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Coroner’s overdose education effort spreads across the nation

July 13, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Since the New York Times showcased his “unusual perspective” to educating people about the opioid crisis, Frank Whitelaw says he’s been a wanted man. more »»

Essex County considers software to ensure bed tax compliance

July 10, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Essex County, and in turn this village and the town of North Elba, are considering paying for a software program to help locate online vacation rental listings to secure compliance wit... more »»

Lake Placid officials travel to Lithuania to secure kids' games

July 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In the wake of a multi-day visit to this region that was lauded by World University Games officials, local leaders are ratcheting up their pursuit of the two other world winter sportin... more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The I Love BBQ and Music Festival usually coincides with the Fourth of July holiday, but it will be held a few days later this year, July 7-. more »»

High on the hog

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — With the 12th Annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival being held on the Olympic Speedskating Oval — where Eric Heiden won five gold medals for the U.S. more »»

UP CLOSE: Mike Farrell leaves Uihlein Forest maple program

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Two guys walk into a sugarhouse. ... There’s really no joke here. Mike Farrell is walking out of one sugarhouse and into another one. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Orefice takes over at Uihlein Forest

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Just 10 days into Joe Orefice’s tenure as director of Cornell University’s Uihlein Maple Forest, 42 inches of snow blitzed this mountain village overnight in mid-March. more »»

Ithaca man drowns at Flume in Wilmington

July 6, 2017 WILMINGTON — Just before recovery efforts hit the 24-hour mark, rescuers were able to retrieve the body of a man who is believed to have drowned in the West Branch of the AuSable River Monday... more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Sculptor Robert Eccleston busy with public work

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID—For Robert Eccleston, it all began around 1991 when he saw some pricey wildlife sculptures he couldn’t afford, so he decided to learn how to make them himself. more »»

Village of Lake Placid approves 2017-18 budget

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s board of trustees approved all of its 2017-18 budgets at a special meeting Friday, June 30, including a water rate increase much less steep than initially proposed... more »»

ORDA issued positive audit

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority was given a positive “unmodified opinion” by auditors at its board meeting Tuesday, June 27, CPA Alan Walther of the Bonadio Group said... more »»

National Grid commits to power outage solutions

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The region’s state representatives met with this village’s local leaders and members of National Grid last week to discuss solutions to Lake Placid’s recent power outages, and Mayor... more »»

Ground broken on new Lake Placid health facility

July 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Many years after it was first a vision of Rick Preston, and after more than a decade of planning, Adirondack Health officials dug shovels into the saturated soil off Old Military Road... more »»

Bug spray bill awaits governor’s OK

July 6, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — A common-sense bill, as described by the office of Assemblyman Billy Jones, D-Chateaugay, awaits Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s signature before becoming law. more »»

State voters to decide on state land bank amendment

July 6, 2017 The New York State Legislature Thursday, June 29, passed a proposed constitutional amendment that would create a 250-acre land bank for the Adirondack and Catskill parks, decreasing the time it take... more »»

Rite Aid sells half its stores to Walgreens

July 6, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Rite Aid officials said Thursday, June 29, they will sell 2,186 of their stores to Walgreens. more »»

Body of missing swimmer recovered near Wilmington Flume

July 4, 2017 WILMINGTON — Just before recovery efforts hit the 24-hour mark, rescuers were able to retrieve the body of a man who is believed to have drowned in the Ausable River Monday afternoon, July . more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — It's horse show time here in the Olympic Village. The Lake Placid Horse Show kicked off Tuesday, June 27 and will run through Sunday, July 2. more »»

Jumping for joy

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — On the first Tuesday afternoon of the Lake Placid Horse Show, June 27, Lori Martin and her team of family, friends and colleagues worked within the beehive that is the primary... more »»

UP CLOSE: All in the family

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Less than a week removed from her seventh birthday, Logan Orlando darts from the printer at the Lake Placid Horse Show’s administrative building back to the embracing arms of her... more »»

 
 

 

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