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Congress candidates seek to distinguish campaigns in Saranac Lake
“These forums are always so entertaining even as a candidate, because we agree on so much,” said Katie Wilson.
Input sought on High Peaks changes
Two public meetings on the plans will be held on Wednesday, May 23: at 10 a.m. at DEC Headquarters, 625 Broadway, Albany and at 6 p.m. at Newcomb Central School, 5535 State Route 28N.
Shop thrives as fair-trade wholesaler
SARANAC LAKE — Once upon a time, White Pine Designs sold polar fleece hats, scarves, and jackets. Now it sells alpaca wool blankets, ponchos and sweaters, and the little store on Broadway, long ago renamed Eco-Living, is the hub of a wholesale enterprise that just added its 200th retail partner.
Judges hand down felony sentences
Darrin Fuller, 30, of Brooklynpleaded guilty to third-degree criminal sale of a controlled substance, five counts of third-degree criminal possession of a controlled substance and two counts of fourth-degree conspiracy.
Lookback: Week of May 21 to May 28
PRESS-REPUBLICAN ARCHIVESDora Murphy, librarian at Ausable Forks Primary School, accepts a gift from Eugene Loughran of Wilmington for the students at the school. The gift, a Commodore 64 computer, was used at home by his son, Brad, who didn't need it while at college. They thought the students coul
SL boys race to Van Dusen title
With outstanding performances in the sprints, distance and field events, Saranac Lake’s athletes amassed a winning total of 163 points, with Potsdam finishing runner-up with 132.5 points.
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders announces his re-election bid
© J. Scott Applewhite/APSen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. gestures during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Jan. 16, 2015.
Gillibrand warns to beware of predatory student loan practices
U.S. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks May 7 at the Adirondack North Country Association office in Saranac Lake. (Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)
Even here: Opioid epidemic spreads to Saranac Lake
Jason, a recovering addict, speaks at a forum on opioid drugs Wednesday at the Saranac Lake Free Library’s Cantwell Community Room. (Enterprise photo — Peter Crowley)
Saranac Lake Boys, Potsdam Girls Win VanDusen titles
“We came down here with 17 guys and it was a real gritty effort,” said Saranac Lake Coach Cy Ellsworth, who won Van Dusen championships for Saranac Lake in the shot put and discus before going on to become a football captain at Syracuse University.
NY-21 candidates show confidence and some tension at Saranac Lake forum
Giving crisp, pithy responses to high-stakes questions is hard, and Sunday’s event packed a bunch of big issues into an hour-and-a-half. But these candidates are used to this by now. It wasn’t until about halfway through the program that one of them got fed up with the 30-second-response lightning r
Books of Local Interest: Civil War voices, an Adirondack tale, some ‘Confessions’ and poems
George J. Bryjak, Bloomingdale, Essex County, has self-published, through PublishNation, “Voices from the Civil War: North and South, Men and Women, Black and White.”
Storm bats come alive in playoff
Paced by a one-hit attack that included six blasts for extra bases, the Red Storm notched an overwhelming 22-1 victory over the Blue Bombers in the opening round of the Section VII, Class C tournament.
Whiteface highway opens for season
The highway, stretching 8 miles from Wilmington to the summit, allows visitors to drive to the top of New York state’s fifth-highest peak.
Essex County Master Gardeners set Plant Sale
LAKE PLACID — The Essex County Master Gardener Volunteers Plant Sale is set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 16, in front of Lake Placid Rug and Home on Saranac Avenue near the Hannaford traffic light.
Tower will be removed from Tupper park
New York Municipal Insurance Reciprocal, which insures the village, noted during a recent inspection that the fire tower is a safety liability.
HIGH SCHOOL ROUNDUP: Saranac Lake secures rare lacrosse win over Salmon River
SARANAC LAKE — When the Saranac Lake boys lacrosse team won its last game on Tuesday over Potsdam, head coach Dermott Morgan told his players after the match that their next opponent, Salmon River, might not want to be taking on the Red Storm on their senior day.
Stefanik raises big bucks from PACs, out-of-state donors
Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-Willsboro, makes her opening remarks during a Coffee with your Congresswoman event on April 5 at the Moreau Community Center in South Glens Falls. (Photo — Adam Colver, Post-Star)
SL boys win regular season finale
Saranac Lake’s Jonathan Hewitt unleashes the discus during Thursday’s home track meet against Plattsburgh. The junior heaved the discus a personal-best distance of 135 feet, 7.5 inches in the meet, which is the longest throw in the event this season in the Champlain Valley Athletic Conference. (Ente
Woman criticizes Saranac Lake’s response to snow
Ruth Sofield, a Saranac Lake resident, had several complaints to air at the meeting.“I’m going to be here every time there’s a water main break on Lake Flower Avenue,”she said. “Because you put in the new sidewalk before replacing the water mains, now every time there’s a break they have to dig up t