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Rob Carr of Saranac Lake was inspired by his 2-and-a-half year old son Tennessee to bring a mobile play center and permanent childrenÕs museum to the Adirondacks. (The Adirondack Daily Enterprise/Antonio Olivero)

Child’s play: Toddler inspires dad to start children’s museum

By ANTONIO OLIVERO The Adirondack Daily Enterprise SARANAC LAKE — When Tennessee Carr made his first visit to The Wild Center, his museum manners lacked a bit. Rather than stop one by one at each of the natural history exhibits, he ran from one end of the museum to the other. Tennessee ...

Saranac Lake seeks grant for rail trail connection

SARANAC LAKE — The village is seeking more grant money to make a connection to the state’s proposed rail trail. Meanwhile, the state is holding off on seeking contractors to remove the railroad tracks between Tupper Lake and Lake Placid because of a court-issued stay. Funds for ...

Paul Reuter (Photo submitted)

Area musher hopes to finish Iditarod

BLOOMINGDALE — Peter Reuter of Bloomingdale is still on the Iditarod trail. The part-time resident of Bloomingdale is competing in the nearly 1,000-mile sled dog race across the interior of Alaska for the first time. He reached his last checkpoint at 9:59 a.m. Tuesday in the village of ...

Members of the KidWind projects at Lake Pleasant Central School District in Speculator are, from left, Jeremiah Pierce (lying down) and Joshua Griffith and Daniel Johnson (squatting). Standing, from left: Alex Shepherd, Morgan Lane, Willa Perkins, Alexis Brooks, Madeline Braunius and Sarah Smith. (Photo submitted)

Students advance to nationals

SPECULATOR — Students in the tiny Lake Pleasant Central School District have proven that size doesn’t matter when it comes to ingenuity and achievement. Eighth- and ninth-grade students are moving on to national competition in the KidWind Challenge in Anaheim, Calif., May 24 to 25 with a ...

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Senior focus

Culinary trip seats still available JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown Senior Center at 109 East Main Street announces that Blue Shield will be at the center on March 28 from 11a.m. till 1p.m. Lunch crew is going to the House of Pizza on April 5 at noon. There are a few seats available on to the ...

Senior Focus

Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (March 13) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Susan Shaver and Arlene Comstock; second place, Lois Widdemer and ...

Chronic health problems usually come on slowly

By Tammy Merendo R.N. HealthLink Littauer According to Stanford University, most of us will experience two or more chronic long-term illnesses during our lives. In the event that we don’t, it is still likely that we will provide care to someone who does. Chronic health problems usually ...

Senior focus

Bridge Club announces winners JOHNSTOWN — The Adirondack Bridge Club played the Mitchell Movement Monday (March 6) at the Shirley J. Luck Senior Citizens Center, 109 E. Main St. The north-south winners were first place, Susan Shaver and Poppy Kiernan; second place, Carol Brookins ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Edwards

60th anniversary

Roger and Nila Edwards of Gloversville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary on Feb. 25. Their family helped them celebrate this milestone with a dinner for family and close friends at the C&R Restaurant, Galway, Saratoga County. The couple married on Feb. 23, 1957, at the former ...

Jack and DiAnne Sanford

Mr. and Mrs. Sanford

Jack and DiAnne Sanford of Gloversville, celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary at home on Nov. 5 2016, with their children, Jack Sanford Jr., Jeff Sanford, Marc Sanford and Mandy Giampaolo. The couple married Oct. 27, 1956, in a small ceremony by a justice of the peace in Montgomery County.

Julius and Florence Hansen

Couple married 70 years — Florence and Julius Hansen

Julius and Florence Hansen, 91 and 90, formerly of Johnstown, recently celebrated their 70th wedding anniversary with family in Reddington Beach Shores, Florida. The couple married on November 9, 1946 and they have three daughters, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Judy and Doug Smith

Celebrates golden anniversary — Judy and Doug Smith

Doug and Judy Smith were recently honored at their 50th wedding anniversary celebration which was given by their children, Christianne Smith (Bill Potts) and Jeffrey Smith (Patty), at the Holiday Inn, Johnstown. There were 70 people present, including family and friends. The couple married on ...

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Addison Elizabeth Powers

January baby

Addison Elizabeth Powers Addison Elizabeth Powers is the daughter of Jessica and Barry Powers of Colonie, Albany County. She was born at 9:18 p.m. Jan. 5, at Bellevue Women’s Center, weighing 7 pounds, 6 ounces and measuring 19 inches long. She joins a brother, Cooper Edward Powers. The ...

