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Reckless gun stunts

August 23, 2019 An Oregon man is lucky his idea of testing the Second Amendment did not result in his death. more »»

Lake Placid fortunate to have summer music

August 15, 2019 And just like that, it’s over. Summer concerts in Lake Placid ended this week for two groups with the Lake Placid Sinfonietta’s final Symphony Series concert Sunday, Au. more »»

$100M sticker shock

August 9, 2019 To a lot of people, it’s baffling that the state Olympic Regional Development Authority is proposing to spend $100 million on an overhaul of a single winter sports venue, the Lake Placid Olympic... more »»

Grumbling continues over events, upgrades, but that is healthy

August 1, 2019 When we shared updates of the Ironman Lake Placid swim at Mirror Lake Sunday morning, July 28, on the Lake Placid News Facebook page, we weren’t surprised to see a mix of people who support the even... more »»

Preston had plenty of optimism for Wilmington

July 26, 2019 Along with the rest of the region, we were deeply saddened to hear about the death of Wilmington town Supervisor Randy Preston on July 18, and we extend our deepest condolences to his family,... more »»

One doesn’t have to look far to find community spirit

July 19, 2019 Smaller communities in the Olympic Region have a long history of community spirit — places such as Wilmington, Jay, Upper Jay, Keene, Keene Valley and AuSable Forks — where year-round residents... more »»

Putting in the effort to mitigate tourism

July 12, 2019 We in the Adirondacks are in an experimental stage of dealing with an increased number of hikers that exceeds the capacity of our infrastructure — roads, parking, trails, etc. more »»

APA imbalance

July 4, 2019 For years, we’ve heard people from Albany to Ray Brook talk about the importance of balance — between protecting nature and allowing human activity — in managing the 6-million-acre Adirondack Park. more »»

‘Free store’ at transfer station is a great idea

June 28, 2019 The town of Lake George is trying something new to reuse what is not so new. It would be a good idea for the Tri-Lakes area, to. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Farming community is county’s secret to agricultural success

June 21, 2019 With this summertime Savor the Season special edition of the Lake Placid News, we continue to celebrate the growing industry of agriculture in Essex County. more »»

Thank goodness for volunteers, but we need more

June 14, 2019 Finding volunteers for all the programs, events and services we need to keep a community functioning has never been easy, yet there are some disturbing incidents over the past few years in Lake... more »»

Send us your news

June 7, 2019 For a variety of reasons, U.S. more »»

Celebrate community at Lake Placid Community Day

May 31, 2019 If you live, work or volunteer in Lake Placid, you are invited to help celebrate this vibrant and historic community at the second annual Lake Placid Community Day and Picnic. more »»

Memorial Day through time

May 24, 2019 Memorial Day 1942 Memorial Day this year will mean more to us. Because on May 30, 1942, is brought home to us the fact that our men and boys are again lying in wars. more »»

New NCCC president is several steps ahead

May 17, 2019 Congratulations to Joseph Keegan, who was named May 8 as the next president of North Country Community College. more »»

Send in nominations for Lake Placid Hall of Fame

May 10, 2019 It’s that time of year again to nominate people for the Lake Placid Hall of Fame, which is located at the Lake Placid Conference Center/Olympic Center. more »»

New State Police helicopter is needed and welcome for backcountry rescues

May 2, 2019 It’s good news that the New York State Police got a Huey (Bell UH-1A) helicopter from the U.S. more »»

Let ‘Our Kate’ Smith rest in peace

April 25, 2019 The latest hubbub over racism in the United States comes from radio, recording, television and film star Kate Smith, who recorded a version of Irving Berlin’s song “God Bless America” in 1939 and is... more »»

Proud to be part of the Lake Placid Marathon family

April 19, 2019 With spring break out of the way — and most of the snow melted in the lower elevations of the Adirondacks — it’s time to start thinking about late spring activities. more »»

Don’t forget to put the ‘Miracle’ into historical context

April 12, 2019 Thirty-nine years after the “Miracle on Ice” upset at the Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, America still needs a history lesson. more »»

 
 
 

 

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