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NY says golf is OK, area courses prep to open

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SARANAC LAKE — Finally, some really good news. After being ordered closed earlier this month, golf courses across New York state are permitted to reopen. In warmer parts of the state, many courses had already opened for the season before the coronavirus pandemic began sweeping across ...

So far, so good for local luge racer Sophie Kirkby

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Sophie Kirkby first hopped on a luge sled 10 years ago, and it’s been steady progress ever since. A decade into her career, Kirkby, who lives in Ray Brook, said she’s had some great experiences traveling in Europe and she’s seen some success climbing up the competitive ladder, but ...

Rugby back then

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Chris Caffery pitches the ball during a Mountaineers men’s rugby practice in April 2002 at the Spencer Boatworks pitch as the team prepared for another season. Also pictured from the left are Terry McGuoirk, Tom Hunt and Billy Donaldson. Caffery has since moved to the Albany area while the ...

When they were Saints

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网Members of the 2004 North Country Community College women’s softball team gather for a group photo prior to their game with Clinton Community College played in April that year at on the diamond next to the Saranac Lake Civic Center. Softball was an intercollegiate spring sport at NCCC until ...

Social distancing a decade ago

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Jim Sausville, an avid paddler from Saranac Lake, takes on the churning Saranac River while kayaking a stretch along the River Road and just above the permanent rapids near Bloomingdale on April 12, 2010.

Utica’s Boilermaker postponed

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UTICA — The 43rd edition of the Boilermaker is being postponed due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic. This year’s 15k race is expected to be pushed to Sept. 13 from its usual summer date during the second weekend in July. A Facebook pos t Saturday included an email letter to ...

River Pigs have mascot but are unsure of season

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 TUPPER LAKE — He wears a plaid shirt, balances a floating log and holds a baseball bat with a hook on the end — and he’s coming to town soon. The Tupper Lake River Pigs baseball team, part of the Empire League, now has a mascot, whose design was released Friday. “River pigs” ...

NY golf courses ordered closed

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 Golf courses were deemed nonessential businesses Thursday morning by Empire State Development under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s pause order. The move forces golf courses to close through at least the end of April due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. Previous orders did not specifically ...

A look back at Northwood hockey seasons

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 LAKE PLACID — The past winter sports season will always be one to remember. Perhaps, one of the most, if not the most lasting memories by individual athletes and teams alike will be having their seasons cut short by the coronavirus pandemic. But before that happened, plenty of fond ...

Saints’ Carder named 1st-team All-American

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SARANAC LAKE — Of all the recruits that North Country Community College women’s basketball head coach Jerrad Dumont brought into the Saints program, he believes Kayla Carder stands at the top of the list. On Tuesday, the sophomore who helped lead the Saints women to the first two ...

Family fishing fun

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From the left, Dane Foster and his children Charlotte and Steele try their hand at catching trout in the Saranac River off the bridge leading to the Dorsey Street parking lot in Saranac Lake Tuesday afternoon.

Fitness, physical therapy adapt to COVID-19 crisis

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LAKE PLACID — Erik Lewish, a fitness manager at Adirondack Health, was ready for the winter sports season to end. And for good reason. The end of winter meant that his girlfriend, 2018 Olympian Clare Egan, would be returning from the World Cup biathlon tour in Europe. All that ...

State budget has $144.5M for Lake Placid Olympic venues

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New York’s 2020-21 budget includes $144.5 million to continue major upgrades at Lake Placid’s 1980 Olympic facilities. North Country Chamber of Commerce President Garry Douglas said that although his organization disagrees with some of the budget’s policies, the funding of ...

Ironman has a new owner

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LAKE PLACID — The Ironman Lake Placid Triathlon has a new owner, an American media company. Held every summer since 1999, the Lake Placid race is the longest running Ironman 140.6-mile distance event in North America, outside of the World Championships in Hawaii. Lake Placid also added ...

First Bobcat biathlete

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  PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College and the United States Biathlon Association have announced that one of the rising athletes in the USBA development system has committed to attend school and train on the school’s campus starting this fall. The two entities announced a partnership ...

The World was here last year

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A year ago, on the final two days of March, Lake Placid hosted the 2019 International Bobsled and Skeleton Federation World Championships on the mile-long run at Mount Van Hoevenberg. In this photo, some of the competitors are lined up at the top of the track waiting to begin on of their runs. ...

Some ORDA construction projects to be put on hold

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2020欧洲杯体育投注官网 LAKE PLACID — Parts of multi-million dollar improvement projects at Lake Placid’s Olympic sites are expected to come to a halt. An executive order signed by Gov. Andrew Cuomo more than a week ago, and revised recently, directs construction companies to stop all “non-essential” ...