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Main Street work delayed until Sept. 13

LAKE PLACID — The start date for Main Street construction has been pushed from Tuesday, Sept. 7 to Monday, Sept. 13, village of Lake Placid and town of North Elba Community Development Director Haley Breen said Friday, Sept. 3. The schedule change is due to an unforeseen complication in ...

Holderied works on residential housing

LAKE PLACID — Peter Holderied, village trustee and owner of the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, has initiated new construction on the former Schulte’s Family Lodge, transforming the former tourist spot into much-needed housing for Lake Placid residents. While Holderied purchased the ...

Adirondack Council unveils new State of the Park report

The Adirondack Council, an Elizabethtown-based environmental advocacy organization, released its annual State of the Park report on Tuesday, depicting the Adirondack Park as a place of refuge during the coronavirus pandemic and a place beset by a variety of issues. The report includes thumbs ...

Shea pleads guilty to sexual battery in Utah

James "Jimmy" Shea Jr., an Olympian and former Lake Placid resident who was accused of sexual abuse of a child, has pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery, the Park Record in Park City, Utah, reported last week. Shea, now a resident of Park City, Utah, won the gold medal in skeleton ...

Lake Placid’s Rosh Hashanah services in-person and on Zoom

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Synagogue will observe Rosh Hashanah this year with in-person services that will stream live on Zoom for those who wish to attend from home. The synagogue has followed the flux of COVID-19 over the last year, switching to online services and meetings in ...

Head-on collision leaves two dead, two hospitalized

Two people died in a head-on collision on the interstate Friday. Two others, including a 65-year-old man from Saranac Lake, were airlifted to a hospital. New York State Police say Dennis M. Ford, of Saranac Lake, was driving a 2017 Mini Countryman north in the southbound lane on I-87 outside ...