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Hiker buses will help with parking crunch

January 17, 2020 We are very glad to hear that Essex County Public Transportation, with help from the state, plans to start a serious shuttle bus system to take hikers to and from trailheads on state Route 73. more »»

No easy fix for nursing home staff shortage

January 10, 2020 The shortage of nursing home workers in our region and beyond isn’t likely to go away any time soon. more »»

New beginnings in ’20

January 3, 2020 We’re not sure why the Lake Placid News stopped using Roman numerals on its masthead on the front page in 1995, but this paper is No. 1 of Vol. 115. more »»

Thanks for your leadership, Roby

December 27, 2019 Robert “Roby” Politi has been an excellent North Elba town supervisor these last 12 years, and before that was an excellent mayor of Lake Placid village. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 20, 2019 (Editor’s note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. more »»

Building a peaceful and better world through sport and the Olympic ideal

December 12, 2019 As the world’s best bobsled and skeleton athletes compete again this weekend during the IBSF World Cup races at Mount Van Hoevenberg, we continue to be in awe that this tiny Adirondack village... more »»

Shop locally this holiday season

December 6, 2019 We have a global economy, and we can’t buy everything we need in the Tri-Lakes region, but as much as you can this holiday season, please shop locally. Here are the reasons that benefit YOU: . more »»


November 27, 2019 Whether it’s a religious observance or the traditional American one, at its very core, Thanksgiving has always been about counting your blessings. more »»

Put some thought into giving to food pantries

November 22, 2019 It’s usually an afterthought. Walking out the door at the grocery store, you see a cardboard box serving as a catch-all for donations to the local food pantry. more »»

Adopt some balls and support USA Luge

November 15, 2019 There is still time to adopt lacrosse balls for USA Luge’s fifth annual Running of the Balls benefit race when the Viessmann Luge World Cup comes to town Thanksgiving wee. more »»

Lesson from Norway: Channel your inner child and embrace the winter months

November 7, 2019 We don’t need more reminders that winter weather is here and will likely be here for another six months. Some people don’t like to hear that, but hey, this is the Adirondacks. more »»

Congrats to the Lake Placid Hall of Fame Class of 2019

November 1, 2019 Congratulations to the four people inducted into the Lake Placid Hall of Fame on Saturday, Oct. more »»

Adirondack Daily Enterprise celebrates 125 years with special history edition

October 25, 2019 Last week’s Lake Placid News print edition landed with a nice heavy thud — a whole lot of reading material for a mere $1.25. more »»

Use buses to get hikers where they want to go

October 18, 2019 The Columbus Day/Canadian Thanksgiving holiday weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year for hiking in the Adirondacks, and the increased popularity of this activity in the High Peaks was... more »»

Grant request choices could have been better

October 11, 2019 The North Country Regional Economic Development Council’s new annual report notes that New York state has set certain priorities it wants regions to address in their grant proposals this year: child... more »»

First responders deserve support

October 3, 2019 It’s been a rough few months for tragic accidents. It’s been one of those times when terrible things happen in quick succession, and there isn’t really any common thread to connect them. more »»

Real question is, how much climate change will we let happen?

September 27, 2019 Unfortunately, the issue of climate change has become tied up in partisan politics. Because one party says it’s a top priority, the other says it isn’t. more »»

Taking kids’ personal information comes back to bite YouTube

September 20, 2019 Attorneys general in states throughout the country may want to take a look at a big payout from the Google YouTube online service. more »»

Let’s make Lake Placid’s neighborhoods great again

September 13, 2019 Whether it’s a moratorium on new short-term vacation rentals in residental zones, a flat-out ban on these types of uses in residential zones, a restriction to only let full-time residents have... more »»

Don’t scrape more money from New York’s license plates

September 6, 2019 There are 75 million reasons for New York to make the state’s drivers get new license plates — one for each dollar the state expects to make from a scheme released last week in the guise of a fun ne... more »»

Rotary Club needs stuffed toys

September 6, 2019 When the Rotary Club of Lake Placid took over the annual Teddy Bear Picnic last year — continuing a tradition that began with the now-defunct Lake Placid Kiwanis Club in the early 1990s — it once... more »»



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