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Live for the moment this Thanksgiving Day

November 25, 2015 We don’t know what the future will bring, but we do know we are thankful for many things. more »»

Put some thought into giving to food pantries

November 19, 2015 It’s usually an afterthought. Walking out the door at the grocery store, you see a cardboard box serving as a catch-all for donations to the local food pantry. more »»

Solve the parking problem now

November 12, 2015 The question of whether Lake Placid needs more parking spaces on Main Street is not up for debate. more »»

Happy holidays?

November 5, 2015 When the clock struck midnight — 12 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 1 — shutting the door on Halloween, someone flipped on the Christmas switch. more »»

WANTED: The next generation of leaders

October 29, 2015 In order to become a community leader — on the local, state or national level — you don’t need to be older than age 50. All you have to do is care. more »»

Prepare for a safe and enjoyable Halloween

October 22, 2015 Before you go trick-or-treating next weekend, we’d like to offer a list of Halloween safety tips to help you prepare. more »»

Save the dates: World Cup action

October 15, 2015 With their 2015-2016 teams in place, USA Luge and the U.S. Bobsled and Skeleton Federation christened the sliding track at Mount Van Hoevenberg Thursday, Oct. 8 with opening day practice. more »»

New community trails are welcome

October 8, 2015 Whether you have an hour to kill or a full day, whether you’re training for a race or just trying to keep the blood circulating every once in a while, whether you’re young or old, rich or poor, solo... more »»

Convict gave quite the performance

October 1, 2015 Like many people, including the judge, we don’t buy the sob story Joyce Mitchell gave in court Monday. more »»

No-swimming signs, fencing were overkill

September 24, 2015 We understand that the New York State Department of Health won’t allow swimming at a municipal beach unless there are lifeguards on duty. It’s a public safety concern. more »»

Time to reboot Common Core

September 17, 2015 We thank Gov. Andrew Cuomo for coming around and saying recently that New York needs to revisit its implementation of the Common Core State Standard. more »»

Adirondack Health has a good leader

September 10, 2015 From our perspective as informed outsiders, Chandler Ralph has been level-headed, responsible, fair and trustworthy, which is the kind of person you want leading the area’s largest private employer... more »»

State police: ‘School is open, drive carefully’

September 3, 2015 We would like to echo this week’s New York State Police message supporting AAA’s annual “School’s Open—Drive Carefully” campaign. In Ray Brook, Troop B Commander Major Charles E. more »»

Many people missed a great event Saturday

August 27, 2015 After the first year, with a showing of about 300 participants, attendance at the second annual Run the Colors of the Arts Saturday, Aug. 22 at the North Elba Showgrounds dipped a little. more »»

Black bear safety tips

August 20, 2015 For many people in this nation, the only way to see a real, live bear is to visit the zoo. For people in the Adirondacks, though, bears can turn up in our back yards or on a stroll in the woods. more »»

Community does what it can to help

August 13, 2015 The selfless spirit of this community isn’t hard to find, and that’s good since plenty of people are going through hard times and need a little help from their neighbors. more »»

Mountains and valleys

August 6, 2015 Mountains of excitement for Lake Placid to be the host of next year’s Bassmaster Challenge. more »»

Response to fire was admirable

July 30, 2015 When there is a major fire, as there was at 2519 Main St. in Lake Placid last weekend — the busiest weekend of the year — our local fire departments hit the ground running. more »»

2017 Ironman 70.3 world championships belong in Lake Placid

July 22, 2015 It’s a rally cry like we haven’t heard in a long time, and we’re confident the Olympic Region is up to the challenge. more »»

Prison questions

July 16, 2015 We have some unanswered questions about how and why the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision decided to relieve 12 people of their duties at Clinton Correctional Facility,... more »»



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