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Signing off ... hopefully

November 9, 2012 Election time is over and congratulations to all the victorious candidates — and a salute to those who did not win. more »»

We were ready

November 6, 2012 We didn’t need their help this time — but they were indeed ready just in case. more »»

Stop: no light needed

October 29, 2012 The village of Lake Placid recently announced plans to request a study to determine whether or not to place a permanent traffic light at the intersection of Saranac Avenue (state Route 86) and... more »»

What is wrong with this picture? USPS picks winners and losers

October 4, 2012 The newspaper business — both small and large papers — has sounded full-throated opposition this past month about a plan by the U.S. more »»

Be safe, and learn

September 11, 2012 It’s back to school time, and once again time to remind motorists to drive safely and be mindful of children who are traveling along the road on their way to and from school. more »»

Think about the consolidation of the school superintendent post

August 14, 2012 The matter of consolidating the position of school superintendent for Lake Placid, Saranac Lake and Keene Valley has been a topic of discussion recently, but it’s easier said than done. more »»

Will this story have a happy ending?

August 6, 2012 It’s no Hollywood script here — the harsh reality is that every movie theater inside the Adirondack Park may be closed down within a year and a half. more »»

COMMENTARY: Ironman, more than just a race

August 1, 2012 I admit it. When I first moved up to the area, I stayed away from Lake Placid and the surrounding area on Ironman weeken. more »»

An Iron message

July 20, 2012 Once again it’s time to welcome the throngs of athletes, fans, families and friends to Lake Placid’s annual Ironman triathlon. more »»

A good time to be in the Olympic Village

June 29, 2012 This is one of the busiest stretches of the summer season for events in Lake Placid, and hopefully residents and visitors alike take the opportunity to enjoy some of the fine events that are on tap... more »»

A message to the Class of 2012

June 21, 2012 Graduation from high school is bittersweet. On one side there is the sense of accomplishment and joy of moving on to another phase of one’s life. more »»

A good time for safety on the roads

June 11, 2012 The nice weather is here — and so are the many visitors and athletes who enjoy coming up to the Olympic Village. Let’s all remember exhibit more caution when driving. more »»

Still no safe passage

May 21, 2012 Kudos to the cycling community for getting their voice heard. more »»

Move the skate park

May 14, 2012 It would be a crying shame if the town of North Elba was forced to give away the skate park that now sits at the Thomas Shipman Youth Cente. more »»

It’s a duty to nominate a volunteer to be recognized

April 30, 2012 The deadline is fast approaching an a prestigious local honor is on the line — the North Elba/Lake Placid's 2012 Distinguished Volunteer(s). more »»

A time of Remembrance

April 19, 2012 Congress established the “Days of Remembrance” as the nation’s annual commemoration of the Holocaust and created the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum as a permanent living memorial to the... more »»

It’s spring cleaning time

April 18, 2012 It’s once again time for spring cleaning — and the annual village cleanup. But it’s more than just a cleanup. It’s a village tradition that’s been around for more than half a century. more »»

It’s all about ‘our history’

April 12, 2012 If you have any interest in local history, the Lake Placid News has a new monthly column that starts this issue. more »»

Bravo, bravo

April 12, 2012 What a great job by the students at the Lake Placid High School in their performance of “Grease” that was held March 22-24. more »»

Olympic venues worth the investment

April 12, 2012 ORDA's plan for an International Sliding Sports Museum at the sliding track at Mount Van Hoevenberg is a fantastic idea. more »»



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