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Jay man hired as interim Saranac Lake police chief

November 28, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Village of Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau had to cast the tie-breaking vote Monday, Nov. 24 to hire Chuck Potthast Jr. as acting chief of polic. more »»

Grand jury to decide next month on fatal collision

November 28, 2014 RAY BROOK — A grand jury will likely finish hearing evidence next month about a fatal collision that killed two people here this summer. more »»

No comments made at Essex County budget hearing

November 28, 2014 ELIZABETHTOWN — There were no public comments Monday night, Nov. 24, during the first of two public hearings on Essex County’s 2015 budget, which would raise the property tax levy 9.5 percent. more »»

Equipment needed for Mirror Lake skate track in Lake Placid

November 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — There’s a consensus in town that last year’s inaugural skating path around Mirror Lake should be repeated, but the town of North Elba needs help to make it happen. more »»

UP CLOSE: Minnoe at home in wilds of Adirondacks

November 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Michelle Minnoe has always had a relationship with the natural world, and that relationship eventually brought her to the Adirondacks. more »»

BUSY HANDS: Woodturning a way of life for Adirondack man

November 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Ken Gadway is better known by his trade name, the Adirondack Woodturner. more »»

Wilmington, Jay and Keene budgets pass

November 26, 2014 Three local town budgets passed with little change from their proposed tentative budgets. The town of Jay budget passed on Nov. 13., the town of Wilmington budget passed on No. more »»

Locals rally Gulf Brook restoration in Keene

November 26, 2014 KEENE — A construction crew has been restoring a portion of the Gulf Brook with the hopes of preventing future flooding here. more »»

Lake Placid water garage project on fast track

November 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The mayor made an emergency declaration Thursday, Nov. 20 to begin work on the village’s water department garage as soon as possible. Village trustees met at 3:30 p.. more »»

Lake Placid looks toward future municipal projects

November 26, 2014 LAKE PLACID — With the multi-million-dollar sewer trunk project all but finished, Lake Placid officials are still planning the future of the village’s infrastructur. more »»

Whiteface begins full operations Wednesday

November 25, 2014 WILMINGTON — Whiteface Mountain Ski Center will begin daily operations Wednesday, Nov. 26, and continue through mid-April. Over the past two weeks, the Olympic mountain has opened on weekends only. more »»

Lake Placid Elementary School principal to leave in January

November 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Elementary School’s principal has accepted another job and will leave in January. more »»

Placidians rally for ailing 8-year-old

November 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Dave Jewtraw said he received a call around noon Friday, Nov. 21 from his wife Andrea, and it was bad news about their 8-year-old daughter, Gracee. more »»

Jay man picked as interim Saranac Lake police chief

November 24, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The village has picked a retired state police lieutenant to serve as its acting police chief. Charles Potthast Jr. more »»

Essex County board caps worker raises

November 24, 2014 ELIZABETHTOWN — The Essex County Board of Supervisors discussed employee raises and promotions for over three hours on Thursday, Nov. more »»

Party set for Mount Van Hoevenberg Saturday

November 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Mount Van Hoevenberg is open for cross country skiing, with day passes only $8. The mountain center will be open through Sunday, Nov. 23, and then re-open Friday, Nov. more »»

Mountain biking community speaks up for Wilmington trails at DEC meeting

November 21, 2014 WILMINGTON — Could this town be the mountain biking capital of the Adirondacks? About 40 people gave state Department of Environmental Conservation representatives input on updates to the unit... more »»

Adirondack Summit Steward endowment gains traction

November 21, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — A new endowment to expand the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program is gaining support. The goal is for the endowment, called #507 Fund, to reach $1 million. more »»

Racism claim made against former ORDA co-workers

November 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The federal Equal Employee Opportunity Commission is investigating a racial discrimination complaint made by a former employee of the state Olympic Regional Development Authorit. more »»

Hurley Brothers fined $10,000 for summer oil spill

November 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Department of Environmental Conservation charged a local fuel provider a five-figure fine due to an unreported oil spill this summer. more »»

Lake Placid village discusses new law, union contracts

November 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The village board discussed passing a local law Monday, Nov. 17 that would change the way the village awards future contracts. more »»



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