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Be safe in the snow

January 3, 2011 Winter is in full gear now and it’s time to remember to be safe when traveling — whether by car or on foot. If you’re driving in bad weather — SLOW DOWN — it’s the safe thing to do. more »»

ORDA-CSEA must get a deal done

December 16, 2010 The ongoing contract dispute between the Civil Service Employees Association (CSEA) and the Olympic Regional Development Authority (ORDA) returned to the news when the union recently organized... more »»

Santa’s coming; and so is the Village Stroll

December 9, 2010 Spread the word — the Lake Placid Holiday Village Stroll is coming! Now in its third year, the Village Stroll, which is geared to bring the holiday spirit to residents and visitors primarily along... more »»

Main Street surveillance not a deterrent

November 18, 2010 Big Brother has been watching for a long time now, as surveillance cameras are common in just about every big city and many of the stores we frequent. more »»

Honor veterans on Nov. 11

November 9, 2010 November is a slow time here in the Olympic Region as everyone gears up for the winter season, but there is a special day on November 11 that honors our nation’s veterans of military service. more »»

Are we a region or a state? Hint: We are NOT New England

October 29, 2010 Apologies to all the Boston Red Sox, New England Patriots and Boston Bruins fans in the area, but it’s time to voice discontent as to what the television networks deem as “regional coverage. more »»

A lease and a foot in the door

October 14, 2010 The Olympic Regional Development Authority was recently approached by Pat Kelly — a two-time Olympic speed skater who owns Peak Edge Performance Inc. more »»

Paw Print: a worthwhile effort

October 14, 2010 Construction on Paw Print Park at the Lake Placid Elementary School is moving right along, but they’re still in need of community support. more »»

Suicide affects the whole community

October 4, 2010 You might have known someone who has committed suicide. In the small Tri-Lakes community many of us know Deb and Doug Jerdo. more »»

  Don’t miss Relay for Life

September 13, 2010 If you know someone who believes in miracles and has survived the ordeal of having cancer, then you know a person with a strong constitution to live and have fought a courageous fight. more »»

Dangers in nature’s playground

August 13, 2010 The tragic death of a 12-year-old Florida boy following an accident last week at a Keene Valley swimming hole is a stark reminder that despite the fun connected with living in a natural playground,... more »»

Border crossing procedures: a necessary evil

July 30, 2010 Getting delayed while crossing the border has become the nor. more »»

Lake Placid’s finest a force in a busy village

July 15, 2010 The Fourth of July weekend is one of the busiest weekends of the year in Lake Placid and there were plenty of visitors in town enjoying the area. more »»

Bikes, runners and motorists and sharing the road

June 22, 2010 The Ironman triathlon is just weeks away and there are many athletes already in the area training for the annual event. more »»

COMMENTARY: Lake Placid News, community is losing a friend

June 10, 2010 Dave Messner recently announced that he is leaving his post as principal of the Lake Placid Middle/High School. more »»

A call for columnists

May 27, 2010 The Lake Placid News will be accepting requests for local residents to join the ranks of its column page. more »»

Threats exist ... but life must go on

May 7, 2010 One never knows when he or she will be in a potential life-threatening situation. more »»

LPMHS students getting a new space in the LPN

April 30, 2010 This week marks the first installment of a new feature in the Lake Placid News geared to providing students of the Lake Placid Middle High School their own space in your community newspape. more »»

More than just a plaque on the wall

April 16, 2010 Despite reports that newspapers across the country are dying, the community newspaper business is alive and well — and prospering. more »»

Don’t miss this moment

April 2, 2010 Citizens of the Olympic Region and North Country should speak their minds when it comes to the proposed $6. more »»



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