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Some schools switch to full remote

Students at the AuSable Valley Central School District will return to classes remotely next month, Superintendent Paul Savage announced Thursday evening. The announcement reverses the district’s initial plan to welcome students back to school for half-remote, half-in-person learning. ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Sid Ward, Jay, chairman of the (cutting) boards

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid News remembers Sid Ward, of Jay, who died Monday, Aug. 24. In July 2018, Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Ward for the "We are Lake Placid" podcast about the cutting boards he made and giving away the proceeds to local community groups. Listen to a portion ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Lori Fitzgerald, Lake Placid Arts Alliance

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lori Fitzgerald, chairperson of the new Lake Placid Arts Alliance, about the group and its first project. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by visiting Apple ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Matt Brandes, LPHS senior, T-ball coach

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lake Placid High School senior Matt Brandes about his busy summer, including the baseball he played and the T-ball team he coached for his senior project. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast ...

Matt’s Minions: Brandes coaches T-ball for senior project

LAKE PLACID — Oh the energy of youth, and during a pandemic nonetheless. Matt Brandes, 17, worked part time at Stewart’s Shops this summer and played on two baseball teams and one soccer team. Plus he finished his Lake Placid High School senior project — before entering his senior year ...