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Demolition begins on Lake Placid 7-Eleven (Robo-Mart)

LAKE PLACID — The 7-Eleven gas station and convenience store — known for many years as Robo-Mart — is no longer. The former gas station, located at 2792 Wilmington Road, was seen being ripped to shreds on Wednesday, Dec. 7 as construction crews with Clayton-based company Bach and Co. ...

Conversations about cannabis resume in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Conversations about cannabis resurfaced in Lake Placid recently after an Albany real estate agent called village offices to ask about the village’s application process for cannabis dispensaries. The North Elba Town Council held its first meeting since November’s general ...

Town, village officials still want Wesvalley traffic light

LAKE PLACID — With traffic expected to increase around Wesvalley Road as people move into the new housing developments nearby, town and village officials here are reviving their fight for a traffic light to be installed at the intersection of Wesvalley Road and Saranac Avenue. This time, to ...

Elementary school art show opens at Lake Placid library

LAKE PLACID —Lake Placid Elementary School students and their families descended upon the Lake Placid Public Library’s Guy Brewster Hughes Gallery Thursday evening, Dec. 8, for the school’s art show opening reception. Artwork from art teacher Rebecca Philion’s students in ...

TikTok class makes dancing festive

LAKE PLACID — Four-year-old Rowan Pittman ran to the center of a dance class, smiled and showed off what she could do. New York City-based dance company EMERGE125 hosted a TikTok dance class during Lake Placid’s Holiday Village Stroll this past weekend for the second year in a row. ...