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Opinion

Solar eclipse was well worth the hype

Editorials

As predicted, thousands of people traveled to the Adirondack Park for a rare celestial event on Monday, April 8 — a total solar eclipse — and right on cue around 3:25 p.m., the Earth’s moon completely covered the sun and gave onlookers a memory to last a lifetime. Best of all, we ...

ON THE SCENE: Keene welcomes visitors for solar eclipse

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On Monday, April 8, a large crowd, well into the hundreds, filled the south end of Marcy Field in Keene, with many spread out into the north end and large pockets filling the town beach, pull-offs on either end, the overlook at the base of Spruce Hill, and, south of the field, the park across ...

Support New York’s Local Journalism Sustainability Act

Editorials

A few weeks ago, we told you about the newly formed Empire State Local News Coalition. The Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise are proud to be a members of this fast-growing group of over 150 New York local news outlets that have joined forces to protect local journalism across the ...

MARTHA SEZ: ‘I saw no sign of the Rapture in Keene’

Columns

The sun was totally eclipsed by the moon Monday, and apparently nobody I know was raptured. It’s still too early to know for sure, though. Here in Keene, as in the rest of the Adirondacks, we were in the path of totality, which means you can watch the moon blot the sun from the sky as it ...

The solar eclipse watch party of one, sort of …

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Even as I was having trouble breathing and experiencing an irregular heartbeat late last week, I was planning to cover the solar eclipse on Monday, April 8 for the Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise. I thought it would be neat to watch totality at the North Elba Show Grounds or ...

LIONS CLUB LOG: Town/village historian joins Lions Club

Columns

The March 25 Lake Placid Lions Club meeting agenda started off with a very interesting and informative presentation by three members of the Ausable River Association, which is a nonprofit organization headquartered in Wilmington that is dedicated to projects and solutions that protect ...