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We are Lake Placid

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Aron McGuire, USA Bobsled and Skeleton

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed USA Bobsled and Skeleton CEO Aron McGuire about how the organization is dealing with the coronavirus pandemic. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by visiting Apple ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Ian Ater, Fledging Crow Farm

LAKE PLACID — In 2018, Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Ian Ater, who runs the Fledging Crow Farm in Keeseville, about community-supported agriculture and other topics. The farmers market season began this past weekend in Saranac Lake and Keene. Listen to a portion of ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Mike Miller, Lake Placid Horse Shows volunteer

LAKE PLACID — In June 2018, Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Mike Miller, who had been taking a two-week vacation — every year since 1988 — in order to volunteer for the Lake Placid Horse Shows. The horse shows were canceled this year due to the coronavirus ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Eric Chapman, CAN/AM Hockey Group

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed CAN/AM Hockey Group Director Eric Chapman on May 14 about how the cornonavirus pandemic has affected his business and what it means for the future. CAN/AM Hockey has been organizing hockey tournaments for youth and adults in Lake ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Ruth Hart, 2018 Lake Placid volunteer of the year

LAKE PLACID — In May 2018, Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Ruth Hart during the first Lake Placid Community Day at the North Elba Show Grounds. She was honored as the 2018 Lake Placid-North Elba Adult Distinguished Volunteer of the Year and was 99 years old at the time. On May ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Bambi Pedu, Lake Placid Public Library

LAKE PLACID — In May 2018, Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lake Placid Public Library Director Bambi Pedu during the first Lake Placid Community Day & Picnic at the North Elba Show Grounds. During the coronavirus pandemic, the library has been closed to the public, and ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Smiley Grady, Carry the Load participant

LAKE PLACID — In 2018, Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Ryan ‘Smiley” Grady, of Lake Placid, about his participation in one of the month-long Carry the Load events. Grady shared stories about walking and biking for the 2,100-mile Carry the Load East Coast Relay, which began ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Andrew Quinn, Desperados restaurant

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Desperados restaurant owner Andrew Quinn Friday, May 8 about his daily Facebook Live updates and how the coronavirus pandemic is affecting his business. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Cherise Bixler, Lake Placid Beautification

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lake Placid Beautification Executive Director Cherise Bixler on Monday, May 4 at the organization’s greenhouse about the public planting program around the community. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Eric Wilson, Good Guy Productions

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Eric Wilson, owner of Good Guy Productions, at his Bloomingdale home on Monday, March 30 to see how the coronavirus pandemic has been affecting his business. This was part of the North Country at Work project from North Country ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Jenny Winch, Lake Placid Elementary School teacher

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lake Placid Elementary School third-grade teacher Jenny Winch at her home in Wilmington, where she was self-quarantining and distance teaching during the coronavirus pandemic while the schools were closed. Listen to a portion of ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Rev. John Yonkovig, St. Agnes Catholic Church

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed the Rev. John Yonkovig, parsor of St. Agnes Catholic Church, after the 5:30 p.m. Mass on Tuesday, March 17. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by visiting Apple ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Chris Ericson, Lake Placid Pub and Brewery

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News/Adirondack Daily Enterprise Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Lake Placid Pub and Brewery owner Chris Ericson about his views on the state Assembly’s proposed tax hike for beer manufacturers in New York state. Listen to a portion of this interview on the ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Steve Simon, 1980 Olympic torch runner

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Staff Writer Elizabeth Izzo interviewed Steve Simon, the state of Wyoming’s torch runner for the 1980 Olympic Winter Games, when he was in town to help the village celebrate the 40th anniversary of the games. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Wayne Coffey, author, “The Boys of Winter”

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed former New York Daily News Sports Writer Wayne Coffey about his 2005 book, “The Boys of Winter: The Untold Story of a Coach, a Dream, and the 1980 U.S. Olympic Hockey Team.” It is about the “Miracle on Ice” game, and the ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Butch Martin, North Elba Park District

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Staff Writer Elizabeth Izzo interviewed North Elba Park District Manager Butch Martin about his role at the Olympic Center rinks during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake ...