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Editorials

Solar eclipse was well worth the hype

As predicted, thousands of people traveled to the Adirondack Park for a rare celestial event on Monday, April 8 — a total solar eclipse — and right on cue around 3:25 p.m., the Earth’s moon completely covered the sun and gave onlookers a memory to last a lifetime. Best of all, we ...

Support New York’s Local Journalism Sustainability Act

A few weeks ago, we told you about the newly formed Empire State Local News Coalition. The Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise are proud to be a members of this fast-growing group of over 150 New York local news outlets that have joined forces to protect local journalism across the ...

Support USA Luge at Running of the Balls

It’s time once again to support one of our local sliding teams, USA Luge, during its big fundraiser of the year -- the ninth annual Running of the Balls. The race down the Mount Van Hoevenberg sliding track is set for Saturday, April 6. More than 1,000 lacrosse balls will be set free and ...

We need you to be a subscriber to the Lake Placid News

Some younger readers may not remember it, but not very long ago, one couldn’t read newspaper articles for free. You had to buy the paper first, or get it from someone who had purchased it. Those days have come back, with modern touches thrown in. More than a year ago, the Lake Placid ...

Your right to know

Sunshine Week is this week — March 10 to 16 — and it is a time across the nation to talk about and promote the importance of open government and freedom of information on all levels — local, county, state and national. And Freedom of Information Day is Saturday, March 16. Learn more ...