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Vax requirement dropped for large events

LAKE PLACID — One day after the start of the Lake Placid Horse Shows, the village of Lake Placid and town of North Elba announced both would no longer require all participants in local large-scale events to be vaccinated. The municipalities’ joint announcement on June 30 came a few days ...

Lake Placid switches vacation rental software

LAKE PLACID — A Colorado-based company, MUNIRevs, has taken over the back end of Lake Placid’s short-term vacation rental enforcement. Vacation rental owners will now need to sign up for a new account on MUNIRev’s short-term rental arm, LODGINGRevs, to access their records. A new ...

What to expect when you’re expecting tourists in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — School is out, and Lake Placid may be in for another busy summer season this year as tourism officials project a continuation of last year’s rubber-tire travel trend. Lake Placid is almost always busy in the summer. The village and town of North Elba host a variety of ...

UP CLOSE: Ruthie’s Run stays open under new management

LAKE PLACID — Ruthie’s Run will remain open after all. Matt Gawors, of Binghamton, and his fiancee Jenna Jenks are buying the historic ski shop from Cathy and Wayne Johnston, who have run the business for the past 37 years. The sale was expected to officially go through on Tuesday, June ...

Landlord looks to convert tenant laundry room to public laundromat

LAKE PLACID — A Lake Placid landlord is seeking permission to convert a tenant-only laundry room into a public laundromat. Kyle Dellavalle, who is taking over a Main Street apartment building from his father Pat, submitted an application to the town-village Joint Review Board last month ...

UP CLOSE: In season

LAKE PLACID — Prescott Doyle works as a field grower at the Mossbrook Roots Flower Farm in Keeseville. He starts his day by opening up the high tunnels and keeping a close eye on the various factors that could affect how the flowers grow. He makes sure all the plants have enough water, ...