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Cleanup, and go jump in a lake

April 18, 2013 It's spring cleaning time, and the annual village cleanup is also on the schedule. But the village cleanup is more than just a cleanup. more »»

It’s time to honor the top local volunteer

April 12, 2013 Nominations are now being taken for a prestigious local honor — the North Elba/Lake Placid's 2013 Distinguished Volunteer(s). more »»

Bar closing time: What’s an hour or two?

April 1, 2013 On the surface, the current proposal to change the bar closing time in Essex County from 4 a.m. to 2 a.m. more »»

Gettting new blood

March 28, 2013 There’s nothing wrong with bringing in the new — change is constant — and that is the case after this year’s village election. more »»

Still skating away

March 4, 2013 It’s a shame that the saga of Lake Placid’s doomed skatepark lingers on. Make no mistake, it’s shameful that the town of North Elba’s seemingly only option is to give the skatepark equipment away. more »»

The road to Sochi

February 21, 2013 Mark your calendars, because in less than a year, the 2014 Winter Olympics will begin. more »»

It’s toot time: lots happening in Lake Placid

February 8, 2013 There’s an old saying that if you don’t toot your own horn, no one else will toot it for you. With so much happening here in the Olympic Village, the horn is being tooted loud. more »»

A community effort to be proud of

February 7, 2013 The Lake Placid community took a loss with the destruction of the building on Station Street that housed three businesses last week — but in that loss, the community can take away an appreciation of... more »»

Giving in so many ways

January 14, 2013 It seems every day we are asked to donate to one cause or another and then have to make decisions on how much and which charity has the greater need. more »»

New year, new hopes

December 29, 2012 Another year is reaching its end, and once again we all will wonder what the next year will bring. Regardless of how 2012 went, one must look at 2013 with hope. more »»

The gift of time

December 22, 2012 As this issue of the Lake Placid News hits the press, the end of time looms with end of the world predictions sparked mainly by the ending of the Mayan calendar on Dec. 21, 2012. more »»

Festivus Faceoff and Village Stroll: a good match

December 14, 2012 There was plenty of holiday colors over the weekend — red and green — but not just colors of Christmas. There were colors of rivalry. First were the colors of the holiday season. more »»

Keep the shelves stocked

December 7, 2012 Thanksgiving has passed, and the efforts of local food pantries and those who donated to them or delivered meals, helped feed many families during the holiday. more »»

It’s a local matter

December 6, 2012 Small Business Saturday was held a day after Black Friday on Nov. 24, and with it a push for people to support their local economies by doing their Christmas shopping locally. more »»

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 »»



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