The Saranac Lake School budget passed 314 to 39. School buses: 313 yes, 36 no. Library proposition: 296 yes, 51 no. There will be little or no increase in school taxes this year.
The following letter was received from the Upper Saranac Foundation this afternoon. We are very grateful for the action of the USF and the state and local authorities who have responded. We will update you on this web site if we receive any additional information. May 8, 2018 To all Upper Saranac Lake Residents: On […]
According to the police report, “Firefighters also responded on Sunday morning at 11:15 to a report of a sinkhole forming by the side of the dam on the Bartlett Carry Road. They sandbagged the sinkhole and also around the dam…”
The USLA Board of Directors is still seeking input to the strategic planning process. If you’ve already filled out the survey, thank you. Your feedback will make a difference. If you haven’t had a chance to fill it out, please do so now – it takes less than 8 minutes! Your feedback will help us […]
This is the latest on record for USL! Be safe on the water.
A public comment period will be open through June 1 on DEC’s draft Invasive Species Management Plan. The proposal contains a dozen recommendations for New York State to undertake to manage these environmental threats, which have an estimated cost to the Adirondacks of $900 million if these species are allowed to spread. The draft plan […]
The Upper Saranac Lake Association Board of Directors is conducting a strategic planning process to review its mission, vision and goals to better serve its members and stakeholders. We urge you to take a few minutes to complete this survey to help us know how we can better meet your needs: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/USLASurvey2018 To help us […]
SIGN UP & SAVE A LIFE… FIRST AID & CPR CLASSES are COMING BACK TO THE LAKE. Dates & Times: First Aid Tuesday July 17th. CPR Wednesday July 18th. Both classes run 5- 9 PM. Location: TBA in the next Mailboat. First Aid classes will cover: Topics including how to respond to an emergency, muscle, […]
The NYS Safe Boating Course is being taught once again at the Santa Clara Community Center. This year, the course will be given twice. Each course will be given in two days for 4 hours each day. Please note the new dates and times for the classes. WHEN: July 9 & 10th from 9 AM […]
Plans Heating Up for Summer Sally Ward, Cultural Affairs Chair Mark your calendars and start looking forward to another Saranac summer. There’s something for everyone! Whet your appetites with a preview of what’s on tap. July 22 – Historic Camp Tour – La Jeunesse (1916-1954) was an elite boys’ camp which is now in private […]
The Adirondack Council is requesting support to oppose budget cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Council is asking individuals to write Senator Schumer and Senator Gillibrand requesting a reversal to budget cuts that threaten critical research and monitoring programs for Adirondack Lakes. Included in their request is support for $250,000 for the Adk […]
Dan Spada from Tupper Lake skated the length of USL recently wearing a video cam and posted this publicly on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/daniel.spada.501/videos/pcb.1386028018169596/1386026711503060/?type=3&theater
Kerry Sanders from NBC’s “Today” show will be here for a watch party for local Winter Olympic medalist Chris Mazdzer in the luge team relay Thursday morning. Please arrive between 7 and 7:15 am at the Ice Palace. ROOST will supply an enormous television screen so people can see the luge teams’ Olympic runs, which […]
Northern Forest Canoe Trail Organization arrange guided five day canoe trips for 10-14 year olds. The ADK trips are run by Raquette River Outfitters and they do a great job. My youngest, now 14, has attended the past two summers and will go again this July, reuniting w/friends made on previous trips. (The first time […]
In the switch to a new Spectrum moden, connection to the USLA web cam was lost. It took several days to fix but it now back up and running. By the way, if you have not yet switched out your old Time Warner modem for a Spectrum device, you should do so. With its new […]
The Adirondack Pollinator Project (APP) is a blossoming new initiative of AdkAction in partnership with The Wild Center, The Lake Placid Land Conservancy, and Common Ground Gardens, that features an extensive program of educational activities and events throughout the summer. The program will kick off at area farmers’ markets and The Wild Center during National […]
Yesterday I was able to get some strong guys with saws to cut down the damaged birch which had been hampering the USLA web cam view since an ice storm damaged the tree. At 6 p.m., we were rewarded with an incredible double rainbow which lasted for a full 45 minutes. Hope some of you […]
Hi all, this is Marsha Stanley. My husband Tom Curley and I host the USLA web cam. I just want you to know that we are aware of the leaning birch blocking the view. My caretaker is looking into whether the trees might be saved of if we will have to cut it down. You […]
Yesterday, Aug. 6, I spotted my first monarch of the season in my butterfly garden. She’s in this picture: https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B801E2GqCUBPMXBtaTM3YklWX0E/view?usp=sharing
Just a reminder that Dr. Lincoln Brower, eminent monarch butterfly scientist, will lecture at The Wild Center at 6 p.m. Wed. If you can’t be here, the talk will be live-streamed at https://www.facebook.com/events/187516778329417/ and here www.wildcenter.org/live. It also will be archived on The Wild Center website for later viewing.
Hi, my husband and I purchased the guidehouse on Indian Carry Road a few years ago. Although it was built in the 1890s, it hasn’t been occupied for more than a few months a year for decades. I’d like to get the water supply tested. If you have any experience/advice to share I’d love to […]
it was left on dock and wind carried it off sometime last week.Says Wister in it ,if founf please return to camp 190 on Whiney Point.891-0819
The Adirondack Carousel is auctioning off a classic 16′ 1939 Chris Craft Utility Mahogany Boat with trailer. The auction will take place at the Carouselathon, on August 13 at the Carousel Bloomingdale Avenue and Depot Street, Saranac Lake. For more information, see the Carousel’s website: http://www.adirondackcarousel.org/.
Mountain and Valleys – Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane, Lake Placid July 19 from 3 to 5; July 20 from 9 to 2 pm Floral Designs, Horticulture Entries, Photographs, Conservation Exhibits Free and Open to the Public www.adirondackgardenclub.com
For about 6 or 7 years – with the exception of last year – we have had a boat mechanic come out to our camp at the beginning of each season to prep our boat (battery, lube change, spark plugs etc.) and sometimes drop it into the lake depending on which family member had a […]
Please read the update on our News page by Jon Landsberg before commenting.
I’m proud to support the efforts of USLA even though I’m not a camp resident as I spend many happy hours fishing on the lake each summer. I would like to know if USLA offers a decal that I could place on my boat or vehicle to show that support?
You are invited to a reception for Dr. Nina Schoch and the Loon Project, on Friday, 28 August, from 5-7 PM, at the home of Ellen and Michael Bettmann, 628 Panther Ledge (the last drive on the left as you start down the hill toward the marsh on Panther Mountain Road). Dr Schoch, of the […]
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