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Business

Adirondack Health names Aaron Kramer as president and CEO

SARANAC LAKE — On Wednesday, Sept. 1, Acting Chief Executive Officer Aaron Kramer was confirmed as the permanent president and CEO of Adirondack Health. “I am excited for the opportunity to serve this organization, which provides a crucial service to our communities,” he said. “The ...

Small Town Cultures eyes bigger space in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Cori Deans, a Lake Placid native, Keene resident and owner of fermented food business Small Town Cultures, wants to bring her fermented fares to a Main Street storefront next year. Deans has put in an offer on Bowlwinkle’s Bowling Alley, but the purchase is still pending. ...

Summer tourism steady, staffing shortages persist

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid business owners and hoteliers saw a marked improvement in tourism this summer, despite a continued lull in international travelers. Local officials are optimistic that tourism will remain strong heading into the fall. For local proprietors, it’s not the amount ...

Hurley Bros. eyes new location for fuel storage facility

LAKE PLACID — A local fuel company, Hurley Bros., is seeking approval from the town-village Joint Review Board to use a property off Cascade Road as a fuel storage facility. The company plans to use 5708 Cascade Road, on land in a mostly commercial area near the airport, to store a ...

OK sought for ‘The Other Side’ nightclub

LAKE PLACID — A local business owner has asked for authorization to operate a nightclub on Main Street, and the town-village Joint Review Board has set a public hearing on the request. Sonja Barney, the owner of Bowlwinkles, a bowling alley and family fun center, submitted an application ...

Off-Track Betting eyes kiosk in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — A representative of the Capital District Regional Off-Track Betting Corp. is seeking input on the possibility of bringing an OTB kiosk or two to Lake Placid. Willsboro resident Lorilee Sheehan, a Capital District Regional Off-Track Betting Corporation board member who ...