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Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The two big topics in this week's Lake Placid News are Halloween and Election Day. more »»

Playground work

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Elementary School officials are calling the latest improvements at the school’s playground “phase 2” of the project, and they recently launched a fundraising campaign to pa... more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Local inspector pulls back curtain on Election Day

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Come Tuesday, Nov. 8 at 4:30 a.m., Rose Van Wormer will begin to get ready for what will be a 17-hour work day. more »»

UP CLOSE: Blind Lake Placid woman hikes her way to happiness

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On Tuesdays and Thursdays, Mike Shaw typically drops his wife of 43 years, Robin, off at the Lake Placid Public Library where she volunteers. more »»

Town of North Elba’s 2017 budget meets tax cap

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba passed its budget Tuesday, Nov. 1, meeting the state-mandated tax cap. The tax levy for 2017 is set at $4,248,704, a 0. more »»

Essex County planning to take over Placid Xprss

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Riders won’t notice a difference in service or fare, but Essex County will likely fully take over the operation of the Lake Placid Xprss public trolley and bus service by January,... more »»

Mirror Lake Marathon Skate planned for ESWG

November 3, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After a 2015-16 winter when weather didn’t cooperate for much of the season, organizers of the Empire State Winter Games are hoping conditions are frigid enough in early February to... more »»

Bigger crowd, more input at second rail trail meeting

November 3, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — A second open meeting held by a village trustee drew more than a dozen people, and created a lot of suggestions for how this village should handle the proposed rail trail. more »»

Springsteen drummer Max Weinberg buys land on Lake Placid

November 1, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The drummer for Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band broke an Adirondack price record as he bought a building lot on Lake Placid where the sellers were forced to tear down an unpermitted... more »»

After 16 years, locals say goodbye to train, maybe for the last time

October 31, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — A handful of men stood in the cold along the railroad tracks outside Union Depot Wednesday morning, Oct. 26. more »»

Notes give view into private rail trail meetings

October 28, 2016 RAY BROOK — If a rail trail between Lake Placid and Tupper Lake is completed as it’s now being planned, it may look similar to a plan previously put forward by Adirondack Recreational Trail Advocates. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The snowstorm this past weekend topped our coverage in this week's issue of the Lake Placid New. more »»

Snow Day

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Despite the power outages Saturday night, Oct. more »»

Police charge Lake Placid man with child porn (update)

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A 42-year-old man was found with a large quantity of obscene images of children on his computer as police executed a search warrant at his home Thursday morning. State police and the U. more »»

Snowstorm causes power outages, car crashes in region

October 27, 2016 Heavy, wet snow and high winds toppled trees into roads and power lines this past weekend, triggering a string of power outages across the regio. more »»

SMALL WORLD: MacKellar forms bond with Tanzanian family after Kilimanjaro hikes

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Only a head lamp illuminated the dirt and volcanic ash near the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro for Lake Placid’s Peggy MacKellar as she slowly ascended to the summit of the tallest... more »»

Ideas shared about Beach House Community Center

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — More than 50 members of the greater Lake Placid community gathered at the renovated village beach house Thursday, Oc. more »»

End of the line for Halloween at the Hall in Wilmington

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — While the Olympic Region will be hosting a number of annual Halloween events this year, there is one that will be missing from the calendar: Halloween at the Hall in Wilmington. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: New LPHS band teacher settling into job

October 27, 2016 This one says she plans to stay. more »»

North Elba town Justice Dietrich appointed backup village justice

October 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This village’s board on Monday, Oct. 17 appointed town Justice Dean Dietrich as an associate village justice. more »»



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