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The price of democracy

January 29, 2009 On the surface, it seems noble of the three Republican village board candidates to say they would work for free if electe. more »»

Presidential wisdom

January 22, 2009 As Barack Obama takes the office of president of the United States, the country is filled with hope and optimism for the futur. more »»

Getting back on track

January 15, 2009 It’s good to hear the Olympic Regional Development Authority’s plans for its new conference center are moving ahead — having it sit in limbo was not in the best interest of the Olympic village. more »»

When state budget cuts hit home

January 8, 2009 The recent news that the future of the AMC-Uihlein nursing home is in jeopardy and may be forced to close with the proposed state budget cuts is alarming. more »»

World Class events coming to a World Class region ... get on board

January 2, 2009 Several World Class winter sporting events and other big attractions are scheduled for February and March in Lake Placid — and that’s a great thing. more »»

Have a safe holiday

December 29, 2008 As 2008 winds down and 2009 rolls in, it is so very important to remember to be safe during the holiday season. more »»

Recreational path on a crash course

December 29, 2008 It’s too bad that North Elba Town Board members put the proposed recreational path between Lake Placid and Saranac Lake on hold indefinitely. more »»

Plan to build on the success of first Holiday Stroll

December 11, 2008 Lake Placid’s first Holiday Village Stroll was held over the weekend — it’s a great concept and should be held every yea. more »»

A case for Gillibrand to replace Hillary in the Senate

December 4, 2008 Given the options on his reported short list, Gov. David Paterson would do well to appoint Rep. Kirsten Gillibrand to the U.S. more »»

Helping feed others during the holiday(s)

November 20, 2008 With Thanksgiving next week and the Christmas/Hanukkah season up next, it is easy to get caught in the shuffle and forget about those less fortunate people in the area. more »»

In support of Veterans

November 13, 2008 The fact that the Veterans Day ceremonies in Lake Placid were well attended despite the cold and snowy weather is a testament to the honor and respect the community has to those who have served our... more »»

Halloween parade another great community event

November 6, 2008 It was great to see so many members of the community lining Main Street to watch the annual Halloween parade. more »»

Thoughts on Ortloff

October 16, 2008 It’s sad to think of Chris Ortloff, who represented much of the North Country in the legislative chambers of Albany, now sitting in that city’s jail chamber. more »»

A place to park

October 9, 2008 It’s good to see village officials and the local police department acted quickly to address losing the parking spaces in the lot adjacent to the Lake Placid Pub and Brewery. more »»

Comptroller gives people a great tool

September 25, 2008 The financial data for 3,100 counties, cities, towns, villages, schools and fire districts are now easily readable on the Open Book New York Web site, thanks to a continued effort by the state... more »»

Pulling together in a time of crisis

September 22, 2008 Heartfelt condolences to the Quinn family and the entire Keene and Keene Valley communities on the tragic death of Jeremy Quinn. more »»

Just another potential hazard

September 11, 2008 A report in this week’s News indicates that trace amounts of arsenic have been found at the playground at the Lake Placid Elementary School — both in the ground and wood. more »»

It’s school time

August 28, 2008 It’s back-to-school time. Come Thursday, Sept. 4, children in the Olympic Village will once again be walking to school, and yellow school buses with those red flashing lights will return to the roads. more »»

Dead trees could save Adirondackers from freezing this winter

August 21, 2008 What an eyesore, what a waste, and what can be done about it? It being the countless number of trees that have blown down over recent years and lie rotting within the 6 million acres of the... more »»

Iron support made it happen

July 24, 2008 Well, yet another big weekend event and another successful one held in Lake Placi. more »»



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