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Politics

Lake Placid code updates suggested at special meeting

LAKE PLACID — Suggested alterations to the local land-use code were presented to the North Elba Town Council and Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees during a joint meeting on Friday, April 9. The local land-use code hasn’t been substantially reviewed and rewritten since 2011. Dean ...

Local elections set for this November

It’s a local election year. Voters in many Essex County towns will elect town supervisors, clerks, councilors, highway superintendents and tax collectors this November. Two local towns, Jay and Keene, will have primaries in June, for both the Democratic and Republican parties. Independent ...

Art Devlin sworn in as new Lake Placid mayor

LAKE PLACID — Art Devlin was sworn in as Lake Placid’s new mayor on Monday, April 5. Devlin — who served as a village trustee for 12 years, the last eight years as deputy mayor — was sworn in by village Clerk Anita Estling before a small gathering of people, including village ...

New York becomes latest state to legalize recreational marijuana

New York adults over the age of 21 can now possess and use marijuana — even in public — under a legalization bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Andrew Cuomo, though legal sales of recreational-use cannabis won't start for an estimated 18 months until regulations are set. Passed after ...

Devlin chosen as Lake Placid mayor

LAKE PLACID — Art Devlin is Lake Placid’s new mayor. Voters chose Devlin, a local motel owner and longtime village trustee who ran on the Republican and Teamwork party lines, as the village’s new mayor on Tuesday, March 16. He ran against former Mayor Jamie Rogers to succeed longtime ...

Art Devlin elected Lake Placid mayor

LAKE PLACID — Art Devlin is this village's new mayor. Lake Placid voters chose Devlin, a local motel owner and longtime village trustee who ran on the Republican and Teamwork party lines, as the village's new mayor on Tuesday. Newcomers Marc Galvin and Jacquelyn "Jackie" Kelly, who ran on ...