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A racing life

January 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The car racing track at the state fairgrounds in Syracuse is still known as “The Moody Mile,” a tribute to Saranac Laker Wes “Slugger” Moody, who on Labor Day in 1970 became the first... more »»

Stefanik says Republican health care plan is coming

January 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID - U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik spoke with members of the Medical Society of the State of New York Saturday in Lake Placid about a Republican-led effort to reform the Affordable Care Act. more »»

Social savvy #EliseStefanik to visit Placid

January 24, 2015 Elise Stefanik, the North Country’s new U.S. representative and the youngest member of Congress, will no doubt be posting social media updates during her trip to Lake Placid toda. more »»

Face to face with Diane Leifheit

January 24, 2015 GABRIELS — After nearly a year spent capturing more than 180 faces in pastel, Diane Leifheit has finished phase one of her ambitious art project, “Face to Face: Drawn to Saranac Lak. more »»

North Country aims to win Upstate $500 million

January 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul “feels really good” about the North Country’s chance of winning $500 million in state economic development funding, part of a new competition proposed by Gov. more »»

Meet & Greet

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Tupper library initiates public appeal

January 24, 2015 TUPPER LAKE — The year 2014 marked the 100th anniversary of library services in this community, and the library’s board of trustees needs some help to ensure those services will continue for another... more »»

Hunting for facade grants

January 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — You can’t blame Cory Rothamel for not being very optimisti. more »»

AMC takes new precautions to protect newborns against the flu

January 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — To protect newborns from the recent spike in flu and flu-like symptoms, Adirondack Health is restricting visitors to the Stafford New Life birthing center. more »»

Facing bribery charges

January 23, 2015 NEW YORK — Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver, who bent state government to his will for more than 20 years as one of New York’s most powerful and canny politicians, was arrested Thursday on charges of... more »»

Canadian pair rescued after frosty night in High Peaks (update)

January 23, 2015 KEENE (AP) — Two Canadian hikers lost in the Adirondack High Peaks spent a frigid night in the snowy wilderness before being rescued by rangers this week. more »»

Silver's arrest prompts calls for ethics overhaul

January 23, 2015 ALBANY — There was the assemblyman who took a bribe from a carnival promoter. The former Senate leader accused of using envelopes stuffed with cash to grease his bid for New York City mayor. more »»

North Country lawmakers call on Silver to resign

January 23, 2015 The three state lawmakers who represent northeastern New York are calling on Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver to resign after he was charged with corruption and bribery. more »»

Local educators dislike teacher evaluation plan

January 23, 2015 Local teacher union reps are not happy with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan for tougher teacher evaluations, tied more than before to test scores. more »»

Local investments in Cuomo’s budget

January 23, 2015 The Adirondack impact of Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Executive Budget, before the Legislature changes it, would include funding bumps for state agencies that are prominent in the Park. more »»

Ice Palace is on

January 23, 2015 ... more »»

Lt. Governor Kathy Hochul tours Olympic venues

January 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Who says you can’t mix business with pleasure in the Adirondacks? Lt. Gov. more »»

Lake George HoJo’s reopens; Sale pending in Lake Placid

January 23, 2015 LAKE GEORGE — One of the three remaining Howard Johnson’s restaurants has reopened in an Adirondack tourist village after being closed for three years. more »»

Lake Placid will host 2015 National Ski Council Federation

January 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Olympic village has been selected to host the 2015 National Ski Council Federation annual meeting, to be held the second week of September. more »»

Lake Placid attorney to run for Essex County judge

January 23, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Attorney Brian Barrett wants to be Essex County’s new court judge. Barrett announced this week that he will run on Democratic Party line against incumbent Judge Richard Meye. more »»

Man found dead outside mobile home

January 23, 2015 PLATTSBURGH (AP) — Authorities are awaiting results of an autopsy on the body of a 50-year-old upstate New York man who was found lying naked outside his trailer park home. more »»



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