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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 »»

Sports events the cornerstone of our summer economy

August 25, 2016 We don’t have to be reminded how busy it’s been this summer, yet we’re glad the Summit Lacrosse Tournament folks reminded us this week that the big sports events that fill our village during the war... more »»

America, stop throwing away our history

August 18, 2016 The old Lake Placid Toboggan Chute on Mirror Lake is history. Most of it has been chopped up and hauled away to the scrap yard to make room for a new, safer toboggan chute. It’s too late to save. more »»

Unshackle the holidays from uncreative, greedy execs

August 11, 2016 Congratulations, corporate America. You continue to cheapen our most sacred holidays by encroaching on our summertime respite from the long winter season. more »»

U.S. House should support Olympians and pass TEAM Act

August 4, 2016 For the past several years, members of the U.S. more »»

Police officers, public walk the fine, blue line

July 28, 2016 In a letter to the editor we published this week, Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting urged people to sympathize and cooperate with police officers, who he said have grown more fearful for their... more »»



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