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We are Lake Placid

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Bob Hanna, Lake Placid Adult Volunteer of the Year

LAKE PLACID - Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn sat down with Bob Hanna Sunday, June 2 at the Lake Placid Community Day and Picnic at the North Elba Showgrounds before he was named the 2019 Lake Placid North Elba Distinguished Volunteer of the Year.Listen to a portion of this interview on the ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Jason Hooker, Shipman Youth Center

LAKE PLACID - On Thursday, June 6, staff and board members at the Thomas Shipman Sr. Memorial Youth Center invite the community to celebrate their 20th anniversary at an open house from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.There will be tours of the building, free food and non-alcoholic drinks and a chance to meet ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Greg Borzilleri, Lake Placid Marathon and Half

LAKE PLACID - The Lake Placid Marathon and Half is celebrating its 15th year on Sunday, June 9, and race director/owner Greg Borzilleri sat down with Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn on Thursday, May 23 to talk about how it's become a high-quality destination event for this historic Olympic ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Jim Leahy, USA Luge

LAKE PLACID - Almost three years after New York state promised to give USA Luge $5 million to help build a new start ramp in this town, construction began in April.That means vacating the luge team's headquarters on Church Street and moving temporarily to the Mirror Lake beach house on Parkside ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Stanley Rumbough, Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp

LAKE PLACID - Everyone knows goalie Stanley Rumbough at the Miracle on Ice Fantasy Camp, not just because he's the oldest, but because he gained a reputation as a save king in the net.Rumbough, 71, of Greenwich, Connecticut, attended his fifth fantasy camp from March 31 to April 3 at the ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Tom Broderick, Northwood School on Main

LAKE PLACID - Everything old is new again at the former With Pipe and Book shop at 2495 Main St. - at least in name only. Not "pipe" or "book" - but "hub." When Northwood School is finished with its building renovations here, it will be a hub of innovation.On March 28, Editor Andy Flynn took a ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Valerie Abraham-Rogers, Lake Placid Community Day

LAKE PLACID - This village may only have about 2,500 year-round residents, but the greater Lake Placid community is much larger, and celebrating this community has become a top priority for local leaders.Enter the Lake Placid Community Day and Picnic - an old-fashioned country fair style day ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Lake Placid High School open mic night

LAKE PLACID - Sophomore Anders Stanton plucked his Carlo Robelli guitar to the tune of Aerosmith's "Dream On" in front of John Feinstein and F. Scott Fitzgerald novels at the Lake Placid Middle-High School library during open-mic night Monday, Jan. 14.Stanton has a deep and low-singing voice, ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Kirk Bassarab, Black Rooster Maple

KEENE - In 2011, Kirk Bassarab and his wife/business partner Kristy started Black Rooster Maple on state Route 73, but their interest in syrup sparked a couple of years prior when the two decided to tap the maple trees in their backyard.Bassarab would look at the few maples trees on his ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Adam Hainer, Juniper Hill Farm

Using leftover vegetable oil from restaurants to heat plants in the greenhouse? Sure. That's just one technique Adam Hainer is using at Juniper Hill Farm in Wadhams to grow vegetables year-round. Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Hainer about his farm for the latest Savor ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Lake Placid Lions Club toboggan races

Dozens of residents and visitors braved the chilly weather Saturday night, Feb. 16, to participate in the annual Lake Placid Lions Club toboggan races at Mirror Lake.Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn visited the races and interviewed several people, including club President Jim Hadjis and ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Denny Allen, former Olympic Center general manager

In February 2015, Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn and Lake Placid Olympic Museum Director Alison Haas interviewed Olympic Center General Manager Denny Allen about his work at the Olympic Speedskating Oval during the 1980 Olympic Winter Games. Four years later, on Feb. 1, 2019, Allen died at ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Tammy Loewy, Green Goddess Natural Foods

Lake Placid News Staff Writer Griffin Kelly interviewed Green Goddess Natural Foods co-owner Tammy Loewy about the company's efforts to reduce plastic in its stores around Lake Placid.Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We are Lake Placid" podcast from the Lake Placid News by visiting ...

WE ARE LAKE PLACID podcast: Sylvia Getman and Matt Scollin, Adirondack Health

Adirondack Health CEO Sylvia Getman and Communications Director Matt Scollin gave editors and writers from the Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise a tour of the new Lake Placid Health and Medical Fitness Center on Old Military Road.Listen to a portion of this interview on the "We ...