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Whiteface Mountain skiing on hold after Sunday; weather the factor

March 22, 2012 WILMINGTON — A mild winter is causing Whiteface Mountain Ski Area to close earlier than normal this season. The mountain will be closed during the week starting on Monday. more »»

Spring-like weather has visitors and locals doing the Lake Walk

March 20, 2012 LAKE PLACID — The recent spring like weather — sunshine and temperatures in the mid-60s — beckoned walkers, joggers and dog owners alike outdoors, a number of whom could be found along the... more »»

Cross-country skiing: great exercise in the great outdoors of the Ad’ks

March 11, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Swoosh, swoosh, swoosh. That was the sound that reached my ears as my skis glided along the already established narrow, parallel tracks in the snow. more »»

ORDA closed oval for the season

March 10, 2012 LAKE PLACID - Due to fluctuating weather conditions, the state Olympic Regional Development Authority closed the Olympic Speed Skating Oval for the season Friday. more »»

NIGHT CRAWLERS: Whiteface at night ... trail groomers rule the slopes

March 8, 2012 WILMINGTON — At night there are no skiers or snowboarders on the slopes of the Whiteface Mountain Ski Area. But there is still plenty of action happening on them. On Friday, Feb. more »»

Maple syrup is starting to flow in the North Country

March 7, 2012 The sap is flowing, and the syrup is boiling — already. more »»

Area officials already have Ironman on their minds

March 7, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Although winter is far from over, local and state officials are already thinking about this summer's Ironman triathlon. more »»

SnowEast magazine calls for nominations for Best Ski Resort in the East

March 7, 2012 LAKE PLACID — SnowEast Magazine has opened the nomination period for its annual Reader Survey. Categories range from Most Scenic to the Best Ski Resort in the Eas. more »»

Star skier goes from Alps to rope tow in Lake Placid

March 5, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Glen Plake slid down the small hill at North Country School on one ski, spinning in circles, showing great balance and showmanship simultaneously. more »»

Lake Placid brewery continues to move ahead

March 3, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Chris Ericson was only 24 years old when he started the the Lake Placid Pub and Brewery with a college buddy of his, but he said he didn’t doubt that it would end up doing well. more »»

Great Adirondack Brewing Co. has plans to expand

March 3, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Head brewer and owner/operator of the Great Adirondack Brewing Company, Rob Kane Jr., has plans for expansion. more »»

Snow and a hotshot ski star in the Adirondacks

March 1, 2012 LAKE PLACID — Two key elements are scheduled to arrive just in time for the Adirondack Backcountry Ski Festival this week: another snowstorm and Glen Plake, who is considered by some to be th... more »»

DEC advises backcountry visitors to be prepared for winter conditions throughout most of the Adirondacks

March 1, 2012 ALBANY — Visitors to the backcountry of the Adirondacks should be prepared and have proper clothing and equipment for snow, ice and cold the New York State Department of Environmental... more »»

Globetrotters entertain fans at Olympic Center

February 27, 2012 LAKE PLACID — The Harlem Globetrotters had the crowd laughing and clapping at their humorous antics on the court on Tuesday, Feb. 21 in the Herb Brooks Arena. more »»

FAST AND FAN-TASTIC: Spectators on top of the fast-paced action at the bobsled, skeleton championships

February 25, 2012 LAKE PLACID — “Wow! They’re flying,” exclaimed Neil Rau, of Toronto, Ontario Canada. more »»

Sliding sports museum planned

February 25, 2012 LAKE PLACID — The state Olympic Regional Development Authority plans to open the world’s first museum dedicated to winter sliding sports. more »»

Globetrotters to visit Lake Placid (UPDATE)

February 19, 2012 Editor's Note: The Lake Placid News was just informed by a Harlem Globetrotters PR person on Monday afternoon that Paul “Tiny” Sturgess will not be part of the Lake Placid show. more »»

Bobsled, skeleton World Championships begin; continue history in Lake Placid

February 18, 2012 LAKE PLACID — “You won’t believe the sound and speed when you stand there and see the sleds coming by,” said John Morgan, former bobsled competitor and a current TV sports producer. more »»

 
 

 

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