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2016 Games: It’s the Rio deal

October 8, 2009 Congratulations to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for getting the nod to host the 2016 Olympic Summer Games. As those who live in the Lake Placid area already know, it is a very special distinction. more »»

The good, the bad and the ugly (... and sick)

October 1, 2009 It was good to see the dedication of Henry’s Woods, a multi-use recreational trail system in Lake Placid, to Henry Uihlein — a local philanthropist and namesake of the Uihlein Mercy... more »»

Hats off to the newest Lake Placid Hall of Famers

September 28, 2009 The Lake Placid Hall of Fame 26th annual induction dinner and ceremony will be held on Saturday, and congratulations to the newest Hall of Famers: Ron Butler, Reginald Clark, Richard Feldman, Shirle... more »»

School’s open; there are lessons to be learned

September 3, 2009 It’s back to school time, and once again motorists are urged to drive safely and be mindful of children traveling along the road on their way to and from school. more »»

The importance of shopping locally

August 27, 2009 You will be seeing a community spirit campaign, “I Shop Local” in the coming months in both our newspapers. Starting Sept. 1 through Oct. more »»

We CU better

August 13, 2009 For many years, reporters and photographers at the Lake Placid News have been on the scene covering events of all kinds and striving to chronicle the life and times of our communities. more »»

Welcome Ironman participants, fans

July 23, 2009 A big welcome goes out to all the Ironman participants and their families who have traveled to the Olympic Village to take part in a grueling test of human enduranc. more »»

Goodbye Doris

July 16, 2009 It was sad to learn that the Doris II tour boat, a symbol of Lake Placid, was demolished and discarded to a landfill. Surely, many Lake Placid residents and visitors were also saddened by the news. more »»

Ironman and Lake Placid: A connection worth keeping

July 9, 2009 There is a real threat that Lake Placid may lose the Ironman Triathlon in a few years, and the entire community should begin actively pursuing a strategy to keep the economy-boosting event in the... more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Rules of the road and Ironman

July 2, 2009 As the debate over the Ironman Triathlon unfolds, we would like to express our views. more »»

The good, the bad and the beyond ugly

June 18, 2009 Good: Anytime an event can continue for 40 years it is a remarkable achievement. That is the case with the Horse Shows that will run in Lake Placid from June 23 through July 5. more »»

Covering the Adirondacks like never before

June 15, 2009 EMBARK, our outdoor recreation magazine, is about to come out soon with its July/August issue. more »»

Good start, but more work is needed on Route 73

June 15, 2009 The announcement last week that the state Department of Transportation plans on resurfacing part of state Route 73 came as a bit of good news for Ironman athletes and cyclists who use that road. more »»

Selecting Leon was the right choice

May 15, 2009 Congratulations to Jason Leon on being appointed as village trustee. He will replace Peter Roy who resigned in April. more »»

Bomb threats in today’s world

May 7, 2009 There was a time when a bomb scare at a school was more of a prank than a crime. Not anymore. more »»

Hail to the volunteers

April 30, 2009 Congratulations to Distinguished Volunteer of the Year Conni Cross and Youth Volunteer of the Year  Julia Appleton. more »»

In recognition of two important local agencies

April 23, 2009 Two noteworthy occurrences took place recently within two of the most important agencies in the village of Lake Placid. more »»

Remember to be careful on the roads

April 20, 2009 Now that the warmer weather is upon us, except for the impending annual April snowstorm (you know it’s coming), more people, including children, will be outside. more »»

Being a hometown paper is special

April 9, 2009 The Lake Placid News was honored over the weekend with eight awards by the New York Press Association, including the first place in the prestigious Past President’s Award for General Excellence. more »»

Serious surgery for former LPN editor

April 9, 2009 Word has recently reached us that a friend and fellow newspaper person was scheduled to undergo serious surgery on Thursday, April 9 in Durham, North Carolina. more »»



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