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Education

Mary Kelley’s legacy continues with book donation

LAKE PLACID — Mrs. Mihill’s Lake Placid Elementary School first-grade students recently received their first book of the year, “The Dot” by Peter H. Reynolds, thanks to contributions from the community to the Mary Kelley Book Club. Each student designed a dot in Mrs. Philion’s art ...

‘Stun and run’

LAKE PLACID — Martial arts teacher Bob Schiller stood in front of 16 fifth graders sitting on the Lake Placid Elementary School gymnasium floor Tuesday, Oct. 24, and he asked a question. If a stranger came up to you and said, “Could you help me find my dog? My dog is lost. Could you ...

Lake Placid Community School launches career program

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid Community School’s new “Learn from the PROS” series continued Thursday, Oct. 26 with a presentation by a documentary filmmaker to sixth graders at the Lake Placid Middle/High School. Michael Ien Cohen was in town promoting his “Humanity Stoked” ...

Lake Placid High School actors present ‘Radium Girls’

LAKE PLACID — A century ago, a group of factory workers known as the “Radium Girls” sued the U.S. Radium Corporation after they contracted radiation poisoning from their jobs painting watch dials with radium-infused paint. This week, a group of Lake Placid high schoolers will tell ...

All dressed up and somewhere to go

LAKE PLACID — Students from Lake Placid’s schools marched in the annual Halloween parade up Main Street Tuesday, Oct. 31. They were joined by the Lake Placid Middle/High School Marching Band, Lake Placid police and an engine from the Lake Placid Volunteer Fire Department.