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Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It's not every week that someone in Lake Placid turns 100 years old, and Lillian "Babe" Ortloff hit that milestone recently. more »»

 
 
 
Birthday Girl

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — While she may not have remembered the names and faces of all the people at her 100th birthday party on July 19, it was clear that the friends and family who attended the Uihlein Mercy... more »»

SMALL WORLD: Jin Jin left Chinese roots to settle in Adirondacks

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Looking up at the boutique home she has found here in this village, at 2419 Main St., Jin He reads the name of the river from her native home in western China. Twice. more »»

UP CLOSE: Hunter safety education changes with the times

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Strapping on his helmet, it would be another 7-mile bike ride back home on Cascade Road for Elie Rabinowitz, a local farm educator and Spanish teacher who biked down Old Military Road... more »»

New council set up to manage Lake Placid events

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At January’s forum on the future of this tourist town’s event-centric economy, Mirror Lake Watershed Association President Bill Billerman began by asking about re-forming a village... more »»

Mayor: Village, town should work together to tackle code issues

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Mayor Craig Randall expects Lake Placid’s village board and the North Elba town council to meet this fall to work together on issues of code enforcement and vacation rentals. more »»

As Airbnb grows, do neighborhoods change?

August 25, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Airbnb boom in Essex and Franklin counties is only accelerating as the latest number of hosts in Essex County jumped 39 percent and more than doubled in Franklin County compared to... more »»

Saranac Lake denies access to resort memo for rival hotel

August 25, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The village isn’t going to give Roedel Companies’ lawyer a copy of a confidential legal memo surrounding the Lake Flower Resort and Spa project. In a 3-0 vote Monday, Aug. more »»

Climbers not too excited about rock climbing at next Olympics

August 25, 2016 KEENE — In four years at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, atop the podium for the first time will be a rock climbe. more »»

NY education commissioner opposes opt-out punishment

August 25, 2016 “We are writing today to formally inform the district of our decision to refuse to allow our child (insert name here), to participate in ... more »»

Cycle Adirondacks groups touring the park this week

August 25, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Cycle Adirondacks began its second run Friday, Aug. 19. more »»

Stefanik, veterans brainstorm VA health solutions at St. Joe's

August 24, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Sitting among 20 veterans at St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers’ veterans residence, U.S. more »»

Hiker who died on Cascade identified as Geneseo man

August 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A 43-year-old man from western New York died while hiking on Cascade Mountain Thursday morning, Aug. 1. more »»

Unidentified man dies on Cascade Mountain trail

August 19, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A 43-year-old man died while hiking a Cascade Mountain trail Thursday morning. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Even though it's summertime, local students are still busy learning, and Antonio "Tony" Olivero stopped by the Lake Placid Elementary School this week to learn more about their Farm to... more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Students prep for upcoming Farm to School harvest

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After days of torrential rain deluged the vegetable garden at the front of Lake Placid Elementary School, teacher Tom Dodd picks at the plot of herbs planted in June by the school’s... more »»

The ultra-46er

August 18, 2016 It’s been two weeks of tremendous ups and downs for Bethany Garretson. The professor at Paul Smith’s College is on pace to finish Friday, Aug. more »»

Police: Limits cut pill abuse, increase heroin

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Efforts to curb prescription drug abuse have made it harder for addicts to “doctor shop” for narcotics like oxycodone and fentanyl. more »»

Celebrating Lake Placid history with artifacts from home

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A number of people braved the rainy weather Saturday, Aug. more »»

Five years after Irene, bridge repairs are almost complete

August 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — State Department of Transportation Commissioner Matthew Driscoll recounted Tuesday, Aug. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Mitchell known for his window frame paintings

August 18, 2016 KEENE —?For Bruce Mitchell, the turning point in his career as an artist began when he noticed some old window frames on a dilapidated barn while cruising around Vermont with his wife, Annette, in... more »»

 
 

 

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Skating away in Lake Placid

Erika Choi Smith and AJ Reiss Star in Ice Show

August 26, 2016 It's the last show of the summer season on August 27th, and rounding out the summer of talented up and coming skaters and dazzling stars are the pairs team of Erika Choi Smith and AJ Reiss. more »

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