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Cuomo sticks it to counties again

January 12, 2017 Gov. Andrew Cuomo was wrong Friday, Dec. 30 to veto a bill to have the state take over, from counties, the cost of providing defense lawyers for low-income people charged with crimes. more »»

Tri-Lakes Region gears up for a busy new year

January 5, 2017 What does 2017 hold for the Adirondacks and the Tri-Lakes villages? We’re not going to go out on a limb with predictions, but it’s valuable to look at what is happening now and what looks like it’s... more »»

Saying good-bye but never forgetting

December 31, 2016 Time has a way of deleting our memory banks, as older generations go and newer generations arrive. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 22, 2016 (Editor’s note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. more »»

Oakland fire shows importance of code enforcement

December 15, 2016 North Elba and Lake Placid leaders are now having an important conversation about code enforcement, due to the recent retirement of longtime Code Enforcement Officer Jim Morganso. more »»

Do your Christmas shopping locally

December 8, 2016 We know we say this every year around this time, but it’s important and is worth repeating. Please, shop locally as much as you can for your Christmas gifts this year. more »»

USA Luge needs to see you at the FIL Luge World Cup this week

December 1, 2016 It’s time to show our support for our athletes on the USA Luge team this weekend by attending the Viessmann Luge World Cup on Friday and Saturday, De. more »»

Count your blessings this Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2016 We don’t know what the future will bring, but we do know we are thankful for many things. more »»

Put some thought into giving to food pantries

November 17, 2016 It’s usually an afterthought. Walking out the door at the grocery store, you see a cardboard box serving as a catch-all for donations to the local food pantry. more »»

Please support the Playground Project at LPES

November 10, 2016 Committee members orchestrating Phase 2 of the Lake Placid Elementary School’s Playground Project need your help, and we encourage you to support the additions so all students — no matter their need... more »»

Our endorsements

November 3, 2016 NY Assembly: Dan Stec, R-Queensbury We think Assemblyman Dan Stec has done a solid job and endorse him for re-election. Mr. more »»

Please vote Nov. 8, and don’t move to Canada

October 27, 2016 We can understand why many people are so turned off by the presidential candidates that they cannot bring themselves to vote for anyone, but please show up this year. more »»

Dust off your cowbells; it’s winter sports time

October 20, 2016 As our 2018 Olympic hopefuls on the USA Luge and USA Bobsled and Skeleton teams practiced on the newly opened ice Monday, Oct. 17, it could only mean one thing. more »»

Young people prefer to read news

October 13, 2016 Young people want to read the news in text form, whereas older people prefer watching news on televisio. more »»

Lake Placid school projects seem legit

October 6, 2016 Our web poll this week suggests people are divided over whether voters in the Lake Placid Central School District should approve a multi-million-dollar series of building renovations and upgrades,... more »»

Make plans to celebrate this year’s Lake Placid Hall of Fame inductees

September 29, 2016 We are excited to see four deserving community members being inducted into the Lake Placid Hall of Fame this year, and we encourage people to attend the Class of 2016 induction ceremony to help... more »»

Time to revive ads about outdoor ethics

September 22, 2016 The Adirondacks were loaded with people on Labor Day weekend. more »»

Masons help give Shipman Center a needed face-lift

September 15, 2016 Members of the Lake Placid Lodge No. 834 Free & Accepted Masons helped staff and students give the Thomas Shipman Sr. Memorial Youth Center a needed face-lift on Thursday, Sept. more »»

No shortage of giving back in the Adirondacks

September 8, 2016 Every month for almost three years, in our Giving Back series, we’ve highlighted some of the many individual and group-led efforts to raise money for people and organizations in nee. more »»

State lawmakers should not get proposed raises

September 1, 2016 We strongly oppose a 47 percent raise for state legislators. They have a long way to go before they earn what we already give them. more »»



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