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State officials deploy rapid COVID tests to all counties

The state Department of Health is deploying 400,000 rapid-result test kits free of charge to local health departments, hospitals, pharmacies and other health care providers in every New York county. These rapid tests can produce results within 15 minutes without having to send a specimen to ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID: Nicole Bureau, Amy Quinn, Zonta Club of the Adirondacks

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Zonta Club of the Adirondacks President Nicole Bureau and co-founder Amy Quinn on Oct. 3 about the club's mission and history. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by ...

A recipe for murder

LAKE PLACID — Readers may not recognize any people or places when reading “The Bartender’s Guide to Murder” books, but they will find the familiar spirit of this village on every page of Sharon Linnea’s first of three novels in the series, “Death in Tranquility.” The village ...

The COVID cadence: LPHS teachers offer more music theory in band, chorus

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid High School’s production of “Cinderella” was one week from hitting the stage in March when it was called off because of the coronavirus pandemic. No one knew at the time that musicals at the school — and music classes — would be changing for the ...

EYE ON EDUCATION: LPHS students adapt to band, chorus during the pandemic

LAKE PLACID — Despite the coronavirus pandemic, the music plays on at Lake Placid High School. Students returned to school here in person last month. They arrived back to a new schedule, with new public health guidelines designed to protect them. Some students haven’t returned back at ...