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International Children’s Games a positive experience for all involved

January 28, 2016 To the editor: As our private motor coach pulled out of the team hotel heading from Innsbruck to Zurich for our plane ride home, I took advantage of the microphone in the front of the bus by asking... more »»

Time for some sidewalk salting alternatives to save Mirror Lake

January 28, 2016 To the editor: I’m writing in response to recent discussions regarding clearing village sidewalks and the use of salt or a salt substitute. more »»

A roof at the Olympic Oval may help

January 28, 2016 To the editor: Imagine the Speedskating Oval with a specially built rooftop to shield out the weather as seen in other resort villages. Year-round events would benefit from the new structure. more »»

GUEST COLUMN: Building bridges

January 21, 2016 “When Brooklyn was the World” is a book I gave to my grandmother years ago for Christmas. more »»

Thanks for scholarship help

January 14, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of the John R. more »»

Thanks for skating event help

January 7, 2016 To the editor: Thank you, as always, to the state Olympic Regional Development Authority’s Denny Allen and Jay Harvey for donating the ice and assistance with coordination of staff for the Skate... more »»

A community thank-you

December 31, 2015 To the editor: The Lake Placid Community Beautification Association would like to express our gratitude for all the support we received this year from the entire community, merchants and... more »»

Drive safely during the holidays

December 24, 2015 To the editor: The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year for alcohol-related automobile accidents. more »»

Joy to the Children a big success

December 24, 2015 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 »»

Thanks, Village Stroll organizers

December 24, 2015 To the editor: Congratulations to the Holiday Village Stroll organizers! Judging from the activity on Main Street and at the Mirror Lake Inn, the Village Stroll appears to have been hugely... more »»

Trump editorial missed the mark

December 24, 2015 To the editor: The Dec. more »»

Thanks for Joy to the Children

December 17, 2015 To the editor: Enormous gratitude goes to Ed and Lisa Weibrecht and the staff of the Mirror lake Inn for hosting the 29th Joy to the Children event to benefit the Lake Placid Center for the Arts... more »»

Olympic sculptures were listed in brochure for 25th anniversary

December 17, 2015 (This is a response to the Nov. 13 Lake Placid News story, “The Arts: Olympic Sculpture relocated to the LPCA. more »»

Disappointed in NY funding decision

December 17, 2015 (This is an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.) Dear Gov. more »»

Turning Main Street into one-way traffic could help parking problem

December 17, 2015 To the editor: Travel is the second greatest form of education known to man. Reading is first. That’s why Lake Placid has a chamber of commerce. The current problem in Lake Placid is parking. more »»

One more reason to love and support literacy on Main Street, Lake Placid, this holiday season

December 10, 2015 To the editor: A funny thing happened on my weekend walk to Main Street, Lake Placid. My holiday shopping to-dos became wholly focused on the gift of reading. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Once strangers, now family

December 3, 2015 Your eye, my scar, you and I have both have seen with the same eye. more »»

A time for thanks at the LPVAS

November 27, 2015 At Thanksgiving time, the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service would like to thank people in the community who have helped the us during 2015. more »»

Lyman Kipp created sculpture for Mill Pond, not the Winter Olympics

November 19, 2015 To the editor: Congratulations to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts and the village of Lake Placid for providing an appropriate setting for displaying the Lyman Kipp sculpture and for all the... more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Generation Indigenous

November 19, 2015 On a quest for finding summer college preparation programs for Native American students last spring, I fell onto the tip of an iceberg of an ever-expanding movement labeled “Generation Indigen. more »»



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