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Tri’d and true: 20th Ironman Lake Placid

July 20, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A challenging course in a beautiful environment and keeping the right people in place — these are key components when it comes to the staying power of the annual Ironman Lake Placid... more »»

 
 
 
UP CLOSE: 20 years before Ironman

July 20, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Bill Borzilleri stood at the starting line with an arm raised and gun in his hand. “On your mark. Get set. Go.” he shouted. more »»

Rotarians from India welcomed

July 20, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The international character of this Olympic village was on full display during the Fourth of July holiday week as 10 members of Rotary International visited from India. more »»

GIVING BACK: Cutting board maker works full-time for others

July 20, 2018 JAY — Sid Ward has about 20 different signs sitting in his basement. more »»

APA sends Van Ho, highway plans out for public comment

July 20, 2018 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency board agreed on Friday, July 13 to put two unit management plans out for public written comment. more »»

APA chairman stepping down

July 20, 2018 RAY BROOK — State Adirondack Park Agency board Chairman Sherman Craig announced his retirement after just two years in the head seat at the agency’s monthly meeting Thursday, July 12. more »»

Family, friends mourn AuSable Forks man killed in ATV crash

July 20, 2018 An AuSable Forks man who died in an ATV accident July 10 was remembered as a devoted family man and avid outdoorsman. Michael J. more »»

Embezzler pleads guilty

July 20, 2018 A former employee of the Whiteface Lodge in Lake Placid who embezzled more than $134,000 over two years pleaded guilty to grand larceny in the third degree Monday at the Essex County Courthouse in... more »»

Political roundup: Wilson denies talk of Assembly run as Kim drops out

July 20, 2018 The effort to get Katie Wilson off the Working Families Party ballot in New York’s 21st Congressional District race is underway, but it involves a lot of moving pieces — including Ron Kim, who is... more »»

Preview of this week’s Lake Placid News

July 19, 2018 LAKE PLACID — As you can tell from the front page of this week’s issue that the big event this weekend is Ironman — the 20th annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon, no less. more »»

People could experience discolored but safe drinking water, due to tank cleaning

July 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — If your tap water here looks a little discolored, don’t worry. It’s safe to drink. more »»

AuSable Valley school district gets $500k for technology boost

July 16, 2018 The AuSable Valley Central School District received more than half a million dollars from New York state to go toward technological advances Thursday. more »»

World Cup luge returns

July 13, 2018 LAKE PLACID — USA Luge fans will once again be able to see 2018 Olympic silver medalist Chris Mazdzer compete at the Mount Van Hoevenberg sliding center this winter as the World Cup luge race return... more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Dana Wood

July 13, 2018 In this week's Lake Placid News, Staff Writer Griffin Kelly stopped by the Lake Placid High School for this month's Eye on Education feature to speak with Principal Dana Wood, who is leaving his... more »»

APA makes momentous decisions approving High Peaks, Vanderwhacker plans

July 13, 2018 RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency approved the state Department of Environmental Conversation’s unit management plan amendments for both the High Peaks Wilderness Complex and the Vanderwhacke... more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: I Love BBQ and Music Festival

July 13, 2018 In this week's Lake Placid News, Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn spent some time at the I Love BBQ and Music Festival this past weekend. more »»

Sign-up now available for Over Hill & Dale race

July 13, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Athletes can now officially sign up for the Over Hill & Dale race at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, July 28, starting and finishing at the Lake Placid Club beach on Mirror Lake Drive. more »»

Hotel North Woods switches hands

July 13, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A family-run hotel along Main Street recently changed ownership. On Thursday, July 5, the deed to the Hotel North Woods at 2520 Main S. more »»

Lake Placid, North Elba pass new sandwich board codes

July 13, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A-frame sandwich boards are back, but with guidelines. more »»

LPVFD hosting clambake Friday and firematic races Saturday

July 13, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department on Old Military Road will be hosting it annual Clam Bake on Friday, July 13 starting at 5 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

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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