Joint Review Board OKs Hotel North Woods renovation

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LAKE PLACID — A public hearing on a slate of exterior renovations to the Hotel North Woods drew just one comment Wednesday, Nov. 4. The comment, before the Lake Placid-North Elba Joint Review Board, came from longtime Lake Placid resident John Huttlinger, who took issue with a part of the ...

‘Jeopardy’ contestant knew Adirondacks, but not how to say it

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The Adirondacks were featured during an episode of the television game show “Jeopardy” that aired Thursday evening, Nov. 5. “Become a 46er by hiking Whiteface, Haystack and 44 other peaks in this range of upstate New York,” the answer read. “Jeopardy” is a long-running quiz ...

Wilmington board discusses election, ROOST, etc.

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WILMINGTON — While the national mood remained tense and unsettled on Thursday evening, Nov. 5, Wilmington’s monthly town council meeting — attended by five town officeholders, two town employees, and six members of the public — provided a starkly different portrait of the democratic ...

Main Street overhaul plans to be revealed on Nov. 17

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A public meeting on an upcoming Main Street revitalization project is slated for Tuesday, Nov. 17. The meeting, which will largely be held virtually, will be the first public session at which residents can see detailed plans for Lake Placid’s $10 million Main Street overhaul and pose ...

Vets’ clubs face uncertain future as membership dwindles

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Local veterans organizations could face a possible staffing shortage in the future, organizers say, as older veterans are dying and there are few younger veterans to fill their boots. Veterans organizations such as the Veterans of Foreign Wars and American Legion can help men and women ...

Trudeau fellow leads vaccine clinical trial

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SARANAC LAKE — A Trudeau Institute collaborator is leading a clinical trial for a COVID-19 vaccine that is so far showing 90% effectiveness. Stephen Thomas, one of two fellows for the Saranac Lake-based biomedical research facility, has been named lead principal investigator for a ...