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We are Lake Placid

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Sid Ward, Jay, chairman of the (cutting) boards

LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid News remembers Sid Ward, of Jay, who died Monday, Aug. 24. In July 2018, Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Ward for the "We are Lake Placid" podcast about the cutting boards he made and giving away the proceeds to local community groups. Listen to a portion ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Lori Fitzgerald, Lake Placid Arts Alliance

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lori Fitzgerald, chairperson of the new Lake Placid Arts Alliance, about the group and its first project. 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: Matt Brandes, LPHS senior, T-ball coach

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Lake Placid High School senior Matt Brandes about his busy summer, including the baseball he played and the T-ball team he coached for his senior project. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Marie-Anne Azar Ward, Jay

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Marie-Anne Azar Ward, of Jay, about her guest commentary in the Aug. 21 issue of the newspaper, which described how she feels about being Lebanese-American in the Adirondacks and what it felt like growing up in Plattsburgh. Listen ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Dmitry Feld, I Love BBQ and Music Festival

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Dmitry Feld, marketing manager at USA Luge, Shipman Youth Center Board of Directors member and organizer of the I Love BBQ and Music Festival. The festival on July Fourth weekend was canceled, and it is being replaced by a Drive-In ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Dan Mayberry, Keene Central School superintendent

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Keene Central School Superintendent Dan Mayberry about the district’s reopening plan for the fall. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by visiting Apple Podcasts at ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: David Craig, Keene stargazer

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed David Craig, a stargazer from Keene, about all the things he is seeing in the night sky this summer. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by visiting Apple Podcasts at ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Kelly Cummings, ORDA Board chairperson

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn interviewed Kelly Cummings, the new chairperson of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority Board of Directors, about her job in state government and priorities for the authority. Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are ...

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 ...