Spreading good cheer … in a box

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LAKE PLACID — The Christmas season never ends for Dave Hatch. As the director of Mountain View Bible Church’s “cheer box” program, he spends 365 days a year thinking about holiday presents to send to children around the world — and if those presents will fit into a shoebox. “Last ...

Movie magic in Lake Placid

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LAKE PLACID — Despite her apt name, Candy Cain did not always want to make Christmas movies. “I was a little resistant to making Christmas movies,” she said. “I went to this (convention) in France and I met this woman named Anna who worked for Reel One Entertainment, and she was ...

Ski season is here

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WILMINGTON — The Whiteface Mountain Ski Center opened for the season on Friday, Nov. 24. On its website, the facility — operated by the state Olympic Regional Development Authority — reported: “Our first week invited a few inches of natural snow and a lot of our own snow making, ...

Sen. Schumer tours LPCA during Adirondack trip

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LAKE PLACID — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer toured the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Wednesday, Nov. 22 as a part of his annual official visit to Essex County. “When COVID occurred, the arts was threatened with a total shutdown, whether it was Broadway or much ...

Forbes edges Preston in Wilmington Town Council race

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WILMINGTON — The second vacant seat on the Wilmington Town Council was called for incumbent Darin Forbes on Wednesday, Nov. 29. Forbes won the seat with 289 votes, seven votes more than incumbent Michelle Preston. “I’m pleased by the results and I’d like to thank the town of ...