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Whiteface skiers face wet weather on opening day

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WILMINGTON -- Wet conditions didn’t deter skiers and snowboarders from making their way to the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington on Friday, Nov. 26 for the ski season opening. Opening time at the ski center was 10 a.m., and hundreds of cars were already packed into the front lot ...

Whiteface, Van Hoevenberg to open Friday

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LAKE PLACID -- The state Olympic Regional Development Authority Wednesday announced the Friday, Nov. 26 opening of ski centers at Whiteface Mountain in Wilmington, Gore Mountain in North Creek and Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid. Whiteface Mountain will open with more than 2 miles of ...

Survey: Most locals support Ironman

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The results of a recent Ironman Lake Placid survey show that the community is nearly evenly split on their support of the triathlon, but the majority of survey participants are in favor of the race continuing here. The Regional Office of Sustainable Tourism will host a virtual community call ...

North Elba Christmas Fund reenergized for holiday season

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LAKE PLACID — With social media platforms launched, a board of directors chosen, and a website, Venmo account and tax-exempt status on the way, the North Elba Community Christmas Fund is reenergized to help serve hundreds of families in need this holiday season. Zach Clark and his sister ...

Good tidings on the way

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LAKE PLACID — There are several events in the Olympic Region planned to get residents and visitors in the holiday mood this December, a year after enduring the first Christmas season amid the coronavirus pandemic when public gatherings were changed for safety. - St. Agnes School - It ...

North Elba Narratives

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LAKE PLACID — Kendall Taivalkoski has been working quietly to amplify Lake Placid voices through North Elba Narratives, an oral history project with the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society that launched online in October. The project seeks to record the histories of people who ...