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Oh Canada!

March 8, 2010 The 2010 Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver ended in dramatic fashion with Canada capturing the gold medal by beating the United States 3-2 in an overtime thriller. more »»

Hats off to Andrew ... and all the other local Olympians

February 26, 2010 Congratulations to Lake Placidian Andrew Weibrecht on winning an Olympic bronze medal in the men’s Super G ski race. more »»

Thanks for keeping the fire (torch) lit

February 12, 2010 Hats off to the Olympic Torch Restoration Committee and all the volunteers who have worked hard to make the relighting of the torch event, scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 13, happen. more »»

Local Olympians ... by the numbers

February 5, 2010 The Adirondack Park, with its rough estimate of 130,000 full-time residents, accounts for just .0042 percent of the nation’s 308,611,941 people (according to the U.S. Census Bureau). more »»

Gearing up for an Olympic celebration

January 29, 2010 The  Vancouver 2010 Olympic Winter Games are fast approaching and it’s time to focus on Lake Placid’s legacy in the Games of winte. more »»

Prospering in 2010

January 2, 2010 Beginnings should bring optimism, so with the start of 2010, let’s all look at what we can be. more »»

This is the time to let Christmas spirit shine

December 26, 2009 There’s never a good time for tragedy to strike. When it happens during the holidays, however, its impact is magnified. more »»

Keep on strolling

December 18, 2009 The Holiday Village Stroll was once again a successful endeavor and local organizers should be commended for their efforts. The event showcased everything that is wonderful about our Olympic Village. more »»

Vote ‘yes’ to proposition 1

October 30, 2009 On every New Yorker’s ballot this Election Day will be a proposal to amend the state Constitution to allow a power line to go through a section of the “forever wild” state Forest... more »»

Keeping the past alive

October 23, 2009 The “From the Past” photo on page 3 in the Lake Placid News has been a popular feature of the newspaper since it began in 2007, based on the responses and comments of our readers. more »»

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 »»



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