Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 24 Nov 2014 10:04:15 EDTMon, 24 Nov 2014 10:04:15 EDT set for Mount Van Hoevenberg Saturday PLACID - Mount Van Hoevenberg is open for cross country skiing, with day passes only $8. The mountain center will be open through Sunday, Nov. 23, and then re-open Friday, Nov. 28 (conditions and weather permitting).Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTMountain biking community speaks up for Wilmington trails at DEC meeting - Could this town be the mountain biking capital of the Adirondacks? About 40 people gave state Department of Environmental Conservation representatives input on updates to the unit management plan for the Wilmington Wild Forest.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTAdirondack Summit Steward endowment gains traction LAKE - A new endowment to expand the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program is gaining support. The goal is for the endowment, called #507 Fund, to reach $1 million. It was launched in August through the Adirondack Foundation.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTMount Van Hoevenberg opens for X-C skiing PLACID - The cross-country ski center at Mount Van Hoevenberg opened for the season today.Thu, 20 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTWhiteface, Gore open for season staff WILMINGTON - The 2014-'15 skiing and riding season got underway at Whiteface Mountain and Gore Mountain ski centers Sunday, Nov. 16.Mon, 17 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT