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14-year-old boy uses legal quirk to run for Vermont governor

This undated photo provided by the Ethan 2018 Campaign shows Ethan Sonneborn, of Bristol, Vt., who is one of the four Vermont Democrats seeking the party nomination to run for governor in the Tuesday, Aug. 14,... more

GREENWICHTIME - 2018-08-13 15:10:06

Saranac Lake summer youth program offers free and reduced-price meals, just like when school is in session

The Saranac Lake schools hold an annual summer youth program five days a week at Petrova Elementary School, starting in early July and ending last Friday. The program is organized through the Essex County Youth Bureau, which has a contract with the United States Department of Agriculture, which offe


AuSable to host sessions on Keeseville Civic Center rebirth

KEESEVILLE — Town of AuSable residents will get a chance to vote on major plans to overhaul the former Keeseville Civic Center and turn it into a community center.The town is looking to undertake a $4.6 million rehabilitation project of the building at 1790 Main Street in what once was the Village o

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-08-14 20:53:50

'On the front lines of battle'

ELLENBURG — Eurasian watermilfoil has a deeply rooted presence in Chateaugay Lake, as well.Efforts aimed at reducing the spread of the plant and reclaiming infested shoreline have been ongoing for two decades now, a press release from the Chateaugay Lake Foundation said.“Lake groups like ours are on

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-08-14 20:25:39

Tourism study: Adirondack visitors overwhelming white, upper middle class

Hikers take in the view from the summit of Long Pond Mountain in the St. Regis Canoe Area last summer. A tourism study by ROOST was conducted for Hamilton, Franklin and Essex counties recently and found hiking is the most popular activity for visitors and an overwhelming demographic of upper middle

POST-STAR - 2018-08-14 17:49:00

Preview: Plastic Madness at BluSeed Studios in Saranac Lake

"Plastic Madness/Locura del Plastico," originated in Mazatlan, Mexico in January 2017. The unique and compelling exhibit began as an invitation to more than 25 Mexican and U.S. artists to create artwork from plastic found in their everyday lives. Thursday evening's opening features a meet-the-artist

NORTH COUNTRY PUBLIC RADIO - 2018-08-15 00:00:00

Transgender woman wins Vermont Democratic primary for governor

Vermont Democrat Christine Hallquist, a former executive at an electric co-op, beat out three other candidates to become the nation’s first transgender gubernatorial nominee for a major party.

MARKETWATCH - 2018-08-15 02:43:00

Excitement Building for U18 and U22 Series vs. Canada

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. -The 2018 U.S. Under-18 and Under-22 Women's Select Teams travel to Calgary today (Aug. 14) ahead of this weekend's U18 and U22 Series vs. Canada, to be held Aug. 16-19 at the Markin MacPhail Center in Calgary, Alberta. Before making the trip, players shared their thoughts on the u

USA HOCKEY - 2018-08-14 15:45:00

Elizabethtown Hospital to host Diabetes Fair and Walk

ELIZABETHTOWN — University of Health Network, Elizabethtown Community Hospital will host a Diabetes Health Fair and Walk to End Diabetes from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29, at the hospital, 75 Park St., Elizabethtown.This free event is open to the public and includes vendors, demonstrations an

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-08-14 00:19:00

Lake Placid creates 9er hiking challenge as High Peaks tune up

Cobble Hill, one of the Lake Placid 9er hiking challenge, offers views of the High Peaks, Olympic ski jumps and the village of Lake Placid.Justin Levine, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

POST-STAR - 2018-08-13 16:15:00

The 'Cure Cottages' of Saranac Lake

You’ll see them all around Saranac Lake,New York: Victorian-style homes with long wrap-around porches and balconies. These are the Saranac Lake “cure cottages,” and for several decades in the late 19th and early 20th centuries, they were where you came to get “cured” of tuberculosis.Top Places in Ne

ATLAS OBSCURA - 2018-08-14 14:00:00

Lake Placid eyes rental regulation

LAKE PLACID — After many years of talking about how to manage the vacation rental market here, a solution is coming, one official says.North Elba Town Supervisor Roby Politi said his town and Village of Lake Placid could soon have a system in place so vacation rentals, via Airbnb and otherwise, are


About 400 moose live in the Adirondacks, surveys show

"Yah, so this is real rodeo stuff," said Jim Stickles, a big game biologist with the state Department of Environmental Conservation. "So this is what I'm saying, these guys are crazy. We're glad to pay them to do this."


Hotel Saranac becomes a castle for North Country princes, princesses

"When she died she said, 'Live, laugh and love and please don't keep on grieving.' And in order for me to do that I had to figure out how to place my energy toward something positive," Colby said.


Sinfonietta conductor takes final bows

Lake Placid Sinfonietta conductor Ron Spigelman stands with musicians for the last show of the season at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts Sunday. It was also Spigelman’s last show as conductor after nearly a decade of leading the group. (Enterprise photo — Griffin Kelly)COMMENTSParade fee gives p


'We have put a good fair together'

The 170th version of the fair kicks off Wednesday, Aug. 15, and runs through Sunday, Aug. 19.

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2018-08-13 23:22:09

Tim Rowland On Adirondack Acronyms -

I might as well have asked him his granddaughter’s opinion of rhizomes. It totally threw him off track, and it was pretty clear that in the 30-some years he had been supervisor, no one had ever asked him that question before. He stumbled around a bit before, with a self-satisfied look on his face he

ADIRONDACKALMANACK.COM - 2018-08-13 15:00:41

Police reports for August 1932

Aug. 2, 10:05 a.m.: Officer Putnam received a complaint of a fellow selling Bed Spreads and other Merchandise on South Edward and Duprey Street. Investigated by myself and Officer E. Duprey. Man was driving a Gray Ford, NY license No. 8K6811. Was unable to locate this car or the operator. Putnam


North Country SPCA holds open house, animals in need find forever homes

Dogs, like Dapper Dan and Gizmo, nestled their way into the hearts of North Country this weekend at the North Country SPCA Open House.


City policy gives pause to paraders

PLATTSBURGH — The Adirondack North Country Gender Alliance is hoping to march through the streets of downtown Plattsburgh in a parade, but they may have to settle for the sidewalks.The Alliance is seeking to hold a parade on Saturday, Sept. 29, as part of a festival in Trinity Park that day from noo