Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comTop Headlinesen-usMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:33:00 EDTMon, 24 Nov 2014 08:33:00 EDT set for Mount Van Hoevenberg Saturday PLACID - Mount Van Hoevenberg is open for cross country skiing, with day passes only $8. The mountain center will be open through Sunday, Nov. 23, and then re-open Friday, Nov. 28 (conditions and weather permitting).Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTMountain biking community speaks up for Wilmington trails at DEC meeting - Could this town be the mountain biking capital of the Adirondacks? About 40 people gave state Department of Environmental Conservation representatives input on updates to the unit management plan for the Wilmington Wild Forest.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTAdirondack Summit Steward endowment gains traction LAKE - A new endowment to expand the Adirondack High Peaks Summit Stewardship Program is gaining support. The goal is for the endowment, called #507 Fund, to reach $1 million. It was launched in August through the Adirondack Foundation.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTRacism claim made against former ORDA co-workers PLACID - The federal Equal Employee Opportunity Commission is investigating a racial discrimination complaint made by a former employee of the state Olympic Regional Development Authorit.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDTHurley Brothers fined $10,000 for summer oil spill PLACID - The Department of Environmental Conservation charged a local fuel provider a five-figure fine due to an unreported oil spill this summer.Fri, 21 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EDT