Saranac Lake, NY

For years, skeptics have laughed and groaned while sightings and signs of an enormous aquatic rodent in the Adirondacks have multiplied. more

Dec 18, 2015 11:42 AM , Curiously Adirondack

Satisfying Adirondack appetites and quenching thirsts since 1933, the Belvedere Restaurant throbs with activity in the heart of Saranac Lake. more

Nov 26, 2015 8:55 AM , Arts & Culture

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

Oct 21, 2015 10:17 AM , Arts & Culture

Saranac Lake's Pine Ridge Cemetery sprawls over a sandy hillside in the heart of the village. more

Aug 21, 2015 9:21 AM , Arts & Culture 1 Comments

Taking The Dive For High Peaks Hospice

Photo by Susan Rdzanek

SARANAC LAKE - High Peaks Hospice and Palliative Care raised more than $35,000 during its 23rd annual Radio Day telethon on Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015. more

Jun 4, 2015 12:05 PM Arts & Culture

According to The Oxford Dictionary ‘community’ is defined as “a group of people living in the same place or having a particular characteristic in common.” more

May 15, 2015 2:02 PM , Arts & Culture

Daffest is Saranac Lake, NY's annual community movement to plant ONE MILLION daffodil bulbs in the Saranac Lake Central School District and to celebrate those blooms each year with a fun filled festival called Daffest. more

Mar 31, 2015 1:31 PM Arts & Culture

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

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 Local Stories

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

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, 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 Learn

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