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Zonta Club committed to empowering women and girls

LAKE PLACID — The Zonta Club of the Adirondacks has only been in existence for three years, but its members have done a lot to help out local women and girls. The club uses fundraising events to help pay for programs such as providing duffle bags to STOP Domestic Violence. It hands out ...

Lake Placid hotels going ‘gangbusters’ with uptick in tourism

LAKE PLACID — Hoteliers across the country are fighting to keep their businesses open, struggling to attract travelers amid the coronavirus pandemic as bills come due. Lake Placid’s hospitality industry, however, is thriving. Lake Placid hoteliers say travelers are coming in droves, and ...

Local couple plans outdoor market on Parkside Drive

LAKE PLACID — A local couple is exploring the idea of opening up a new seasonal outdoor market at a historic building on Parkside Drive. Emily Rath and her husband Tom have submitted an application to the North Elba-Lake Placid Joint Review Board seeking authorization to operate a seasonal ...

State launches COVID alert app

The state Department of Health recently launched a new cellphone app designed to alert residents when they’ve come in contact with someone with a confirmed case of COVID-19. Gov. Andrew Cuomo told reporters on a conference call Thursday, Oct. 1 that downloading the app is voluntary, but ...

Lake Placid News offering press release writing workshop via Zoom

SARANAC LAKE — The Lake Placid News and its sister newspaper, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, will be offering a free workshop to help community groups and small businesses in the Tri-Lakes region learn how to effectively write and distribute press releases. The workshop, “Press Release ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID: Faith Brown, Garden Club of Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Faith Brown, small gardens coordinator for the Garden Club of Lake Placid, about helping to choose the 10 Green Thumb Awards this year, celebrating the hard work and creativity of local residential gardeners. Listen to a portion of ...