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Airbnb will start collecting Essex Co. bed tax

September 30, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On Saturday, the multi-billion-dollar vacation rental marketplace Airbnb will begin to collect the 3-percent occupancy tax on vacation rentals in Essex County that are booked through... more »»

 
 
 
Ownership question delays railroad suit

September 30, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The state Department of Transportation may not have proper ownership of at least one parcel of the Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor in this village, and that discovery is delaying a... more »»

All public schools test water for lead

September 30, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Schools are testing their water for lead as part of a new state law passed in light of the Flint, Michigan, water crisis. more »»

Bike the Barns draws 100+ people

September 30, 2016 KEESEVILLE — More than 100 riders, supporters and community members turned out for Bike the Barns on Saturday. more »»

Relocate Pendragon?

September 30, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Pendragon Theatre’s plan to relocate downtown sparked questions and concerns from some of its strongest supporters during a nearly two-hour public meeting Tuesday night. more »»

Editors’ preview of this week’s Lake Placid News

September 29, 2016 In addition to covering local news, the Lake Placid News is very much a “Meet the Town” type of periodical. more »»

Head coach of USA Luge National Team shares his ‘Rocky’-like story

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Days after defecting from his native Czechoslovakia while on a bus tour of Austria in 1981, Miro Zayonc sat in a Vienna theater. more »»

Nobles helps give farmers seed for robust, tasty potatoes

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Perhaps better than anyone, Chris Nobles knows the variability of potatoes, down to the earthy flavor where “you can almost taste the soil it’s grown in. more »»

Multiple hunting seasons are opening this week

September 29, 2016 The state Department of Environmental Conservation is reminding the public that various hunting seasons open this week. more »»

Acting is far from Davey Mihill’s only talent

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It’s the spring of 2015, and Lake Placid High School is performing “Shrek” for its annual musical. David T. more »»

Catching up with Aaron Woolf

September 29, 2016 ELIZABETHTOWN — There are three political campaign signs fixed to the front lawn of the Deer’s Head Inn in the heart of this hamlet, but not one is for any of the three primary candidates seeking th... more »»

Vet gets Honor Flight

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Seated in his cozy Elm Street home, Stanley VanCour thinks back to his recent journey. Then, looking over his wide-rimmed glasses, he lets out a chuckle to his daughter Shelley. more »»

Village treasurer reflects on job at one-year anniversary

September 29, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With a Main Street rebuild on the horizon, Paul Ellis was presented with a tough situation when he moved from treasurer for the village of Saranac Lake to the same position in Lake... more »»

Zipline and more

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LPCA hosts the comedy ‘The Pianist’

September 29, 2016 LAKE?PLACID?— The Lake Placid Center for the Arts presents a highbrow piano recital turned catastrophe when the contemporary circus performance “The Pianist” takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. more »»

Oktoberfest at Whiteface

September 29, 2016 WILMINGTON?— On Saturday and Sunday, the weekend-long, Bavarian-style celebration of Oktoberfest — with authentic music, dancing, food and beer — will return to the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center. more »»

Village to borrow $1.7M for projects, purchases

September 28, 2016 LAKE PLACID — At a special meeting, the village board approved to borrow more than $1.73 million for construction projects and capital equipment purchases. more »»

Fight night: Watching Trump-Clinton at the Legion hall

September 27, 2016 LAKE PLACID — In her five years tending bar at the American Legion Post 326, Pat Daby had never pre-empted an autumn Monday night of football like this. Like at many bars across the country, 9 p.m. more »»

Thousands of Catholics converge on Lake Placid

September 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Catholic faithful from the North Country and beyond traveled here by the busload Sunday for a major summit hosted by the Diocese of Ogdensburg. more »»

Permit pitch finalized for Placid rental regulation

September 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID - With the continuing boom of vacation rentals in and around this village, the Lake Placid-North Elba Community Development Commission has completed its final proposal to regulate them... more »»

Largest faith-based gathering in Olympic Center history

September 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID — On Sunday, Sept. 25, North Country Catholics will take part in what Mary Lou Kilian, the editor of the North Country Catholic Newspaper, described as a “once in a lifetime experience. more »»

 
 

 

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