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Good-bye letter from Jay supervisor

May 7, 2015 (Editor’s note: The following is an open letter, dated Monday, May 4, to the residents of the town of Jay and Essex County from Jay Supervisor and Essex County Board of Supervisors Chairman Randy... more »»

A thank-you to the community

April 30, 2015 To the editor: The Mihill and Kilburn families would like to thank the community so much for the quick response on April 8 when my husband Allen died. more »»

Congresswoman appreciates local concerns

April 30, 2015 To the editor: I had the pleasure of meeting with Congresswoman Elise Stefanik with my some of my Essex County colleagues in late February in her Washington, D.C., office. more »»

Thanks for help with the Mad Hatter’s Ball

April 30, 2015 To the editor: On Thursday, Creative Healing Connections raised over $6,000 to provide support for local women living with cancer and other chronic diseases, caregivers, and women veterans. more »»

Thanks for the Mirror Lake skating path support

April 23, 2015 To the editor: I would like to write a sincere thank-you to Butch Martin, Tracy Daby and the entire team at the Park District for all of the hours and hard work they put into creating the track on... more »»

Joseph Michael Newman, as told by his girlfriend

April 23, 2015 To the editor: As some of you may have read, Joseph Michael Newman fell to his death in Lake Placid March 4. What some of you may not know is who Joe was. more »»

News from the Lake Placid/North Elba Tree Board

April 16, 2015 To the editor: Why would a small village in the middle of a 6 million acre forested park want to plant trees in the community? Well, that very question was addressed by citizens developing the Join... more »»

Don’t sell the Legion

April 9, 2015 To the editor: I have just received a letter from Jordana Mallach dated March 2015, saying that American Legion Post 326’s membership is shrinking, the bar isn’t providing the income it once did an... more »»

What if no one came?

April 9, 2015 To the editor: I came home from a fire department training last night and thought all night long about what if we have a full-blown disaster in our little town. more »»

Remembering Jack Kendrick

April 9, 2015 To the editor: It has been some years since I read anything about John Kendrick in the Lake Placid New. more »»

Another Miracle on Ice

April 9, 2015 To the editor: In the middle of mud season, with residents heading anywhere where there is no snow, another Miracle on Ice has taken plac. more »»

Thanks for hometown care

April 2, 2015 To the editor: It’s been 30 years since I was a resident of Lake Placid. You’d never know it by how I am embraced and looked after whenever I visit. On a recent trip, I unexpectedly fell ill. more »»

Reflections on Lake Placid ‘identity’ commentary

April 2, 2015 To the editor: Recently Ed Weibrecht drafted a very interesting and challenging commentary, clearly identifying Lake Placid as an authentic Olympic village. more »»

2026 Winter Olympic Bid

April 2, 2015 To the editor: There have been a lot of talk and articles recently in various local North Country news media about a possible Olympic bid, the deterioration of our Olympic venues, the importance of... more »»

Scholarship committee gives thanks

March 26, 2015 To the editor: On behalf of the John R. more »»

Thanks for help restoring sculpture

March 26, 2015 To the editor: The 1980 Olympics celebrated the arts in Lake Placid in addition to athletics, in part through the installation of sculptures throughout the village. more »»

Why it’s important to give locally

March 26, 2015 To the editor: Over 30 years ago, a group of local persons founded the Ecumenical Charity Program in Lake Placid. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: All the Olympic venues are under utilized

March 19, 2015 I agree with Ed Weibrecht’s basic points (in the March 13 guest commentary) that Whiteface is under utilized, we need more cooperation between ORDA and ROOST, and we should bolster our Olympic and... more »»

What Lake Placid can do for the Olympics

March 19, 2015 To the editor: Two editorials in these pages on Feb. more »»

Hockey team felt fans’ spirit

March 19, 2015 To the editor: Dear Blue Bomber community: On behalf of our coaches and particularly our players, I wanted to thank the entire community for the remarkable support we have received during this... more »»



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