GARDEN CLUB NEWS: It’s time to bloom in Lake Placid


As of this writing, my snow measuring yard stick inserted into the snow on my deck reads 12 inches. What could possibly be going on in the soil underneath? A LOT! So many things are bending and stretching under our soil getting ready to activate growth. It is a good feeling to know that ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 77 years ago


Cookies for soldiers Soldiers and sailors from this village on duty in this country will be the recipients of 3,600 cookies as an Easter remembrance from the Victory Club. Each boy will receive an assortment of brownies, sugar and nut cookies made at the Lake Placid Club bakery with Mrs. ...

SWIMMING THROUGH TREES: East Mountain and Black Peak


It’s hard to believe it was just a few days ago that spring hit the north-country. Well you wouldn’t know it; we had just had a fresh snowfall and seemed we were back into January again. Even though the snowpack still wasn’t all that deep, the solid crust we had made adventurous ...

Three cheers to our Volunteer of the Year


Aleacia Landon has only lived in Saranac Lake for three-and-a-half years, but she has done more good work for the community than most people have in a lifetime. Shortly after moving here, she took over as director of the Saranac Lake Youth Center. While the youth center has temporarily gone ...

Alumni helping alumni

Letters to the Editor

To the editor: The Lake Placid Alumni Association is one of the oldest alumni associations in the country. One of its missions is to assist alumni in continuing their education. In that endeavor, the association is now accepting applications for its alumni scholarship. All recipients must be ...