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Editors’ preview of this week’s Lake Placid News

September 15, 2017 Week after week, New York state forest rangers are called out on search-and-rescue missions in the Adirondacks. more »»

Rangers set up wilderness base camp to continue Stevens search

September 15, 2017 A 28-year-old New Jersey man still had not been found as of late Friday afternoon, and forest rangers have set up a backcountry base camp from which to continue the search over the weekend if... more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Could new seats help kids learn?

September 15, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In years past, when Allison Smith would see one of her fourth-grade students reclining in a chair during a lesson, she’d relay a token instruction. “Four on the floor!” she’d shout. more »»

Jacqueline Altman’s love of art, talent blossoms

September 15, 2017 LAKE PLACID — How do some people become artists? With Jacqueline Altman, it began as a small child emulating her mother, who liked to doodle, she said. more »»

No new signs of Stevens as search continues

September 14, 2017 NEWCOMB — Alex Stevens still has not been found, nor any new signs of his presence, as evening approached on Thursday, the fifth day of a backcountry search for him. more »»

Man falls to death in Lake Placid

September 14, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A 70-year-old visitor fell to his death while checking out the fly-fishing possibilities below a bridge near River Road, according to an Essex County coroner. It was around 5 p.m. more »»

Segall, Mongulla win Democrats primary in Jay

September 13, 2017 AuSABLE FORKS — Democrats in the town of Jay selected the two members of their party who will take on two Republican incumbents for town council seats come Election Day. more »»

Blues at Timbuctoo back at John Brown Farm Saturday

September 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID —?The second annual Blues at Timbuctoo festival will bring four acts to historic John Brown Farm on Saturday, Sept. 16, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. more »»

Village police charge pair with robbery

September 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A pair of Essex County residents face felony robbery and conspiracy charges after they allegedly robbed and attempted to assault a man they knew. Village police arrested Joshua A. more »»

Leisure Travel Study adds Franklin, Hamilton counties

September 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In addition to showing a return of $63 for every dollar spent on marketing in 2016, the latest Leisure Travel Information Study results provide traveler demographic insight for the... more »»

Former Minerva clerk imprisoned for embezzling town funds

September 13, 2017 ELIZABETHTOWN — Jordan Green, the former clerk to the supervisor for the town of Minerva, was sentenced Monday in Essex County Court to one-and-a-third to four years in state prison and ordered to... more »»

Triathletes seek love as ‘Ironman Singles’

September 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Thirty-six hours before they were set to compete in this village’s inaugural Ironman 70. more »»

Modern dance at LPCA

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Rangers run ragged

September 13, 2017 NEWCOMB — The number of search-and-rescue missions in the Adirondacks increases every year, but the number of state forest rangers to carry out those missions hasn’t. more »»

Rangers think missing NJ man camped atop Wallface

September 13, 2017 State forest rangers reported locating a campsite on the summit of Wallface Mountain with tracks and other signs leading from it, which they determined belonged to Alex Stevens. more »»

Search continues for hiker missing 11 days near Wallface Mountain

September 13, 2017 NEWCOMB — Although searchers are on their fourth day following a cold trail for a hiker who appears to have been inadequately prepared for the three days he planned to spend in the mountains, Forest... more »»

Segall, Mongulla win Jay Town Council Democratic primary

September 13, 2017 AuSABLE FORKS — Democrats in the town of Jay selected the two members of their party who will take on two Republican incumbents for town council seats come Election Day. more »»

Leisure Travel Study adds Franklin, Hamilton counties

September 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — In addition to showing a return of $63 for every dollar spent on marketing in 2016, the latest Leisure Travel Information Study results provide traveler demographic insight for the... more »»

Mercy Care Friendship Volunteer training program scheduled

September 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Mercy Care for the Adirondacks is recruiting new volunteers and has scheduled a Friendship Volunteer training program in Saranac Lake on the mornings of Oct. 4 and 11. more »»

 
 

 

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