Flynn hosts ‘Sounds of Saranac Lake Winter Carnival’

SARANAC LAKE – Andy Flynn, editor of the Lake Placid News, will present “Sounds of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival” at noon Thursday, Jan. 23 in the Cantwell Community Room at the Saranac Lake Free Library.

Andy and his wife, Dawn, of Saranac Lake, are owners of Hungry Bear Publishing. He is the author of the six-volume Adirondack Attic book series (2004-2010) and “Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Memories,” published in 2013.

Until recently, Flynn was assistant managing editor at Denton Publications in Elizabethtown.

For eight years, he worked as the senior public information specialist at the Visitor Interpretive Center in Paul Smiths.

From 2003 to 2009, Flynn wrote a weekly syndicated newspaper column based on work with curators at the Adirondack Museum in Blue Mountain Lake, telling human-interest stories about the facility’s artifact collections. In 2010, he began producing the “Adirondack Attic Radio Series” for North Country Public Radio.

Flynn is an award-winning journalist and was awarded the Adirondack Park Agency Professionalism award, 2004, and a Certificate of Commendation, 2008, from the Upstate History Alliance. His presentation will include the history, sights and sounds of the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival and is based on his latest book.

Those attending are asked to bring soup or sandwich and enjoy desserts and beverages provided by the Hospitality Committee.

The Program is free and open to the public. For more information, call 891-4190.