The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Program for the week of Oct. 25 to Oct. 29: Monday: Salisbury steak with mushroom gravy, beans, baked potato, ww bread, sf chocolate ice cream; Tuesday: Macaroni and cheese, breaded fish, spinach, strawberry mousse; Wednesday: Stuffed pork, m…

Flu season is here again, and the COVID-19 pandemic is still with us. Vaccines offer crucial protection against each of these diseases, but many people have questions about the COVID-19 booster and this year’s flu vaccine. Excellus BlueCross BlueShield’s Dr. Nicholas Massa has some answers.

JAY, NY—Adirondack Life won a total of 13 awards—two gold, six silver and five bronze, plus an Award of Merit—at the International Regional Magazine Association (IRMA) virtual conference, presented October 6. The awards, judged by a panel of industry experts from outside IRMA, honored work f…

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced that remaining Deer Management Permits (DMPs) in several Wildlife Management Units (WMUs) will be available to hunters beginning Nov. 1, 2021.

Eggleston Memorial Rec Park, County Route 12, Skerry, NY in the Town of Brandon. From Route 11 in North Bangor, turn South at the “Caution” Light, cross the Route 11B intersection heading south onto County Route 13 which will connect with County Route 12 in the hamlet of Skerry. Approaching …

The Cold springs Road is back open along with County Route 10 located in Franklin Couonty.

BURLINGTON, Vt. – The University of Vermont Health Network announced today that it will bring a Senior Vice President, Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer to its leadership team, advancing a commitment to create a more diverse, equitable and inclusive culture for employees, patients and th…

Saranac Lake — Historic Saranac Lake announced that they have been awarded National American Rescue Plan Funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and from New York Humanities (NYH).

The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Program for the week of Oct. 18 to Oct. 22: Monday: Tomato soup, tuna fish sandwich, potato chips, sf vanilla ice cream; Tuesday: Sausage patty with peppers and onion on a ww roll, sweet potato fries, wax beans, berries whip; Wednesday: Chick…

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September’s mean temperature of 59.9 degrees was 1.4 degrees above normal, thanks to a relative warm period the second half of the month. The highest temperature was 80 degrees on the 17th and the lowest reading was 40 degrees on the 29th. No records were broken for temperature or rainfall. …

Officials from United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. have announced that their annual fundraising campaign has started. This Regional initiative, covering Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties is conducted to raise needed funds for high priority health and human service programs in the Ad…

Students at the Salmon River Middle School have been participating in the Student of the Month Program. The program focuses on the featured character trait from the Book of the Month. The books of the month are chosen based on content that addresses human feelings and encourages the values o…

FALLEN EMS MEMBER HONORED IN ALBANY – The name of Jonathan M. Damon, who died in the line of duty on April 23, 2020, while working for Tupper Lake EMS, was added to the Emergency Medical Services Memorial at a remembrance ceremony today in Albany. Senator Dan Stec and Assemblyman Billy Jones…

Gouverneur, NY – Kinney Drugs, a 100% employee-owned leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, announces the election of John M. Marraffa, R.Ph., as President. John joined KPH Healthcare Services in 2019 as Vice President of Government Affairs & Healthcare Services Integration. Sin…

Officials from United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. have announced that their annual fundraising campaign has started. This Regional initiative, covering Clinton, Essex and Franklin Counties is conducted to raise needed funds for high priority health and human service programs in the Ad…

The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) warned New Yorkers of a text message phishing scheme. Phishing texts are fraudulent messages designed to obtain data or sensitive personal information to be used to commit identity theft or trick the recipient into installing malicious so…

The regular tour season has ended at the Almanzo Wilder Homestead, but this local historical site will open back up to visitors for the upcoming holiday weekend. The site will be open on October 9, 10, and 11. Tours are at 10 a.m. noon, and 2 p.m. on Saturday, at noon and 2 p.m. on Sunday, a…

The following is the menu for the Meals on Wheels Program for the week of Oct. 11 to Oct. 15: Monday: Center closed to observe Columbus Day; Tuesday: Scalloped potatoes and ham, mixed veggies, wheat roll, pudding; Wednesday: Sloppy Joe, Kaiser roll, tater tots, vegetable blend, pumpkin cooki…

Franklin County Personnel Office announces the following Civil Service examinations:

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Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) Thursday Walks. Every Thursday morning at 07:30 a.m. the ADK Laurentian Chapter will organize a short, scenic walk in Potsdam. 2 miles, one hour, easy. Planned destinations are: in October, Clarkson Munter Trails; in November, Bayside Cemetery; in December, Red…

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Kinney Drugs, a 100% employee-owned leading pharmacy chain in New York and Vermont, announces the availability of COVID booster shots following Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Emergency Use Authorization and new guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).