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Lax lessons learned?

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Local officials say there seemed to be fewer unintended impacts on the community as a result of the Lake Placid Summit Classic lacrosse tournament this year. more »»

Lake Placid short-term rental law public hearing set for Monday, Aug. 26

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — A proposed law that would regulate short-term vacation rentals here is headed for a public hearing. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Lake Placid teacher stays busy in the summertime

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — When the last bell rings and students run into the sun-drenched landscape for summer vacation, teachers often don’t go with them. more »»

UP CLOSE: Volunteers install boat rack at Peacock Park

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — There’s a new amenity for residents at Robert J. Peacock Park: a boat rack. more »»

Wilmington celebrates community with a day at the beach

August 16, 2019 WILMINGTON — The seventh annual Wilmington Get Together was held on Saturday, Aug. more »»

Last health offices move from old hospital to new medical center

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The red brick building that has served this community’s medical needs since 1951 was quiet Monday morning, Aug. 12. more »»

Residents urge fair to cancel tiger shows

August 16, 2019 Live tiger shows at the Essex County Fair in Westport this week are causing some controversy. An online petition on the Change. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Directing Ironman Lake Placid with Greg Borzilleri

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — It was about 5:20 a.m. more »»

Hurricane Mountain fire tower turns 100 this year

August 16, 2019 KEENE — The Friends of Hurricane Mountain celebrated the centennial anniversary of the mountain’s popular fire tower Aug. more »»

‘Canoes’ co-author tells nautical history at book signing

August 16, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — Author Norman Sims was at St. Regis Canoe Outfitters Friday, Aug. more »»

Essex County supervisors approve rules for coroners

August 16, 2019 ELIZABETHTOWN — The county Board of Supervisors adopted a new law Monday, Aug. 5 governing how coroners operate in Essex County. more »»

Backcountry educators reach hikers with Leave No Trace lessons

August 16, 2019 LAKE PLACID — The Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics has partnered with the state Department of Environmental Conservation and the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) to make the High Peaks a “hot... more »»

Study finds algae blooms threaten drinking water, recreation

August 16, 2019 The Environmental Working Group released a report Wednesday, Aug. 7 that found hundreds of lakes across the U.S. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 15, 2019 LAKE PLACID — In this week’s Lake Placid News, we take a look at last week’s Lake Placid Summit Classic lacrosse tournament to see if there were as many complaints about the participants compared to... more »»

Jeffrey Glanda dies in prison

August 15, 2019 Jeffrey Glanda, who was serving life in prison for the 1997 murder of his estranged wife, died Wednesday at Green Haven Correctional Facility in Stormvill. more »»

Sen. Gillibrand visits Lake Placid

August 15, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand visited Lake Placid Wednesday for what appears to be the first time since announcing her presidential bid. Gillibrand, D-N.Y. more »»

Route 73 summit

August 9, 2019 KEENE VALLEY — This past weekend, 109 hikers, in at least 43 vehicles, checked in at the Rooster Comb trailhead in the small hamlet of St. Huberts. They came from as far away as London, England. more »»

Farmers market relies on locals

August 9, 2019 LAKE PLACID — Beyond the occasional passersby, Jewtraw Park was quiet last mont. more »»

Wilmington store transition needed ‘right fit’

August 9, 2019 WILMINGTON — Cliff Holzer was in high school, making sandwiches behind the deli counter at the Little Super Market, when he met Sarah. The two locked eyes. Eventually, they fell in love. more »»

NOTICE: Lake Placid News office closed for renovations

August 9, 2019 The Lake Placid News office on 6179 Sentinel Road in Lake Placid is closed for renovations. more »»

Donors save tick research

August 9, 2019 SARANAC LAKE — After state funding for tick research in the North Country bit the dust this spring, a handful of organizations and individual donors drew together enough money to keep Paul Smith’s... 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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