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Education

Bluegrass music celebrated at elementary school assembly

LAKE PLACID — Students at Lake Placid Elementary School were treated to a special performance on Friday, Jan. 13 by North Country bluegrass music legends Eric Gibson and Eric O’Hara. Part of the International Bluegrass Music Association award-winning Gibson Brothers band, they played ...

NCCC adds certificate for teaching assistant, online human services degrees

SARANAC LAKE — Aspiring teachers can get their start at North Country Community College by enrolling in a new teaching assistant certificate program — one of several new offerings available at the college in 2023. The one-year teaching assistant certificate — offered at the college’s ...

Keene residents, students celebrate torch relay

KEENE VALLEY — The Lake Placid 2023 FISU Winter World University Games torch arrived early in the town of Keene on a bright sunny but cold Wednesday, Jan. 11. Led by a Keene Valley fire truck, the it was carried into the hamlet by a series of Keene Central School students of varying ages ...

NY state Excelsior Scholarship application deadline is Feb. 9

ALBANY — Gov. Kathy Hochul Tuesday, Dec. 27 announced that the application for the Excelsior Scholarship for new applicants for the spring 2023 term is now open here. The Excelsior Scholarship, in combination with other student financial aid, allows eligible full-time students to attend ...