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Former Cell Science Center may become housing

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LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba has inked a deal with a local property owner that could pave the way for a new affordable housing complex — if a developer agrees to the price and use restrictions. In an agreement brokered by Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism CEO Jim McKenna ...

Local pols also ask state to buy Big Tupper

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 TUPPER LAKE — Local politicians support a proposal that the state buy and run the long-closed Big Tupper Ski Area, and they are trying to keep up the momentum started last week by a change.org petition. Village Mayor Paul Maroun said he is sending a letter to the governor’s office ...

Brews by ski, snowshoe and paw

Outdoors

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 TUPPER LAKE — Fourteen hundred people were out on the James C. Frenette Sr. Recreational Trails last Saturday for the sixth and most well-attended Tupper Lake Chamber of Commerce Brew-Ski. They brought skis and snowshoes, bikes and sleds, dogs and children; and they came for beer, fresh ...

No penalties until April for stores handing out plastic bags

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 ALBANY — New York state will wait until April 1 to penalize stores that violate a new ban on single-use plastic bags that is embroiled in litigation, the state’s top environmental official said Friday. New York will officially prohibit stores from handing out most thin plastic bags ...

Harrietstown, Spectrum negotiate new cable contract

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — The Harrietstown Town Council and the Spectrum cable company are currently in negotiations for a new franchise contract. The franchise contract gives Spectrum permission to operate in the town. Spectrum Director of State Government Affairs Kevin Egan presented ...

Tug Hill could see 4 feet of snow by Sunday

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WATERTOWN (AP) — More than 2 feet of blustery snow has fallen on parts of upstate New York’s largely rural Tug Hill Plateau, and another 2 feet is possible through the weekend. Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Friday he was dispatching 15 additional snow plows to the region east of Lake Ontario. ...

Mercy Care for the Adirondacks seeks volunteers to visit the elderly

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LAKE PLACID — Do you know an elderly person in your community who could use a neighborly visit? Someone to take them out to the library, a community event or a meal? Or someone who is vision impaired and needs someone to read their mail or a good book to them? Perhaps you know someone who ...

How Americans describe the Democratic candidates, Trump

Politics

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 WASHINGTON — Competent, a fighter, good. Old, out of touch, disingenuous. And, of course: who’s that? As the 2020 campaign intensifies, a poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research asked Americans to say what word or phrase comes to mind when they think of ...

Election security, integrity prompt worry

Politics

WASHINGTON — Americans have widespread concerns about the security and integrity of elections, with few saying they have high confidence that votes in the 2020 presidential election will be counted accurately. A poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research ...

Cuomo says no budget without bail changes

Politics

ALBANY — New York’s governor said Friday he will not approve the state budget without changes to a law that overhauled the state’s bail system. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, third-term Democrat who often uses the state budget to push through his policy priorities, made the comments while ...

Wall Street has worst week since 2008

Business

Stocks sank around the globe again Friday as investors braced for more economic pain from the coronavirus outbreak, sending U.S. markets to their worst weekly finish since the 2008 financial crisis. The damage from the week of relentless selling was eye-popping: The Dow Jones Industrial ...

Coronavirus outbreak starts to look more like worldwide economic crisis

Business

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 NEW YORK — The coronavirus outbreak began to look more like a worldwide economic crisis Friday as anxiety about the infection emptied shops and amusement parks, canceled events, cut trade and travel and dragged already slumping financial markets even lower. More employers told their ...

Playing safely with a dog

Health

With children and dogs out and about as spring approaches, something is bound to happen when the two groups encounter each other, particularly if a child provokes a dog resulting in a dog provoking a child. Believe it or not, there are over 4.5 million dog bites that occur each year. If you ...

Community commitment to kids’ teeth

Health

SARANAC LAKE — First-grade students from Emily Doyle Shubert and Donna Kliest’s class at Petrova Elementary School visited the staff of Tri-Lakes Center For Dentistry to celebrate National Children’s Dental Health Month. The annual office field trip is offered to explain how to ...

40% of US adults are obese, gov’t survey finds

Health

NEW YORK — About 4 in 10 American adults are obese, and nearly 1 in 10 is severely so, government researchers said Thursday. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention findings come from a 2017-18 health survey that measures height and weight. More than 5,000 U.S. adults took ...

Epidemic vs. pandemic? Glossary of terms for virus outbreak

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Some of the terminology being used about the new virus: OUTBREAK: A sudden rise in cases of a disease in a particular place. EPIDEMIC: A large outbreak, one that spreads among a population or region. The current outbreak of a flu-like illness caused by a new virus in China is ...

Curated compilations

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — Peter Seward crouched down, opened the drawers of his catalog cabinet and fingered through hundreds of musical memories. The mixtapes and live recordings had names such as “Wild Girl’s Last Ride,” “Great American Psychedelia” and “Country Killers,” which ...

Mother Nature not done with us just yet

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SARANAC LAKE — A winter weather advisory remains in effect here until 4 p.m. today. The National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont on Thursday warned of possible additional snowfall today of six to eight inches along, and south of state Route 3. Three to seven inches of snowfall is ...