Gimme some lovin’

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LAKE PLACID — Everyone’s barking over Peter Baker. One of Lake Placid’s UPS delivery drivers, Baker is a dog person, and it shows. He went viral on the UPS Dogs Facebook page last week when North Elba Transfer Station Supervisor Shannon Porter posted a photo of him with her dog ...

Colonial history to come alive at Crown Point

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CROWN POINT — The public will have two opportunities to learn more about French and English military history at the Crown Point State Historic Site over the next three weeks as this location on the New York side of the bridge will host living history events Sept. 25-26 and Oct. 9-10. The ...

Politicians push back on Canada border closure

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The federal government Monday, Sept. 20, once again extended a ban on nonessential travel along the borders with Canada and Mexico for another month, an action that was met once again with criticism from leading politicians in New York state. Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-NY, last week asked ...

I Love BBQ and Music Festival contest winners announced

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LAKE PLACID — Winners from the I Love BBQ and Music Festival cooking contests were recently announced. The annual event, which is a fundraiser for the Shipman Youth Center, was held Sept. 3-5 at the North Elba Show Grounds. In all, 15 teams from across the United States competed in the ...

Lake Placid meeting on cannabis sales, licenses set for Sept. 29

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LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council and Lake Placid Village board will host a virtual meeting next week to discuss whether to opt in or out of allowing cannabis sales and issuing on-site consumption licenses here. Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed a bill into law on March 31 allowing ...