Lake Placid News Newsen-usSat, 19 Aug 2017 20:04:15 EDTSat, 19 Aug 2017 20:04:15 EDT Earnhardt Jr. ready for bobsled after retiring PLACID - When NASCAR driver Dale Earnhardt Jr. made it known on social media earlier this summer that bobsled is one thing he'd like to try after he retires from stock car racing at the end of this season, U.S.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTPlacid pitches for World University Games PLACID - A contingent from this village is in Taiwan to present to the International University Sports Federation's (FISU) Executive Committee about a Lake Placid-centric Adirondack bid to host the 2023 World University Winter Games.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTLake Placid village holds vehicles as insurance expires PLACID - This village's insurance policy expired at midnight Tuesday, Aug. 15 without a finalized renewal, resulting in a Tuesday morning and early afternoon when almost all village workers were instructed not to use their village vehicles.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTSMALL WORLD: From Slovakia to the American dream in the Adirondacks PLACID - Andrea Hudak didn't desire to come to the United States.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTGround broken for biomass heater at Ray Brook offices BROOK - Numerous state and local officials were on hand Tuesday, Aug. 8 as several state agencies took part in the ceremonial groundbreaking for a biomass heating system that will be built here for the state office complex.Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT