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Lake Placid’s leaders don’t seem to get it yet

February 21, 2020 To the editor: This letter was sent to members of the town and village boards. Dear elected officials: All of us have known each other for a long time. more »»

U.S. Olympic official notes Lake Placid’s achievements during 40th anniversary of 1980 games

February 14, 2020 (The following is an open letter to Lake Placid.) Dear Lake Placid: I am writing today on behalf of the U.S. more »»

What is Residents for a Sustainable Community?

February 7, 2020 To the editor: We don’t all think alike, we come from different backgrounds and from different parts of North Elba and Lake Placid, and we don’t all agree on solutions, but all of us who have joine... more »»

Adirondack Wildlife Refuge is OPEN!

February 7, 2020 To the editor: Driving into Keene Valley last summer, I passed what looked like an injured cat in the middle of the road. more »»

Parking meter frustration in Placid

February 7, 2020 To the editor: Yes, I got a parking ticket in the village of Lake Placid. Yes, we spend an autumn and winter vacation here, more years than we can count. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Wildlife refuge operator responds to accusations

February 7, 2020 Edward Buliver Lytton once said, “The pen is mightier than the sword. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Impeachment slides off the new ‘Teflon Don’ in the White House

February 7, 2020 In the spring of 1980, a boy on a mini-bike darted into the path of a neighbor’s car and died. The boy was the son of the notorious New York mobster John Gotti. more »»

Historian weighs in on Main Street upgrades

January 31, 2020 To the editor: Having access to past history as historian, it is disturbing sometimes to see all the changes being made to our beautiful area. However, some of them are good. more »»

Keep Lake Placid’s Main Street as a great business district

January 24, 2020 To the editor: Let’s let Main Street be Main Street. At the south end of Main Street is a lovely park, which includes the village beach and playground. more »»

Build new Whiteface Mid-Station Lodge ‘bigger and better, not best’

January 17, 2020 (Editor’s note: This is an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.) Dear governor: I have seen the ads about a $14 million ski lodge at Whiteface. I am at a loss. I do not understand this price ta. more »»

Thanks to generous people

January 17, 2020 To the editor: Thank you Mr. Mike’s and the volunteer workers for putting on a nice Christmas dinner for us all. I have been going to Mr. Mike’s for years. They all did a good job. more »»

Math problems?

January 10, 2020 To the editor: Republican Dan Stec, who is now the 114th District assemblyman, is one of three candidates that have announced they are running for the 45th Senate seat, now held by Betty Little, wh... more »»

Skate into New Year appreciates support

January 10, 2020 To the editor: What a Skate into 2020 it was! We rang in the New Year on the Olympic Speedskating Oval with over 200 students and nearly 150 adults, raising nearly $800 for the Lake Placid Food... more »»

Assessor has a reminder for senior citizens

January 10, 2020 To the editor: For residents 65 years of age and older, the deadline to renew your senior citizens exemption is Monday, March 2. more »»

Thanks for $2M worth of Joy

January 3, 2020 To the editor: This year’s Joy to the Children is proving to be one of the most successful ever, pushing the total raised since 1986 to over $2 million. more »»

LPCA says thanks for Joy to Children

December 19, 2019 To the editor: On behalf of the Board of Directors and staff of the Lake Placid Center for the Arts, I would like to send a heartfelt thank you to Ed and Lisa Weibrecht, the staff of the Mirror... more »»

Thanks for helping LPCSD Educational Opportunity Fund

December 19, 2019 To the editor: We wish to extend our thanks to those in our Lake Placid and Wilmington communities who have recently donated to our Educational Opportunity Fund. more »»

Seniors appreciate raffle support on Election Day

December 19, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Seniors would like to thank everyone who supported our 50/50 raffle on Election Day. And a special thanks to Leah Draper, who donated her share back to our senior club. more »»

Short-term rental solution is already in the code

December 13, 2019 To the editor: Lake Placid Residents for a Sustainable Community (RSC) is comprised of Town and Village residents united in a concern that our community is being seriously and irreparably damaged b... more »»

A time for thanks: Green Light Report from the LPVAS

November 28, 2019 To the editor: At Thanksgiving time, the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service would like to express our appreciation to the community for its support in 2019 and for more than 40 years. more »»

Elated to be elected as North Elba supervisor

November 22, 2019 To the editor: To the residents of North Elba: Please accept my sincere thanks to all of you who took part in campaign efforts, voted in the recent North Elba Town Council and supervisor races,... more »»



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