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Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we sat down with an official from the Republic of Georgia to talk about his visit to Lake Placid this week and what it means for the future of winter... more »»

 
 
 
Georgia on his mind

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Gocha Gobronidze was 11 years old in February 1980 when he watched the Miracle on Ice hockey game on TV from his home in the Georgian Soviet Socialist Republic, then part of the Soviet... more »»

Hundreds show up at youth-led climate rally

September 20, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — Speakers at a youth-led rally decried certain politicians, saw hope in the mass of support at the strike and worried about the immensity of the global problem. more »»

One person dies in head-on collision; Route 3 reopened after 4 hours

September 20, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — One person died, and state Route 3 was closed for four hours as a result of a two-vehicle collision between Saranac Lake and Bloomingdale shortly before 5 p.m. Friday. more »»

Keene reaches summer goal of 100 stories

September 20, 2019 KEENE VALLEY — Alice Boutte sat in the audience on the second floor of the Keene Valley Library Saturday afternoon, Sept. 14, with a white sticker on the front of her red sweater. more »»

Adirondack Harvest Festival will return Saturday in Westport

September 20, 2019 The Adirondack Harvest Festival returns for a fourth year from noon to 6 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the Essex County Fairgrounds in Westport. more »»

Village of Lake Placid slated to replace aging parking meters

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The village is planning to install new parking meters along Main Street next month. The new meters will have new capabilities. more »»

Lake Placid treasurer says goodbye

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Village Treasurer Paul Ellis will be leaving his post next month. Ellis has served as the village’s treasurer and chief financial officer for more than four years. more »»

State Police suspend firearms training at Mount Van Hoevenberg

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — State Police have paused firearms training on the 1980 Olympic biathlon firing range at Mount Van Hoevenberg. more »»

Speed limits reduced near some trailheads Columbus Day weekend

September 20, 2019 For the third year in a row, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that it will take measures to increase safety during the busy Columbus Day weekend — including reducing... more »»

Rain trail plan filed with Park Agency

September 20, 2019 RAY BROOK — Adirondack Park Agency staff said Friday, Sept. 13 that a state plan for a rail trail between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake could come before the board next mont. more »»

Police: Woman found dead at AuSable Chasm, ruled a suicide

September 20, 2019 A woman was found dead in AuSable Chasm Sunday, Sept. 15, according to State Police. more »»

County pushes to register short-term vacation rentals

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — There are more than 700 short-term vacation rentals here. They surround Mirror Lake. more »»

North Elba, Lake Placid may make different rules on short-term rentals

September 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Lawmakers in the town of North Elba have directed the town attorney to draft two separate pieces of legislation related to short-term vacation rentals: revisions to an existing law... more »»

Wilmington welcomes fall with Festival of Colors

September 20, 2019 WILMINGTON — On Saturday, Sept. 14, the town of Wilmington celebrated its 16th annual Festival of Colors at Festival field on Springfield Road. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Meet abstract painter Alison Weld of Westport

September 20, 2019 WESTPORT — Alison Weld lives in the world of the abstract. more »»

APA seeks public input on Sentinel Range plan

September 20, 2019 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency board on Friday, Sept. 13 unanimously approved a public comment period for the Sentinel Range Wilderness Area outside of Lake Placid. more »»

APA OKs campsite guidance

September 20, 2019 RAY BROOK — On Friday, Sept. more »»

State will reduce speed limits near some trailheads Columbus Day weekend

September 16, 2019 For the third year in a row, the state Department of Environmental Conservation has announced that it will take measures to increase safety during the busy Columbus Day weekend — including reducing... more »»

Police investigate as woman is found dead at AuSable Chasm

September 15, 2019 A woman was found dead in AuSable Chasm Sunday morning, according to State Police. more »»

EYE ON BUSINESS: Help wanted ... all the time

September 13, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Labor shortages continue to pervade local businesses here. more »»

 
 
 

 

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