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Senator Charles Schumer stumps in Saranac Lake for high-tech grant money

Funds would establish degree program at NCCC, fill in-demand jobs at local businesses

“Mechatronics” might be this fall’s local buzzword if North Country Community College locks in federal funds to establish a new degree program.

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The trail to freedom

When John Lecky, a local citizen, renovated a farmhouse on Hallock Hill Road between Keeseville and Harkness, he discovered a leg iron, leg cuff, under the floor boards at the top of the stairway leading to the attic.

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World War II veteran recalls his 17 missions over Germany

Ninety-three year old Earl Morrow sat in a folding chair in the shade cast by the wing of a B-17 bomber, the same type bomber he jumped out of high over Germany in 1944, only seconds before it exploded.

Mountain Lake PBS hoping to air series of short videos

The eight-episode online series, Curiously Adirondack, brings together the creative skills of two individuals — Josh Clement and Ed Kanze, which could be viewed on Mountain Lake PBS' website if given the proper funding.

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Veteran graduates high school 70 years later

When Robert Stoneberger walked across the graduation stage in a bright red cap and gown this past weekend, he finished a journey interrupted over 70 years ago.

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Saranac teenager honored for saving life

At the 2014 American Red Cross North Country Chapter Annual Meeting and Volunteer Recognition Event at the Naked Turtle in Plattsburgh June 24, 16-year-old Riley Baughn of Saranac was honored for saving the life of a fellow student who was choking.

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Commencement ceremony held at PHS in wake of deaths

This past weekend, Plattsburgh High School held commencement ceremonies for the class of 2014 in the wake of the tragic loss of two young Plattsburgh High students. One of those students, Taoufik Maknani, was scheduled to graduate at that ceremony.

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A day in the life of a patrol boat officer

Twin Mercury 150 motors rumbled to life, and the 25 foot patrol boat slipped from its berth past millions of dollars worth of sail boats and cabin cruisers, out onto the big lake.

Suny accepting Master Teacher applications

Gearing up for the third round, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced June 9 that the State University of New York (SUNY) is accepting applications for the New York State Master Teacher Program (NYSMTP).

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JCEO to help feed hungry children

Hungry children struggle in school and suffer all day long.

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Chancellor recognizes faculty and staff for excellence

The State University of New York has awarded five SUNY Plattsburgh faculty and staff members the 2014 Chancellor’s Award for Excellence.

Business school dean steps down

Dr. Raymond Guydosh, dean of the SUNY Plattsburgh School of Business and Economics, has announced that he will leave the post at the end of the 2014-2015 academic year in order to return to teaching.

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Changing of the guard at Miner Museum

A changing of the guard is in the works at Chazy’s venerable Alice T. Miner museum.

EXPLORE diabetes conference to be held May 22

The EXPLORE (Experience and Professional Learning Opportunities Result in Excellence) Diabetes conference will take place May 22 for health care professionals such as physicians, registered nurses, pharmacists, dieticians and more.