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Olympic-sized challenge

July 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — Members of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority Community Advisory Panel toured all the ORDA venues in Lake Placid and Wilmington Thursday, June 25 to see what changes have... more »»

BBQ fest heats up Oval this weekend

July 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The 10th annual I Love Barbecue and Music Festival — set for Friday, July 3 to Sunday, July 5 at the Olympic Speedskating Oval — promises friendly competition, music, children’s... more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: First day for new Northwood headmaster

July 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — On Wednesday, July 1, Michael Maher became Northwood School’s new head of school, but he feels like he already has two semesters under his belt. more »»

Business owners wary about minimum wage increases

July 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — At the end of the year, minimum wage rates will rise again in New York, and many people are calling for them to be raised furthe. more »»

LP’s village budget cuts taxes slightly

July 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The village Board of Trustees adopted a $5.7 million budget Monday, June 29 that will cut taxes slightl. more »»

EPA: Brook trout, salmon could fade from park by 2100

July 2, 2015 A study conducted by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency found that brook trout and landlocked Atlantic salmon could disappear from Adirondack waterways by 2100. more »»

Judge blocks attempt to keep Adirondack Scenic RR trains from crossing Lake Colby

July 2, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — A judge has rejected an attempt by the Lake Colby Association to prevent trains from crossing what the group says is an unsafe railroad causeway through the lake. more »»

61 LPHS seniors graduate

July 2, 2015 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Class of 2015’s motto is “Words and ideas can change the world,” and on Friday night they promised to live up to that message after they graduate. more »»

WALKING TOUR: Lake Placid’s historic churches

July 2, 2015 There are three churches on the Historic Walking Tour of Lake Placid: the Adirondack Community Church, St. Eustace Episcopal Church and St. Agnes Catholic Churc. more »»

DEC Commissioner Martens resigns

July 2, 2015 ALBANY — A day after enacting a promised ban on fracking, New York Department of Environmental Conservation Commissioner Joseph Martens has announced that he'll step down this month. more »»

New security measures, superintendent announced for Clinton prison

July 2, 2015 DANNEMORA — There are new rules, tougher inspections and a new superintendent at Clinton Correctional Facility, the state Department of Corrections and Community Supervision announced Wednesday, Jul... more »»

Cleanup complete at former Saranac Lake gas station

July 2, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation says no additional environmental cleanup work is needed at the former Wilson Farms gas statio. more »»

State suspends Dannemora prison officials, including Racette of Saranac Lake

June 30, 2015 SARANAC LAKE — The state has placed the superintendent of Clinton Correctional Facility, Saranac Lake resident Steve Racette, and two other members of the prison’s executive team on administrative... more »»

Cuomo: Sweat talking to investigators; Inmates had sights on Mexico

June 29, 2015 MALONE — Two convicted murderers who escaped from prison and eluded a massive manhunt for three weeks had initially planned to drive to Mexico but headed toward Canada on foot when their ride backe... more »»

David Sweat shot, in custody (update)

June 28, 2015 MALONE — The second of two convicted murderers who staged a brazen escape three weeks ago from a maximum-security prison in northern New York was shot and captured near the Canadian border on Sunday... more »»

North Country reacts with relief, thanks

June 28, 2015 MALONE — North Country residents breathed a huge sigh of relief following Sunday’s news that convicted killer David Sweat had been captured. more »»

Lone trooper shoots escapee

June 28, 2015 MALONE — The man who fired the shots that took down David Sweat is a veteran state trooper who’s also a firearms instructor. Sgt. more »»

Autopsy on escaped inmate released

June 28, 2015 On Saturday, June 27, an autopsy was conducted on the remains of escaped prisoner Richard Matt at the Albany Medical Center, according to a New York State Police press release. more »»

Tri-Lakes residents react to shooting

June 28, 2015 Cherie Racette said she was overwhelmed with emotion when she first heard the news David Sweat had been captured and that a three-week manhunt was over. more »»

David Sweat still on the run

June 27, 2015 OWLS HEAD - "Keep the person to your left and right in view," a forest ranger shouted out to a group of law enforcement officers before they entered the woods. more »»



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