Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.comTop Headlinesen-usFri, 5 Feb 2016 17:22:11 EDTFri, 5 Feb 2016 17:22:11 EDT Games boost shops amid slow winter PLACID - "We just want more snow," Mary Fry laughed. "It's definitely one of our bigger weekends," added the owner of the Adirondack Popcorn Co. on Main Street.Fri, 5 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTESWG athletes take center stage PLACID - The Empire State Winter Games began Thursday night with with approximately 3,000 in attendance for opening ceremony at the Olympic Center in the Herb Brooks Arena.Fri, 5 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTWeibrecht competes as wife goes into labor, South Korea - With his wife about to give birth back home in Lake Placid, Andrew Weibrecht felt conflicted about traveling to Asia to test the downhill and super-G course that will be used for the 2018 Pyeongchang Olympics.Fri, 5 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTEmpire State Winter Games registration breaks record amid 'winter that wasn't' PLACID - Registration for the Empire State Winter Games eclipsed 1,800 competitors Wednesday, Feb. 3, but this week's warm weather has altered plans.Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDTMt. Van Hoevenberg closes prior to Empire State Winter Games PLACID - The Mount Van Hoevenberg Cross-Country Ski Center parking lot Wednesday, Feb.Thu, 4 Feb 2016 00:00:00 EDT