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Ski season underway in the Olympic Region

November 20, 2018 LAKE PLACID — All of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority ski centers opened this past weekend. more »»

Remembering the Lake Placid 8. Or was it 9?

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — This village remembers its World War I dead on a 24-foot-tall stone cross at the Adirondack Community Church. more »»

Area schools closed today

November 16, 2018 Schools in the Tri-Lakes region are closed today, Friday, Nov. 16, due to the snowstorm, which is expected to dump about a foot of snow on a large portion of the Adirondacks. more »»

Old Lake Placid hospital to become new ‘Center for Sports Excellence’

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — With a new Adirondack Health hospital to open soon, the current Adirondack Medical Center facility on Church Street will revert back to the town of North Elba. more »»

Ex-official sues Olympic Authority and IG

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A former state Olympic Regional Development Authority financial director filed a lawsuit against ORDA and the state inspector general’s office Wednesday, Nov. 7. more »»

North Elba town board adopts 2019 budget

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council unanimously adopted its 2019 budget Tuesday night, Nov. 13. The town settled on a levy of $4,475,234.81, a $132,480 or 2. more »»

Shabbat in Lake Placid remembers Pittsburgh victims

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — More than 100 people shuffled into the Lake Placid Synagogue Friday evening, Nov. 9. more »»

North Elba sets hearings on new laws for septic tanks, condemning buildings

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council scheduled two public hearings for Dec. 11. One at 6:30 p.m. more »»

North Elba transfer station rates increase

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Rates for dumping garbage at the North Elba Transfer Station have increased. At the Tuesday, Nov. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Mulvey makes jewelry with porcupine quills

November 16, 2018 WILMINGTON—Jessica Winona Mulvey does art like nobody you may have ever see. more »»

Lake Placid American Legion commemorates Veterans Day

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Veterans, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, auxiliary women and sons of the American Legion stood inside Post 326, sipping coffee from foam cups. more »»

‘The Jungle Book’ at the LPCA this week

November 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Little bumblebees buzzed, circling around grown tigers and wolves. more »»

Biofuel heater coming along for state offices in Ray Brook

November 16, 2018 RAY BROOK — A new biofuel heating system designed to increase demand for local wood products while reducing heating costs for the state office complex in Ray Brook is well underway, little more than... more »»

United Way: 40% of local households struggle with money

November 16, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN — There are federal poverty levels, and then there is the ALICE threshold, which nearly half of all Clinton, Essex and Franklin County households fall below. more »»

New leader for Local Government Review Board

November 16, 2018 RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Local Government Review Board’s new head is familiar with the post. more »»

APA approves public comment period on items

November 16, 2018 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency Friday, Nov. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

November 15, 2018 LAKE PLACID — In this week's Lake Placid News, we continue to honor members of our military with Veterans Day tributes. more »»

ORDA ski centers open Saturday and Sunday

November 15, 2018 WILMINGTON — All four state Olympic Regional Development Authority ski centers will open Saturday for the first time this season, instead of the following weekend as previously announced. more »»

Bishop names more North Country priests accused of abuse

November 15, 2018 In a letter read during Mass at parishes throughout the North Country, the region’s Catholic bishop said he will name priests removed from ministry because of allegations that they sexually abused... more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Elana Meyers Taylor, U.S. Olympic bobsled medalist

November 12, 2018 Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed three-time U.S. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Driving a bobsled with Olympic medalist Elana Meyers Taylor

November 9, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Bobsledder Elana Meyers Taylor has the Olympic spirit. 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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