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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 »»

Applications sought for Lake Placid Alumni Association scholarship

April 5, 2019 To the editor: The Lake Placid Alumni Association is one of the oldest alumni associations in the country. One of its missions is to assist alumni in continuing their education. more »»

All were touched by the efforts of Conni Cross

March 15, 2019 To the editor: Our community is saddened by the loss of Conni Cross. more »»

Missing ‘The Flower Lady’ of Lake Placid

March 15, 2019 To the editor: Conni Devlin Cross, a great person and a wonderful friend. more »»

Thanks to the three motorists who helped us on state Route 86 when our car was stuck

March 15, 2019 To the editor We’d like to thank again the three motorists that stopped to help us when our car was stuck in the snow along Route 86 near Monument Falls. On Monday, Feb. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Conni Cross was an amazing woman

March 8, 2019 When I received word that my good friend and former fellow Lake Placid Beautification Association board member Conni Devlin Cross had passed away, I took a bit of time to reflect on our friendship... more »»

Musical treat: Dixieland church service at St. Eustace

March 1, 2019 To the editor: On Sunday, March 3, St. Eustace Church invites you to a musical treat at its 10 a.m. service. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: This is not an easy task, but we believe it can be done

February 22, 2019 Thank you for the news coverage and editorial regarding the proposed regulations of short-term rentals in Lake Placid. more »»

It’s been a great run, with great people

February 22, 2019 To the editor: To the people of Lake Placid and North Elba ... I want to say thank you for your confidence. It has truly been a privilege and a pleasure to represent you for the last 25 years. more »»



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