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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 »»

Continuing ed aid for alumni

March 19, 2015 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 »»

Homeward Bound Adirondacks helped with renovation project

March 19, 2015 To the editor: With all the activity surrounding the renovation of the Northwoods Inn, I would be remiss if I did not extend a personal thank-you to Homeward Bound Adirondacks, a local veterans... more »»

Raise the age in New York’s criminal justice system

March 19, 2015 To the editor: The time has come for the criminal justice system to treat young people across New York state as children, not adults. Currently, New York is one of just two states in the U.S. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Who are we in Lake Placid? What is our identity?

March 13, 2015 We are a two-time Olympic village in the heart of the beautiful Adirondacks. We continue to be a destination for international, World Cup, collegiate and other sporting activities. more »»

Thanks to Jenn Holderied for ice path on lake

February 26, 2015 To the editor: As I sit in my office and look over Mirror Lake, seeing the myriad of people enjoying the ice path around the lake, it’s appropriate to thank Jenn Holderied for taking the initiative... more »»

Thanks for help with Dine United

February 26, 2015 To the editor: The United way of the Adirondack Region Inc. partnered with several restaurants from Clinton, Essex and Franklin counties to hold the fifth Dine United event on Jan. 2. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Action needed to save Olympic venues

February 19, 2015 We’re at the crossroads. Lake Placid’s success didn’t happen overnight, and it didn’t happen by acciden. more »»

35th anniversary torch run a community effort

February 19, 2015 To the editor: Friday night Feb. 13, 35 years to the day since the Opening Ceremony of Lake Placid’s 13th Winter Olympic Games, the flame in the Torch Tower Cauldron was reignited. more »»

Staff rose to synchro skating challenge

February 12, 2015 To the editor: The Olympic Authority and the Skating Club of Lake Placid recently hosted the 2015 Eastern Synchronized Skating Championships at the Olympic Center. more »»

USA Luge gives thanks for help with annual toboggan races

February 5, 2015 To the editor: On Jan. 31, USA Luge and WSLP 93.3-FM teamed up to present annual USA Luge Toboggan Championship. This event was created to support out USA Luge Team. more »»

Adirondack History Museum’s year-end fund drive

January 22, 2015 To the editor: The Essex County Historical Society recently shortened the name of its museum from the rather long and cumbersome Adirondack History Center Museum to Adirondack History Museum. more »»

Thanks for ski jump help

January 15, 2015 To the Editor: On behalf of local ski jumpers and our coaches, I would like to thank the workers at the ski jumps for doing such a great job putting on the Junior World Tryouts in late Decembe. more »»



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