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Committee hosts public feedback sessions on STR ideas

LAKE PLACID — More than 100 people attended two public feedback sessions on the Lake Placid-North Elba Land Use Code Committee’s ideas for new short-term vacation rental regulations at the Lake Placid Middle-High School this past Saturday and Monday. The two public feedback sessions were ...

EYE ON BUSINESS: ‘We have no idea where the people went’

LAKE PLACID — Who’s hiring in Lake Placid? Right now, it seems like most businesses are. “Now hiring” signs are nearly ubiquitous in Lake Placid — they’re posted on roadsides, taped up in Main Street store windows and stuck on company car bumpers. Job fairs are coming around on ...

SAVOR THE SEASON: Life is sweet on Alstead Hill

KEENE — It all runs in the family for Ned and Wade Whitney — the sap, that is. And right now, the sugary stuff is flowing at the Whitney's Maple Spring Farm here on Alstead Hill Road. Wade Whitney has been sugaring since he was a teenager in the 1960s, sharing taps with some cousins ...

SAVOR THE SEASON: Mushrooms a passion for Red Oak Food Company owner

JAY — Jordan and Sarah Sauter’s mushroom garden was still asleep on Tuesday, March 29, tucked in soundly by frosty spring temperatures. But soon, their backyard will be teeming with oyster, shiitake and wine cap mushrooms. Mushrooms aren’t everyone’s thing, and the fact that a ...

Lake Placid job search event begins

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Business Association is working with local businesses to host a villagewide job search event this week. The job search days started Sunday, March 20, and will run through Wednesday, March 23 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Participating businesses will have a ...

Evans named Lake Placid News publisher

SARANAC LAKE — The Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise have a new publisher. Many residents and business owners around the region may have already met him. Trevor Evans, 33, takes a hands-on approach to business, opting to meet with people in person, face to face, whenever he ...