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HISTORY IS COOL: 90 years ago

Horse show begins - Fifty exhibitors have entered the third annual Lake Placid horse show, which opens at 1 p.m. today. They will attend a horse show breakfast at the Stevens House this morning. A steak roast on Lake Placid is planned after the last event this evening. Boats will leave ...

ON THE SCENE: A big idea

Twenty-six years ago, Meredith Prime, Fred Brown and others had an idea, and that was to create a community foundation, an organization where people could pool their resources for enhancing the quality of life in the Adirondacks. At the time, Prime was the go-to person nonprofit leaders ...

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: ‘We’re talking very BIG planets’

The Lake Placid Sinfonietta under the direction of Stuart Malina, “the little orchestra that does,” needed to sound like a very big orchestra to pull off the two pieces on the program at the Sunday, Aug. 14 performance at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. And did they ever! They ...

LIBRARY NEWS: Library readies for book festival

The Lake Placid Public Library has been busy this summer with visitors and patrons browsing all the services we have to offer. We have received numerous compliments on the library gardens that are gleaming in vivid colors, and it is great to see many of our friends from Canada back in the ...

LAKE PLACID DIET: New body helps check items off the bucket list

May 10: 490 lbs. May 31 (surgery): 460 lbs. Aug. 16: 412 lbs. Total lost: 78 lbs. - Last year, I made plans to visit Buffalo for a couple of nights so I could show my wife Niagara Falls; she’d never been there before, and I thought it would be a great trip to make some memories. But I ...