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The Saranac Lake High School Club Fair was held in the gym during activity period on Sept. 11. Roughly 20 clubs were represented which gave students the opportunity to learn about different extracurricular activities they might like to participate in. Pictured are members of the Key Club: Karina Garcia, Mrs. Bluestein, Mrs Bell and Jenna Morgan.
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High school hosts Club Fair

The Saranac Lake High School Club Fair was held in the gym during activity period on Sept. 11. Roughly 20 clubs were represented which gave students the opportunity to learn about different extracurricular activities they might like to participate in.

Local Lions SEE Chair Susan Steen and Peru Lion Ed Eisele (Lions SEE screening trainer) pose outside Doug’s Place Day Care in Saranac Lake.
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Lions Club hosts vision screening clinic at Doug’s Place Day Care Center

SARANAC LAKE — On Friday, Sept. 22, the Saranac Lake Lions Club hosted a vision screening clinic at Doug’s Place Day Care Center. This quick and easy screening takes only seconds (about as much time as snapping a polaroid picture) using a special vision screening “camera-like” ...

Mercy Care Board President  Jerry Hayes, right, presents the Volunteer of the Year Award to Paul Guerrette.
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Mercy Care presents volunteers with awards

LAKE PLACID — On Sept. 7, Mercy Care for the Adirondacks hosted more than 40 elders, Friendship Volunteers, Parish Nurses and Board Members at Guggenheim Center on Lower Saranac Lake for its annual Friendship Picnic. The gathering is held each year to celebrate older adults in our ...

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Federman pens book about food writer

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake native Adam Federman has stepped up to the plate, literally, with the release of his book “Fasting and Feasting: the life of visionary food writer Patience Gray,” published by Chelsea Green in June. This biography of the author of “Honey from a ...

Adirondack Health announces August births

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Medical Center recorded the following births during the month of August: Schaffer: A son, Alex James, born Aug. 5 at 2:07 a.m., weighing 7 pounds, 11 ounces to Sarajane Schaffer of Tupper Lake. Drabick: A son, Alexander Michael, born Aug. 6 at 6:35 a.m., ...

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Women’s College Scholarship Club 2017 winners

SARANAC LAKE — Four Saranac Lake High School graduates are each receiving a $1,000 scholarship from the Women’s College Scholarship Club; two Continuing Education students are each receiving $1,000. The club has also donated $100 to the Saranac Lake Free Library, for a total contribution ...

Stewart’s Shops wins Best Milk in New York

Stewart’s Shops was named Best Milk in New York State by Cornell University’s Department of Food Science on Dairy Day, Aug. 31, at the New York State Fair. The recognition is part of Cornell’s New York State Milk Quality Improvement Program. Cornell University collected samples ...

Adirondack Architectural Heritage names 2017 Preservation Award winners

KEESEVILLE — Adirondack Architectural Heritage, the region’s private nonprofit, historic preservation organization, will be presenting its annual Preservation Awards on Monday, Sept. 18 to five projects that exemplify the extraordinary preservation work being done in communities throughout ...

Fadden, Kelley graduate as conservation officers

PULASKI — Thirty one environmental conservation officers and nine forest rangers graduated from the State Department of Environmental Conservation’s 21st Basic School for Uniformed Officers on Aug. 25 in a formal ceremony at the Kallet Theater. Locals who were among the 40 graduates ...

Ian Orme, recently honored for his groundbreaking studies of tuberculosis, sits in the Blue Moon Cafe in Saranac Lake Wednesday.
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TB bugs him: Microbe hunter retires to Onchiota

SARANAC LAKE — Ian Orme has spent a lifetime fighting tuberculosis, and now the professor recently named a “Pillar of Immunology” has moved to “the great metropolis of Onchiota,” as he put it, where his primary goal is to improve his golf game. At least, that’s his story. The ...

Pictured, from left, during the ribbon cutting at the new Champlain National Bank branch at 622 Lake Flower Ave. in Saranac Lake, are Lori Verzillo, Deena McCullough, Renee Darrah, Teresa Sayward, Ray Martin, Peter Paine III, Steven Cacchio, Peter Paine Jr., Rich Shapiro, Bill Kissel, Rebecca Miner and Jackie Hallock.
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Champlain National Bank opens Saranac Lake branch

SARANAC LAKE — Champlain National Bank President and CEO Steven Cacchio announced a new branch in Saranac Lake is now open for business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony took place on Aug. 22. Attending the ceremony were bank executives and local leaders, including board Chairman Peter ...