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December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Shortly after 3 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 22 — the first full day of winter — Greg Borzilleri propelled his stand-up paddleboard a tenth of a mile down Mirror Lake. more »»

Home away from home for the holidays

December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A coalition of tourism and business officials are making sure visitors have the best holidays imaginable — without much snow. more »»

At 60+ degrees, golf, boating join Christmas Eve activity list

December 24, 2015 As temperatures soar above 60 today, add golf and boating to their list of things to do. more »»

Wacky weather across the U.S. linked to El Nino

December 24, 2015 SEATTLE — Astrid Rau just baked 16 kinds of Christmas cookies, including a batch in the shape of snowflakes. more »»

Giving lessons

December 24, 2015 Exchanging gifts with loved ones is a time-honored tradition during the holiday season, but many children often do not have the means, the opportunity or the wherewithal to purchase gifts for their... more »»

Harrietstown reverses rail-trail stance

December 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — In what may be a first for the contested Adirondack railroad corridor, a municipal board has announced support for keeping the tracks — and it’s a municipality that two years ago vote... more »»

Study shows how salt is harming fish in Mirror Lake

December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — A month after the village Board of Trustees voted to test a liquid de-icer on a stretch of Mirror Lake Drive sidewalk, the Mirror Lake Watershed Association is trying to gain support... more »»

Museum shares ‘Memories of Olympic Skiers’

December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — While many museums and attractions close their doors for the winter, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum remains open year-round to tell the story of this village’s Olympic heritage. more »»

Gender discrimination complaint will be probed

December 24, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College plans to hire an investigator to look into a former vice president’s claim that she was subjected to gender discrimination during her seven-month tenur... more »»

Siblings wait all day in front of Palace Theatre to see ‘Star Wars’

December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The wait is finally over, and the Jedi have returned. After decades of anticipation, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” opened Thursday night, Dec. 17, at the Palace Theatre. more »»

N.Y. minimum wages set to rise a year’s end

December 24, 2015 ALBANY (AP) — With New York’s minimum wage for most workers rising by a quarter to $9 an hour on Dec. 31, the minimums for workers at fast-food chains and the state government are going higher. Go. more »»

ORDA chair hospitalized after blackout, crash

December 24, 2015 LAKE PLACID — J. more »»

Green group supports state’s rail-trail plan

December 19, 2015 The Park’s biggest environmental group is going on the record in support of the state’s plan for the Adirondack railroad corridor. more »»

Senate sends president bill to ban microbeads

December 19, 2015 WASHINGTON — Plastic microbeads used in soaps, body washes, toothpaste and other personal-care products will be phased out starting in 2017 under legislation approved by Congress and sent to the... more »»

UP CLOSE: Father John connects with communities

December 18, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Rev. John Yonkovig, the pastor of the St. Agnes Roman Catholic Church, is continually amazed by the sense of cooperation he finds among the people of his village. more »»

Good Santa

December 17, 2015 WILMINGTON — Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus, and he lives here at Santa’s Workshop at the North Pole. more »»

Park agency releases proposed primitive camping guidelines

December 17, 2015 Primitive campsites in the Forest Preserve could be subject to new regulations under a draft proposal before the state Adirondack Park Agency. The APA is accepting comments until Jan. more »»

Sounds of the season

December 17, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School students performed a number of holiday and non-holiday songs Wednesday evening, Dec. 16, during their annual Winter Concert in the school’s auditorium. more »»

Adirondack skiing rules

December 17, 2015 The state Adirondack Park Agency is seeking comments on proposed guidelines for developing ski touring trails. more »»

State grant grows local Farm to School program

December 17, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The state has awarded almost $47,000 to continue a Farm to School program at three local school districts. On Thursday, a press release from Gov. more »»

 
 

 

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