Lake Placid News, 24 Aug 2016 22:40:40 EDTWed, 24 Aug 2016 22:40:40 EDT, stop throwing away our history old Lake Placid Toboggan Chute on Mirror Lake is history. Most of it has been chopped up and hauled away to the scrap yard to make room for a new, safer toboggan chute. It's too late to save.Thu, 18 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTUnshackle the holidays from uncreative, greedy execs, corporate America. You continue to cheapen our most sacred holidays by encroaching on our summertime respite from the long winter seaso.Thu, 11 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTU.S. House should support Olympians and pass TEAM Act the past several years, members of the U.S. Congress have presented bills that support re-writing the federal tax law so American Olympic and Paralympic athletes are tax exempt from the medals they win and honorariums they earn from the U.S.Thu, 4 Aug 2016 00:00:00 EDTPolice officers, public walk the fine, blue line a letter to the editor we published this week, Essex County Sheriff Richard Cutting urged people to sympathize and cooperate with police officers, who he said have grown more fearful for their lives due to recent cop killings.Thu, 28 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDTIronman still recruiting volunteers for race day felt a nervous stirring in our stomachs, like butterflies before a performance, when reading emails from volunteer coordinators this week still recruiting - desperately it seems - volunteers for the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon race on Sunday,...Wed, 20 Jul 2016 00:00:00 EDT