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Lake Placid hires interim principal to replace Latella

December 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District hired education veteran Ernest Witkowski Tuesday, Dec. 16 to replace Brian Latella. more »»

 
 
 
Cheers and some sadness as suit ends against Adirondack Club and Resort

December 18, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — Christmas came early for supporters of the Adirondack Club and Resort project this year. On Tuesday, Dec. more »»

Rumors cause police presence at Lake Placid Middle/High School

December 18, 2014 By MATTHEW TURNER For the News LAKE PLACID — Unspecified rumors from students at Lake Placid Middle/High School caused the village police to investigate and stay at the school most of Tuesday, Dec. more »»

GIVING BACK: Adworkshop practices giving all year round

December 18, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Adworkshop & Inphorm employees say helping the community is one of their priorities, and they have made it a part of their work culture. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Kaz the paint performer

December 18, 2014 KEENE — Michael Kazmierczak, better known as Mike Kaz and best known simply as Kaz, has introduced painting as performance art to the North Countr. more »»

Super committed

December 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID — When an educator buys a home on School Street, a stone’s throw away from his workplace, there’s a good chance he’s committed to his career. more »»

NSA to stay open next semester

December 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Board of the National Sports Academy Monday, Dec. more »»

Water ski event vote fails

December 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A proposal to have a controversial water ski competition return to Mirror Lake in 2015 seems to be dead in the wate. more »»

Downed trees, power lines in Lake Placid

December 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Heavy snow was blamed for knocking trees into roads and, in at least one case, taking down power lines here over the weekened. more »»

Clock is ticking on Lyme disease

December 15, 2014 TUPPER LAKE — The threat of Lyme disease is real in the Adirondacks. more »»

Locals charged in Essex County drug sweep

December 15, 2014 ELIZABETHTOWN — Three local residents are among 13 people arrested Friday, Dec. 12 in an Essex County-wide sweep of suspected drug dealers. The multi-agency roundup started at 6 a.m. more »»

Lake Placid Village board seeks business loans

December 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The village of Lake Placid is accepting applications for its Revolving Loan Fund. Every year, the village considers new applicants for the Revolving Loan Fund from local businesses. more »»

$64M in local REDC awards

December 15, 2014 The North Country came up short in its bid for a four-peat, but it’s still getting a lot of money. more »»

Holiday Village Stroll to fill Lake Placid with festivities

December 12, 2014 LAKE PLACID — This village will once again turn into a winter wonderland during the annual Holiday Village Strol. more »»

Save our school

December 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Shock. That’s what parents and students felt when they learned the National Sports Academy could close at the end of this semester unless administrators raise $400,000 in two weeks. more »»

Some parents pull students out of NSA

December 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Some parents of National Sports Academy students are outraged at the school’s management surrounding its latest financial difficultie. more »»

EDIBLE EDUCATION: Edible Schoolyard at North Country School

December 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The tradition of edible education at Round Lake began in 1921 with the establishment of Camp Treetops — young campers taking care of barnyard animals and growing and harvesting food. more »»

UP CLOSE: Caligiore busier than ever in retirement

December 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Sandy Caligiore has traveled the world as the spokesperson for the U.S. luge team, but there’s no place he’d rather be than Lake Placid. more »»

Whiteface’s electricity out for second day

December 11, 2014 Heavy, wet snow brought by the winter’s first big storm toppled trees into utility lines Wednesday, causing widespread electrical outages in northern Essex County, including at Whiteface Mountain Sk... more »»

Youth group raising funds for mission trip

December 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Members of a local youth group are hoping the holiday season’s spirit of giving will help them raise enough money to travel to New Mexico next year to repair homes on a Native American... more »»

Snow day

December 10, 2014 Most area schools are closed today as the year's first winter storm is expected to cover the Olympic Region with more than a foot of snow. more »»

 
 

 

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A ‘Merry’ Christmas indeed

December 18, 2014 This week: 390 lbs. Last week: 392 lbs. Start (12/17/13): 470 lbs. Total lost: 80 lbs. Think of it as giving yourself a Christmas present for next year. more »

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