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Stand together on the 35th anniversary

January 29, 2015 With plans underway to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, residents and visitors have ample time to mark it on the calendar. more »»

 
 
 
Explore Lake Placid history in new column

January 22, 2015 There is a ton of history to be learned about Lake Placid and the surrounding communities of the Olympic Region by reading through the archives of the Lake Placid News, and we encourage you to read... more »»

Nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year

January 15, 2015 Hundreds of functions in the North Country depend on volunteerism. more »»

Fracking decision political but right

January 8, 2015 We’re glad Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration has banned hydraulic fracturing in New York state. We think the risks outweigh the benefits. Clean water is the public’s most valuable resource. more »»

WIC should allow mothers to buy potatoes

December 31, 2014 If you are a low-income woman planning to pay for all or part of your groceries with vouchers from the federal WIC program, feel free to load up the cart with any fruits and vegetables you like. more »»

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

December 24, 2014 (Editor’s note: Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York’s Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. more »»

Merry Christmas, happy holidays and all that stuff

December 24, 2014 The Lake Placid News staff wishes you all a safe and enjoyable holiday season this yea. more »»

Small businesses have opportunity with village Revolving Loan Fund

December 18, 2014 The village of Lake Placid is looking for small business success stories in the coming year, as officials are now accepting applications for their Revolving Loan Fund. more »»

Governor’s Santa act needs some work

December 12, 2014 Christmas comes early with Santa Cuomo. The governor likes to give out gifts a couple of weeks before the actual holiday, through the Regional Economic Development Council process. more »»

Help Lake Placid Central School Dec. 10

December 5, 2014 Lake Placid Central School District officials are inviting interested residents to participate in a new round of strategic planning during their implementation meeting next wee. more »»

Dose of inspiration

November 26, 2014 As people indulge in the holidays, and their waistlines grow, many are making plans to improve their health in 2015. Others simply want to make a difference in their communit. more »»

Shop locally as much as possible this Christmas

November 26, 2014 Small Business Saturday is coming this weekend. The campaign encourages people to take advantage of local, independent shops, showing that a concerted effort to do so boosts each community’s econom. more »»

Wilmington as the Adirondack Park’s mountain bike capital

November 20, 2014 Like many other people, we believe Wilmington can and should become the Adirondack Park’s mountain biking hub. more »»

Time to create a ‘Christmas Town’ this holiday season

November 13, 2014 Ready or not, holiday time is here, and making our resort communities look and feel festive is important to our local economy. more »»

Room for growth at Adirondacks USA tourism summit

November 6, 2014 A lot has changed since 1997, when the Adirondack Regional Tourism Council launched its first Conference on Adirondack Tourism in Lake Placid, yet the need for community leaders to get together and... more »»

Perfect storm of crazy begins this weekend

October 29, 2014 There’s a lot going on this weekend, and it may seem like worlds are colliding as we shift our lifestyle to adapt to a new season. more »»

Bluegrass Jam a great match for Lake Placid

October 24, 2014 We’re excited that the state Olympic Regional Development Authority is re-entering the music business with the Lake Placid Bluegrass Jam this Saturday in the Olympic Center’s 1932 Rink. more »»

Henry’s Woods a safe place to spend time

October 24, 2014 A dog-on-dog attack we reported on recently shouldn’t dissuade you from visiting the recreational trails at Henry’s Woods, with or without a canine companion. Such incidents are extremely rare. more »»

Advocate leaves out the best part

October 17, 2014 An op-ed in the Oct. 7 New York Times highlighted an enduring movement to stop a land swap in the Adirondacks between the state and NYCO Minerals, which wants to expand its mining for wollastonite. more »»

Support local cheese makers on first Essex County tour

October 10, 2014 Agricultural regions across the country — most notably next door in the state of Vermont — long ago created tours, festivals and trails to celebrate their crops and hand-crafted food and drink... more »»

Paper to highlight school nutrition

October 2, 2014 As educators, farmers and government agencies promote National Farm to School Month in October, the Lake Placid News will be launching a series on school nutrition to explore what local schools are... more »»

 
 

 

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Looking forward to a new round of Fitness Revolution weight loss classes

January 29, 2015 Joking with one of my friends this week about gaining weight during the holidays, he said it’s the law around here that you must gain weight during the holiday. more »

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