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Local woman dies in Thanksgiving car crash

A fatal car crash snapped a utility pole Thanksgiving afternoon on Franklin County Route 55 between Bloomingdale and Gabriels. (Photo provided - Ryan Murray) While most people were eating their Thanksgiving dinners Thursday afternoon and evening, emergency responders spent hours out at the scene w


Black Friday not a big deal for some local business owners

For brick-and-mortar stores in Lake Placid such as High Peaks Cyclery, Black Friday isn't so much the biggest day of the year as a starting point to the winter and holiday seasons. Small Business Saturday is the day many local business owners look forward to. (Enterprise photo - Griffin Kelly) LAKE


Snowfactory gives Mount Van Hoevenberg skiers a boost

The Snowfactory at Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country and Biathlon Center converts 11 gallons of water in to snow per minute. (Enterprise photo - Griffin Kelly) LAKE PLACID - At the tail end of October, it was still 81 degrees. Nevertheless, the Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross Country and Biathlon Center


21st District candidates meet in nine-way forum

PLATTSBURGH - Nine candidates hoping to unseat incumbent Elise Stefanik in the 2018 election for the 21st District congressional seat traded views at an entertaining forum at Clinton Community College. The recent scene was reminiscent of the 2016 presidential campaign, when stages across the country

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2017-11-24 17:45:00

'Hunter kills himself accidentally'

This big buck was taken by Dick Hogan, Pat Hogan's dad, on Keegan Hill on our old family farm in Alder Brook. Pat said he thought it dressed out at close to 250 pounds. Don't know the men in the picture, but the deer and bear are hanging in the empty lot that was then the Saranac Lake Hardware. The


Blind vets take to the ice in Saranac Lake

In the back row from left are Bryan Bateman, Jackes Belony, Michael Haley, Keith Haley, Lawrence Harrison, Jim Sadecki, Carson Sadecki, Nick Silver and Bruce Porter. In front from left are Delaney Brooks, Caleb Calhoun, Frank Roberts and Kenny Calhoun. They posed Friday at Saranac Lake Civic Center.


'Farm to patient'

Fresh bread is available at the salad bar at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake. (Enterprise photo - Glynis Hart) SARANAC LAKE - Carl Bowen is a man with a mission. As director of nutritional services at Adirondack Medical Center in Saranac Lake, he's determined to give every patient and st


After 50 years, NCCC retains personal touch

NCCC students relax outside in 1974. Things were different 50 years ago when North Country Community College started in Saranac Lake. Its focus was to offer diverse academic programs and to make it accessible and affordable to students from around the region and even afar. The college campus in the


U.S. Navy plane crashes into Pacific

Eight people were rescued and three remained missing after a U.S. Navy plane crashed into the western Pacific Ocean on Wednesday, the Navy said. The C-2 "Greyhound" transport aircraft came down about 500 nautical miles southeast of Okinawa as it was bringing passengers and cargo from Japan to the US


Pacific High Named Naval Honor School

The Pacific High School MCJROTC has been awarded the distinction as a Naval Honor School for the 10th time in the past 11 years. JROTC leaders recently were notified that PHS earned the distinction for the 2016-17 school year. "This is an honor for me and a tribute to the JROTC cadets and our great


Expecting mother rescues self and son from sinking car

ROBINSON, Mo. - A mother from Robertsville, Missouri, survived the terrifying moments after her SUV plunged into a frigid pond and began to sink Wednesday morning. What happened next, her family said, is a Thanksgiving miracle. Heather Vaden said her love for her born and unborn children gave her th

KSDK - 2017-11-25 03:12:00

City Court Plan Approved in Washington

The final court date for the Washington Municipal Court is scheduled for Dec. 19. After then, misdemeanors and ordinance violations that originated in Washington will be sent to the 20th Judicial District Circuit Court in Union. An agreement approved by the city council Monday outlines the transfer

WASHINGTON MISSOURIAN - 2017-11-24 14:06:00

Leonard Pitts Jr.: What does it mean to be a man?

FILE - In this June 21, 2017 file photo, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minn., listens at a committee hearing at the Capitol in Washington. A second woman has accused Minnesota Sen. Al Franken of inappropriate touching, saying Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 that he put his hand on her bottom as they posed for a picture

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 21:45:00

Is it an emergency? Insurer makes patients question ER visit

In this Tuesday, Oct. 17, 2017, photo, Dr. Jesse Pines poses for a portrait at the George Washington University School of Medicine & Health Sciences Clinical Learning and Simulation Skills (CLASS) Center in Washington. Pines teaches emergency medicine at the school and also does a rotation in the ho

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 16:10:00

Regulations required to rein in internet service providers

FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2015, file photo, Federal Communication Commission Commissioner Ajit Pai speaks during an open hearing and vote on "Net Neutrality" in Washington. The FCC is planning to vote in November on proposals to roll back ownership rules that were meant to support diverse voices in lo

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 21:00:00

Stop AT&T from taking over Time Warner

FILE - In this Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2016, file photo, AT&T Chairman and CEO Randall Stephenson, left, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing on the proposed merger between AT&T and Time Warner, as Time Warner Chairman and CEO Jeffrey Bewkes listens at r

ST. LOUIS POST-DISPATCH - 2017-11-24 21:00:00

Officer who ejected smoking Alabama fan from Bryant-Denny did nothing wrong, police say

A woman was escorted out of Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday after she refused to extinguish her cigarette in front of a police officer. (Barstool Alabama video) Tuscaloosa police say an officer who removed a cigarette-smoking Alabama fan from the football stadium did nothing wrong. The Tuscaloosa

AL.COM - 2017-11-25 01:54:16

Y's Men's Club begins annual Christmas tree sale

A Tuscaloosa Christmas holiday fixture is back. The Tuscaloosa YMCA Men's Club on Friday began its annual Christmas tree sale at the old Fire College lot off McFarland Boulevard by University Mall and Snow Hinton Park. The sale will continue through the December holiday. Prices range from $40 to $25

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-25 01:09:34

New restaurant specializes in Vietnamese cuisine

A restaurant that owners say is the first and only option for Vietnamese cuisine in Tuscaloosa has opened in Midtown Village. Annie Tran and her husband are one of three couples who partnered up to open, own and operate Pho Town. "It's a partnership between three friends," Tran said. "We decided to

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-24 22:49:21

Annual Thanksgiving meal brings in large crowd

For the eighth Thanksgiving in a row, Chuck's Fish feasted with rich and poor alike, those without means, those lacking families to share the day with, those who'd simply rather not cook and clean at home, and more who come for the warmth of the Tuscaloosa tradition, to dine amongst a diverse cross-

TUSCALOOSA NEWS - 2017-11-24 17:00:00