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WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Michelle Preston, Whiteface Mountain Regional Viistors Bureau

September 25, 2018 Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn recently interviewed Michelle Preston, operations manager of the Whiteface Mountain Regional Visitors Bureau, to talk about new businesses and improvements in the... more »»

AMA auction to be resolved later this week

September 25, 2018 SARANAC LAKE — Five bidders have emerged in an auction for the American Management Association campus, and an answer is expected later this week on who will buy the historic former tuberculosis cur... more »»

Wrong-way collision death ruled suicide

September 24, 2018 While fleeing state troopers, a man suspected of armed robbery crossed the median of Interstate 87 and died in a head-on collision Sunday. The death of Desmond J. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Celebrating the Adirondack harvest

September 21, 2018 WESTPORT — When it comes to the term “autumn eats,” most of the people the Lake Placid News interviewed at the third annual Adirondack Harvest Festival turned to locally grown cucurbits or gourds. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Local food panel discusses issues

September 21, 2018 WESTPORT — How do you reach mainstream shoppers and turn them on to locally produced food? That was just one of the questions posed to a panel of four people in the Essex County agriculture... more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: The Iroquois gave us much more than corn, beans and squash

September 21, 2018 ONCHIOTA — There are several snap bean plants growing up green poles outside the Six Nations Indian Museum. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: NY maple producers have a record year

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — New York state remains the second largest maple producer in the United States after hitting a 74-year record this year, according to Gov. Andrew Cuom. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: NY remains an agricultural powerhouse in certain sectors

September 21, 2018 Even though it’s ranked the 27th agricultural producing state in America, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, New York remains a leading producer of food in the country. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Summers brings Peace Corps passion to ag education

September 21, 2018 WESTPORT — Carly Summers isn’t a farmer. She’s not a social worker, a community development director or a teacher. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Hub on the Hill helps farmers, food producers

September 21, 2018 ESSEX — The Hub on the Hill here at 545 Middle Road is much more than a commercial kitchen. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Making sheep’s milk yogurt at Blue Pepper Farm in Jay

September 21, 2018 JAY — Tyler Eaton’s family has owned land in The Glen at the top of Styles Brook since the 1920s. Now this Northwood School teacher and his wife, Shannon, own a 46-acre farm on the Hazen Road. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Students taught respect during turkey, chicken harvests

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — North Country School ninth-grade student Anja Martin stepped over the powered-down electric fence with her two hands cupping a pile of chicken scratch feed. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: New York state plays important role in U.S. bean industry

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid News crop of the season is beans — one of the Three Sisters along with corn and squash, as the native Iroquois tribes called their life sustainer. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: 3 stops on Essex County Cheese Tour Oct. 7

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The annual Essex County Cheese Tour — featuring stops at three local creameries — will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 7. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Farmers, consumers connect at local farmers markets

September 21, 2018 KEENE — Helen and Joe Todora had two must haves on their shopping list Sunday, Sept. 16. — tomatoes and bread. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Fresh food becoming more accessible for low-income families

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — Low-income families in Essex County now have more access to farm-fresh food thanks to a pilot program at the Lake Placid and Saranac Lake farmers markets this past summer. more »»

Hannaford to charge 5 cents for bags

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The Hannaford supermarket off Saranac Avenue will charge 5 cents per paper and plastic bags at checkout, starting Oct. 1. more »»

Ontario man speedflies off Mount Colden, lands in Avalanche Lake

September 21, 2018 LAKE PLACID — The skies over the High Peaks can be filled with eagles, hawks and — frequently — the State Police helicopter. But on Saturday, Sept. more »»

Preview of this week's Lake Placid News

September 20, 2018 In this week's Lake Placid News, we give readers our second Savor the Season issue, the autumn edition, since the autumnal equinox occurs on Saturday evening. more »»

Lake Placid stabbing suspect arrested

September 20, 2018 LAKE PLACID — A Saranac Lake man was arrested for allegedly stabbing and slashing a Lake Placid man multiple times at Teddy Bear Park on Elm Street early Sunday mornin. more »»

 
 

 

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