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Lake Placid teen allegedly took gun, knife to school

LAKE PLACID - A Lake Placid teen is accused of bringing weapons to school. At around 10:30 a.m. Monday, Principal Dana Wood received information about a student who allegedly had a weapon, according to a statement sent to Lake Placid Central School District students' families. "The situation was imm

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-19 20:19:19

Lake Placid Kiwanis Club hosts Teddy Bear Picnic Sunday

2016 Teddy Bear Picnic parade (Photo provided) LAKE PLACID - Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid members are inviting families to enjoy a day at the Hillcrest Avenue park during their annual Teddy Bear Picnic, starting at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. "If you have bears, gently used, you can bring them to the NBT [Ba


Elderwood Uihlein at Lake Placid residents enjoyed supporting Relay for Life

Students from Mountain Lake Academy wheel residents of Elderwood Uihlein at Lake Placid around the Olympic Speedskating Oval Saturday at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life in Lake Placid. (Photo provided) To the editor: Our team had a great time supporting American Cancer Society Relay for


Lake Placid appoints new village clerk

Newly appointed Lake Placid village Clerk Anita Estling, right, poses for a photo with retiring Clerk Ellen Clark after Estling was formally appointed to the position at the village's Board of Trustees meeting Monday evening. (Enterprise photo - Antonio Olivero) LAKE PLACID - This village's Board o


Lake Placid judge shocks board by resigning

Justice William Hulshoff (Enterprise photo - Antonio Olivero) LAKE PLACID - Judge William Hulshoff verbally submitted his resignation as village justice at the start of the Lake Placid Board of Trustees meeting Monday afternoon, surprising the village's mayor, attorney and each trustee in attendanc


Schulz, Potthast stout at Mt. Van Hoevenberg

NORTH ELBA - Lake Placid's Scotty Schulz (17:17) and AuSable Valley's Lily Potthast (21:33) scored race wins in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference cross country Tuesday at Mount Van Hoevenberg. Lake Placid's Jesse Izzo and Kai Frantz completed the boys podium with times of 17:38 and 18:08, respect

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-20 09:15:00

Schulz takes sting out of dual meet field

Lake Placid senior Scott Schulz leads a pack of runners during the first lap of Tuesday's cross country race at Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid. (Enterprise photo - Justin A. Levine) LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid cross country team continued its winning ways Tuesday, besting several local schoo


North country museums receive federal grants

U.S. Rep. Elise M. Stefanik, R-Willsboro, announced Tuesday that three north country museums received Museums for America grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grants are designed to promote the role of museums in communities by strengthening their ability to serve the public

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-09-20 12:15:00

Saranac Lake scores four unanswered to top Beekmantown

BEEKMANTOWN - Sawyer Chase found the back of the net twice in Saranac Lake's 4-1 victory over Beekmantown in boys Northern Soccer League play Tuesday. Jackson Carlisto and Jacob Adams also tallied for the Red Storm. Matt Maggy notched the Eagles' lone goal. Brett Dawson had to make just one save in

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-20 10:15:00

Relyea hopes to re-energize Saranac Lake chamber

Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Adrienne Relyea has been on the job since Aug. 11. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - Adrienne Relyea has been the new director of the Saranac Lake Area Chamber of Commerce for one month, but she's far from green. Having served a


BOCES capital project goes to voters

Darcy Burman's cosmetology classroom that will be expanded if the capital project gets voter approval. From left to right: Rose Burns, Kayley LaPierre, Morgan Streeter, Madison Vachon, Alyssa Whitney, Marissa Durham, and Kaylee Adams. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) Zach Fredenburg, far right, an


A new leash on life

PLATTSBURGH - Dash, a 150-pound Great Dane and service dog, has rotated Scott Aubin's life 180 degrees. "She's a great tool for me, but she's a great tool for others, as well," said Aubin, who is a under a New York state contract as an instructor on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder awareness and suici

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-19 00:50:24

HOMETOWN COLUMN: Build it and she will wed

WHITEHALL - When Megan Boule started planning her wedding reception two years ago, she knew she wanted something unique, a venue no one had used before. She and her parents started searching and looked as far as Lake Placid. Her father Joe Rozell's mental calculator kept ticking as they received quo

POST-STAR - 2017-09-19 04:00:00

Lookback: Week of Sept. 18 to Sept. 25

In a surprise announcement at a Village Board meeting, Peacock said he will step down when he completes his 34th year as mayor in April. Several factors eased his decision, the mayor said, including the fact that the Lake Placid municipal electric company's contract with the Power Authority of the

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-18 07:00:00

Major Guess talks about his book

PLATTSBURGH - After successfully leading a 23-day manhunt for two convicted murderers who escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility two years ago, State Police Maj. Charles Guess was inclined not to write a book. That's when his wife, Eleanor, intervened. "She said, 'If you don't write it and tell

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-18 11:30:00

It takes a region for the 90-Miler

The 90-mile Adirondack Canoe Classic was held for the 35th year the weekend of Sept. 8 to 10. Two hundred sixty canoes, guideboats and kayaks started in Old Forge and over three days paddled their way through the Adirondack Forest Preserve to the cedar tree marking the finish line on Lake Flower in


Well water construction moves forward in Tupper

These 48-inch contact chlorination pipes will be used to treat water produced by the village's new wells. The well water will only require a third of the chemicals currently used to ensure safe drinking water. (Enterprise photo - Aaron Cerbone) A Danko Construction worker walks over the foundation


Calling it a day: North Country Squares caller to retire

GABE DICKENS/P-R PHOTOBob LaBounty of Keeseville has been the caller for the North Country Squares for 45 years and will be retiring from the position in January. MORRISONVILLE - Bob LaBounty was one hour into free September Fun Nights recently at the North Country Squares Building at Clinton County

PRESS REPUBLICAN - 2017-09-20 09:00:00

APA takes field trip to clear-cut forest

Eric Ross, leaning on the trick, the general manager of Adirondack operations for the Lyme Timber Company, talks with members of the state Adirondack Park Agency board and the public, explaining how clear-cutting a forest can be beneficial to the plant life. (Enterprise photo - Aaron Cerbone) PIERC


First day back to school at SaranacLake High School

The grand finale of the faculty dance at the first day of school Sept. 6 at Saranac Lake High School (Photo provided) Ms. Willette-Burman and Mr. Dann perform in the faculty dance (Photo provided0 Principal Josh Dann addresses the seniors (Photo provided) Students heading to their classes (Photo pro