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Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks with Fred Roedel, right, whose company wants to buy and renovate the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake, following an event in Lake Placid Wednesday. Photo: Mike Lynch, <em>Adirondack Daily Enterprise</em>
Gov. Andrew Cuomo talks with Fred Roedel, right, whose company wants to buy and renovate the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake, following an event in Lake Placid Wednesday. Photo: Mike Lynch, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

Cuomo gets behind Saranac Lake hotel projects

Gov. Andrew Cuomo threw his support behind a pair of big hotel projects in Saranac Lake Wednesday.

That could mean the two win millions of dollars in state economic development funding.  Go to full article
Trudeau Institute scientist Andrea Cooper, former Adirondack Museum director Caroline Welsh and Historic Saranac Lake Executive Director Amy Catania watch as Saranac Lake historian and author Mary Hotaling unwraps the original manuscript of Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau's autobiography during a reception at the institute. Photo by Chris Knight, Adirondack Daily Enterprise

EL Trudeau papers unwapped, 90 years later

The original manuscript of Dr. Edward Livingston Trudeau's autobiography had been hidden away for decades, tied with twine and sealed with wax.

It was finally opened recently at the Saranac Lake biomedical research institute that continues to carry on his legacy.

The ceremony at Trudeau Institute was a fundraiser for a new book about E.L. Trudeau, the physician and scientist who turned Saranac Lake into a world-renowned center for tuberculosis curing and research.  Go to full article
Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester NY. If one of a doctor's patients is admitted, he'll get an alert. Photo: <a href="">Aaron Giambattista</a>, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

Putting doctors in the loop when there's an emergency

Many health care providers don't know when their patients are admitted or discharged from hospital, or seen by an ambulance crew. That makes it harder to deliver comprehensive care.

The Rochester Regional Health Information Organization has set up a simple alert system that's aimed at changing that.  Go to full article
Environment New York says wind power helps keep New York's air clean. Photo: David Sommerstein

Green energy advocates push the upsides of wind power

A new report is touting the environmental and health benefits of wind power.

The analysis from Environment New York's Research and Policy Center says wind power...  Go to full article
Photo: Fried Dough, Creative Commons, some rights reserved

NY spending less on anti-smoking programs

Today is the American Cancer Society's Great American Smokeout, an effort begun by anti-cancer groups nearly four decades ago to help people quit smoking. This year the...  Go to full article

Books: When Men and Mountains Meet

Next Monday marks a little known event in American history. On November 25, 1783, the last of the British forces departed from Manhattan and the last shot of the...  Go to full article

This weekend in the Adirondacks

John Warren from the Adirondack Almanack looks at outdoor recreation conditions around the Adirondacks for this weekend:  Go to full article
From left, Clarkson University President Tony Collins, Empire State Development President Ken Adams and Trudeau Institute President and CEO Ron Goldfarb sign a memorandum of understanding Wednesday at the Lake Placid Conference Center. Photo: Chris Knight, courtesy <em>Adirondack Daily Enterprise</em>

Clarkson-Trudeau deal could foster a biotech "cluster"

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Wednesday that the state will partner with Trudeau Institute and Clarkson University to create a "world-class" biotechnology research and...  Go to full article
State Senator Betty Little (at right) helped organize the forum, which included Assemblyman Dan Stec (left), Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch, and state education Commissioner John King. Photo: Ian Lowe, high school senior at Schroon Lake Central School, used by permission

State ed officials face "common core" rage

State education commissioner John King and board of regents chair Merryl Tisch faced a barrage of criticism yesterday when they traveled to Schroon Lake in the Adirondacks to...  Go to full article
At a forum on Common Core and standardized testing in Plattsburgh last week, a moderator asks all the parents in the audience to raise their hands. Photo: Sarah Harris

Student privacy a major concern

The state's Education Commissioner, John King, faced a bi-partisan grilling by liberal and conservative Assembly members at a hearing on growing concerns over student privacy.  Go to full article
The 28-member joint advisory committee in the Potsdam high school library Wednesday night. Photo: David Sommerstein.

Day 1 of Canton & Potsdam's school merger study

Two of the North Country's most prominent villages have begun studying the possibility of merging their school districts.

14 people from Canton and 14 from Potsdam...  Go to full article
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