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Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — In this week's Lake Placid News, Editor Andy Flynn recently sat down with two local officials to talk about the 2019 Winter International Children's Games, which will be held in early... more »»

 
 
 
Universiade is fully official after FISU signing today in Switzerland

August 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Lausanne, Switzerland, completed signing the host city contract Thursday, making Lake Placid the official site for the 2023... more »»

Trump visits Fort Drum to sign military spending bill

August 13, 2018 WATERTOWN — President Donald Trump arrived this afternoon at Fort Drum to sign H.R. 5515, the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for FY 201. more »»

Lake Placid updates public on winter games

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Various sport event organizers held a meeting to update the public on upcoming winter sports competitions at the Conference Center Tuesday, Aug. 7. more »»

Police: Lacrosse rowdiness was ‘enough to keep us busy’

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — How rowdy was this year’s lacrosse week, off the field? About the same as other years, according to this village’s assistant police chief. more »»

Essex County looks to raise the age to buy tobacco

August 10, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County could see a change in its tobacco sales policy before 2019. The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday, Aug. more »»

Lake Placid Film Forum now a festival

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — What was the Lake Placid Film Forum has been rebranded as a festival instead, the host Adirondack Film Society recently announce. more »»

UP CLOSE: I scream, you scream, we all scream for the bicycle

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Emily Brown and Sarah Poirier recently bought a new bike. It looks like a regular bike aside from the massive cooler that can carry a surprising amount of ice cream. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Christopher Locke enjoying the writer’s life

August 10, 2018 UPPER JAY — At 49, Christopher Locke has published “seven or eight” books, he said, plus two plays. more »»

Blaze destroys St. Huberts workshop

August 10, 2018 KEENE VALLEY — Firefighters kept a barn fire from spreading to a nearby home at 37 St. Huberts Road here Saturday afternoon, Aug. 4. Essex County Dispatch put out a call for the fire at 2:58 p.m. more »»

Millions on the line in political spat over ‘I Love NY’ signs

August 10, 2018 ALBANY — The big, blue “I Love NY” signs lined up in groups of five along New York state highways and roads are hard to miss. And that, say federal transportation officials, is the problem. more »»

Comedy in tragedy at Pendragon Theatre with ‘I Hate Hamlet’

August 10, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — Even the greatest of tragedies can produce some levity. The Pendragon Theatre premiered its production of Paul Rudnick’s “I Hate Hamlet” Friday night, Aug. 3 to much applause. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 9, 2018 LAKE PLACID — In this week's Lake Placid News, Staff Writer Griffin Kelly tracked down a number of people in the village to see how rowdy the Lake Placid Summit Lacrosse tournament was last wee. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Campers build forest phone

August 9, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Boys and girls moved about the workshop, sanding wood, sawing boards and making measurements. more »»

Trump will visit Fort Drum to sign Defense budget bill

August 7, 2018 The White House confirmed to the Watertown Daily Times Tuesday afternoon that President Donald J. Trump will visit Fort Drum on Monday to hold a signing ceremony for H.R. more »»

Assembly speaker will visit Wild Center

August 7, 2018 TUPPER LAKE — State Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie will tour the Wild Center nature museum in Tupper Lake Wednesday at 12:30 p.m. more »»

Lake Placid mourns Reg Clark

August 3, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Reg Clark was a lot of things — a funeral home director, a movie theater owner and operator, an ambulance driver, a husband, a father, a Freemason, a Kiwanian and much more — so it’s... more »»

Remembering Don Edgley’s two days of glory

August 3, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Residents in this community don’t usually have the mayor proclaim a special day in their honor, yet Don Edgley — who died on Sunday, July 29 at the age of 85 — had two in his life. more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: John Nicholson

August 3, 2018 Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly spent some time with John Nicholson for our monthly Adirondack Living feature. more »»

New York: Goodbye, Spectrum

August 3, 2018 The state Public Service Commission has rescinded its approval of the 2016 merger of Time Warner Cable and Charter Communications and ordered Charter to stop doing business in the state under the... 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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