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Editors’ preview of this week’s Lake Placid News

September 22, 2017 “Death at Wallface” is the top page-1 headline in this week’s print edition. more »»

SMALL WORLD: Women from Britain, U.S. propel Jamaican bobsled teams

September 22, 2017 LAKE PLACID — With a vision of becoming the first female bobsledder in Jamaica’s history to not only drive at the Olympics but to medal as well, Jazmine Fenlator-Victorian realized, while here in... more »»

BOCES project passes

September 22, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Voters overwhelmingly approved the $18.5 million Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES capital project Thursday, casting 556 votes in favor of the project and 135 against. more »»

NBC concerned about electricity for Placid events

September 21, 2017 LAKE PLACID — After a pair of sustained power outages cut off electricity to this village earlier this year, concerns about the reliability of Lake Placid and the Olympic Center’s power system have... more »»

Lake Placid Brewfest returns Saturday

September 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Brewfest returns for its sixth year, bringing back dozens of breweries, hundreds of beers, great food and much more, Saturday, Sept. 23. more »»

Hiker died of pneumonia after 2 weeks in wilderness

September 19, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — A coroner and medical examiner say a 28-year-old New Jersey hiker, whose body was found near Wallface Mountain Monday afternoon, died from bronchial pneumonia resulting from a lack of... more »»

Placid High student had loaded gun, knife in school (updated)

September 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A 15-year-old student at this village’s high school has been charged with a felony after having a loaded revolver and a knife inside the school Monday mornin. more »»

NHL's New York Rangers to practice in Lake Placid Oct. 2

September 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The NHL's New York Rangers are coming to Lake Placid for a team-building getaway Monday, Oct. 2, and the public is welcome to watch them for free from 10 a.m. more »»

Lake Placid judge shocks board by resigning

September 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Judge William Hulshoff verbally submitted his resignation as village justice at the start of the Lake Placid Board of Trustees meeting Monday afternoon, surprising the village’s mayor... more »»

Lake Placid board appoints new village clerk

September 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s Board of Trustees appointed Anita Estling, currently the part-time administrative assistant to Mayor Craig Randall, to be its next village clerk. more »»

BOCES capital project goes to voters Thursday

September 19, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Enrollment at Franklin-Essex-Hamilton BOCES (Board of Cooperative Educational Services) has grown, but the building on Route 3 in Saranac Lake that houses its classes, the Adirondack... more »»

Student numbers level in Lake Placid, AuSable Valley, Keene

September 19, 2017 School enrollment has been shrinking since the 2000s in the Tri-Lakes area, overall, and that trend continues in Saranac Lake and Tupper Lake, where the public school districts started this semeste... more »»

Lake Placid Kiwanis Club hosts Teddy Bear Picnic Sunday

September 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Kiwanis Club of Lake Placid members are inviting families to enjoy a day at the Hillcrest Avenue park during their annual Teddy Bear Picnic, starting at 11:30 a.m. Sunday. more »»

Paving will begin on Route 73 in Keene this week

September 19, 2017 Motorists are advised to watch for single alternating lanes controlled by flaggers on three separate stretches of state Route 73 in the town of Keene later this week as paving work gets underway by... more »»

Body of missing hiker found near Wallface Mountain

September 18, 2017 Forest rangers on Monday located the body of Alex Stevens, the 28-year-old hiker who has been missing since Sept. 2, on a scree field near Wallface Pond, in the vicinity of Wallface Mountain. more »»

NY will convert Ray Brook prison for teen offenders

September 16, 2017 RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Correctional Facility will become a prison for 16- and 17-year-old offenders by October 2018, losing its adult male population while keeping the 150 people it employs. more »»

Barrett takes on Politi

September 16, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid lawyer will challenge longtime elected official Roby Politi for his position as North Elba town supervisor. Brian Barrett will be on the ballot as a Democrat come Nov. more »»

North Elba consults county worker who worked on biodigester designs

September 16, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — North Elba town Councilmen Derek Doty and Bob Miller reported to the board Tuesday that their municipal biodigester project may take an unexpected step forward thanks to a local man... more »»

Editors’ preview of this week’s Lake Placid News

September 15, 2017 Week after week, New York state forest rangers are called out on search-and-rescue missions in the Adirondacks. more »»



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May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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