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Lake Placid gets new hiking challenge — the 9er

August 17, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Another hiking challenge has been started in the Adirondacks, and the Lake Placid 9er is meant to get people physically prepared to hike bigger mountains. more »»

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Tom Clark, Camp Treetops and North Country School

August 17, 2018 For this month's Eye on Education feature, Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly stopped by Camp Treetops at North Country School to learn about the camp's wood shop program and this summer's... more »»

GIVING BACK: USA Luge seeks funds to double training runs for juniors

August 17, 2018 LAKE PLACID — For luge, athletes may train for a couple of hours at the ice track, but only about seven minutes is actually spent slidin. more »»

Lake Placid tackles lax tourney problems

August 17, 2018 LAKE PLACID — This village is trying to find out how to reach that proverbial balance between positive economic impact and the party life visitors crave during one of its biggest summer sports events. more »»

Survey: Most Adirondack visitors are white, upper middle class

August 17, 2018 A study of tourists to Hamilton, Franklin and Essex counties last year found that hiking is the most popular activity for visitors to the area, and that 95 percent of tourists are white In its 2017... more »»

Gibson Brothers headline NCPR’s 50th birthday party

August 17, 2018 AuSABLE FORKS — Ellenburg Depot natives Eric and Leigh Gibson, of the Gibson Brothers bluegrass band, helped bring in the crowds to Asgaard Farm & Dairy Saturday, Aug. more »»

APA approves Mt. Van Hoevenberg, Gore plans

August 17, 2018 RAY BROOK — During its monthly meeting Thursday, Aug. more »»

Karen Feldman takes APA chair

August 17, 2018 RAY BROOK — For the third time in two years, the state Adirondack Park Agency has a new chairperson as APA board member Karen Feldman took the helm after the previous chair, Sherman Craig, announced... more »»

DEC tickets minor for ATV use on mountain bike trail

August 17, 2018 WILMINGTON — State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers have ticketed a minor from out of the local area for riding an ATV on mountain bike trails in Wilmington. more »»

UP CLOSE: New Keene Central principal starts job

August 17, 2018 KEENE — At an elevation 5,343 feet on the top of Mount Marcy, Bob Woughter looked down at his phone. more »»

Lake Placid Central still hasn’t hired a high school principal

August 17, 2018 LAKE PLACID — With 22 days left till school opens, the Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education has yet to hire a principal for the Lake Placid High School. At the Tuesday, Aug. more »»

Wilmington holds annual Get Together

August 17, 2018 WILMINGTON — On Saturday, Aug. 11, residents here celebrated the 6th annual Wilmington Get Together, which took place at the Wilmington Beach at Lake Everest. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — In this week's Lake Placid News, Editor Andy Flynn recently sat down with two local officials to talk about the 2019 Winter International Children's Games, which will be held in early... more »»

Universiade is fully official after FISU signing today in Switzerland

August 16, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The International University Sports Federation (FISU) in Lausanne, Switzerland, completed signing the host city contract Thursday, making Lake Placid the official site for the 2023... more »»

Trump visits Fort Drum to sign military spending bill

August 13, 2018 WATERTOWN — President Donald Trump arrived this afternoon at Fort Drum to sign H.R. 5515, the John McCain National Defense Authorization Act for FY 201. more »»

Lake Placid updates public on winter games

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Various sport event organizers held a meeting to update the public on upcoming winter sports competitions at the Conference Center Tuesday, Aug. 7. more »»

Police: Lacrosse rowdiness was ‘enough to keep us busy’

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — How rowdy was this year’s lacrosse week, off the field? About the same as other years, according to this village’s assistant police chief. more »»

Essex County looks to raise the age to buy tobacco

August 10, 2018 ELIZABETHTOWN — Essex County could see a change in its tobacco sales policy before 2019. The Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday, Aug. more »»

Lake Placid Film Forum now a festival

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — What was the Lake Placid Film Forum has been rebranded as a festival instead, the host Adirondack Film Society recently announce. more »»

UP CLOSE: I scream, you scream, we all scream for the bicycle

August 10, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Emily Brown and Sarah Poirier recently bought a new bike. It looks like a regular bike aside from the massive cooler that can carry a surprising amount of ice cream. more »»

 
 

 

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