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GUEST COMMENTARY: ‘Follow the Leader’ to Teddy Bear Picnic 2015

September 17, 2015 Do you remember the children’s game called “Follow the Leader” or by another name “Simon Says”? The Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid has chosen “Follow the Leader” as the theme for this year’s Teddy Bea... more »»

Other reasons to thank Seney

September 17, 2015 To the editor: Shirley Seney made significant political contributions in the Saranac Lake section of North Elba that were not mentioned in her obituary. more »»

Shirley Seney memories

September 17, 2015 To the editor: Every editor of the Lake Placid News has a Shirley Seney story. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: A scenic trap for workers

September 10, 2015 After finishing the Ohio University grad school program for English literature in May of 2015 (thesis pending), I embarked on an art project, one I anticipate will take two or three years to complete. more »»

Grateful to town staff for horse show grounds maintenance

September 10, 2015 To the editor: There is a wonderful, scenic, quiet, and clean loop of asphalt available at the North Elba Horse Show Grounds for inline skating, courtesy of Butch Martin and the town of North Elba... more »»

Please help a dog and family in need

September 10, 2015 To the editor: A tragedy occurred in Keeseville when a reckless driver plowed into a front yard and hit the the family dog, who was enjoying time with her family. more »»

Thanks for a big rugby tourney

September 10, 2015 To the editor: The goal posts are put away, the fields are cleaned up, and our muscles and bones are almost healed. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Recalling another wild manhunt

September 3, 2015 Approximately 60 years ago, there was another serious manhunt in this area all but forgotten now, but it was big news at the time, equally as exciting and drama filled as the Dannemora escape in Jun... more »»

Peak to Brew organizers give thanks

August 27, 2015 To the editor: The race directors of the Peak to Brew Relay Race would like to convey our sincerest gratitude to all of the townships, municipalities, ambulance companies and other supporters that... more »»

‘Two Guys’ thank everyone for the fundraising support

August 20, 2015 To the editor: On Monday, July 21, the fundraiser “Two Guys, One Goal: Beat Cancer” took place at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. more »»

State used prison administrators as scapegoats

August 13, 2015 To the editor: I normally am not a letter writer, but I feel I have to say something on behalf of those dedicated employees at Clinton Correctional Facility who were thrown under the bus as... more »»

Misspellings raise questions about editing

August 13, 2015 To the editor: I was disappointed to see the MANY misspellings of our distinguished guest Navah Perlman’s name in Naj Wikoff’s article. more »»

LPCA gala went wonderfully

August 13, 2015 To the editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, I would like to thank the entire community for the tremendous support of our beautiful summer... more »»

Thanks for help with KB Memorial Golf Tournament

August 13, 2015 To the editor: Sunday, Aug. 9 marked the eighth annual Kevin Broderick (KB) Memorial Golf Tournament at Craig Wood Golf Course. more »»

Healthy air is essential

August 13, 2015 To the editor: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s newly announced Clean Power Plan is, in the words of Administrator Gina McCarthy, “an investment in a better future for all of our children. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: The bigger picture of summer camp

August 6, 2015 Just prior to the arrival of our campers, I spoke at Treetops’ staff orientation about the lofty pursuit of mentoring children. more »»

Time for Albany to get behind a Lake Placid ’26 Winter Olympics bid

August 6, 2015 To the editor: While it seems that 2026 may be a long time away, potential Winter Olympic host cities, including a number of U.S. cities, are already lining up and promoting themselves. more »»

Great job fighting the Main St. fire

August 6, 2015 To the editor: After a great job of firefighting by the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department and the other mutual aid companies of the North Country, we are able to say thank you. more »»

Thank you, Joshua Fund

August 6, 2015 To the editor: Two years ago I adopted a beautiful rescue Pekingese named Juni (Junebug). She had cataracts in both eyes and glaucoma in one eye but it didn’t slow her down. more »»

Property owners thank the firefighters and the community

July 30, 2015 To the editor: We have always known that our volunteer firefighters are dedicated, hardworking, brave men and women. But Saturday, on Main Street everyone got to experience it first-hand. more »»



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