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No penalties until April for stores handing out plastic bags

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

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 ...

Wall Street has worst week since 2008

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

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 ...

Short-term rental law criticized from 2 sides

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 LAKE PLACID — Except for one man who said it was “for the most part sound,” none of the 40 speakers had anything good to say about a new law regulating short-term rentals. Most people who spoke at Tuesday evening’s public hearing railed against the law, as it is proposed. Some ...

Plan to expand use of prevailing wage draws concern from builders

The Associated Builders and Contractors’ Empire State chapter has concerns with Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s plan to expand use of the prevailing wage to private projects paid for with any more than 30% New York state investment. Sen. Diane Savino, D-Shore Acres, said there is an easy way to ...

Van Cott joins big Albany law firm

ALBANY — Attorney Paul Van Cott of Saranac Lake has joined Whiteman Osterman & Hanna LLP, the Capital Region’s largest law firm, from his former job at the state Adirondack Park Agency. He also brings to his new role previous experience as an attorney for the state attorney ...

Reynolds Group introduces two new agents

LAKE PLACID — The Reynolds Group of Lake Placid LLC real estate brokerage has hired two new agents: Lorie Harden and David Trahey. Harden has lived in Lake Placid since 1999, and she and her husband raised three children here, all graduates of Northwood School and ski racers. She ...

Golden Arrow donates pet fees to Tri-Lakes Humane Society

LAKE PLACID — Golden Arrow Resort, a 165-room hotel on the shore of Mirror Lake, has a soft spot for pets. It has welcomed many dogs, cats and even a pig, and each year it donates 10% of all pet fees to a local humane society or animal-related charity. On Friday, Jan. 10, hotel ...

LDC, ROOST come to terms on marketing Saranac Lake

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 SARANAC LAKE — Leaders in the Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism, the Franklin County Local Development Agency and the village government all say they want to ensure the success of Saranac Lake. However, there were some disputes over who has what role in terms of marketing and ...

Dow drops over 1,000 as outbreak threatens global economy

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 The Dow Jones Industrial Average slumped more than 1,000 points Monday in the worst day for the stock market in two years as investors worry that the spread of a viral outbreak that began in China will weaken global economic growth. Traders sought safety in U.S. government bonds, gold ...

Lake Placid rejoices in its Olympic past, builds for its future

LAKE PLACID — The benefits of a miracle have been reaped in Lake Placid for 40 years. The plan now is to keep those miracles — and miracle-seekers — coming. Parts of Lake Placid’s sports landscape are largely under construction again these days, a plan that walks a tightrope ...

Your art goes here

SARANAC LAKE — Pop-up galleries in empty storefronts, painted street lamps and rain poems were three concepts discussed at Wednesday night’s village Arts and Culture Advisory Board meeting to get more art into public spaces. Board members hope all three ideas will come to fruition ...

DOT isn’t eager to challenge plan for Main Street in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — A representative of the state Department of Transportation has responded to a letter signed by more than 40 local business owners, employees and residents calling for a “public review” of the village’s proposed Main Street overhaul. Without explicitly denying the ...

Plastic bags can cost businesses $500 in fines after March 1

SARANAC LAKE - Business owners can face up to $500 in fines after March 1 if they’re still offering single-use plastic bags. The village Chamber of Commerce and environmental group TriLakes 350 were supposed to host an informational meeting next week on the state-wide ban, but it was ...

College to host sports and event panel

2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College and its DECA chapter will host “Adventures in Top Tier Sport,” a panel featuring five sports and event management professionals, on Thursday, Feb. 27. The discussion, which will include topics ranging from career opportunities and marketing to ...

Small business strategy workshop coming to Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — The SUNY Canton Small Business Development Center, NBT Bank, CITEC, Adirondack Economic Development Corporation, WDI and Adirondack North Country Association are co-hosting a workshop called “Get Strategic in 2020!” During this 90-minute presentation, guest speaker John ...

Sponsors make Winter Carnival happen

SARANAC LAKE — The 10-day Saranac Lake Winter Carnival, which began Jan. 31 and concluded Feb. 9, could not have taken place without sponsorship by local businesses and institutions. Here are some of them. (Photos provided by the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee)

Gov. Cuomo touts snowmobiling, tourism while in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE — Gov. Andrew Cuomo stopped by the Hotel Saranac to promote tourism and to congratulate 45th District Sen. Betty Little in her last year of service with the state Legislature. Afterward, he went snowmobiling with his daughters and a few of their friends in ...