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Italy's Milan-Cortina wins vote to host 2026 Winter Olympics

June 24, 2019 LAUSANNE, Switzerland — Riding a wave of widespread Italian enthusiasm to be an Olympic host, Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo won the vote Monday to stage the 2026 Winter Games. more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Cynthia Ford-Johnston, DaCy Meadow Farm

June 24, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn stopped by the DaCy Meadow Farm in Westport and spoke with Cynthia Ford-Johnston, who runs the farm with her husband, Dave. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Celebrating Adirondack summer eats

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Summer is the most exciting time to eat in Essex County. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Beyond the harvest

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — When it comes to agriculture in Essex County, growing the food and raising the animals for meat — or milk and eggs — comes first. The harves. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Historic Cornell Uihlein Farm to close

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — After 59 years, the Uihlein Farm of Cornell University on Bear Cub Lane will shut down, effective June 30, 2020, according to Farm Manager Chris Nobles. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Goat farming in the Adirondacks

June 21, 2019 AuSABLE FORKS — They don’t eat tin cans. In fact, goats are actually picky eaters, according to Asgaard Farm & Dairy co-owner Rhonda Butler. “They like good grass. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Meet Kirsten Liebl, a flower farmer in Essex

June 21, 2019 ESSEX — When local agriculture is mentioned during a conversation, many people automatically think about the food they can buy at farmers markets. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: I Love BBQ & Music Festival returns to Lake Placid July 5-7

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Planning continues for the annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival, set for July 5-7 at the Olympic Speedskating Oval, but some of the competitions are not yet finalized. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: US maple syrup production up despite shorter season

June 21, 2019 MONTPELIER, Vt. — U.S. maple syrup production increased slightly this year, even though the sap-collecting season was shorter than last year’s, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Savor the season with rhubarb and cucumbers from the garden

June 21, 2019 Summer’s bounty is surely one to savor. The brimming abundance of all things fresh from your own garden or from overflowing tables and baskets at markets sparks creativity. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Adirondack cuisine trails remain in infancy

June 21, 2019 KEESEVILLE — More than eight months after the state of New York launched six new cuisine trails in the Adirondack region, those trails remain in development. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: LPES highlights healthy living with hydroponic gardens

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Elementary School is putting a spotlight on healthy eating and sustainable living with an expanded gardening initiative. more »»

Upgrades for Olympic ski jumps hit cost bump

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The ongoing state-funded upgrades to the Olympic Jumping Complex have hit a speed bum. more »»

Mount Van Hoevenberg price tag for upgrades goes up

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Site work and preparations for the construction of a new base lodge at Mount Van Hoevenberg are progressing on schedul. more »»

Lake Placid’s Nip Rogers to paint mural at North Elba Town Hall

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A new mural will be installed above the entryway of the North Elba Town Hall this summer. more »»

County to open DMV satellite office at North Elba Town Hall

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council has agreed to let Essex County establish a Department of Motor Vehicles satellite office in its town hall, pending state approval. more »»

New law to be drafted on short-term vacation rentals

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Regulation of short-term vacation rentals is one step closer in the town of North Elba and the village of Lake Placid, but, town and village officials share the sentiment that the... more »»

Development authority floats plan for Lake Placid fiber optic line

June 21, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A Watertown-based development authority is considering outfitting Lake Placid’s Main Street with fiber optic internet by this winter. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

June 20, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we head into summer with our quartlery Savor the Season issue, celebrating agriculture in Essex County. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Retired, the Johnstons keep evolving at DaCy Meadow Farm

June 20, 2019 WESTPORT — Early Monday morning, June 17, retired Keene Central School Superintendent Cynthia Ford-Johnston sat at the family-style table in her farm-to-table restaurant at DaCy Meadow Farm, sipping... more »»



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