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For the love of hockey

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LAKE PLACID — Love makes people do crazy things, the adage goes. For Tamsin Wentzel, the love of hockey led her family of four to move continents in 2018 — from Port Elizabeth, South Africa to Lake Placid. “(People) thought I was nuts,” Wentzel said about the big move. She and ...

Honor Flight includes two local veterans this weekend

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SARANAC LAKE — Thirty North Country veterans will embark on a whirlwind tour of Washington’s war memorials on Saturday during North Country Honor Flight’s first flight of the year. The group includes two Tri-Lakes veterans — Barry Badore of Saranac Lake and Dusty Smith of Lake Placid ...

More than 100 graduate from Paul Smith’s College

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PAUL SMITHS — Around 122 Paul Smith’s College seniors danced, grinned and fist-pumped their way across the commencement stage on the Great Lawn Saturday, May 11 on their way to becoming newly-minted Smitties. Class speaker and senior class president Logan Krahn, a fisheries and wildlife ...

Lake Placid to host Memorial Day parade, flag ceremonies

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LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid American Legion Post 326 will observe Memorial Day on Monday, May 27 by lowering and raising flags in honor of local veterans who are no longer with us and who had honorably and unselfishly served and sacrificed for our country so we may enjoy our freedoms as ...

North Country Community College graduates 206

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SARANAC LAKE — On Saturday morning, May 11, 206 students graduated from North Country Community College in a commencement ceremony at the Sparks Athletic Complex. Among other degrees and certificates, NCCC conferred 53 associate degrees in nursing, 52 certificates in practical nursing, 20 ...

Northwood School students share their research

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LAKE PLACID — A group of 36 Northwood School juniors and seniors presented their independent research to classmates, teachers, family and the public at Northwood’s student symposium on Thursday, May 9. The research projects are the results of the private school’s advanced STEM and ...