Meet Mr. and Mrs. Marbone, the future of the Adirondack Park


You’ll notice a new byline in this week’s issue of the Lake Placid News. And before you ask: No, we didn’t hire a new staff writer at our sister newspaper, the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. It’s just that Aaron Cerbone is a new man. He’s now Aaron Marbone. You see, this talented, ...

Wilmington deserves respect

Guest Commentary

In various ways — including by speaking up at town board meetings, by signing letters to the editor, and by signing petitions — at this point more than 70 Wilmington residents have called for improved short-term rental (STR) regulations in our town. This number merely represents a fraction ...

ON THE SCENE: Chilly but beautiful at the Lake Placid Classic


The 51st running of the Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K began on a brisk but beautiful morning on Saturday, Oct. 8 at the North Elba Show Grounds. By the time the race started at 8 a.m., temperatures were still in the low 30s as the sun intermittently peaked out, revealing ...

MARTHA SEZ: ‘The end result is cronelike, even witchy. Scrumpy’


October. Columbus Day is now behind us, but it’s still leaf season, if perhaps a little past peak, and apple picking time. At the farm stands, bumper crops of pumpkins of various colors, shapes and sizes wait expectantly to be chosen for jack-o-lanterns. Probably they don’t know about ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 35 years ago


U.S. training center - Plans for a new $8 million Olympic Training Center were detailed Oct. 7 at a public hearing called by the Adirondack Park Agency. Steven Finkle, architect for the Olympic Regional Development Authority on the project, described the extensive training ...