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WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Lt. Chris Kostoss, NYS DEC forest ranger

December 8, 2018 Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed state Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Ranger Lt. more »»

 
 
 
WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: David Craig, stargazer in Keene

December 8, 2018 Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed David Craig at the town cemetery in Keene about stargazing in the Adirondacks. more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Jason Smith, Adirondack Lakes & Trails Outfitters

December 8, 2018 Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Jason Smith of Saranac Lake for an Adirondack Living profile about his work at the Adirondack Lakes & Trail Outfitters and Dewey Mountain... more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Bill Morris, American Legion Post 326 historian

December 8, 2018 Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Bill Morris, a U.S. more »»

Loving the Adirondacks too much?

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Park is currently in its third influx of visitors. First, the Baby Boomer generation began coming here in the 1960s and 1970s. more »»

Stranded snow goose live trapped at Mirror Lake, handed over to Adirondack Wildlife Refuge

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A snow goose stranded at the Mirror Lake municipal beach for a week was live captured Monday and handed over to wildlife rehabilitators. more »»

Run, balls, run!

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID — There is still time to adopt lacrosse balls for USA Luge’s fourth annual Running of the Balls benefit race when the Viessmann Luge World Cup comes to town next week. more »»

Case closed: Towns win back Old Mountain Road

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Old Mountain Road, a historic highway that was — until recently — part of a state wilderness area, has been returned to two local towns after more than a decade-long legal battle. more »»

Essex County coroner frustrated with ‘lazy’ colleagues

December 7, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — “Lazy” is how Essex County Coroner Frank Whitelaw described the other coroners in his county. “There is no work ethic, to put it bluntly,” he said. more »»

Airbnb growing fast in northern New York’s rural areas

December 7, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — Airbnb’s growth in rural areas of the North County is substantial, with near 70,000 individuals using the service to stay in northern New York in the last 12 months — an approximate 6... more »»

Lake Placid likely to get new downtown parking meters

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID — This village is currently testing new parking meter machines on Main Street, which will most likely be an element of the community’s reconstruction of the downtown thoroughfare over th... more »»

Tammy Casey named temporary LP High School dean of students

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID — At the Tuesday, Dec. more »»

Tupper woman makes, sells CBD oil at Lake Placid shop

December 7, 2018 LAKE PLACID —?CBD won’t get you high, but it’s in high demand. Over the past few years, changes in federal laws, influential scientific studies and a growth in U.S. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

December 6, 2018 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we begin a five-part series on the “Top 5 Environmental Threats to the Adirondack Park.” No. more »»

Canadian who died on Long Lake mountain identified

December 4, 2018 LONG LAKE — A 51-year-old Canadian man died while hiking a popular fire tower peak in the Adirondacks on Saturday, Dec. 1. more »»

EYE ON BUSINESS: ‘Thank God for the Malone bus’

November 30, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Misty and David Cayea got off the 2 p.m. bus from Malone in Lake Placid. Their car was in the shop. more »»

Catania: Low test scores don’t reflect school performance

November 30, 2018 LAKE PLACID — While about 80 percent of Lake Placid High School students are proficient in the Regents exams, only about 30 percent of those in grades 3 through 8 passed the state’s English... more »»

Board’s ‘no’ to armed school officer draws mixed reaction

November 30, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Many parents, community members and former students reacted to the Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education declining the next Essex County sheriff’s plan to have armed... more »»

Breweries join national effort to help California fire victims

November 30, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Tuesday morning brought snow, white skies and cold weather — a picturesque winter’s day for the North Country. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Christina Saunders finds success with ceramics

November 30, 2018 LAKE PLACID — For Christina Saunders it all started with a handmade ceramic mug when she was . more »»

Bookstore Plus book club Skypes with author Teresa Messineo

November 30, 2018 On Tuesday, Nov. 6, the Bookstore Plus Book Club Skyped with author Teresa Messineo to discuss her debut novel, “The Fire by Night. 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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