October 2, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — A local head shop is selling a plant-based substance called kratom that has raised some questions. more »»
Tractor Supply to open Oct. 10
October 2, 2015 RAY BROOK — A grand opening for Tractor Supply will be on Oct. 10. The staff were stocking shelves with products Thursday. The store, which is 19,097 square feet, appeared nearly ready to open. more »»
Essex County to vote on occupancy tax changes
September 29, 2015 ELIZABETHTOWN — Representatives of the hotel industry spoke in favor of the county occupancy tax being applied to vacation rentals Monday at a public hearing with the Essex County Board of... more »»
Alcoa splitting into 2 companies
September 28, 2015 NEW YORK (AP) — Alcoa will split into two independent companies, separating its bauxite, aluminum and casting operations from its engineering, transportation and global rolled products businesses. more »»
Aid priorities: hospital, Tupper, Olympics
September 24, 2015 The North Country Regional Economic Development Council released a lengthy list of priority projects Wednesday that it believes will secure millions of dollars in state funding. more »»
What the future spells
September 23, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The letters are coming down, one by one. On Tuesday a crew started removing the large, rusty metal letters that spell “Hotel Saranac” from the hotel’s iconic rooftop sign. more »»
More private home nurses?
September 17, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Franklin County is looking at privatizing some of its home health nurses as one option to deal with declining Medicaid reimbursements. more »»
Brighton food pantry still seeking new site
September 16, 2015 GABRIELS — The St. Paul’s-Assumption Food Pantry is still looking for a new location, according to coordinator Barb Marshall, but it may need to remain in the town park through the winter. more »»
Arts center downtown?
September 15, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The village and Pendragon Theatre are teaming up on a plan to build a community arts center somewhere downtown. more »»
New treatment for hereditary hand condition
September 12, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — Dr. Jonathan Krant, a member of Adirondack Health’s medical staff, now offers an effective, non-surgical treatment for patients living with Dupuytren’s (Du-pui-trin’s) Contracture. more »»
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Food: The Next Challenge to Our Economy?
July 28, 2014 Some projections indicate we will be a planet of nearly 9 billion people.
If that is true, feeding everyone may become a serious problem. more »