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Convict gave quite the performance

October 1, 2015 Like many people, including the judge, we don’t buy the sob story Joyce Mitchell gave in court Monday. more »»

No-swimming signs, fencing were overkill

September 24, 2015 We understand that the New York State Department of Health won’t allow swimming at a municipal beach unless there are lifeguards on duty. It’s a public safety concern. more »»

Time to reboot Common Core

September 17, 2015 We thank Gov. Andrew Cuomo for coming around and saying recently that New York needs to revisit its implementation of the Common Core State Standard. more »»

Adirondack Health has a good leader

September 10, 2015 From our perspective as informed outsiders, Chandler Ralph has been level-headed, responsible, fair and trustworthy, which is the kind of person you want leading the area’s largest private employer... more »»

State police: ‘School is open, drive carefully’

September 3, 2015 We would like to echo this week’s New York State Police message supporting AAA’s annual “School’s Open—Drive Carefully” campaign. In Ray Brook, Troop B Commander Major Charles E. more »»

Many people missed a great event Saturday

August 27, 2015 After the first year, with a showing of about 300 participants, attendance at the second annual Run the Colors of the Arts Saturday, Aug. 22 at the North Elba Showgrounds dipped a little. more »»

Black bear safety tips

August 20, 2015 For many people in this nation, the only way to see a real, live bear is to visit the zoo. For people in the Adirondacks, though, bears can turn up in our back yards or on a stroll in the woods. more »»

Community does what it can to help

August 13, 2015 The selfless spirit of this community isn’t hard to find, and that’s good since plenty of people are going through hard times and need a little help from their neighbors. more »»

Mountains and valleys

August 6, 2015 Mountains of excitement for Lake Placid to be the host of next year’s Bassmaster Challenge. more »»

Response to fire was admirable

July 30, 2015 When there is a major fire, as there was at 2519 Main St. in Lake Placid last weekend — the busiest weekend of the year — our local fire departments hit the ground running. more »»

2017 Ironman 70.3 world championships belong in Lake Placid

July 22, 2015 It’s a rally cry like we haven’t heard in a long time, and we’re confident the Olympic Region is up to the challenge. more »»

Prison questions

July 16, 2015 We have some unanswered questions about how and why the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision decided to relieve 12 people of their duties at Clinton Correctional Facility,... more »»

Cuomo puts fast food in the fast lane

July 9, 2015 Andrew Cuomo has crowned himself Burger King of the Empire State. more »»

Volunteer and help Ironman athletes cross the finish line

July 2, 2015 If you want to help someone’s dream come true — and help the community at the same time — Ironman Lake Placid is waiting for you to sign up and volunteer for the July 26 even. more »»

Graduates, don’t waste your lives

June 26, 2015 There’s a 73-year-old man sitting in a jail cell in California. He hasn’t seen his two kids in 25 years. For them, June 21 was another Father’s Day without a father. more »»

Affordable Care Act? Not really

June 18, 2015 Health insurance is going to cost a lot more for many Americans. more »»

Adults, don’t help teens get drunk

June 11, 2015 If history is any guide, hundreds of high schoolers — graduates and otherwise — will be drinking enormous quantities of alcoholic beverages at celebratory parties during the next few weeks. more »»

Film Forum worth a visit

June 4, 2015 The Adirondack Film Society continues to give movie lovers what they want — more movies — as the Lake Placid Film Forum once again offers a variety of films for Tri-Lakes residents and visitors to... more »»

We’ll miss the three amigos

May 28, 2015 Anyone who witnessed the Jay, Keene and Wilmington town supervisors get super soaked together last September during an ALS Association Ice Bucket Challenge could see that their friendship was special. more »»

USA Luge, you have our attention

May 20, 2015 When news came earlier this week that the U.S. more »»

An opportunity for young writers

May 14, 2015 The Young Voices of New York launched a year ago. It is a news website on which writers under the age of 14 try their hands at journalism. Since then we’ve read interesting articles on www. more »»



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