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Lake Placid plans to spread out electricity price hikes

February 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The village electric department is working with the New York Power Authority on a solution to alleviate higher-than-usual electric costs. more »»

Engaging students on climate change

February 27, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Brian Stillwell is on a whirlwind tour of North Country school. more »»

Lake Placid school board discusses state changes to Common Core

February 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — At the Lake Placid Central School District meeting Feb. more »»

Trivia night to benefit Palace Theatre

February 24, 2014 SARANAC LAKE —A 10-round trivia night will be held on March 1 to benefit the “Push for the Palace” effort to complete the Go Digital or Go Dark conversion of the Lake Placid Palace Theatre. more »»

Views of Congress candidates vary

February 24, 2014 As the New York 21st Congressional District race takes shape, local politicians and community members are weighing in on the candidates who have declared themselves so far. more »»

North Elba sets bed tax record

February 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Essex County officials are in the early stages of discussing an increase in the occupancy tax charged to those who stay in hotels, but they could face hurdles from the state Legislatur... more »»

Whiteface Highway plans move forward

February 24, 2014 RAY BROOK — As the Department of Transportation moves forward with plans to rehabilitate the Whiteface Mountain Veterans Memorial Highway, another state agency is making sure the project doesn’t... more »»

Preparations being made for two Olympic parades

February 22, 2014 Two parades are in the works for Lake Placid and Saranac Lake to honor local Olympic athletes who will return home throughout the next three weeks. more »»

UP CLOSE: Northwood students inspired by Weibrecht’s success

February 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Northwood School students have been taking distance learning lessons from Russia. Their teacher: Andrew Weibrecht. more »»

Northwood School proud of training Olympians

February 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Northwood School Headmaster Ed Good began rattling off a list of alumni who had competed in the Winter Olympics during the past 50 years. more »»

LPCA’s Paralympics exhibit an inspiration

February 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID —?To be an Olympian, in particular to have a chance of reaching the podium requires an all-out commitment as evident by locally familiar images of Andrew Weibrecht, Bill Demong, and Tim... more »»

Crowd in Lake Placid celebrates Weibrecht’s silver medal

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Weibrecht family threw a party Sunday night at the Cottage Cafe for Andrew Weibrecht’s accomplishment of winning the Olympic silver medal in super-G Alpine skiin. more »»

Placid’s toboggan chute having a great season

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It’s been a busy season for the Lake Placid Toboggan Chute. Butch Martin, the North Elba Parks District manager, said the toboggan chute has pulled in some $15,000 so far this winter. more »»

TV show to film in the Tri-Lakes area

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A home building TV show has plans to start filming in the Adirondacks and they are looking for local participants. more »»

Bailey's historic Olympic finish inspires young skiers

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross-Country Ski Center, where Olympic biathlete Lowell Bailey spent many days skiing as a child, was buzzing Thursday afternoon with the news of his top-10... more »»

Bailey’s father, school have 'watch party'

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — George Bailey watched his son Lowell on a big-screen TV at Lake Placid Middle/High School, where he teaches sixth-grade English and science. more »»

North Elba assessor will be appointed

February 16, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council voted unanimously to change an elected property tax assessor position to an appointed one at Tuesday night’s public hearin. more »»

UP CLOSE: LPHS senior spends 10 days in Wyoming backcountry

February 14, 2014 LAKE PLACID — For the last several years, Lake Placid High School senior Dean Ridenour has spent about 60 days each winter skiing at Whiteface Mountain. more »»

Snowstorm creates excellent skiing conditions

February 14, 2014 Plenty of new snow has made for excellent skiing and snowshoeing conditions in the backountry. more »»

Lake Placid relights Olympic flame

February 8, 2014 LAKE PLACID — It was a cold Friday night, but that wasn’t enough to overcome the Olympic spirit on display as onlookers, torch runners and fans gathered for the lighting of the 1980 Winter Olympic... more »»

 
 

 

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