- Saranac Lake

State Owns Broadway Lot

The village of Saranac Lake will not be selling the small parking lot on the corner of Upper roadway and Bloomingdale Avenue because—as it turns out—the village does not own the lot—It’s actually owned by the State of New York.. In an email to WNBZ, Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau says the sliver of land…

Town Hall to Accept “In Person” School Tax Payments

Back to School and there are a few changes in Saranac Lake – One being the High School Lock Down and the other, to save in person payers the trouble of waiting outside the administrative offices, brings the ability for those paying in person to drop payments off at The Town of Harrietstown offices in…

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Underground Work Nearing Completion on Olive Street

The Saranac Lake Department of Public Works has successfully transferred all of the water services onto the newer 8” main on Olive Street. Saranac Lake DPW Superintendent Jeff Dora says Two street mains have also been transferred to the 8” line and Village crews have also ……

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County Wide Crackdown on Drugs Nets Over 40 Arrests

The Franklin County District Attorney’s Office now says they’ve arrested over 40 suspects in a massive drug raid… State Police in Ray Brook say seventeen people were arrested in early morning raids by multiple local police agencies including Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake and other federal agencies as a result of an ongoing narcotics investigation in Franklin ……

Village Seeking Management for Mt Pisgah

Saranac Lake Mt Pisgah

Mount Pisgah will be under new management this winter.. That’s because General Manager Charlie Martin has taken a private position in the community and won’t be available again to provide those services…  Village Manager John Sweeney has received permission from the Village Board to move forward on a Request For Proposals (RFP) to identify any…

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Is a Reasonable Price Feasible?

Lake Flower Beach Return

It appears the request for a study may have wanted a little too much information……

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Pagers for Paul Smiths Fire Dept

The Paul Smith’s Gabriels Fire Department is facing a dilemma that the Village of Saranac Lake in cooperation with it’s Volunteer Fire Department may be able to solve.. The two fire Departments and members of the Village Board plan to meet today to finalize the details.. Trustee Tom Catillaz says there are paging frequencies that are available and already licensed that are not currently being actively used by the …….

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K&J – Invading the Adirondack Watershed Institute

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Congressman Bill Owens has been meeting regularly with organizations focused on the prevention of invasive species in the…..

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Plein Air Honors for Sandy Hildreth

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Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau presents Plein Air Organizer Sandy Hildreth with a plaque honoring Saranac Lake Art Works for their work on the Plein Air Festival. …..

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Technology Policies for the Classroom

Technology can be a real plus for teachers and students alike but administrators in our local school systems are dealing with drawing the line between productive use of smarter computer and communications technology and inappropriate use of cell phones and other devices in the school setting during the day.. To get a better feel for that we sat down with Saranac Lake’s District Superintendent Diane Fox in the Library at Petrova….

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20 Plus New Jobs Possible at Bionique

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The Town of Harrietstown is leveraging their authority in support of Bionique Testing Laboratories and their initiative to seek funding for the expansion of their labs in Lake Clear.. Harrietstown Councilman Ron Keough says if Bionique is able to expand their current footprint at the business park, there’s an opportunity for 20 plus jobs to be…

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AMC Building Emergency Room Committee

Adirondack Health President and CEO Chandler Ralph says there’s been some progress on plans to coordinate with officials from Lake Placid and the Town of North Elba in the creation of a committee to assist AMC Lake Placid with decisions on scheduling and hours of operation.. The Hospital hopes to have the committee formed and meeting………

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K&J – Water Treatment Part II with Kevin Pratt

Kevin Pratt - Water Treatment Plant

Our tour of the waste-water treatment plant in Saranac Lake Continues. We’re touring the facility and heading to the new well water system which has currently become fully operational..

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A Changing Focus for AMC and Rural Health Care

Saranac Lake Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Katy VanAnden.

An Official Ribbon Cutting Ceremony gives Adirondack Health a chance to highlight new opportunities for patients

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Activity is Building At Saranac Lake Schools

Saranac Lake Central School

Back to School in no time flat.. and while as with other years, the opening of school is always a little more confusing for students

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To Beer or Not to Beer / A Sixer Pale Ale

Paul Van Cott

Village Trustee Allie Pellitiere is upset with a letter to the Editor in the Adirondack Daily

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Pelletiere Focused on Train Depot

Saranac Lake Train Station

Saranac Lake Village Trustee Allie Pellitiere says it’s time to seriously consider letting go of the Train Depot and Station.. He’s asked the Village Treasurer Paul Ellis for a financial statement to bring to light the figures on what it costs them to maintain building.. AUDIO – 081613 – Allie Pelletiere on the Train Depot…

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North Elba Officials Support Hotel Projects

Hotel Saranac - August 2013

The Town of North Elba gives its support to the Lake Flower Avenue Hotel Project… There are Three Motels on Lake Flower Avenue which own waterfront on LakeFlower and PontiacBay, if the project can continue to move forward, they will be torn down in favor of one new 6 story hotel in the architectural style of the old Riverside Hotel in SaranacLake..

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State Watches Lake Placid ER

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The Board of Directors at Adirondack Health are moving to create an ad hoc committee made up of members of the community and of the hospital who will help to finalize the hours for the Lake Placid Emergency Room…

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“Third Thursday Art Walks” Continue

Thursday Art Walk

The 15th annual Saranac Lake’s Third Thursday Art Walks continue on the evening of Aug. 15th, on the heels of the Plein Air Festival’s “Paint the Town” event that day. The village, parks, downtown businesses, nonprofits and galleries will host the talents of regional and local artists and musicians of