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Wilmington as the Adirondack Park’s mountain bike capital

November 20, 2014 Like many other people, we believe Wilmington can and should become the Adirondack Park’s mountain biking hub. more »»

Time to create a ‘Christmas Town’ this holiday season

November 13, 2014 Ready or not, holiday time is here, and making our resort communities look and feel festive is important to our local economy. more »»

Room for growth at Adirondacks USA tourism summit

November 6, 2014 A lot has changed since 1997, when the Adirondack Regional Tourism Council launched its first Conference on Adirondack Tourism in Lake Placid, yet the need for community leaders to get together and... more »»

Perfect storm of crazy begins this weekend

October 29, 2014 There’s a lot going on this weekend, and it may seem like worlds are colliding as we shift our lifestyle to adapt to a new season. more »»

Bluegrass Jam a great match for Lake Placid

October 24, 2014 We’re excited that the state Olympic Regional Development Authority is re-entering the music business with the Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam this Saturday in the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink. more »»

Henry’s Woods a safe place to spend time

October 24, 2014 A dog-on-dog attack we reported on recently shouldn’t dissuade you from visiting the recreational trails at Henry’s Woods, with or without a canine companion. Such incidents are extremely rare. more »»

Advocate leaves out the best part

October 17, 2014 An op-ed in the Oct. 7 New York Times highlighted an enduring movement to stop a land swap in the Adirondacks between the state and NYCO Minerals, which wants to expand its mining for wollastonite. more »»

Support local cheese makers on first Essex County tour

October 10, 2014 Agricultural regions across the country — most notably next door in the state of Vermont — long ago created tours, festivals and trails to celebrate their crops and hand-crafted food and drink... more »»

Paper to highlight school nutrition

October 2, 2014 As educators, farmers and government agencies promote National Farm to School Month in October, the Lake Placid News will be launching a series on school nutrition to explore what local schools are... more »»

Let’s match the Scots in this year’s voter registration

September 25, 2014 The spirit of democracy has rarely enjoyed such a victory as it did in Scotland this week. more »»

Please take the shopping surveys

September 18, 2014 Having data about Lake Placid’s retail shopping situation — the pros, cons and challenges — will be a valuable resource for municipal leaders, economic development planners and, most importantly,... more »»

Rocky transition for NY education

September 11, 2014 The state recently announced the math and English language arts results for students in grades 3 to 8. more »»

Waterskiing on Mirror Lake not compatible with vision for village

September 4, 2014 It’s tough to turn down business, but that’s what we’re asking the Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees to do as they face re-issuing a permit for next year’s Eastern Region Water Ski Championship... more »»

Let’s walk out of the darkness for suicide prevention

August 28, 2014 One wonders how a person who appears to be so happy and excited about life, like comedian Robin Williams, would commit suicide. more »»

Support another kind of ski event

August 21, 2014 We are itching to comment on the recent waterskiing tournament on Mirror Lake and are formulating our opinion on whether the event should be held again; however, a more timely ski event has caught... more »»

Run the Colors for the LPCA

August 15, 2014 We love the closing line in Steve Lester’s Lake Placid Sinfonietta review this week in which he summed up the 2014 season and looked toward the following yea. more »»

Two hazardous waste days are better than none

August 7, 2014 We wonder how many local residents knew about the big, once-a-year event last Saturday — no, not the rugby or waterski tournaments. more »»

Cherish these summer days

August 7, 2014 No doubt — it’s busy. more »»

Final push needed for Lake Placid band shell project

July 31, 2014 Public parks often become centerpieces for communities, and those with band shells tend to become magnets for people looking to gather, listen to some music and have a good time. more »»

First on the scene, first to deserve our gratitude

July 25, 2014 It is hard to believe, when you have a picture-perfect day in the Adirondacks, that anything can possibly go wrong. more »»



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