From Adirondack Daily Enterprise: In late 2018, the Lake Placid News conducted a poll of more than a half-dozen groups, including two state agencies, on what the biggest threats to the Adirondack Park are. After tallying responses, the News determined invasive species, climate change, pollution, lack of funding and staff for state agencies and overuse […]
From the Adirondack Daily Enterprise: Taxpayers within the bounds of the Saranac Lake Central School District might see a tax increase soon, according to an early draft of the 2019-20 budget given to the school board on Wednesday night. The tax levy for the 2018-19 budget was $20,614,714. The tax levy limit for 2019-20 is […]
The NYS Safe Boating Course is being taught at the Santa Clara Community Center. Please note, the new dates and times for the classes. WHEN: JULY 8th & 9th from 9 AM until 1PM each day. AUGUST 12th & 13th from 9 AM until 1 PM each day WHERE: The Santa Clara Community Center, located […]
Dates, Times & Location, TBA FIRST AID classes will cover these topics: • how to respond to an emergency, • muscle, joint, bone and soft tissue • injuries, bandages & splints so much more. CPR classes will cover: • Chest compressions • Artificial ventilation to preserve brain functions • How to use a defibrillator. Classes […]
News Release from Amy Catania, Executive Director Historic Saranac Lake Saranac Lake, NY — On Friday, November 30, an exhibition of models by John Wheeler of the lost buildings of Saranac Lake will be unveiled downtown. The exhibit, titled “Remember When?” will be displayed for the holiday season in the windows of the former Sears […]
When: Thursday, Nov. 15, 4-8 pm and Friday, Nov. 16, 9-12 Where: Hotel Saranac Grand Ballroom The Village of Saranac Lake and our state agency partners invite you to participate in an open house meeting to learn more about the village’s Downtown Revitalization Initiative! Please join us to discuss opportunities to improve the local quality […]
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“Protecting the Lakes Septic System Workshop” This event is FREE and open to the public! Thursday, August 23rd 6:00-8:00pm This workshop will be geared towards waterfront homeowners and will focus on septic system function, maintenance for onsite septic systems, the impact of septic system function on lake water quality and the result of septic system […]
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Many on Upper Saranac this summer were probably cheered by the abundance of Monarch butterflies. Our lake has given wonderful support to AdkAction’s campaign for Monarch conservation and may USLA members have attended lectures by noted Monarch scientist Chip Taylor, who twice has appeared at The Wild Center in recent years. Sadly, Chip recently repredicted […]
A yellow LL Bean Calypso kayak floated up to our dock on either Thursday, 9/20/2018 or Friday, 9/21/2018. It will be on the dock at 716 Bartlett Carry Road. Contact me via email.
On September 1 from 9 to 9:30PM the fire tower on St Regis Mountain will be lit up. Go out on the lake (off Markam Point) or on your dock if your are lucky enough to have a view of the tower. Or go to The Lake Clear Lodge for a wonderful viewing party. For […]
The Old World Kitchen store at Lake Clear Lodge now offers online ordering as well as stop by for takeout meals, baked goods , sides and snacks and even some staple items.. Stop by for a cup of coffee or tea and see what’s here in the commercial store fridge and feezers Pre-order meals, desserts, […]
Adirondack Folk Singer DAN BERGGREN is singing for EAGLE ISLAND at The Wild Center on Wednesday, August 15 The Concert starts at 7:30pm, but, please join us at 7:00pm for social time A CLASSIC, HAND-CRAFTED HORNBECK BOAT WILL BE RAFFLED OFF AT THE EVENT Tickets for the event and raffle are available at The Book […]
The Upper Saranac Foundation lists donors in their newsletter and has a category for camp donations. This has motivated me to create a tip jar for the lake which will be politely pointed out to all houseguests. If you have many visitors you might consider doing the same – ‘every little helps!’
Bears have been sighted a number of times around Bartlett Carry Road this summer. The DEC offers useful information about the proper human behavior to help our wildlife remain wild: https://www.dec.ny.gov/animals/6995.html.
A GoFundMe campaign has been created for Laura Parmington Hall, daughter of Beth and Todd Hall and members of USLA. Laura was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, with congenital hepatic fibrosis. Her health recently took a turn for the worse and she awaits another organ transplant. If you wish to help, please go […]
I’ve been vacationing in the Saranac Lake region all of my life and have an affinity for the area and its history. Of possible interest to you as it is to me, visit the Historic Saranac Lake website and, when in town, stop by the HSL Museum on Church Street.
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 […]
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