasoned professional to serve as its new Chief Financial Officer. Greg Moore began work as a member of Adirondack Health’s executive leadership team recently, and has settled into the community with his wife and two children.  His most recent position was as interim Chief Executive Officer at Pioneers…