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2017 Ironman 70.3 world championships belong in Lake Placid

July 22, 2015 It’s a rally cry like we haven’t heard in a long time, and we’re confident the Olympic Region is up to the challenge. more »»

Prison questions

July 16, 2015 We have some unanswered questions about how and why the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision decided to relieve 12 people of their duties at Clinton Correctional Facility,... more »»

Cuomo puts fast food in the fast lane

July 9, 2015 Andrew Cuomo has crowned himself Burger King of the Empire State. more »»

Volunteer and help Ironman athletes cross the finish line

July 2, 2015 If you want to help someone’s dream come true — and help the community at the same time — Ironman Lake Placid is waiting for you to sign up and volunteer for the July 26 even. more »»

Graduates, don’t waste your lives

June 26, 2015 There’s a 73-year-old man sitting in a jail cell in California. He hasn’t seen his two kids in 25 years. For them, June 21 was another Father’s Day without a father. more »»

Affordable Care Act? Not really

June 18, 2015 Health insurance is going to cost a lot more for many Americans. more »»

Adults, don’t help teens get drunk

June 11, 2015 If history is any guide, hundreds of high schoolers — graduates and otherwise — will be drinking enormous quantities of alcoholic beverages at celebratory parties during the next few weeks. more »»

Film Forum worth a visit

June 4, 2015 The Adirondack Film Society continues to give movie lovers what they want — more movies — as the Lake Placid Film Forum once again offers a variety of films for Tri-Lakes residents and visitors to... more »»

We’ll miss the three amigos

May 28, 2015 Anyone who witnessed the Jay, Keene and Wilmington town supervisors get super soaked together last September during an ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge could see that their friendship was special. more »»

USA Luge, you have our attention

May 20, 2015 When news came earlier this week that the U.S. more »»

An opportunity for young writers

May 14, 2015 The Young Voices of New York launched a year ago. It is a news website on which writers under the age of 14 try their hands at journalism. Since then we’ve read interesting articles on www. more »»

Time for more spring cleaning

May 7, 2015 Even Mother Nature participates in spring cleaning every year when she clears the ice off our lakes and ponds. more »»

Microbeads should be banned, period

April 30, 2015 Who comes up with things like microbeads? If only someone in a lab or board room had vetoed the idea of adding tiny plastic granules to make skin products and toothpaste more abrasive. more »»

Time again for Lake Placid Hall of Fame nominations

April 23, 2015 More than 120 individuals, plus the 1948 U.S. Olympic four-man bobsled team and the 1980 U.S. more »»

Looking ahead to future generations of theatrical talent

April 16, 2015 When people talk about the importance of “the arts,” they make it sound like one can have them all at once — and to a degree, one can. more »»

A state budget grown in the dark

April 9, 2015 Passed shortly after midnight April 1, New York almost had an on-time state budget, but on the day the spending plan was to take effect, we didn’t know if it was worth the paper on which it was... more »»

Family businesses are invaluable to the Olympic Village

April 2, 2015 When tourists and residents in neighboring communities visit Lake Placid, they see a resort town brimming with business. more »»

It’s time to create a Lake Placid Ambassador program

March 26, 2015 Over the years, there have been many groups promoting and marketing Lake Placid in the hope of creating a common identity to improve tourism and economic development. more »»

FOIL should apply to lawmakers, too

March 19, 2015 One way New York state legislators could increase the public’s confidence in the chambers in the wake of several ethics scandals is by increasing the number of documents available through the Freedo... more »»

How a proposal gets passed matters

March 13, 2015 Gov. Andrew Cuomo needs to reconsider his tactics. We called on him last month to specify how much state aid he was proposing for schools. more »»



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