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July 10, 2014 The tourism industry may be the economic engine of Lake Placid — the lure being the great outdoors — and this village may have the drive and inspiration of an Olympic champion, but the heart and sou... more »»

Tips for keeping pets safe during summer heat

July 3, 2014 We see it too often — dogs being left in parked vehicles during hot weather — and it makes our blood boil because many times it leads to the death of a dog. more »»

Dear graduates:

June 26, 2014 It’s a little cheesy to use a Life is Good bumper sticker to give graduation advice to high school seniors, but here it goes anyway. “Optimism can take you anywher. more »»

Sister newspaper adds All Access paid website

June 19, 2014 Our sister newspaper — the Adirondack Daily Enterprise in Saranac Lake — this week launched its All Access subscription package, meaning that only subscribers can access news content on its websi. more »»

Town isn’t wrong to stick it to ORDA, but agency isn’t that bad

June 12, 2014 A healthy kind of battle is brewing between the North Elba Town Council and the New York state Olympic Regional Development Authority. more »»

Happy 10th birthday to the Lake Placid Marathon & Half

June 6, 2014 Congrats to Lake Placid Marathon/Half-Marathon co-directors Brad Konkler and Jeff Edwards on their 10th running of this extraordinary event, which will take place from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 8. more »»

Former Lake Placid News editor will be missed

May 29, 2014 It’s time to celebrate an Adirondack original, a writer, historian and native daughter of Lake Placid — Marge Lamy. Although Marge died on Nov. more »»

Dissolve the village?

May 22, 2014 A comprehensive plan update is important news since it’s about planning the future of a community, but to most people it seems pretty boring. more »»

Grateful to have at least a daytime emergency room

May 15, 2014 A 15-hour-a-day emergency room is as good as Lake Placid can realistically expect these days. more »»

Walking tour shows Placid is more than an Olympic village

May 8, 2014 Kudos to the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society for giving this village what many resort communities already have — a self-guided Historic Walking Tour. more »»

Holzers show what community spirit is all about

May 1, 2014 We won’t be advocating that the hamlet of Wilmington be renamed Holzerville, as has been suggested by some of Roy and Becky Holzers’ friends, but we are overwhelmingly impressed with their plans to... more »»

Front Page Blitz protest a success

April 24, 2014 We were proud to take part in a nationwide protest Thursday, April 17 known as the Front Page Blitz, in which weekly newspaper editors emailed PDFs of their front pages to the Newseum in Washington,... more »»

Time to plan for community gardens

April 17, 2014 We are encouraged by the movement of community gardens in the Olympic Region, and we are energized that the proposed Lake Placid-North Elba Comprehensive Plan calls for even more. more »»

Health highlights of comprehensive plan

April 10, 2014 There are a number of goals and objectives in the new Village of Lake Placid/Town of North Elba Comprehensive Plan we found worthy of repeating and we think would enhance the health and wellness of... more »»

Comprehensive plan another step forward for Lake Placid village

April 3, 2014 Many community leaders around the U.S. more »»

Help reduce number of unwanted animals in the Olympic Region

March 28, 2014 Spring is coming, and with it comes an overabundance of newly born kittens and puppies overflowing our animal shelters. more »»

Time to place your bets for the annual Ice Out contest

March 20, 2014 Supporters of the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service are betting that spring-like weather will soon follow the vernal equinox in our neck of the woods. Literall. more »»

Time to re-energize Lake Placid’s hometown paper

March 13, 2014 One of Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn’s friends wrote to him on Facebook and said his new weight-loss column — the Lake Placid Diet —?inspired her to “FINALLY” go to her primary care doctor’s... more »»

Agencies must follow law to post meeting material online

March 6, 2014 More than two years after New York state required groups subject to the Open Meetings Law to post meeting material on their websites, many government agencies in the Olympic Region have not yet... more »»

An increase in the occupancy tax would be a mistake

February 27, 2014 In an attempt to find money to balance the budget, Essex County officials are exploring all areas of generating revenue and saving expenses, as they should. more »»



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