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Editorials

Welcoming a new sports editor

Here’s some alumni news for the Lake Placid Central School District. Parker O’Brien, a member of the Lake Placid High School Class of 2016, has returned to Lake Placid to begin his sports journalism career as the new sports editor for the Lake Placid News and Adirondack Daily Enterprise. ...

There’s nothing wrong with wearing a mask

More people are shedding their masks these days, and it’s obvious they’re happy about it. You can see it in the smiles that have been hidden for so long. With the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s recent announcement that fully vaccinated people no longer must wear masks to ...

Lou! We’ll miss you.

If you’ve ever attended a high school sporting event in the Tri-Lakes over the past 26 years, you may have heard student athletes shout, in unison, “Lou!” It was their way of welcoming Lake Placid News/Adirondack Daily Enterprise Senior Sports Writer Lou Reuter to their games. Lou ...

Memorial Day through time

Memorial Day 1942 - Memorial Day this year will mean more to us. Because on May 30, 1942, it brought home to us the fact that our men and boys are again lying in wars. Our memories might have become a bit hazy in the intervening years since the first world war and few remember much of ...

Welcome to construction season

Construction season is a real thing in the Adirondacks, and this year it is more intense than usual, especially in and around Lake Placid. The Main Street overhaul that has been anticipated for years is now in full swing — as in the swing of backhoes and other heavy machines. Some of those ...

State tree cutting reined in

It was bound to happen one of these days. State agencies have been playing a little fast and loose with New York’s constitutional protections for the Adirondack and Catskill Forest Preserves for a long time. The state consistently lets itself off the hook for violations it would punish a ...