Howard Schaffer

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LAKE LUZERNE | Howard Schaffer of Lake Luzerne has been elected president of the Hadley-Lake Luzerne Historical Society, following outgoing president Joe Kavanagh, who has served for the past four years. Read more

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Generous Acts

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LAKE PLACID | The Adirondack Foundation, a Lake Placid organization whose mission is to enhance the lives of people in the Adirondacks through philanthropy, has opened applications for the 2020 Generous Acts grants. Read more

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Schroon Lions Club Holiday Sm

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SCHROON | On Dec. 23 the Schroon Lions Club distributed 46 holiday baskets of cheer in the towns of Schroon and North Hudson. These holiday baskets have been a tradition of the Schroon’s Lions Club for well over 50 years. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Out of 98 nursing schools in New York state, the top 30 programs were analyzed and selected. Clinton Community College was ranked as the third-best nursing school in New York state by Read more

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Friends Comforting Friends

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TICONDEROGA | When Wendy Shaw went through two bouts of breast cancer years ago, friends and strangers rallied to her side. So Wendy So founded Friends Comforting Friends (FCF) about 6 years ago, and it’s been flourishing ever since. Read more

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PLATTSBURGH | Ringing bells are a part of the holiday season. Sleighbells and “Jingle Bells” help mark the time leading up to Christmas. But, it’s the bell ringing happening at places in town that are taking on a more urgent tone this year. Read more

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SCHROON LAKE | Schroon Lake will celebrate its 34th annual Olde Thyme Christmas starting on Tuesday as, according to Chamber Executive Director Susan Palisano, “the town looks like a Christmas card.” Read more

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Dan Alexander

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Our business model and our rural communities are currently undergoing some significant changes that must be addressed. Read more

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Vince Connors

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SARANAC LAKE | St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment & Recovery Centers, based in Saranac Lake, has announced that Vince Connors has been named as chairperson of the agency’s board of directors. Read more

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MIDDLEBURY | The Vermont Book Shop will celebrate 70 years in business on Dec. 17. To commemorate the occasion, John Vincent of a Revolutionary Press to create a letterpress broadside of a Robert Frost poem, “A Time to Talk”. Read more

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