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Lake Placid community is worth fighting for

January 18, 2019 To the editor: In 2012, my family moved to Lake Placid. Like most new transplants, we were immediately blown away by the beauty of the area and all the opportunities for recreation. more »»

Rotary happy to help with 2019 Children’s Games

January 18, 2019 To the editor: On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the Rotary Club of Lake Placid participated in the International Children’s Games by passing out hot chocolate at Mid’s Park. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: New Adirondack Park popularity is an opportunity for needed changes

January 11, 2019 Leaders of Adirondack environmental and local government organizations are pleased that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has invested aggressively in the Adirondacks. more »»

Mountain of thanks from Lake Placid Beautification

January 4, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Community Beautification Association had a successful year, but only because of the abundance of help! We were blessed with a full staff of hard workers and a plethor... more »»

Jimmy Shea should be in Lake Placid Hall of Fame

January 4, 2019 (The following is an open letter to Patrick Barrett, chairman of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors.) Dear M. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: The other side of Airbnb

January 4, 2019 I am a short-term vacation rental owner in Lake Placid. Over the past couple of months I have seen many articles discussing Airbnb and the negative impact it is having in the region. more »»

LPCA appreciates Joy to the Children help from Mirror Lake Inn

December 21, 2018 To the editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, I would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Ed and Lisa Weibrecht, the staff of the Mirror... more »»

Thanks from the Mirror Lake Inn

December 21, 2018 To the editor: This year’s Joy to the Children is proving to be one of the most successful ever pushing the total raised since 1986 to over $2 million. more »»

North Elba Christmas Fund thanks helpers

December 21, 2018 To the editor: The North Elba Christmas Fund enjoyed another successful year of helping children have a Merry Christmas in the town of North Elba/village of Lake Placid. more »»

Village Stroll well done

December 14, 2018 To the editor: Last weekend’s, three-day Village Stroll was a resounding success. Thank you to all those who planned, worked, advertised and attended. more »»

Thanks for help with Thanksgiving baskets

December 14, 2018 To the editor: The Ecumenical Charity Program thanks all those who helped with their contributions to the Thanksgiving baskets. more »»

A time for thanks: Green Light Report from LPVAS

November 30, 2018 To the editor: At Thanksgiving time, Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service would like to express appreciation to the community for its support in 2018 and for over 40 YEARS! First, we... more »»

How about a white elephant holiday this year?

November 30, 2018 To the editor: A few weeks ago I was thrilled to have a little money stashed away to spoil my family and friends this holiday season because that is a luxury I can’t always affor. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Yes, it can be done: Working together for the betterment of our community

November 16, 2018 In the town of Minerva, Suzanne Crouse and Carol Frazier help to lead the Sleeping Giants Senior Program, which supports community members who are aging in place. more »»

President Trump dishonored U.S. soldiers during visit to France

November 16, 2018 To the editor: Since the founding of our nation, the men and women who make up our military have fought to protect our nation and way of life in the most horrific of circumstances. more »»

Catholics standing with the Jewish community

November 2, 2018 To the editor: To our sisters and brothers of the Jewish community, we stand with you! The slaughter of 11 Americans during Shabbat morning services at a synagogue in Pittsburgh is an outrageous... more »»

Supports Martz for NY Senate

November 2, 2018 To the editor: It is troubling to hear many people in the North Country’s New York State 45th Senatorial District bearing so much economic stress. more »»

Vote for checks and balances

November 2, 2018 To the editor: “What is there left to say about the terrible murder of moderate Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi and its aftermath? Only one thing, and I have said it before, but I feel it even... more »»

No political puppet

November 2, 2018 To the editor: Perhaps you have seen the lawn signs around that say, “Save Medicare, Save Social Security, Vote Democratic,” and thought, “Yeah, right. A scare tactic.” Think again. On Oct. more »»

Help United Way

November 2, 2018 To the editor: Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties are great places to live and raise a family. I have said this for years and continue to believe it. more »»

New Little Free Library

October 26, 2018 To the editor: I would like to thank Mayor Craig Randall and the Lake Placid village board for their support to allow a Little Free Library to be installed at Peacock Park near Mirror Lake Beach in... more »»



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Finding a way back to the Fitness Revolution gym

January 4, 2019 Every day, I open the curtains in my living room and say, “It’s going to be a wonderful day,” even though I don’t really believe it. more »

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