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Wrapping up another season on the cross country running team

Most of the time in cross country, you want to beat as many people as possible. But maybe not if they’re your best friend. I was running at a big invitational at the Cadyville course on Sept. 9. It was the first race of the season, and the top 15 runners got medals. I really wanted to ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 100 years ago

Horse shooting - The chief excitement the early part of the week in Lake Placid was the shooting of a horse on McLenathen Avenue Sunday. The horse belonged to Patrick Foley of River Street and was shot by Alfred Beaney on his own premises. Mr. Beaney said the animal was dangerous. This is ...

ON THE SCENE: Lake Placid Film Festival was a hit

The Lake Placid Film Festival, rated in the top 20 nationwide according to festival director Gary Smith, celebrated New York state filmmakers and the work of trailblazing producer Barbara DeFina and expanded opportunities for making films in New York this past week, Oct. 26 through ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 90 years ago

Whiteface Highway - Realization of the dreams of an Adirondack pioneer and retired North Country merchant, 89-year-old Marcellus A. Leonard of Saranac Lake, the ribbon of new macadam winding up the granite side of Whiteface Mountain is gradually approaching completion. Work on the road is ...

ON THE SCENE: Amplifying diverse voices in the Adirondacks

While developing a career in the arts is never easy, it’s incredibly challenging for artists of diversity, as North Country School students and visitors learned on Saturday, Oct. 21. The students and a few from the region participated in interactive presentations during the day, and ...