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Grateful for Flynn

August 9, 2019 To the editor: Longtime local reporter and editor Andy Flynn’s column about mortality (“Re-evaluating life as I approach 50”) brings to mind the fact that, regardless of our age or health, any day... more »»

Stefanik ignores Trump’s racism

August 9, 2019 To the editor: I wrote the following letter before the massacres in El Paso and Dayton: I am astounded at Elise Stefanik’s statement, “I don’t believe he’s a racist,” in her response to a question... more »»

Mirror Lake walker sees a lot of beauty along the way

August 1, 2019 To the editor: Whew! Last weekend was exciting with Ironman. The day of the race, I took a walk around the lake. Like so many other residents, I realized how lucky we are to live here. more »»

LPCA staff thanks volunteers for work day

July 26, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Center for the Arts staff would like to thank the many volunteers who came out to take part in Volunteer Day with Pickers Paradise on Sunday, June 23. more »»

Summer is a great time for kids to read

July 4, 2019 To the editor: I am writing to say thank you to the Lake Placid Rotary Club, the Adirondack Foundation and the Educational Opportunity Fund for funding summer reading at Lake Placid Elementary... more »»

Thanks for the Lake Placid Marathon support

June 28, 2019 To the editor: Thanks, the utmost thanks, to all who ran/cheered/sponsored/volunteered/supported the 15th annual Lake Placid Marathon and Half. more »»

Hospice extends thanks for fundraiser

June 28, 2019 To the editor: We’d like to express our appreciation to the students, teachers, staff, parents, and principal, Dr. more »»

‘You’ve come and we’re delighted!’

June 28, 2019 To the editor: This is the time of year when, as a community and particularly as a business community, we should reflect upon how fortunate we are to have one of the premier horse shows in the... more »»

Thanks for supporting our spaghetti dinner fundraiser

June 7, 2019 To the editor: On Friday, May 31, the American Legion Post 326 Women’s Auxiliary had a spaghetti dinner and 50/50 raffle to benefit our programs. more »»

Shipman Youth Center thanks supporters over past 20 years

June 7, 2019 To the editor: On behalf of the Shipman Youth Center, we would like to extend our sincere gratitude to the following individuals, sponsors, supporters, friends and volunteers who have been... more »»

Please fix up Lake Placid’s eyesores

May 31, 2019 To the editor: We have an attractive village and town, yet we also have a few eyesores as bad as oozing, pussy pimples on a beautiful face! One is the fountain at the Kate Smith garden opposite th... more »»

Thanks for the birthday coverage

May 24, 2019 To the editor: Thank you for the very special edition of the Lake Placid News on the occasion of my 100th birthday and party. more »»

Shipman Youth Center thanks Rotary Club for spring cleaning

May 24, 2019 To the editor: On behalf of the Shipman Youth Center, we would like to extend a big “thank you” to the Lake Placid Rotary Club for their hard work landscaping and cleaning up the exterior of the... more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reader takes issue with anti-trapping column

May 10, 2019 (Editor’s note: The following commentary was written in response to Annoel Krider’s Our Animals, Ourselves column published in the April 26 issue of the News with the headline, “Ban traps, all of... more »»

Rotary Club shows backbone

May 3, 2019 To the editor: Kudos to the Rotary Club of Lake Placid for standing up for Kate Smith! Too bad the owners of the Yankees can’t strap on a pair of “baseballs” and do the same! All the plaques in... more »»

Make-A-Wish gives thanks for local support

May 3, 2019 To the editor: We at Make-A-Wish Northeast New York would like to acknowledge the extraordinary support we received throughout the North Country during the 2018-2019 winter season. more »»

Why wasn’t Irma’s voice heard in Naj’s column?

May 3, 2019 To the editor: I am writing to express how appalled I am with Naj Wikoff’s “Keene’s Irma Hernandez Got Her Green Card.” This article is sexist, racist, self-congratulatory and lazy. more »»

Lake Placid, Mirror Lake ice-out benefit winners named

May 2, 2019 To the editor: The 2019 results for 28th annual Ice Out Benefit, sponsored by the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service, is as follows: --- Mirror Lake: 10:20 p.m. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reflections on Irma’s immigration story

April 26, 2019 The community of Keene’s efforts to help Irma Hernandez get her green card, and overall, help her family get established, demonstrates a long-held core value of Americans in action, welcoming the... more »»

Invitation to attend Ruth Hart’s 100th birthday party on May 2

April 26, 2019 To the editor: Next Thursday, May 2, I will be celebrating my 100th birthday (a day early) with a tea party. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Bowler with Parkinson’s disease finishes night three pins shy of a perfect game

April 19, 2019 Taking up bowling in your 60s after a 10-year hiatus presents a variety of difficulties such as all the aches and pains for the first month you never used to get, especially in the hip you drive int... more »»



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Taking it one step at a time on the Lake Placid Diet

June 20, 2019 It’s like looking in a full-length mirror every time I file a new column. That’s why it’s taken me so long to give you an update on the Lake Placid Diet. I dread looking in the mirro. more »

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