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Saranac Lake Featured in American Experience Documentary The Forgotten Plague (FULL EPISODE)

Tuberculosis is the deadliest killer in human history, responsible for one in four deaths for almost two centuries. While it shaped medical pursuits, social habits, economic development and public policy, TB and its impact are poorly understood. more »

Feb 12, 2015 2:25 PM Arts & Culture

LISTEN: SPECIAL EDITION 'ALL THINGS NATURAL' - FROM DIRT COMES HEALING

If the history of medical science can teach us one thing, it's this. Don't underestimate dirt. From ordinary backyard soil and composted compost have some of the world's most useful wonder-drugs. more »

Feb 12, 2015 11:19 AM , Outdoors

Saranac Lake, NY Artist Thanks Community For Portraiture Participation

FACE TO FACE - In 2014, over 180 people sat for Adirondack artist Diane Leifheit for a couple of hours each at Compass Printing Plus in Saranac Lake while she captured their face in pastel. The medium is referred to as portraiture. more »

Feb 9, 2015 2:49 PM Press Releases

The Adirondack Mountain Village of Saranac Lake Remembers Its Curative Past | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

Most of us have heard William Faulkner's famous line about the past not being dead. His wisdom is nowhere more apparent than in the Adirondack Mountain village of Saranac Lake. more »

Feb 4, 2015 1:19 PM , Arts & Culture

Historic Saranac Lake, Ed Kanze, Discuss New Doc The Forgotten Plague

Mary Hotaling, Amy Catania, and Ed Kanze join us at the Roundtable to talk about the documentary American Experience: The Forgotten Plague that explores Saranac Lake’s history of “Cure Cottages” & caring for Tuberculosis patients. more »

Feb 3, 2015 9:26 AM Arts & Culture

Catch Our Drift: Why Adirondackers Love Winter, Sort Of | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

Do we in the Adirondacks love snow and cold? Do we hate them? Hear dyed-in-the-wool locals speak their minds about our long, cold, crystalline season of white. more »

Jan 9, 2015 11:28 AM , Outdoors

St Joseph's Expands

St. Joseph’s, a renowned drug and alcohol treatment center in Saranac Lake, New York is expanding to help Veterans with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. more »

Nov 14, 2014 1:44 PM News

Fifty Beds, Two Lakes, And An Otter: Bartlett's Hotel In Its Heyday, 1854-1884 | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

The late nineteenth century might be called the Golden Age of Adirondack Hotels. Among the humble and the grand, one establishment stands out above all the others for its character and for its characters more »

Nov 13, 2014 6:38 PM , Outdoors

Asleep Beneath The Sod: Saranac Lake's Historic Pine Ridge Cemetery | CURIOUSLY ADIRONDACK

Saranac Lake's Pine Ridge Cemetery sprawls over a sandy hillside in the heart of the village. In it lie the last remains of the village's first settlers, along with hundreds of others, some well known, some not, who followed them across more »

Sep 4, 2014 7:41 PM , Arts & Culture 1 Comments

30th Annual Saranac Lake Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby THIS WEEKEND!

The Colby Classic Ice Fishing Derby in Saranac Lake, NY is entering its 30th year. The anglers who participate do so with a passion not just for hooking the big one but for the love of the sport and being one with nature. more »

Feb 25, 2014 7:59 AM Outdoors

Celtic Winter Celebration in Saranac Lake

Our Jack LaDuke shows us what has this year’s Winter Carnival ending on such a high note. more »

Feb 11, 2014 9:38 AM News

Historic Hotel Saranac Under New Ownership

After the state delivers some early Christmas presents, Governor Cuomo visits the Adirondacks to help the region celebrate several projects that will benefit more »

Dec 20, 2013 2:02 PM Business & Innovation

Saranac Lake Man Jumps Out Of Airplane!

Would you jump out of an airplane for fun? Saranac Lake resident Alan Swentusky contemplated the notion for many years before deciding to take the plunge. more »

Oct 6, 2013 11:41 AM Outdoors

Art Opening, Sandra Hildreth: “The Wild, Wild West” more »

Show some taste…pick up the waste! Meet at Berkeley Green (corner of Main & Broadway.) Bring rakes & gloves if you have them. more »

CEO Gary Knell on Going Digital, Future of NPR

NPR President and CEO Gary Knell discusses a way to "Pandora the news," and broaden the reach of public media. more »

Aug 2, 2013 5:09 PM Business & Innovation

Photos: Wild Kratts Event at Saranac Lake Free Library

Thanks to all the kids and parents who came out to our Wild Kratts event at The Saranac Lake Free Library on Saturday, June 22nd. Click the slideshow to see photos from this great day of Wild Kratts inspired stories and activities. See you next time! more »

Jun 24, 2013 4:18 PM Education

Adirondack Carousel Marks a Milestone

A new landmark in the Adirondacks marks a milestone with free rides and birthday cake. Our Jack LaDuke reports on how after many years of planning and hard work, the Adirondack Carousel Project has become a reality and success. more »

Jun 14, 2013 2:35 PM Arts & Culture

The Block Party features special sales, delicious food, bistro style cafes, chair massages, lots and lots of live entertainment, raffles, games, contests, an obstacle course, bounce house, children’s activities and more »

Meet at Riverside Park Bandshell at 10:30 am. Tour includes a stop at the Blue Moon cafe for a hot beverage and a history chat. $6 / person, free for children and members of Historic Saranac Lake. Meet snow or shine! more »