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It’s time to create a Lake Placid Ambassador program

March 26, 2015 Over the years, there have been many groups promoting and marketing Lake Placid in the hope of creating a common identity to improve tourism and economic development. more »»

 
 
 
FOIL should apply to lawmakers, too

March 19, 2015 One way New York state legislators could increase the public’s confidence in the chambers in the wake of several ethics scandals is by increasing the number of documents available through the Freedo... more »»

How a proposal gets passed matters

March 13, 2015 Gov. Andrew Cuomo needs to reconsider his tactics. We called on him last month to specify how much state aid he was proposing for schools. more »»

Bridge worth the trip to Wilmington

March 5, 2015 The bridge replacement in Wilmington is not a reason to stay away. Quite the contrary. It is a reason to visit. more »»

Informing voters is essential

February 26, 2015 Gov. Andrew Cuomo proposes to eliminate newspaper public notices of proposed constitutional amendments and ballot question. more »»

Build it and they will come ... again

February 19, 2015 Thirty-five years ago, during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, Lake Placid had the only bobsled and luge runs in North America. more »»

Welcome world: We’re ready to record memories of 1980 Olympics

February 12, 2015 This week, on the same day as the 35th anniversary of the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, we are launching an ambitious oral history project with our partners, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum and Lake... more »»

Re-live the hockey game that changed the world

February 5, 2015 There’s no doubt the “Miracle on Ice” hockey game between the U.S. more »»

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 »»

 
 

 

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