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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 »»

Parade, concert, fireworks on tap for Lake Placid’s Fourth of July festivities

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — There’s a full evening of family-friendly activities planned in the Olympic Village Tuesday, July 4, to help celebrate the nation’s 241st birthday. more »»

Support for Short, helicopter concerns at airport hearing

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — About 50 people packed a public hearing Monday evening, June 26, about the town park district’s new five-year fixed-base operation agreement with Steve Short and his Adirondack Flying... more »»

ORDA taps Bone Bayse as new Gore Mountain manager

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — James “Bone” Bayse, former New York Ski Educational Foundation Program Director at the Gore Mountain Ski Center in North Creek, is the mountain’s new general manager. more »»

I Love BBQ and Music Festival releases July 7-9 schedule

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Organizers of the annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival have released their schedule for this year’s event, which will take place July 7-9 at the Olympic Speedskating Oval. more »»

World University Games officials rave about Adirondacks

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Visiting officials from the World University Games on Wednesday, June 21 lauded the Adirondacks’ potential to host its event and noted that Lake Placid is the only host city they are... more »»

46ers launch trailhead steward program at Cascade

June 29, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Somewhere in the neighborhood of 500 hikers began the trek up Cascade Mountain on Saturday, June 24 and each one of them was greeted by a team of 46ers who were handing out trash bags,... more »»

APA supports NY climate policy

June 29, 2017 RAY BROOK — At its June Adirondack Park Agency meeting, board members discussed the critical impacts of climate change on the public health, environment and economy of the Adirondack Park and passed... more »»



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