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SINFONIETTA REVIEW: ‘No snoozing while this guy is playing’

With the string players all masked up, the wind players spread apart in germ-prevention mode, and a new maestro wielding the baton — with a mask — the Lake Placid Sinfonietta on Sunday, July 11 returned to their familiar stage for the first time in 23 months to an audience that was more ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 22 years ago

‘Lake Placid’ movie - Although the movie “Lake Placid” bears the Olympic village’s name, it actually has nothing to do with Lake Placid at all. However, that is not stopping Lake Placid residents from wanting to see Hollywood’s latest creation. The youth of Lake Placid have ...

ON THE SCENE: Lake Placid Horse Shows return

On Sunday, July 4, every parking spot at the Lake Placid Horse Show was taken. There was an energy throughout the venue as if a large champagne bottle had popped its cork. Last year in Lake Placid and throughout much of the United States, similar competitions had closed to due to ...

WORLD FOCUS: Starting life in America

What better time to celebrate the arrival of an immigrant to America than around the birthday of our nation? It was one of my columns that triggered the discussion at the salon we held in the past at the now closed William & Mary bookstore cafe, on Merchant’s Square in Williamsburg, ...

LIBRARY NEWS: Lake Placid Public Library plans summer programs

We are excited about all that is going to be happening at the Lake Placid Public Library this summer. With most of the Main Street construction halted, it should make it easier for our patrons and visitors to come and visit. We are back to our regular hours: 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday, ...