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Lake Placid Alumni Association is now accepting scholarship applications

March 20, 2014 To the editor: The Lake Placid Alumni Association is one of the oldest alumni associations in the country. One of its missions is to assist alumni in continuing their education. more »»

NSA students shoveled snow for neighbors

March 20, 2014 To the editor: The day after our recent big snowstorm, several groups of students from the National Sports Academy went down Parkside Drive clearing sidewalks and driveways. more »»

Mirror Lake skating path has been wonderful

March 20, 2014 To the editor: Kudos, appreciation and thanks to whoever is responsible for the skating path around Mirror Lake. more »»

Animals return after blackfly treatment stops

March 13, 2014 To the editor: My observations regarding the blackfly control program in North Elba: Having the brook by our camp on Lake Placid seeded for 15 or more years was very effective in reducing the... more »»

Thanks for helping ski jumpers

March 13, 2014 To the editor: The United States Eastern Ski Jumping & Nordic Combined Foundation held a very successful silent auction on Saturday, Feb. 8 at the U.S. more »»

Concert raised almost $2,500 for food pantries

March 13, 2014 To the editor: Once again our local food pantries have benefitted from the amazing efforts of North Country musicians. We can never thank them enough for their efforts, time and talent. more »»

March is Red Cross Month

March 13, 2014 To the editor: Throughout the nation, March is Red Cross Month. During this time, we like to recognize our everyday heroes who reach out to help their neighbors when they are in need. more »»

We don’t have much time left

March 6, 2014 To the editor: World War II veterans are dying at a rate of 700 to 800 a day. They are in their late 80s and early 90s. There are fewer than 1 million left. Soon there will be none of us left. more »»

Why I am a mountain host

March 6, 2014 To Skip Murphy, Whiteface Mountain Ski Center: Besides being my supervisor, you have become a close personal friend of my family and me. more »»

Thanks for helping Olympic dream be real

March 6, 2014 To the editor: When we look back at the last few months and realize all the people who have made Peter’s dreams a reality, the list is vast. more »»

Scholarships are available

March 6, 2014 To the editor: This spring, Adirondack Foundation is offering $140,000 in scholarship opportunities to students and families seeking financial aid for higher education. more »»

NBC goes too far in interviews

February 27, 2014 (Editor’s Note: This letter was submitted during the Sochi Olympic Winter Games, which ended on Sunday, Feb. 23.) To the editor: NBC’s post-race coverage is getting out of han. more »»

Grateful for fire department’s response to local chimney fire

February 21, 2014 The following is an open letter to the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Holzers are amazing supporters of the Jay/Wilmington food shelf

February 21, 2014 To the editor: We are so fortunate to have the Holzers, owners of the Wilmington Little Supermarket, conduct an annual fund drive for the benefit of the Jay/Wilmington Ecumenical Food Shelf. more »»

Mirror Lake skating a hit with locals and tourists

February 21, 2014 To the editor: I’d like to thank the town and everyone involved who made it possible for us to have big outdoor skating rinks and a skating track on Mirror Lake. On Sunday, Feb. more »»

Weibrecht shows class in interview

February 21, 2014 To the editor: The post-race interview with Andrew Weibrecht and Bode Miller was way more than that. It was salvation at its finest. more »»

Wrong to ban hockey team

February 14, 2014 To the editor: Embarrassed and sad — I don’t know how else to describe i. more »»

Torch relighting thanks

February 14, 2014 To the editor: This community witnessed a very special moment in the relighting of the 1980 Olympic Flame Cauldron. more »»

Thanks for the horse benefit support

February 6, 2014 To the editor: The staff at Terry Robards Wines & Spirits in Lake Placid wish to thank all those who helped to make the Taming the Wild Horse Benefit a success. In all, $2,14. more »»

Writer doesn't know huskies

February 6, 2014 To the editor: In response to the letter from Mary Lupo — huskies love four things in this world: ¯small spaces that remind them of the dens they rest in ¯cold weather, the colder the better... more »»



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