Paisley Elizabeth Playford

Paisley Elizabeth Playford

Paisley Elizabeth Playford is the daughter of Shane Playford and Katlyn Ostrander of Gloversville. She was born at 5:58 p.m. Oct. 13, 2016, at St. Mary’s Hospital, weighing 8 pounds, 2 ounces and was 21 inches long. She joins sister, Baylee Noel Playford, age 4. The maternal grandparents ...

Evelyn Paige Morrison

Evelyn Paige Morrison

Evelyn Paige Morrison is the daughter of Lindsey Piehuta of Caroga Lake and William Morrison of Johnstown. She was born at 6:02 a.m. Feb. 2, weighing 7 pounds, 9 ounces and measuring 20 inches long. The maternal grandparents are Christopher and Hope Piehuta of Caroga Lake. The paternal ...

Calvin ‘Cal’ Jacoby Sheeler

Calvin ‘Cal’ Jacoby Sheeler

Calvin “Cal” Jacoby Sheeler is the son of Greg Sheeler, formerly of Gloversville, and Lauren (Liesman) Sheeler of Clifton Park, Saratoga County. He was born at 12:31 a.m. Nov. 1, 2016, at the Burdett Birth Center, Troy, Rensselaer County, weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces and was 21 inches long. ...

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Joshua Pickard and Melissa Melucci

Spring wedding planned

Melucci — Pickard Jeffrey and Mary Melucci of Perth and Edward and Anne Lomanto of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their daughter and granddaughter, Melissa Melucci, to Joshua Pickard, the son of Kathy Burch of Flushing, Mich. and James Pickard of Alger, Mich. Melucci, who is a ...

Kyle Tracy and Nicole Nowlen

Colorado wedding set

Tracy — Nowlen Spencer and Rosemary Tracy, of Speculator, announce the engagement of their son, Kyle Nelson Tracy, to Nicole Marie Nowlen, the daughter of the late Kent Nowlen of Denver, CO and Shawna Anderson of Kearney, NE. Tracy is a 2000 graduate of Johnstown High School, with a ...

Jessica Gallup and Matthew Daniels

Gallup — Daniels

Richard A. Gallup and Sue and Gene Fox of Gloversville, announce the engagement of their daughter, Jessica Lee Gallup, to Matthew Luke Daniels, the son of Gary L. and Maryetta J. Daniels of Graham, N.C. Gallup graduated from Gloversville High School, class of 2003. She is a home health care ...

Shannon Marie Snell and Jody A. Watkins Jr.

Snell — Watkins

Rhonda and Donald Snell of Johnstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Shannon Marie Snell, to Jody A. Watkins Jr., the son of Dina Crouse of Amsterdam and Jody Watkins Sr. of Fort Johnson. Snell is a 2004 graduate of Johnstown High School. She is employed as a direct support staff ...

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Mr. and Mrs. Tennis

September nuptials

Nellis — Tennis Brooke M. Nellis, the daughter of Victoria Nellis of Johnstown and the late Wayne Nellis of Tribes Hill, was united in marriage to Jacob J. Tennis, the son of Paul and Bonnie Steenburgh of Ephratah and John and Glenn Tennis of Johnstown, on Sept. 10, 2016. The ceremony took ...

Mr. and Mrs. Owen

August nuptials

Lisa Stoutner, the daughter of Patricia Denman and stepfather, William Denman of Johnstown, and Keith Stoutner and stepmother, Kathy Stoutner of Mayfield, was united in marriage to Matthew Owen, the son of Laura and Christopher Owen of Amsterdam, at 1 p.m. Aug. 6, 2016. The outside wedding ...

Mr. and Mrs. Arrunategui

Fall wedding

Gretchen Derwin, the daughter of Timothy and Melissa Derwin of Johnstown, was united in marriage to Jake Arrunategui, the son of Jeanine Arrunategui and David Ayers, both of Johnstown and Rolando Arrunategui of Miami, Fla. at 6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 21, 2016. The ceremony and reception took place ...

Mr. and Mrs. Naber

Couple marries

Megan Elizabeth Smith, the daughter of Mary and Edward Smith of Liverpool, Onondaga County, and granddaughter of Margaret Rozwod of Liverpool and Doris Smith of Johnstown, was united in marriage to Thomas William Naber, the son of Amy and Tom Naber of Hamburg, Erie County, on Oct. 8, ...