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Hearing on North Elba town budget is tonight

November 12, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba’s preliminary 2020 budget, if adopted, would come below the state tax cap. more »»

As snow piles in, schools delay classes

November 12, 2019 Between 6 inches and a foot of snow is predicted to fall on northern New York and much of Vermont between 1 p.m. Monday and 1 p.m. more »»

Up to a foot of snow expected by Tuesday afternoon

November 11, 2019 Between 6 inches and a foot of snow is predicted to fall on northern New York and much of Vermont between 1 p.m. today and 1 p.m. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we cover the election results from Essex County government and the Olympic Region town’s of North Elba, Keene, Jay and Wilmington. more »»

Lake Placid to host two IBSF World Cup races

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority will be hosting the first two International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Cups this year at Mount Van Hoevenberg, instead of... more »»

Keene budget under cap, public hearing tonight

November 7, 2019 KEENE -- If approved, Keene's preliminary budget would be under the state tax cap, according to town Supervisor Joe Pete Wilson J. more »»

Rand elected North Elba supervisor

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Jay Rand appears to have clinched the North Elba town supervisor position, and candidates Emily Kilburn Politi and Richard Cummings appear to have secured seats on the town council. more »»

Randy Preston’s name added to road salt bill

November 7, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — Assemblymen Billy Jones and Dan Stec and state Sen. Betty Little were in town Friday, Nov. more »»

DEC: Some trails closed, others being assessed after ‘Halloween storm’

November 7, 2019 The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s call for hikers to stay off Adirondack trails remains in effect. The department announced its advisory last Friday, Nov. more »»

‘Halloween storm’ hits region hard with heavy rain, winds

November 7, 2019 Heavy rain and winds and flooding slammed the North Country on Thursday and Friday, Oct. 31 and Nov. 1, and a few Adirondack communities were still picking up the pieces earlier this week. more »»

McDonald, Sauer win for Jay council; Coolidge leads Sheldrake but too close to call

November 7, 2019 Jay voters selected Republican Thomas McDonald and Democrat Knut Sauer to serve on the town council, and independent Adam Coolidge is leading for a third open seat. more »»

Hurley Bros. withdraws propane proposal

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A controversial proposal to install a propane tank refilling station on Old Military Road has been withdrawn after an opponent of the plan purchased the property where the station was... more »»

Holzer wins Wilmington supervisor position in landslide

November 7, 2019 WILMINGTON — Independent People’s Party candidate Roy Holzer won this town’s supervisor race in a landslide on Tuesday. more »»

Essex County Clerk Provoncha reelected

November 7, 2019 Incumbent Joseph Provoncha has secured an eighth four-year term as Essex County cler. more »»

Whitney, Deyo secure Keene council seats

November 7, 2019 KEENE — Voters appear to have selected two newcomers, Republican David Deyo and Independence candidate Jennifer Whitney, to serve on the Keene Town Council next year. more »»

Outgoing town Councilman Bob Miller named village justice

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The village has appointed a new justice, but the decision wasn’t unanimous. At the board’s meeting Monday, Nov. more »»

Veterans Day services planned

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Veterans Day services are planned for this community and the town of Keene on Monday, Nov. 11. American Legion Post 326 will start its parade at 11 a.m. more »»

Town has 4 public hearings Nov. 12

November 7, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Board has set four public hearings for Tuesday, Nov. 12 related to the town’s preliminary 2020 budget, according to Town Clerk Laurie Dudley. more »»

Showtime films ‘Billions’ at Whiteface

November 7, 2019 WILMINGTON — The Adirondacks is becoming quite the popular filming spot for cable television. On Tuesday and Wednesday, Oct. more »»

New AMC doctor provides treatment for transgender patients

November 7, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — Dr. James Pate finds a great deal of importance in helping underserved groups such as women, people living in rural areas and those who subscribe to the LGBT communities. more »»



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