Four Lake Placid hospitality workers found to have virus

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LAKE PLACID — The Essex County Health Department has identified four cases of employees in the Lake Placid hospitality industry who have tested positive for COVID-19, and department administrators say after completing contact tracing they feel confident they have the cases ...

Police say fatal fire is suspicious

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AuSABLE FORKS — New York State Police are investigating a fatal fire that the agency is now calling “suspicious.” The fire broke out at around 2:15 a.m. Aug. 29 at 2456 state Route 9N, AuSable Forks. The cause of the fire, which ultimately took the life of 87-year-old resident ...

Restoration in works for Hotel North Woods

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LAKE PLACID — Planning for a restoration of the historic Hotel North Woods continues. The new owners of the Main Street hotel, Lake Placid Hotel Partners LLC, submitted an application to the Lake Placid-North Elba Joint Review Board seeking approval for a number of exterior upgrades to the ...

No change for Swastika, NY

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Swastika, New York, will stay on the map. The Black Brook Town Council on Monday, Sept. 14 unanimously decided to keep the name of one of the town’s hamlets, Swastika, instead of changing it to something else. Discussion of the hamlet’s name came about after Michael Alcamo, a New York ...