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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"
Mar 19, 2003 — Voters went to the polls across the region on Tuesday to elect local officials. Many races were uncontested and, in general, turn-out was light. Brian Mann has this survey of some of the more interesting results. Go to full article
Mar 18, 2003 — Voters in Saranac Lake go to the polls today to elect a new village mayor and to fill other local government seats. As Brian Mann reports, the debate has focused on new housing projects and a replacement for the Ames retail store. Go to full article
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Mar 03, 2003 — Groups around the state will perform an ancient Greek play tomorrow to protest a possible war with Iraq. The Lysistrata Project spans 56 countries. Productions in New York state will happen everywhere from a community college auditorium in Plattsburgh, an art gallery in Ithaca, a mall bookstore in Syracuse, and even a cafe in Saratoga Springs. Actors in a Buffalo production include Republicans, liberals, conservatives and peace-loving patriots. Todd Moe talks with NCPR resident theatre critic Connie Meng about project and the play. Go to full article
Jan 31, 2003 — The North Country's medical industry is reacting with anger to Governor Pataki's budget proposals, unveiled on Wednesday. Rural hospitals and nursing homes face a possible cut in Medicaid payments - and millions of dollars in new taxes. As Brian Mann reports, health care officials say the budget could mean lay-offs or cuts in services. Go to full article
Jan 28, 2003 — A 72-year-old man from Saranac Lake - accused of molesting an 11-year-old-boy - will serve up to eight years in prison. Former coach Frank Miller pleaded guilty to first degree sodomy. Brian Mann has details. Go to full article
Jan 24, 2003 — Plans for a North Country based retail chain to replace the Ames stores are slowly emerging. Investors in the "Wise Buys" project say they're pushing aggressively to open stores in May. But as David Sommerstein reports, they have to overcome the risky retail business climate. Go to full article
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