Lake Placid News Newsen-usMon, 21 May 2018 10:31:55 EDTMon, 21 May 2018 10:31:55 EDT Placid volunteers of the year honored, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTThe promise of sight PLACID - Tina Leonard, 60, doesn't look like she's blind. She doesn't wear Ray-Ban sunglasses like musician Ray Charles did. She looks normal with her eyeglasses, which are just for protection. She's been legally blind for five years.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTUP CLOSE: London to Lake Placid PLACID - Susan Friedmann sat in her living room, drinking tea and occasionally engaging with her two cats, Tiger and Chai, which translates to "life" in Hebrew. There's quite a lot to say about Friedmann.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTGIVING BACK: Eat ADK added food drive this year 10 days in the spring shoulder season, restaurants in the Tri-Lakes area offer prefixed menus at $15, $20 or $30 as part of the Eat ADK Restaurant Week, which was held May 3-10.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDTSchool budgets pass, board members elected Placid Locals approved the Lake Placid School District 2018-19 budget in 272 to 52 vote. A separate item on the ballot pertaining to the school district leasing one 66-seat bus and one 30-seat bus was approved in a 290 to 34 vote.Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 EDT