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‘You’ve come, and we’re delighted!’

July 6, 2018 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 worl... more »»

Summer reading at Lake Placid Elementary School

June 29, 2018 To the editor: I am writing today to thank the Lake Placid Rotary Club and people who supported my Adirondack Gives campaign for the funding of summer reading at Lake Placid Elementary School. more »»

After School Program thanks

June 29, 2018 To the editor: The Lake Placid Elementary School After School Program would like to thank the following businesses and families for their generous donations of time, vehicles, food and/or supplies... more »»

Wilmington/Jay Food Shelf thanks

June 29, 2018 To the editor: The past month has given us so much to be thankful for at the Jay/Wilmington Food Shelf. more »»

Thanks to the LPVFD

June 29, 2018 To the editor: On June 12 my daughter and I paddled our canoe from the state boat launch on Lake Placid to Whiteface Landing and climbed Whitefac. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Still no decision on Lake Placid sign code?

June 1, 2018 The Lake Placid Business Association is happy to see that the village board has taken some steps to move our proposed sign ordinance forward. more »»

ORDA could do more for mountain biking

June 1, 2018 To the editor: As small business owners and mountain bikers, my wife and I have avidly followed the development of multi-purpose trails and new mountain biking venues in our area. more »»

CYC celebrates Mental Health Awareness

June 1, 2018 To the editor: The Lake Placid Wilmington Connecting Youth and Communities Coalition, Inc. wanted to bring mental health awareness to the forefront with a community film screening even. more »»

Lake Placid After Prom Party was a huge hit

June 1, 2018 To the editor: The 2018 Lake Placid Prom and After Prom have come and gone for another year, but the memories will last a lifetime! This year, Lake Placid After Prom Party registered 107 student... more »»

Support, services available for smokers affected by proposed law

May 25, 2018 To the editor: A current proposed local law that would raise the age for purchasing tobacco products in Essex County to 21 would have a real and immediate impact on individuals age 18 to 20 who are... more »»

Join ladies golf league

May 25, 2018 To the editor: The Ladies League of Craig Wood Golf Club is looking for all women who are interested in playing golf. We play every Monday and Friday morning. more »»

Class speaker on Vietnam War was excellent

May 25, 2018 To the editor: I would like to take this opportunity to send a public thank-you to Bernie Baillargeon for his kindness in taking time to address the Lake Placid 11th-grade English classes on the... more »»

Supports Tedra Cobb for Congress

May 18, 2018 To the editor: There are many complex problems around the world that now make things seem far less hopeful or safe for coming generations. more »»

Ausable River Association: Work is being done to help Mirror Lake

May 11, 2018 To the editor: Many thanks to Linda Friedlander for the recent letter to the editor in which she emphasized the need for action to address the growing concerns about the water quality, especially... more »»

Help clean up Lake Placid village

May 4, 2018 To the editor: Dear Lake Placid friends and residents: While we wait for the weather to catch up to the calendar, our thoughts turn toward the outdoors and Spring Clean Up Day! Please mark your... more »»

Invitation to attend 99th birthday party

April 27, 2018 To the editor: Next Thursday, May 3, will be my 99th birthday. That means that the next day I begin my 100th year. Incredible! The years since 1946 have been spent with George here in Lake Placid. more »»

Elect Martha Pritchard Spear to school board

April 27, 2018 To the editor: Please accept this letter endorsing Martha Pritchard Spear as a candidate for Lake Placid school board. I have known Martha since she moved to the Adirondacks in 2003. more »»

Save Mirror Lake

April 27, 2018 To the editor: Congratulations, Editor Andy Flynn and other Lake Placid News staff writers for your LPN journalism awards. more »»

Students who care

April 27, 2018 To the editor: On May 4 the students from Room 134, Lake Placid Middle School, will be having some of their essays featured with wildlife photographer Robert Thorpe’s amazing photographs. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Here’s a great opportunity for student leaders

April 20, 2018 A letter to Lake Placid area high school student leaders: Do you have what it takes to become a dynamic leader and change not only yourself but the world? April 30 is the deadline for local high... more »»

Crowne Plaza thankful for fire department help

April 13, 2018 (This is an open letter to Chief James Wasson, Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department. 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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