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A time to remember veterans of all wars

November 9, 2018 With the passing of time, new generations of Americans have to be reminded of the personal sacrifices their forefathers made in the Armed Services, whether those soldiers served stateside or abroad... more »»

Watch out for kids on the roadways

November 9, 2018 School bus drivers must watch in shock, fear and anger as motorists ignore flashing red lights and extended stop sign arms to pass buses. more »»

Consider voting against those who support hate talkers

November 2, 2018 This Election Day is different than all the ones we’ve witnessed before. Our votes will show the world how much we tolerate hate speech in America. There are a lot of reasons that can sway a vote. more »»

North Elba Christmas Fund needs your help

October 19, 2018 It may only be October, but organizers of the North Elba Christmas Fund are already busy working to make sure some of the neediest families in town have a Christmas meal, toys under the tree and... more »»

Register to vote by Friday, Oct. 12

October 11, 2018 You can’t vote if you aren’t registered, and Friday, Oct. 12 is New York’s registration deadline for the Nov. 6 election. If you recently turned 18 or became a U.S. more »»

Stores start to step up on limiting bags

October 5, 2018 Plastic bags can be handy, but they are one of the most common pieces of a litter, and they are the kind that is known to choke and kill large animals. more »»

Educating those who inform hikers

September 28, 2018 It was a long time coming, but gratitude is due to the state Department of Environmental Conservation for taking some good steps recently to deal with hiker overcrowding. more »»

Savor the Season continues this week

September 21, 2018 With the second Savor the Season special edition of the Lake Placid News, we continue to celebrate the growing agriculture industry in Essex County. more »»

With school back, be more aware on the roadways

September 14, 2018 School is back in session for a new academic year, so it’s time to remind drivers to be extra careful. Watch out for school buses. more »»

Send us your news

September 8, 2018 For a variety of reasons, U.S. more »»

Doctors, patients must realize Lyme disease is in the Adirondacks

August 31, 2018 One thing that became clear from our recent reporting on ticks in the Adirondacks is that local doctors have been a little behind the curve on diagnosing Lyme diseas. more »»

It’s time for ‘fake news’ talk to end

August 24, 2018 It was less than a month into his term when President Donald Trump ramped up his “fake news” battle with several national media outlets, referring to them at that time as the “enemy of the people. more »»

Solutions to lax tourney problems will take some time

August 17, 2018 While Lake Placid is a resort town — a proud one that has hosted millions of visitors from around the world for almost 200 years — this is not Las Vegas. What happens here does not always stay here. more »»

Two Lake Placid icons remembered

August 10, 2018 Last week, when the village of Lake Placid lost two of its most cherished citizens — 89-year-old Reg Clark and 85-year-old Don Edgley — we couldn’t help but remember a set of photos Lake Placid News... more »»

Search-and-rescue work is appreciated

August 3, 2018 We’d like to thank forest rangers, dispatchers, environmental conservation officers and others in the state Department of Environmental Conservation — as well as volunteers from organizations such a... more »»

Lake Placid’s value to Ironman has grown

July 27, 2018 As you read this, the 20th annual Ironman Lake Placid is over and more than 2,000 triathletes have packed up and gone hom. more »»

20th time around, it’s still amazing

July 20, 2018 We vividly remember the first Ironman in Lake Placid, but to refresh our memories as the triathlon approaches its 20th annual running, we pulled out a copy of the Lake Placid News issue that followe... more »»

Let’s hear it for BBQ ringmaster Dmitry Feld

July 13, 2018 If an outer-space alien stopped by the I Love BBQ and Music Festival in Lake Placid this past weekend, met a volunteer and said, “Take me to your leader,” in that monotone sci-fi voice — a theramin... more »»

Solidarity with the Capital Gazette

July 6, 2018 Like probably every newspaper staff around the country — and millions of other Americans — we were horrified Thursday, June 28 at a mass murder at a daily newspaper office in Annapolis, Maryland. more »»

Better days ahead with two projects

June 29, 2018 Lake Placid’s big dig on Main Street is just about done. more »»

‘Savor the Season’ debuts this week

June 22, 2018 This week, we begin a new series titled “Savor the Season: Celebrating Agriculture in Essex County. more »»



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I won’t miss winter, but I will miss the shoveling. Really.

March 23, 2018 This week: 436 lbs. Last week: 433 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 8 lbs. Now that spring is here, I’ll have to find new methods of exercise. more »

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