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Community Day was a wonderful new event

May 25, 2018 We can’t say enough good things about the first-ever Lake Placid Community Day, which was held Sunday, May 20 at the North Elba Show Grounds. more »»

APA, DEC skimp on public meetings

May 18, 2018 The state Adirondack Park Agency and Department of Conservation have announced a joint public comment period on major changes to both the High Peaks Wilderness and Vanderwhacker Wild Forest, and... more »»

Two ways to celebrate Lake Placid in May

May 11, 2018 There are two ways people who love the village of Lake Placid can celebrate this community in May: first by helping clean up the sidewalks, streets and parks on Saturday, May 12; and second by... more »»

Gov. Cuomo oversteps on parolee voting

May 4, 2018 We are glad New York is not one of those states that takes away voting rights for life from people convicted of felony crimes. more »»

State fails to give DEC the staff it needs

April 27, 2018 New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation is a big deal in the Adirondacks, and its short-staffing affects residents and visitors alike in myriad ways. more »»

Earth Day reminds us to take steps to help our planet

April 20, 2018 Soon the snow, ice and grayness of winter will be replaced light green leaves, rich green grass and flowers of all colors. more »»

Feds are getting around to America’s opioid crisis

April 20, 2018 Federal officials plan to spend $4.6 billion to battle the opioid addiction crisis this year. That represents a substantial new emphasis on dealing with a very real crisis. more »»

Spring invited to the Adirondacks

April 13, 2018 Dear Spring, you are cordially invited to the Adirondack Park as soon as you are ready and able to visit and make some people here very happy. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Lake Placid Garden Club members ready for growing season

April 13, 2018 Spring is coming. The mailbox is full of garden catalogs encouraging the purchase of everything from achillea to zinnias. more »»

Don’t forget to put the ‘Miracle’ into historical context

April 6, 2018 Thirty-eight years after the “Miracle on Ice” upset at the Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, America still needs a history lesso. more »»

Lake Placid a better place thanks to Richard Feldman

March 30, 2018 Richard Feldman, who led the Lake Placid Horse Shows with a strong hand and a personal touch for 26 years, died March 8 at the age of 83. more »»

Don’t price people out of national parks

March 23, 2018 U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke is right about one thing. Our national parks may be the last of the true bargains. more »»

Learn how to write press releases for free at April 17 workshop

March 16, 2018 Small business owners, nonprofit groups and people interested in starting a business are invited to attend a workshop on writing press releases. more »»

State must pay land taxes like everyone else

March 9, 2018 Great compromises allow great things. more »»

Planning an Olympic parade is hard work

March 2, 2018 Rest assured that plans for parades to welcome our local Olympians home to Saranac Lake and Lake Placid are underway. Dates and details are not yet set. more »»

Tri-Lakes Job Fair set for March 14 to help employers and job seekers

February 23, 2018 We’re here to help you find a job or employees. Our sister newspaper, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in Saranac Lake, will hold its annual Tri-Lakes Job Fair from noon to 4 p.. more »»

Empire State Winter Games is a great event for Lake Placid ... and the entire Park

February 9, 2018 Even though the Empire State Winter Games has grown from a Lake Placid event to an Adirondack event — with venues across the North Country — it still benefits Lake Placid in a big way and we are... more »»

New year, new features

February 2, 2018 At the beginning of each year, the Lake Placid News tweaks its editorial content to make sure we’re giving readers fresh and interesting features to go along with our news coverage of the Olympic... more »»

Time for 6ers to start giving back

January 26, 2018 No one can argue with the success of Saranac Lake Mayor Clyde Rabideau’s 6ers hiking program, which includes trails in the Lake Placid region as well. more »»



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