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LIBRARY NEWS: Find the library’s gnomes, win a prize

Summertime in Lake Placid can’t be beat. With the wonderful weather and so many visitors from all over the country, the Lake Placid Public Library is lucky to be in the center of all the activity. The children’s summer programming is well under way, and we welcome families of ...

LAKE PLACID DIET: My new relationship with food: It’s complicated

Highest weight: 499 lbs. May 10: 490 lbs. May 31 (surgery): 460 lbs. July 19: 424 lbs. Total lost: 66 lbs. - It was a picture-perfect Sunday morning, July 10, with a bluebird sky. I was excited for this moment, and dreading it at the same time. This was going to be my first ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 81 years ago

Craig Wood to play - The “tops” in golf will be featured with the return home on Wednesday, July 23 of Lake Placid’s own Craig Wood. The holder of golfdom’s coveted titles, the National Open and Masters champion, this will be Craig’s first appearance on his home course, the Lake ...

ON THE SCENE: Wes Whitney gets a new home

On Thursday, July 7, rustic furniture craftsman Wes Whitney of Keene Valley was given the keys to his new home, a mobile home fully paid for by a federal grant administered by Essex County. After a month of living in his brother’s travel trailer and watching his older house be ...