Nov 27, 2013 — Students, teachers and staff at Long Lake Central School celebrated Thanksgiving with a special lunch last week. It included turkey and the usual side dishes: potatoes, stuffing, corn bread, carrots, and lots of pie for dessert.
For the last four years, the school has celebrated the Holiday with special meals during their usual lunch periods. But last Thursday, the entire school celebrated with one big meal--everyone ate together in the gymnasium. The highlight was locally grown vegetables and dishes prepared by the students.
The staff and teachers are hoping the annual event allows their students to learn more about creating community, cooperation and fun by commemorating our national harvest festival. Todd Moe was invited to last year's Thanksgiving lunch in Long Lake. Go to full article
Nov 26, 2013 — SARANAC LAKE, N.Y. (AP) A 29-year-old woman faces a second-degree murder charge after police found a 65-year-old man beaten and stabbed to death inside a Saranac Lake apartment building.
Angela Ball was arrested Monday. Franklin County District Attorney Derek Champagne tells local media outlets that village police found Ward Guy Wilbur dead shortly after 11 a.m., and Ball was still at the scene. Go to full article
Redding, CA, Nov 26, 2013 — You can take a musician out of the Adirondacks, but somewhere in the music there's still a link back home. California singer-songwriter Jonathan Foster released his debut studio album, Sabbatical, earlier this year.
It's the result of a monthly song-writing and recording project that suddenly became a full length record. Foster grew up in Cranberry Lake, studied biology at SUNY-ESF in Syracuse and in 2004, settled on the west coast. Go to full article
Nov 25, 2013 — A winter storm watch is posted for this week, on top of a windy, cold few days. Storm windows and extra layers help us humans, but what about our trees and shrubs? ... Go to full article