The ‘underdog’s underdog’

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LAKE PLACID — A third jersey from the 1980 “Miracle on Ice” U.S. Olympic hockey team will now be raised to the roof of the Olympic Center’s Herb Brooks Arena as Mark Wells has died at the age of 66. The cause of death was not immediately known. Wells’s death was confirmed ...

What’s the buzz?

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LAKE PLACID — The Adirondack Pollinator Festival and Native Plant Sale will return this year on June 1 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Uihlein Farm on Bear Cub Lane. It’s the festival’s second year and the plant sale’s seventh, and all proceeds benefit AdkAction’s Adirondack Pollinator ...

Ironman contract signed for another 3 years

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LAKE PLACID — The Ironman Lake Placid triathlon will continue through at least 2027. The Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees voted unanimously on Monday, May 20 to authorize Mayor Art Devlin to sign a three-year contract extension with Ironman. This vote followed the North Elba Town ...

Buffalo sisters show musical talent in Elizabethtown concert

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ELIZABETHTOWN — Sisters Aria Knechtges and Alisha Govindaraj are accomplished musicians. Aria, a pianist, is 13 years old and Alisha, a violinist, is 12. They live in Buffalo, and both are world travelers. The two were featured guests at the third annual CODA concert presented at the ...

Pizza party raises $10K for new food pantry, thrift shop

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LAKE PLACID — More than 320 guests raised a total of $10,686 for the Helping Hands Community Hub at an Italian dinner fundraiser at Mr. Mike’s Pizza on Sunday, May 19. The community hub, a planned new building that’ll house the Lake Placid Ecumenical Food Pantry and the shuttered ...

Voters OK Lake Placid Central School District budget

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Central School District’s proposed $22.4 million 2024-25 budget passed 334-83, a 79.5% approval on Tuesday, May 21. The budget carries a $17,757,146 tax levy, a 3.38% increase over the current year’s levy but still under the state-imposed tax cap of 3.45%. A ...