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‘God of Carnage’ starts Jan. 24 at BluSeed Studios

SARANAC LAKE – “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza with translation by Christopher Hampton is coming to BluSeed Studios this month. Performances will be held Jan. 24, 25, 26, 29, & 30 at 7 p.m. with an additional Jan. 27 performance at 5 p.m.


Fun at the International Children’s Games

I was ecstatic when I was told I had been selected for the 2019 Lake Placid International Children’s Winter Games. I had written many essays, had letters of recommendation written about me, had been preparing athletically, and it all paid off. I was proud to be a member of Team Lake Placid.


Governor to sign law protecting transgender people’s civil rights

SARANAC LAKE — The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act passed through both houses of the New York State Legislature Tuesday and is expected to be signed into law by the governor.


Duffield earns three wins at indoor meet

PLATTSBURGH | Cameron Duffield recorded three wins for the Saranac indoor track team at the CVAC meet held Wednesday. Duffield scored wins in the 55 hurdles with a time of 8.0 seconds as well as the long (18-4.5) and triple (39-8.75) jumps.


Cabin Fever: Adirondack Lecture Series

Though many Adirondack historical societies and museums host winter lectures, three of my favorite Cabin Fever series of lectures are at Fort Ticonderoga, the Adirondack Experience (formerly the Adirondack Museum), and the Lake Placid Historical Society.


These incredible ice palaces have been made the same way since 1955

Residents of Saranac Lake, New York, look forward to a winter carnival celebration every year, along with a tradition that dates back to 1955. An 80-year-old ice-cutting saw is brought out to Lake Flower, where it cuts into ice that's at least a foot thick and transforms it into building blocks for


Adirondack Foundation accepting grant applications

LAKE PLACID – The Adirondack Foundation's 2019 Generous Acts Fund grant application is open and available online until 5 p.m. Feb. 4. Nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities working to support human and family well-being, educational opportunities and economic vitality may apply.


Steve’s Bagels puts customers in a New York state of mind

MANCHESTER — Steven DiGiorgio, owner of Steve’s Bagels, which opened five weeks ago on Tolland Turnpike, said he grew up on bagels in New York City. On Sunday mornings he would take his dog, Sparky, to buy the New York Times and the New York Daily News and a dozen bagels and cream cheese for his fat


The struggle is real, Poor People's Campaign 2.0

SARANAC LAKE — The Poor People's Campaign addressed an uncomfortable reality in 1968. It's still relevant now, when, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, an estimated 39.7 million Americans live in poverty.


Ice Palace building to start Thursday

SARANAC LAKE — Construction of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Ice Palace is scheduled to begin on Thursday, the Carnival Committee announced in a press release Tuesday night.


Kelting, Rose-McCandish win on trails

SARANAC LAKE | Nick Kelting, of Saranac Lake, and Annie Rose-McCandish, of Lake Placid, were the top finishers in the 5.4K varsity Nordic race held Tuesday at Dewey Mountain. Kelting finished with a time of 18:58 in the boys race, followed by James Flanigan (19:05) and Kai Frantz (20:07), of Lake Pl


Two Lake Placid village trustees seek re-election

LAKE PLACID — Two positions on the village Board of Trustees are up for grabs in the March 19 general election. So far, only the incumbents have submitted petitions for candidacy.


Saranac Lake police report fewer arrests in 2018

SARANAC LAKE — Village police have reported a decrease in arrests in 2018 compared to the previous four years — making more than 900 arrests in that period with an average of 227 per year.


What’s in store for Adirondacks in state budget

ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Buoyed by Democratic majorities in the state legislature, the governor’s proposed $175 billion spending plan has garnered headlines for its blend of progressive proposals — legalizing recreational marijuana, raisi


Portrait of the manual laborer as artist

PLATTSBURGH — Dan Hausner’s exhibition, “Shapes,” highlights the photographer’s abstract aesthetics in the Strand Center Main Gallery in Plattsburgh. By trade, Hausner is a manual laborer working construction, landscaping, farm work, trail crews, a bit of everything.


Alpine Ski Kicks Off Season at St. Lawrence Carnival

The men’s and women’s alpine ski teams took to the slopes at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, New York this past weekend to compete in their opening weekend of races at the St. Lawrence Carnival. It was a strong showing overall from the Panthers, one that included career-best results and “flashes


MLK Jr. Celebration Saturday in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE – There will be a celebration of Martin Luther King’s life from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at the First Presbyterian Church Great Hall. Attendees wiill hear Dr. King’s words on the need for social and economic justice, listen to Joe Paparone speak on the revival of Dr. King’s last pr


ORDA reps, state senator tout $82.5M sports venue upgrade proposal

LAKE PLACID — State Olympic Regional Development Authority representatives and a state senator say a proposed investment of $82.5 million will go toward making Lake Placid a successful hub for sports competition and year-round casual tourism.


MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Revival in Saranac Lake

A celebration of the life of Martin Luther King has been set for Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 7 to 8 pm at the First Presbyterian Church Great Hall, 57 Church Street in Saranac Lake.


Engel & Volkers adds Harris, Moquin and Lacey for vacation rental sales

LAKE PLACID – Engel & Volkers Lake Placid today announced that Helen Harris, Amy Moquin and Rebecca “Becca” Lacey have recently joined its shop as a Licensed Real Estate salespeople.