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Hiker’s death ruled accidental

June 21, 2016 ST. HUBERTS - The death of a hiker over the weekend at Roaring Brook Falls has been ruled accidental by Essex County Cororner Frank Whitelaw. more »»

Woman dies at Roaring Brook Falls

June 20, 2016 ST. HUBERTS — A 37-year-old firefighter from Staten Island fell to her death at Roaring Brook Falls on Saturda. more »»

Lake Placid hosts International Luge Federation congress for first time since 1980

June 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — For the first time since the year of the 1980 Olympic “Miracle on Ice,” this village is hosting the International Luge Federation’s annual congres. more »»

Lake Placid, Saranac Lake schools ranked high in region

June 20, 2016 Lake Placid and Saranac Lake schools were ranked among the top five in academic performance among public school districts in Franklin, Essex and Clinton counties, according to a recent report by... more »»

After delay, Lake Placid proposes budget at tax max

June 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After voting to override the tax cap at their June 6 board meeting, this village’s board has proposed a 2016-17 budget right at its maximum tax levy of $3,604,902. more »»

Craig confirmed to chair APA

June 18, 2016 The state Senate confirmed Adirondack Park Agency Commissioner Sherman Craig Friday night to chair the agency board and Franklin County Legislator Barb Rice of Saranac Lake to be an APA commissione. more »»

Musicians line up for I Love BBQ and Music Festival

June 17, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The 11th annual I Love BBQ and Music Festival — set for July 2-4 at the Olympic Speedskating Oval — will feature more than a dozen musical acts from around the Adirondack North Country... more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — We went a little crazy with the Main Street parking issue in this week's Lake Placid News, trying to explore different dimensions of the annual summertime problem. more »»

Parking woes

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The village’s recent increase in parking permit and meter rates was like kicking a hornet’s nest, only there’s no place to run for the mayor and trustees trying to change the mindset o... more »»

The enforcers

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Think of upper Main Street as a big classroom. The subject is parking. The teachers are Marty Perkins and Brady Haye. more »»

Main Street paving in 1921 sparked parking concerns

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — There’s a photo of Main Street in 1921 that clearly shows the transition from horse-drawn vehicles to horse-less carriages in this village. more »»

EDITORIAL BOARD: Mayor defends parking rate hikes

June 16, 2016 Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn spoke with village of Lake Placid Mayor Craig Randall on Friday, May 27 at the LPN office on Mill Hill. more »»

64th FIL Congress in Lake Placid to focus on ethics

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — When the 64th Congress of the International Luge Federation meets here June 17-18, it will focus in detail on the Ethics Code, with the 2018 Winter Olympics in mind, according to FIL... more »»

Doping officers an important part of region

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Growing up in Johnstown, Chip Samperi lived in a rather interesting place as a young basketball fan. more »»

UP CLOSE: LP Animal Hospital expands with new vet, Dr. Gracey

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Like many natives of the dog-loving Tri-Lakes, Gracey Frenette-Welsh grew up with animals a big part of her life throughout her childhood and adolescence. more »»

Amendment would clear Camp Gabriels for sale

June 16, 2016 State Sen. Betty Little is drafting a constitutional amendment that would make it easier for the state to sell the former Camp Gabriels prison in the town of Brighto. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: LPHS student creates ‘Fresh Start’ for senior project

June 16, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Once a gold rush city inhabited by thousands of wide-eyed prospectors, the tiny central Alaskan town of Ruby now has fewer than 150 who call it “Kkuno. more »»

Campsite reservation law moves on

June 16, 2016 ALBANY — A bill that would give New York residents preference in campground reservations has cleared several hurdles on its way to becoming law. more »»

I Love BBQ and Music Festival entering second decade

June 13, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Come to Lake Placid from July 2-4 and no matter from which direction you arrive, your senses will be alerted to the I Love BBQ and Music Festival on the 1980 Olympic Speedskating Ova. more »»

Road detours planned for Sunday’s marathon

June 10, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Motorists trying to get around the Olympic Village from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. more »»

 
 

 

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