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Editorials

Make plans to attend the Lake Placid Film Festival

Save the dates, Oct. 20 to 23, and make plans to attend this year’s Lake Placid Film Festival, organized by Adirondack Film. The 21st annual event will include a weekend full of films, socials and special programs. The schedule includes a showcase of more than 20 U.S. or ...

Add ‘get updated booster shot’ to your to-do list

If you’ve lived in the Adirondack Park long enough, you’ll know that after Labor Day, there’s a mental list of things to do before the snow flies. - Take air conditioners out of the windows. - Buy a new snow shovel. - Finish stacking seasoned wood. - Put snow tires on the ...

Congrats to Lake Placid Hall of Fame inductees

The Lake Placid Hall of Fame committee last week announced their class of 2022, and we’d like to congratulate them on this prestigious honor: Denice Fredericks, and Thomas and Doris Patnode. They will be joined by the class of 2020/21 — Larry Barney, Jack LaDuke and Howard Riley — at 6 ...

Freedom Story Project will have a global impact

On Aug. 20, John Brown Lives! launched an important oral history website for people around the world. It’s called the Freedom Story Project, and it’s modeled through the OurStoryBridge project that began in Keene Valley through the efforts of Jery Huntley and the Keene Valley Library ...

Enjoy Gibson Brothers, BBQ and help the youth center

Save the dates: Friday, Sept. 2 to Sunday, Sept. 4. The I Love BBQ & Music Festival returns to the North Elba Show Grounds on those dates, and while there is plenty to do, see and taste, there is one major reason to stop by. This is the biggest annual fundraiser for the Shipman Memorial ...

Celebrate Wilmington’s bicentennial on Saturday

Happy birthday, Mayberry. You turned 200 years old in 2022 as the town of Wilmington. Last week, the Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise presented a sliver of Wilmington’s history in a special bicentennial publication. It barely touched the surface; there’s no way we could ...