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Guest Commentary

Helping neighbors — now

This March, our world turned upside down: COVID-19 was declared a global pandemic, many of our favorite local establishments closed, friends and neighbors lost their jobs, and social distancing became a necessity to protect our families and flatten the curve of new infections. At Adirondack ...

A time to ‘pause’

Social distancing has made me ponder everything that is going on a little too much. You know, things that just eat away at a person. No right, no wrong, just a nagging feeling that something needs to be said. Such is the case right now. It’s not meant to be political and definitely not ...

Message from the mayor

During the period that the “New York State on Pause” state of emergency is in force, the village of Lake Placid wants all residents to know that essential services are being maintained with staffing adjusted in accordance with state mandates. The most recent executive order issued by ...

Enjoying nature from indoors

As we navigate the uncertainty surrounding the spread of COVID-19, we at the Lake Placid Land Conservancy find ourselves searching for ways to continue with business as usual. Unfortunately, in this moment, there is no business as usual. But while we are experiencing a lot of change, we are ...