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UP CLOSE: Scientist rooted in the outdoors

January 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Working for about 25 years as the chief zoologist for The Nature Conservancy and later NatureServe, Larry Master spent his career protecting wildlife. more »»

Skate for Cancer a big success

January 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Local high school senior Emily Godin — with the help of her family, friends and the Olympic Regional Development Authority — raised $1,687.94 to fight cancer. more »»

Search for Paul McKay continues today

January 13, 2014 RAY BROOK — Police, state forest rangers and volunteers spent the weekend of Jan. 11-12 combing the woods for a missing Australian soldier but found new new clues to his disappearance. more »»

Woman charged with felony DWI after 2-car collision

January 13, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A two-car collision on Mirror Lake Drive resulted in a felony arrest at 5:49 p.m. Saturday. Village police said one of the drivers, Katherine J. more »»

Local veteran, business owner attends Cuomo speech

January 13, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — A local business owner who’s also a military veteran was among those in the audience Wednesday, Jan. 8 during Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s State of the State speech in Alban. more »»

Ackerman remembered for watershed protection

January 9, 2014 LAKE PLACID — When seasonal resident David Ackerman wrote a plan for protecting the village’s watersheds in 1996, he wanted people to remember one thing: Lake Placid lake is the source for the... more »»

Adirondak Loj to host Winterfest Saturday

January 8, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Mountain Club will host its first-ever Winterfest on Saturday at the Adirondak Loj propert. more »»

North Country GOP choosing its candidate for Congress

January 8, 2014 An interview process is underway to endorse a Republican candidate in this year’s race for the 21st Congressional District seat currently held by Plattsburgh Democrat Bill Owen. more »»

Hunting and fishing licenses for sale again

January 8, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s new e-licensing system for purchasing hunting, fishing and trapping licenses and reporting game harvests is up and running, DEC announced Monday,... more »»

Meeting for local outdoor guides Saturday

January 8, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — The New York State Outdoor Guides Association will hold a meeting for guides and aspiring guides at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. more »»

Waterski event organizer updates Lake Placid board

January 7, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Village board members are moving ahead with plans to host a waterski event on Mirror Lake, and they asked the organizer Monday, Jan. more »»

ORDA venues start strong

January 3, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The ski centers and other winter venues run by the state Olympic Regional Development Authority got off to a strong start this year. more »»

ORDA operating loss swells despite revenue gains

January 3, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority collected nearly $1 million more in revenue than the previous year, but the authority’s operating loss has ballooned by $3 million sinc... more »»

Lake Placid visitors claim vacation rental scams

December 31, 2013 LAKE PLACID — This Olympic village is a popular winter destination for people from all over the world, but for some people who used websites to book vacation homes in Lake Placid this holiday season... more »»

Grandmother inspired skating fundraiser in Lake Placid

December 30, 2013 LAKE PLACID — High school senior Emily Godin plans to host a skating event New Year’s Day to raise money to fight cancer. more »»

Lake Placid schools sign onto farm-fresh food oath

December 30, 2013 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education signed on to a commitment to using more local, farm-grown foods by 2015. more »»

The voice: DJ proves romance isn’t dead

December 27, 2013 LAKE PLACID — WSLP’s morning disc jockey Paul Varga got engaged this past week, showing how romantics use Main Street’s festive, holiday atmosphere to win over their brides-to-b. more »»

Adirondack Museum sees modernization

December 27, 2013 BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — In the old days, museums put artifacts on display and explained their significance on accompanying plaques. more »»

Time again to recycle electronic waste

December 26, 2013 LAKE PLACID — As Americans purchase more electronic devices such as computers, tablets and cell phones each year, the junk of older devices piles up and the need for recycling this “e-waste”... more »»

NCCC pitches $9M plan for campus

December 26, 2013 SARANAC LAKE — North Country Community College has asked Essex County supervisors and Franklin County legislators to form a joint committee to consider up to a $9 million bond match with the state... more »»



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