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Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we welcome the IBSF Bobsled & Skeleton World Cup to Mount Van Hoevenberg, the first of the season. more »»

 
 
 
As ticks continue to move north, research funding vanishes

December 6, 2019 PAUL SMITHS — Research by Paul Smith’s College professor Lee Ann Sporn and her students shows disease-carrying ticks are continuing to become more common throughout the North Country. more »»

Sen. Betty Litttle says 'it's time' to retire

December 6, 2019 State Sen. Betty Little announced Thursday, Dec. 5 that she will not seek re-election in 2020 saying her ninth term in the 45th District will be her last. more »»

Welcome, world: We’re ready for bobsled and skeleton

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority will host its first of two International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation Bobsled World Cup events this weekend at the Olympic Sports... more »»

Fire destroys Mid-Station at Whiteface Mt.

December 6, 2019 WILMINGTON — A beloved ski lodge at Whiteface Mountain is gone. The Mid-Station Lodge was destroyed by fire Saturday night, Nov. 30. No one was injured. more »»

Frequent skier remembers Whiteface Mid-Station

December 6, 2019 WILMINGTON — Chelsea Walker is a regular at Whiteface Mountain. She moved to Wilmington a few years ago. Ever since, Walker, 36, has spent hundreds of days on the slopes. more »»

Northwood School’s Innovation Hub to open in January

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Renovations to Northwood School’s Innovation Hub on Main Street are coming to an end, and the new facility is slated to open in January, school officials announced last wee. more »»

ESWG adds new para-bobsled, ski jumping categories in 2020

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — New para-bobsled, ski jumping and e-sports categories will be added to the Empire State Winter Games schedule next year, officials announced Wednesday. more »»

GIVING BACK: Builders Club serves Thanksgiving meal at Greenwood

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — For one group of volunteers, Thanksgiving this year was for giving thanks and giving back. Members of the Lake Placid Middle School Builders Club partnered with volunteers on Nov. more »»

Board of Elections confirms Cummings as North Elba councilor-elect

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The Essex County Board of Elections has certified the general election results. It’s official: Richard “Dick” Cummings has secured a seat on the North Elba Town Council. more »»

Coolidge wins Jay council seat

December 6, 2019 Independent candidate Adam Coolidge has secured a seat on the Jay Town Council. The Essex County Board of Elections certified the Nov. 5 general election results on Tuesday, Nov. 26. more »»

David Coursen named village justice for Placid

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Former police officer David Coursen has been appointed Lake Placid village justic. more »»

GoFundMe campaign started for man injured at Whiteface

December 6, 2019 WILMINGTON — A local man was severely injured at Whiteface Mountain Monday, Dec. 2. Charles “Chuck” S. more »»

LPHS alumni plan hockey tourney on Mirror Lake for Hillcrest Fund

December 6, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Artur Novoselsky needs Mirror Lake to be frozen over by Christmas. He’s crossing his fingers. He and his childhood friend Grant Reynolds are Lake Placid Central School alumni. more »»

Railroad group still opposes state plan

December 6, 2019 The Adirondack Railway Preservation Society, which operates the Adirondack Scenic Railroad, has clarified that it is not on board with New York state’s plan to replace 34 miles of Adirondack railroa... more »»

Adirondack campgrounds see slight visitation decline

December 6, 2019 State campgrounds in the Adirondack Park saw fewer overnight visitors this year, but more camping nights overall. more »»

Paul Smith’s College pioneers competitive gaming in Adirondacks

December 6, 2019 PAUL SMITHS — Stephanie Tyski has a competitive desire that for a long time she could not satiate. She used to play volleyball, but after suffering a serious concussion, sports were a no-go. more »»

State Sen. Betty Little will not seek reelection in 2020

December 5, 2019 State Sen. Betty Little, R-Queensbury, announced today that she will not seek reelection and will retire from the Senate at the completion of her term on Dec. 31, 2020. more »»

Fire destroys Whiteface Mountain Mid-Station Lodge

November 30, 2019 WILMINGTON -- The Mid-Station Lodge at Whiteface Mountain Ski Center caught fire Saturday night and was still burning as of 10:30 p.m. No one had been reported injured. more »»

Ruby anniversary

November 28, 2019 LAKE PLACID — This village is gearing up for the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics, and planning is underway to celebrate this “ruby” year with a number of special events, exhibits and... more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Kindergarteners celebrate ‘Friendsgiving’

November 28, 2019 LAKE PLACID — “Happy Friendsgiving!” The voices of more than a dozen young students joined together as Lake Placid Elementary School kindergarten teacher Pat Uliva stood before them, a conductor... 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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