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Gov. Andrew Cuomo was in Lake Placid today, making a couple of announcements. First, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise reports, the governor unveiled a new biotech partnership between the state, Clarkson University in Potsdam, and the Trudeau...
Hello! It’s the last full day of our spring fundraiser, so, quick plug, if you haven’t given yet you can take care of it right now, online. We’re having lots of groovy drawings as well — more on those here. So, you may have...
One of the North Country’s largest employers says it will cut 18 full time employees and cut the hours of another 15 full- and part-time staff. The move at Adirondack Health follows on the heels of lay-off and cutbacks at other medical...
This Saturday, musicians from across the region gather to perform in the third annual Food Pantry Benefit concert to be held at the Adirondack Carousel, 2 Depot Street in Saranac Lake. This is a family-friendly all day celebration of ...
OK, it's Super Bowl weekend. Let's talk beer. According to the New York State Brewers Association's list, there are more than a hundred breweries across New York. Two of the newest are in the North Country. Saranac Lake's Blue Line...
News stories tagged with "saranac-lake"
Jan 17, 2003 — Small towns across the North Country are struggling to replace the Ames department stores that once anchored local economies. Until the company's bankruptcy, last fall, Ames offered basic goods like clothing and house-wares. Now, a company based in Gouverneur is hoping to start a new chain of stores called "WiseBuys" that would fill the shopping void. But as Brian Mann reports, reactions to the idea are mixed. Go to full article
Jan 16, 2003 — Two hundred local residents turned out in Saranac Lake last night, for what turned into a pro Wal-Mart pep rally. Some people worry that the company's big box stores would tarnish the village's rustic character and hurt small businesses. But as Brian Mann reports, most who spoke at the meeting say a Wal-Mart store would turn Saranac Lake into a regional shopping hub. Go to full article
by Todd Moe
Dec 05, 2002 — The Adirondack Center for Writing is hosting a party and silent auction this Sunday at 2 pm at the Hotel Saranac in Saranac Lake. ACW Executive Director Nathalie Thill tells Todd Moe that the gathering is for writers and readers interested in being a part of the Adirondack literary scene. Go to full article
by Connie Meng
Dec 02, 2002 — NCPR theatre critic Connie Meng previews some holiday performances coming in December: Angel Square at the NAC in Ottawa, Really Rosie at Syracuse Stage, and A Christmas Carol at Pendragon Theatre in Saranac Lake. Go to full article
by Martha Foley
Nov 19, 2002 — Senator Charles Schumer is courting Walmart for the heart of the Adirondacks. In a letter last week, Schumer encouraged Walmart's CEO to look at putting in store in Saranac Lake or in the nearby village of Tupper Lake. Like many North Country communities, the two villages were home to Ames department stores, which closed this fall. Martha Foley talks with Mark Kurtz, chair of SAGA, Sound Adirondack Growth Alliance. Go to full article
Nov 18, 2002 — A St. Lawrence County woman stands accused of bringing a pyramid scheme to the region and duping hundreds of women out of thousands of dollars. The State Attorney General's office filed a civil suit Thursday seeking the woman's profits. David Sommerstein reports. Go to full article
Nov 06, 2002 — Brian Mann spent Tuesday monitoring the polls on the eastern side of our listening area. He dropped in last night at the Saranac Lake Methodist church, where hundreds of voters gathered for a community dinner. Brian sends this election day audio postcard. Go to full article
Nov 01, 2002 — As North Country voters go to the polls Tuesday, many say they're not hearing about the issues that matter in their lives. Brian Mann contrasts our slick, modern campaigns with New York's golden age of political barnstorming. Go to full article
Oct 23, 2002 — Each year, people come from around the world to study the Adirondack Park. Environmentalists see this region's mix of wilderness and small communities as a model for conservation - especially in the developing world. Usually, these groups meet with scientists and park officials. But this month, a group called "Future Generations" has been meeting with shop owners and home makers and factory workers. Brian Mann spoke with Aditi Kaur, an activist visiting from India. Go to full article
Oct 18, 2002 — New York faces a deep shortage of nurses and other health care workers. The crisis is so severe that many hospitals are recruiting nurses from overseas. Yesterday in Saranac Lake, North Country Community College dedicated a new nursing school, designed to recruit and train more people from this region. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article