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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 »»

Green groups waste taxpayer money with their lawsuits

July 17, 2014 Almost immediately after a state appeals court tossed a lawsuit that had stalled a Tupper Lake resort for 16 months, Protect the Adirondacks was back with another similar suit to block another big... more »»

Look for more school news on these pages in the near future

July 10, 2014 The tourism industry may be the economic engine of Lake Placid — the lure being the great outdoors — and this village may have the drive and inspiration of an Olympic champion, but the heart and sou... more »»

Tips for keeping pets safe during summer heat

July 3, 2014 We see it too often — dogs being left in parked vehicles during hot weather — and it makes our blood boil because many times it leads to the death of a dog. more »»

Dear graduates:

June 26, 2014 It’s a little cheesy to use a Life is Good bumper sticker to give graduation advice to high school seniors, but here it goes anyway. “Optimism can take you anywher. more »»

Sister newspaper adds All Access paid website

June 19, 2014 Our sister newspaper — the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in Saranac Lake — this week launched its All Access subscription package, meaning that only subscribers can access news content on its websi. more »»

Town isn’t wrong to stick it to ORDA, but agency isn’t that bad

June 12, 2014 A healthy kind of battle is brewing between the North Elba Town Council and the New York state Olympic Regional Development Authority. more »»

Happy 10th birthday to the Lake Placid Marathon & Half

June 6, 2014 Congrats to Lake Placid Marathon/Half-Marathon co-directors Brad Konkler and Jeff Edwards on their 10th running of this extraordinary event, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8. more »»

Former Lake Placid News editor will be missed

May 29, 2014 It’s time to celebrate an Adirondack original, a writer, historian and native daughter of Lake Placid — Marge Lamy. Although Marge died on Nov. more »»

Dissolve the village?

May 22, 2014 A comprehensive plan update is important news since it’s about planning the future of a community, but to most people it seems pretty boring. more »»

Grateful to have at least a daytime emergency room

May 15, 2014 A 15-hour-a-day emergency room is as good as Lake Placid can realistically expect these days. more »»

Walking tour shows Placid is more than an Olympic village

May 8, 2014 Kudos to the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society for giving this village what many resort communities already have — a self-guided Historic Walking Tour. more »»

Holzers show what community spirit is all about

May 1, 2014 We won’t be advocating that the hamlet of Wilmington be renamed Holzerville, as has been suggested by some of Roy and Becky Holzers’ friends, but we are overwhelmingly impressed with their plans to... more »»



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