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Oil spill unfolding on Mill Pond in Lake Placid

August 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Residents bordering Mill Pond are worried over an oil spill discovered Thursday on this dammed-up portion of the Chubb Rive. more »»

 
 
 
It’s time to wake up and smell the garbage

August 16, 2014 The summer season appears to have hit the turning point. Fortunately, I’ve  spent the majority of the past week on the water, and in the water. I took advantage of it while I could. more »»

Science from the side of a cliff

August 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Students from the Lake Placid Middle-High School got a chance for some hands-on learning in the backcountry in late July. more »»

YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: Improvements planned for Old Orchard Trail

August 15, 2014 LAKE PLACID — A trailhead on Bear Cub Lane is in the early stages of getting a major face-lift. Plans are in the works to improve a trail owned by the Henry II and Mildred A. more »»

Summertime and the pickin’ is easy

August 9, 2014 In addition to undertaking numerous angling forays in recent days, I have spent several days afield. more »»

DEC adopts new bear-hunting regulations

August 8, 2014 Black bear hunting opportunities have expanded around the state this year as a result of regulation changes adopted by the state Department of Environmental Conservation. more »»

Mixed reaction to waterski event

August 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Locals here have a mixed reaction of the waterski competition held over the weekend on Mirror Lake. more »»

Adirondack Museum scores with LaBastille cabin

August 2, 2014 Last weekend, I traveled to Blue Mountain Lake in order to attend the Adirondack Museum’s Wilderness Elegance Benefit Gala. more »»

Fast action on Mirror Lake

August 2, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Crowds gathered at Mid’s Park Friday, Aug. 1 to watch waterskiers cruise down Mirror Lake at speeds of up to 30 mph during slalom and trick competitions. more »»

Mixed reaction to fire ban on Essex Chain

August 1, 2014 NEWCOMB — The state Department of Environmental Conservation’s plan to ban campfires on the Essex Chain of Lakes has brought mixed reactions so far. more »»

Bass fishing on Lower Saranac Lake

July 25, 2014 Over the past couple of decades, Dave Figura has developed an affinity for Lower Saranac Lak. more »»

Record-setting freshwater drum caught in Irondequoit Bay

July 25, 2014 The state Department of Environmental Conservation announced recently that James VanArsdall of West Henrietta caught a record-breaking freshwater drum from Irondequoit Bay on Lake Ontario in Monroe... more »»

UP CLOSE: Athlete takes on breast cancer, Ironman

July 24, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Just two years after being diagnosed with breast cancer, 35-year-old Kelly Sullivan feels like she is back to herself and is ready to compete in the Lake Placid Ironman on Sunday, Jul... more »»

Kanze explores life in ‘Wild, Wild East’

July 18, 2014 Bloomingdale writer Ed Kanze has penned a new book that recently hit the stores. A guide and a naturalist, Kanze’s sixth book is called “Adirondack, Life and Wildlife in the Wild, Wild East. more »»

APIPP offers free training to identify aquatic invasives

July 18, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — Aquatic invasive species animals, such as spiny waterflea, are spreading in Adirondack water. more »»

Governor vs. governor in Adirondack Challenge

July 18, 2014 INDIAN LAKE - New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Vermont Gov. Peter Shumlin will go head to head this weekend during the Adirondack Challenge rafting race. more »»

Campaign to document nesting loons

July 18, 2014 Biodiversity Research Institute’s (BRI’s) Adirondack Center for Loon Conservation has announced the launch of a new campaign on Adirondack Gives, www.adirondackgives. more »»

UP CLOSE: Ultra man

July 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID — On June 1, Bob Tysen took second place in the 55- to 59-year-old class in the Cayuga Trails 50 kilometer trail run in Ithaca. more »»

APA hits mountain bike trails in Wilmington

July 17, 2014 WILMINGTON — Adirondack Park Agency staff and board members took a break from their regular meeting Thursday afternoon, July 10, and headed to the Beaver Brook Tract on the Hardy Road to study the... more »»

Reaction mixed on New York's railroad plan

July 16, 2014 The state’s decision to reopen the unit management plan for the hotly contested Adirondack railroad corridor, announced July 9, continues to reverberate throughout the region. more »»

Trails committee weighs in on railroad corridor

July 16, 2014 A Trails with Rails Action Committee spokesperson says the group is looking for a win-win solution on the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor debate. more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

Organized run/walks perfect for beginners

August 21, 2014 This week: 391 lbs. Last week: 404 lbs. Start (Dec. 17): 470 lbs. Total lost: 79 lbs. People take the plunge every day. more »

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