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Address the community

February 15, 2019 (The following is an open letter to the town of North Elba and village of Lake Placid boards.) Dear board members, We commend both boards for addressing the short-term vacation rental situatio. more »»

Enhanced STAR, senior exemptions deadline

February 15, 2019 To the editor: For residents 65 years of age and older, the deadline to renew your Enhanced STAR and senior citizens exemptions is Friday, March 1. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: North Elba Councilman Bob Miller not running again

February 8, 2019 I’d like to take this time to inform the residents of the town of North Elba that I will not be seeking a fourth term as a North Elba town councilman. more »»

It’s never too late to shovel your roof

February 8, 2019 To the editor: I’ve heard a lot of talking about the current short-term rental situation and from more than a few people I hear the same metaphor, the old “the horse is out of the barn” phrase. more »»

International Children’s Games thankful for volunteer support

February 1, 2019 To the editor, On behalf of the Organizing Committee of the 8th International Children’s Winter Games, I would like to thank all the volunteers who stepped up and worked so many hours both before... more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: New York state makes history with passage of GENDA

January 25, 2019 History was made in New York last week when the state Senate after 16 very long and often disappointing years finally passed the Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act (GENDA) granting basic human... more »»

Lake Placid community is worth fighting for

January 18, 2019 To the editor: In 2012, my family moved to Lake Placid. Like most new transplants, we were immediately blown away by the beauty of the area and all the opportunities for recreation. more »»

Rotary happy to help with 2019 Children’s Games

January 18, 2019 To the editor: On Tuesday, Jan. 8, the Rotary Club of Lake Placid participated in the International Children’s Games by passing out hot chocolate at Mid’s Park. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: New Adirondack Park popularity is an opportunity for needed changes

January 11, 2019 Leaders of Adirondack environmental and local government organizations are pleased that Gov. Andrew Cuomo has invested aggressively in the Adirondacks. more »»

Mountain of thanks from Lake Placid Beautification

January 4, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Community Beautification Association had a successful year, but only because of the abundance of help! We were blessed with a full staff of hard workers and a plethor... more »»

Jimmy Shea should be in Lake Placid Hall of Fame

January 4, 2019 (The following is an open letter to Patrick Barrett, chairman of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors.) Dear M. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: The other side of Airbnb

January 4, 2019 I am a short-term vacation rental owner in Lake Placid. Over the past couple of months I have seen many articles discussing Airbnb and the negative impact it is having in the region. more »»

LPCA appreciates Joy to the Children help from Mirror Lake Inn

December 21, 2018 To the editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, I would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Ed and Lisa Weibrecht, the staff of the Mirror... more »»

Thanks from the Mirror Lake Inn

December 21, 2018 To the editor: This year’s Joy to the Children is proving to be one of the most successful ever pushing the total raised since 1986 to over $2 million. more »»

North Elba Christmas Fund thanks helpers

December 21, 2018 To the editor: The North Elba Christmas Fund enjoyed another successful year of helping children have a Merry Christmas in the town of North Elba/village of Lake Placid. more »»

Village Stroll well done

December 14, 2018 To the editor: Last weekend’s, three-day Village Stroll was a resounding success. Thank you to all those who planned, worked, advertised and attended. more »»

Thanks for help with Thanksgiving baskets

December 14, 2018 To the editor: The Ecumenical Charity Program thanks all those who helped with their contributions to the Thanksgiving baskets. more »»

A time for thanks: Green Light Report from LPVAS

November 30, 2018 To the editor: At Thanksgiving time, Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service would like to express appreciation to the community for its support in 2018 and for over 40 YEARS! First, we... more »»

How about a white elephant holiday this year?

November 30, 2018 To the editor: A few weeks ago I was thrilled to have a little money stashed away to spoil my family and friends this holiday season because that is a luxury I can’t always affor. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Yes, it can be done: Working together for the betterment of our community

November 16, 2018 In the town of Minerva, Suzanne Crouse and Carol Frazier help to lead the Sleeping Giants Senior Program, which supports community members who are aging in place. more »»



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