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Can’t have it both ways

March 10, 2016 To the editor: “Don’t give up on Olympic-sized dream,” says the Lake Placid News’s Feb. 2 editorial. more »»

Skating Club of LP an asset

March 10, 2016 To the editor: We are very fortunate to have the Skating Club of Lake Placid as a community resource for our youth. more »»

Thanks for dining and supporting the region’s United Way efforts

March 3, 2016 To the editor: The United Way of the Adirondack Region, Inc. partnered with several restaurants from Clinton, Essex, and Franklin Counties to hold the sixth “Dine United” event on Jan. 28. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: Empire State Winter Games a regionwide effort

February 18, 2016 Our region came together over the last six weeks. more »»

‘Placid Pitch’ perfect ... thank you

February 4, 2016 To the editor: Firstly, I want to forward my heartfelt thanks to Andy Flynn and Antonio Olivero for thinking of me for the new editorial Small World (in the Jan. 29 issue of the Lake Placid News). more »»

International Children’s Games a positive experience for all involved

January 28, 2016 To the editor: As our private motor coach pulled out of the team hotel heading from Innsbruck to Zurich for our plane ride home, I took advantage of the microphone in the front of the bus by asking... more »»

Time for some sidewalk salting alternatives to save Mirror Lake

January 28, 2016 To the editor: I’m writing in response to recent discussions regarding clearing village sidewalks and the use of salt or a salt substitute. more »»

A roof at the Olympic Oval may help

January 28, 2016 To the editor: Imagine the Speedskating Oval with a specially built rooftop to shield out the weather as seen in other resort villages. Year-round events would benefit from the new structure. more »»

GUEST COLUMN: Building bridges

January 21, 2016 “When Brooklyn was the World” is a book I gave to my grandmother years ago for Christmas. more »»

Thanks for scholarship help

January 14, 2016 To the editor: On behalf of the John R. more »»

Thanks for skating event help

January 7, 2016 To the editor: Thank you, as always, to the state Olympic Regional Development Authority’s Denny Allen and Jay Harvey for donating the ice and assistance with coordination of staff for the Skate... more »»

A community thank-you

December 31, 2015 To the editor: The Lake Placid Community Beautification Association would like to express our gratitude for all the support we received this year from the entire community, merchants and... more »»

Drive safely during the holidays

December 24, 2015 To the editor: The holiday season is one of the most dangerous times of the year for alcohol-related automobile accidents. more »»

Joy to the Children a big success

December 24, 2015 To the editor: This year’s Joy to the Children is proving to be one of the most successful ever, pushing the total raised since 1986 to over $2 million. more »»

Thanks, Village Stroll organizers

December 24, 2015 To the editor: Congratulations to the Holiday Village Stroll organizers! Judging from the activity on Main Street and at the Mirror Lake Inn, the Village Stroll appears to have been hugely... more »»

Trump editorial missed the mark

December 24, 2015 To the editor: The Dec. more »»

Thanks for Joy to the Children

December 17, 2015 To the editor: Enormous gratitude goes to Ed and Lisa Weibrecht and the staff of the Mirror lake Inn for hosting the 29th Joy to the Children event to benefit the Lake Placid Center for the Arts... more »»

Olympic sculptures were listed in brochure for 25th anniversary

December 17, 2015 (This is a response to the Nov. 13 Lake Placid News story, “The Arts: Olympic Sculpture relocated to the LPCA. more »»

Disappointed in NY funding decision

December 17, 2015 (This is an open letter to Gov. Andrew Cuomo.) Dear Gov. more »»

Turning Main Street into one-way traffic could help parking problem

December 17, 2015 To the editor: Travel is the second greatest form of education known to man. Reading is first. That’s why Lake Placid has a chamber of commerce. The current problem in Lake Placid is parking. more »»



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