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Olympians swing for charity

June 14, 2017 LAKE?PLACID — In perfect golf conditions, the foursomes from Northern Insuring and Elizabethtown Community Hospital came through with trophy-winning performances in the 17th annual United Way... more »»

 
 
 
Report: Holcomb died of sleeping pills, alcohol

June 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Gold-medal bobsled pilot Steve Holcomb had “a fatal combination” of a prescription sleep aid and a 0. more »»

County suppresses Holcomb's death details after family threatens to sue

June 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Essex County officials aren’t releasing final toxicology and autopsy reports on the cause and manner of death of bobsled gold medalist Steve Holcomb. more »»

Community, athletes honor bobsled great Steve Holcomb

May 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Seventy five Superman shirts were shipped to USA Bobsled & Skeleton for the Thursday, May 11 celebration of Steve Holcomb’s life at the conference center in this village. more »»

Holcomb's father reflects on son's life

May 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — When Steve Holcomb was growing up in Utah, his father, who is also named Steve, said his son never talked about being an Olympian. more »»

Steve Holcomb, my bobsled hero

May 9, 2017 Like the rest of the bobsled world and members of the Olympic family, I was stunned and deeply saddened late Saturday afternoon when I received a phone call that Steve Holcomb was found dead in his... more »»

Celebration of life for bobsledder Steven Holcomb set for Thursday

May 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — There will be a celebration of life for legendary bobsledder Steven Holcomb at 5 p.m. more »»

Lake Placid stunned by loss of bobsled legend Steven Holcomb

May 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Olympic-gold-medal-winning U.S. bobsled pilot Steven Holcomb died of fluid in his lungs, although his final cause of death awaits a toxicology report. more »»

Bobsled champion Steven Holcomb found dead in Lake Placid

May 6, 2017 Steven Holcomb, the longtime U.S. bobsledding star who drove to three Olympic medals after beating a disease that nearly robbed him of his eyesight, was found dead in Lake Placid on Saturday. more »»

Zayonc steps down as USA Luge coach

May 2, 2017 USA Luge will have a new head coach for the Olympic season, after Miro Zayonc stepped down, citing the continuing onset of Parkinson’s disease. more »»

Successful sled season in the books

April 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Led by 16 medals from the World Cup women’s bobsled team, USA Bobsled & Skeleton raced to 69 total medals across six tours during the 2016-2017 season. more »»

Munoz back home for a breather

April 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Becoming a world-class speedskater is a long journey that stretches over many years. Esther Munoz would certainly attest to that. more »»

Lake Placid honors Special Olympics silver medalist

April 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A typical, tight community is a collection of people from all walks of life. more »»

ORDA makes ‘Miracle’ memories at third annual fantasy camp

April 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Asked if he had any predictions going into the gold-medal game at the third annual Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp Wednesday, March 29 at the Olympic Center, 1980 U.S. more »»

DC woman attends her first Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp

April 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Shortly before 54-year-old Carol Chan of Washington, D.C. more »»

Beer league player returns for his third Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp

April 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Two years ago, shortly after the 1980 players attended their 35th anniversary reunion, the state Olympic Regional Development Authority created the Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp. more »»

Remembering 1980 Coach Herb Brooks

April 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — As soon as the 2017 Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp draft was over Monday, March 27 at the Lake Placid Conference Center, 1980 U.S. more »»

1980 ARCHIVES: U.S. hockey team wins

April 6, 2017 (This is the “Miracle on Ice” story the Lake Placid News printed in a special edition dated Sunday, Feb. 24, 1980. more »»

Putting the ‘Miracle’ into historical context

April 6, 2017 Thirty-seven years after the “Miracle on Ice” upset at the Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, America needs a history lesson. more »»

ADIRONDACK BALL OF WAX: ‘Miracle on Ice’ still an inspiration

April 6, 2017 For fans, the most emotional moment of the 2017 Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp in Lake Placid came at the beginning of the third period during the gold-medal game on Wednesday, March 29. more »»

 
 

Lake Placid Diet

Lake Placid Half Marathon among the most walker-friendly races in Northeast

May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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