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Savor the Season continues this week

September 21, 2018 With the second Savor the Season special edition of the Lake Placid News, we continue to celebrate the growing agriculture industry in Essex County. more »»

 
 
 
With school back, be more aware on the roadways

September 14, 2018 School is back in session for a new academic year, so it’s time to remind drivers to be extra careful. Watch out for school buses. more »»

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September 8, 2018 For a variety of reasons, U.S. more »»

Doctors, patients must realize Lyme disease is in the Adirondacks

August 31, 2018 One thing that became clear from our recent reporting on ticks in the Adirondacks is that local doctors have been a little behind the curve on diagnosing Lyme diseas. more »»

It’s time for ‘fake news’ talk to end

August 24, 2018 It was less than a month into his term when President Donald Trump ramped up his “fake news” battle with several national media outlets, referring to them at that time as the “enemy of the people. more »»

Solutions to lax tourney problems will take some time

August 17, 2018 While Lake Placid is a resort town — a proud one that has hosted millions of visitors from around the world for almost 200 years — this is not Las Vegas. What happens here does not always stay here. more »»

Two Lake Placid icons remembered

August 10, 2018 Last week, when the village of Lake Placid lost two of its most cherished citizens — 89-year-old Reg Clark and 85-year-old Don Edgley — we couldn’t help but remember a set of photos Lake Placid News... more »»

Search-and-rescue work is appreciated

August 3, 2018 We’d like to thank forest rangers, dispatchers, environmental conservation officers and others in the state Department of Environmental Conservation — as well as volunteers from organizations such a... more »»

Lake Placid’s value to Ironman has grown

July 27, 2018 As you read this, the 20th annual Ironman Lake Placid is over and more than 2,000 triathletes have packed up and gone hom. more »»

20th time around, it’s still amazing

July 20, 2018 We vividly remember the first Ironman in Lake Placid, but to refresh our memories as the triathlon approaches its 20th annual running, we pulled out a copy of the Lake Placid News issue that followe... more »»

Let’s hear it for BBQ ringmaster Dmitry Feld

July 13, 2018 If an outer-space alien stopped by the I Love BBQ and Music Festival in Lake Placid this past weekend, met a volunteer and said, “Take me to your leader,” in that monotone sci-fi voice — a theramin... more »»

Solidarity with the Capital Gazette

July 6, 2018 Like probably every newspaper staff around the country — and millions of other Americans — we were horrified Thursday, June 28 at a mass murder at a daily newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland. more »»

Better days ahead with two projects

June 29, 2018 Lake Placid’s big dig on Main Street is just about done. more »»

‘Savor the Season’ debuts this week

June 22, 2018 This week, we begin a new series titled “Savor the Season: Celebrating Agriculture in Essex County. more »»

Journalism isn’t free

June 15, 2018 As you read the stories and columns in this week’s issue of the Lake Placid News, we’d like to remind you that our service isn’t fre. more »»

Listen to exclusive interviews on our new podcast

June 8, 2018 Every week, the Lake Placid News brings you exclusive stories about the people who make Lake Placid one of the greatest places to live and visit on this planet. more »»

Parking fine increase a start, but it doesn’t go far enough

June 1, 2018 We’re glad to see Lake Placid village board members take some action on parking fines, as they contemplate an increase in the violation from $25 to $35. Yet they’re not going far enough. more »»

Community Day was a wonderful new event

May 25, 2018 We can’t say enough good things about the first-ever Lake Placid Community Day, which was held Sunday, May 20 at the North Elba Show Grounds. more »»

APA, DEC skimp on public meetings

May 18, 2018 The state Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Conservation have announced a joint public comment period on major changes to both the High Peaks Wilderness and Vanderwhacker Wild Forest, and... more »»

Two ways to celebrate Lake Placid in May

May 11, 2018 There are two ways people who love the village of Lake Placid can celebrate this community in May: first by helping clean up the sidewalks, streets and parks on Saturday, May 12; and second by... more »»

Gov. Cuomo oversteps on parolee voting

May 4, 2018 We are glad New York is not one of those states that takes away voting rights for life from people convicted of felony crimes. more »»

 
 

 

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I won’t miss winter, but I will miss the shoveling. Really.

March 23, 2018 This week: 436 lbs. Last week: 433 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 8 lbs. Now that spring is here, I’ll have to find new methods of exercise. more »

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