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Police: Man embezzeled more than $300,000 locally

May 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A chief financial officer of a Lake Placid dentist office was charged Monday, May 23 with embezzling more than $300,000 from it and another North Country business. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Big-city stage for small-town musician

May 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid High School graduate was among the nearly 300 students from SUNY Potsdam’s Crane School of Music who recently performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City. more »»

Big Green Shindig blossoms at Olympic Oval

May 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — In front of an 8-foot-tall bonfire on the Olympic Speedskating Oval, with a drone zipping amid people dancing and doing yoga, the Albany-based acoustic rock band Annie in the Water... more »»

Lake Placid holding vote on dissolving village court

May 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This village will hold a special election on Tuesday, June 28 to decide whether to keep its court. more »»

APA seeks comments on bike trails in Wilmington

May 26, 2016 RAY BROOK — The state Adirondack Park Agency advanced a Department of Environmental Conservation plan to add 6.5 miles of trails to the Wilmington Wild Forest. more »»

Land trust raises money to buy iconic vista

May 26, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The sun rises over Whiteface Mountain in the distance. A low fog hovers over the Bloomingdale Bog. And an old cemetery sits quietly to the side. more »»

Booth ready to leave Park Agency board

May 26, 2016 RAY BROOK — Dick Booth, an APA commissioner from Ithaca who takes the board’s strictest line in sticking to the APA’s founding documents, told the Adirondack Almanack he will not seek reappointment... more »»

College study: Wilderness increases property values

May 26, 2016 A Clarkson University economics research report, prepared for the Adirondack Council environmental group, shows that property close to wilderness areas in the Adirondack Park may be worth up to 25... more »»

Adirondack Land trust raises money to buy iconic vista

May 24, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The sun rises over Whiteface Mountain in the distance. A low fog hovers over the Bloomingdale Bog. And an old cemetery sits quietly to the side. more »»

Man charged with embezzling over $300,000

May 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID - A chief financial officer of a Lake Placid dentist office was charged Monday with embezzling more than $300,000 from it and another North Country business. more »»

Lake Placid BBQ fest a contender for USA Today 10Best

May 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Fans of the Olympic Village's annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival have until June 20 to cast their vote and make this event one of USA Today's 10Best Readers' Choice Best BBQ Festival... more »»

Adirondack state campgrounds open for summer

May 23, 2016 ALBANY — State campgrounds in the Adirondack and Catskill parks officially opened Friday, May 20 for the summer seaso. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — We're pleased to announce this week that the USA Luge Board of Directors decided May 14 to keep their headquarters in Lake Placid after considering a move to Park City, Utah, site of... more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: LPHS tech class designs wheelchair for librarian’s dog

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Kneeling down and waiving a piece of turkey outside of the Lake Placid Middle/High School Wednesday, May 18, librarian Patti McConvey smiled as she beckoned her dog Otis to walk toward... more »»

UP CLOSE: Belly up to the counter

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Stocked away to the side of the breakfast bar at the Downtown Diner on Main Street is multi-colored mug after multi-colored mug that tell stories about some of the regulars who have... more »»

Empire State Games could expand with Canadian athletes

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — There is interest in expanding the Empire State Winter Games to include Quebec. more »»

Home sweet home

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge Board of Directors Saturday, May 14 unanimously decided to keep their organization’s headquarters in New York state for at least five more years, CEO and Executive Directo... more »»

Pop Up Poets

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Through poetry, Lake Placid High School senior Sophie Morelli is learning, “It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are,” as her favorite poet E.E. Cummings once said. more »»

Service above self

May 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Many hands make light wor. more »»

 
 

 

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