HISTORY IS COOL: 90 years ago


Olympic Arena vote - Unqualified and pronounced approval of the project to raise $150,000 by a special bond issue to erect an indoor arena and auditorium at Lake Placid prior to the coming Olympic Winter Games was voiced by members of the New York State Olympic Winter Games commission at ...

Not opening Canadian border to all is wrong


While the Canadian government said Monday it would open the border to Americans vaccinated against COVID-19 as of Aug. 9, it left us wondering if Canadians could soon be able to cross into the U.S. and resume their “non-essential” travel — meaning tourism could begin again after more than ...

Change the date of Ironman, name of Chubb River

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: An obvious Ironman solution is to offer use of the Lake Placid venue for this race on the new Juneteenth Holiday come summer solstice, June 18-22, 2022. This would advantage this semi-low season holiday and likely give Ironman better weather than thundery July, plus the longer ...

ON THE SCENE: LP Sinfonietta returns from pandemic pause


After a year’s delay, and to the great relief of the audience and musicians alike, the Lake Placid Sinfonietta opened its annual Sunday concert series with a flourish on July 11 at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts. The concert featured three stellar artists, Black American composer ...