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ON THE SCENE: Three churches unite to help Ukrainian refugees

On Thursday, April 7, St. Agnes Catholic Church and St. Eustace Episcopal Church in Lake Placid held dinners to raise funds to provide food and medical supplies for Ukrainian refugees. On the same day, the Keene Valley Congregational Church, in partnership with the Keene Valley Library, for ...

LIBRARY NEWS: Spring programs in full swing at Lake Placid library

As we gaze out the Lake Placid Public Library’s reading porch window at frozen Mirror Lake and the white-tipped mountains, we welcome the warmer weather that April is bringing to the North Country. If you are spending your spring break here in the Lake Placid area, please stop in and ...

WORLD FOCUS: Ukraine war triggered by car window theory

Russian President Vladimir Putin’s Ukrainian policy seems to be based on his observation about how the automatic car window works. When you push the button, the car window will close, unless you deliberately stop it. Putin seems to believe, that under Ukrainian President Volodymyr ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 40 years ago

First ORDA CEO - The quest to find a chief executive officer for the Olympic Regional Development Authority is being put in the hands of a private firm. This decision was made in Albany on April 8 at the second meeting of ORDA, the public benefit corporation which is mandated by state ...

ON THE SCENE: Wildlife on display in new Main Street gallery

Lake Placid’s newest addition to the local creative economy is The Curious Otter at 2419 Main St. It’s a gallery focused on wildlife. Featuring high-resolution photographs, paintings and sculptures, the artwork on display is dazzling, showcasing the talents of two exceptional artists, ...