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Lake Placid’s value to Ironman has grown

July 27, 2018 As you read this, the 20th annual Ironman Lake Placid is over and more than 2,000 triathletes have packed up and gone hom. more »»

20th time around, it’s still amazing

July 20, 2018 We vividly remember the first Ironman in Lake Placid, but to refresh our memories as the triathlon approaches its 20th annual running, we pulled out a copy of the Lake Placid News issue that followe... more »»

Let’s hear it for BBQ ringmaster Dmitry Feld

July 13, 2018 If an outer-space alien stopped by the I Love BBQ and Music Festival in Lake Placid this past weekend, met a volunteer and said, “Take me to your leader,” in that monotone sci-fi voice — a theramin... more »»

Solidarity with the Capital Gazette

July 6, 2018 Like probably every newspaper staff around the country — and millions of other Americans — we were horrified Thursday, June 28 at a mass murder at a daily newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland. more »»

Better days ahead with two projects

June 29, 2018 Lake Placid’s big dig on Main Street is just about done. more »»

‘Savor the Season’ debuts this week

June 22, 2018 This week, we begin a new series titled “Savor the Season: Celebrating Agriculture in Essex County. more »»

Journalism isn’t free

June 15, 2018 As you read the stories and columns in this week’s issue of the Lake Placid News, we’d like to remind you that our service isn’t fre. more »»

Listen to exclusive interviews on our new podcast

June 8, 2018 Every week, the Lake Placid News brings you exclusive stories about the people who make Lake Placid one of the greatest places to live and visit on this planet. more »»

Parking fine increase a start, but it doesn’t go far enough

June 1, 2018 We’re glad to see Lake Placid village board members take some action on parking fines, as they contemplate an increase in the violation from $25 to $35. Yet they’re not going far enough. more »»

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 »»



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