Adirondack Regional Airport deemed hazardous waste site

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LAKE CLEAR — The Adirondack Regional Airport may be a great place to get a flight or a flying lesson, but it’s also a hazardous waste site. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation recently sent the airport a notice that it had been classified as a Class 2 Superfund ...

Village launches e-billing for electric customers

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LAKE PLACID — The village of Lake Placid launched an e-billing service for municipal electric customers last week. The service will allow residents to stop receiving their traditional paper bill through the mail and instead receive a digital copy through e-mail. Customers who pay their ...

SWIMMING THROUGH TREES: Going to Church … Pond, that is


The colors were bright, the sun was high in the sky without a cloud blocking its warm rays, and the wind was absent. This called for a perfect day to get a fall kayak trip in. I had never paddled Church Pond and was curious about the access to Osgood Pond. So many times I have driven by ...

Busy day at the polls

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Voters braved snow-strewn streets and arrived at Tri-Lakes polls on Tuesday, Nov. 3 before the sun had risen. Poll stations opening at 6 a.m. for the 2020 general election were met with lines of voters wearing masks, ready to cast their ballots in what is on track to be an election year ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID: Phil LeBlanc, Lake Placid postal carrier

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LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Staff Writer Elizabeth Izzo interviewed Lake Placid postal carrier Phil LeBlanc on Tuesday, Oct. 27, two days before he retired after being with the U.S. Postal Service for 31 years. He was famously known as the "Main Street mailman," even though Main Street was ...

Signed, sealed, delivered

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LAKE PLACID — Stability can be hard to find these days. On Lake Placid’s Main Street, businesses come and go. Signs are put up and torn down. Residents move into apartments and move out of them, tourists arrive and depart. The street changes in small ways all the time. New parking ...