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December 16, 2012

Business briefs: Dec. 16, 2012


Hayes will become Of Counsel to the Malone firm. He will manage the operations of the Tupper Lake office, where he has practiced law for the last 35 years. Hayes, a 1973 graduate of Albany Law School of Union University, a former assistant district attorney and former president of the Franklin County Bar Association, has managed a general practice in Tupper Lake since 1977. 

John J. Muldowney, managing partner of Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & Hunter, said they are thrilled to add Hayes to the firm.

“He has been a distinguished member of our bar and has exhibited tremendous ability and character for the last 35 years,” he said. “We look forward to working with him and the community of Tupper Lake.”

Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & Hunter is a full-service law firm based in Malone. The firm has been in existence for more than 75 years with a primary focus on personal injury, worker’s compensation and civil litigation. Muldowney, a graduate of Princeton University, is a civil trial lawyer and a member of the Multi-Million Dollar Advocate Forum.

“I have known and worked with the members of Fischer, Bessette, Muldowney & Hunter for many years. They provide top-notch legal representation and I look forward to working alongside them in Tupper Lake,” Hayes said. He will continue to work at the same location at 64 Park Street in Tupper Lake.

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LAKE PLACID — Each year, international luxury hotel association Relais & Châteaux celebrates the most noteworthy hotels, chefs and restaurateurs throughout the world.

Offering 12 prestigious awards to the best candidates in each category, individuals are praised for their exceptional culinary excellence and influence. This year, Executive Chef Nathan Rich of Lake Placid Lodge’s Artisans Restaurant was honored with the 2013 Relais & Châteaux Rising Star Award at the annual awards ceremony held in Turin, Italy.

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