Question: In the age of Amazon, and in the midst of major book retailers scaling back, how do you open and sustain an independent bookstore in the Adirondacks? Answer: (via Jessie Fischer, owner of The Book Nook in Saranac Lake) Keep it small, and never take a vacation.
(Oct 2, 2019) In an era when many newspapers are fading or shutting down, Saranac Lake is still a newspaper town, with the Adirondack Daily Enterprise at the center of village life. This month the Enterprise is preparing to celebrate its 125th anniversary. Managing editor Peter Crowley talks with Brian Mann about the paper's history. […]
(Sep 24, 2019) The head of the U.S. department of transportation will be in Massena this morning. Secretary Elaine Chao will participate in a ceremony at the Eisenhower Lock to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the construction of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Sheâ€™ll be joined by officials from the U.S. and Canada. [full story]
(Sep 16, 2019) If youâ€™ve ever wondered how and why Saranac Lake has become a vibrant arts community, you just have to look its past. Saranac Lake was a renowned center for the only known way to cure tuberculosis in the 19th and early 20th centuries - fresh air and bed rest. Cure Cottages and […]