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UP CLOSE: Whitney: Keene’s homegrown fire chief

April 21, 2014 KEENE — For the past three decades, one of the main constants in Jody Whitney’s life has been the Keene Volunteer Fire Department. more »»

Some in Keene Valley cry foul over flooding

April 21, 2014 KEENE VALLEY — Some locals here are outraged with the April 15 flooding of Twitchell Brook, which they say was exacerbated by a recent river restoration project on the East Branch of the AuSable. more »»

Tractor Supply plans to build Ray Brook store this summer

April 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — An engineer from Saranac Lake representing a development firm that plans to build a Tractor Supply store in Ray Brook pitched a modified store design to the North Elba-Lake Placid Join... more »»

Leaders mixed on dissolving village of Lake Placid

April 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Local leaders disagree about dissolving the village of Lake Placid, an idea mentioned in a comprehensive plan draft that they haven’t yet voted to approve. more »»

Clarkson students discuss community building

April 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — How do we build a stronger local community? That was the topic of a student-run effort on Thursday night, April 17, in the Olympic Center conference room. more »»

Local man will host national education conference in Lake Placid

April 21, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The man organizing an education policy conference in the Olympic Village is a part-time resident of Saranac Lake. Gov. more »»

Winter's last gasp

April 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID — With the cross-country ski center at Mount Van Hoevenberg closing on Sunday, April 13 and the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center shutting down its lifts on Easter Sunday, April 20, winter... more »»

YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: St. Margaret’s a part of Wilmington history

April 17, 2014 WILMINGTON — St. Margaret’s Catholic Church in Wilmington is linked with the Catholic community of Holy Name Church in AuSable Forks and St. Matthew’s Church in Black Broo. more »»

Cuomo challenger Astorino campaigns in Tri-Lakes

April 17, 2014 Gubernatorial candidate Rob Astorino’s campaign rounds this week wouldn’t have been complete without stopping by the Olympic Village. more »»

GIVING BACK: Kickstarting local charity with Adirondack Gives

April 17, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Giving to a local charity is just a few clicks away, thanks to a relatively new website spearheaded by the Adirondack Foundation, formerly known as the Adirondack Community Trust. more »»

4 SEASONS: Preparing for summer’s Sinfonietta series

April 11, 2014 LAKE PLACID — There’s a misconception that Lake Placid Sinfonietta Executive Director Deborah Fitts only works in July and August, when the professional orchestra performs the bulk of its concerts. more »»

EDITORIAL BOARD: North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi

April 11, 2014 Lake Placid News Editor Andy Flynn spoke with town of North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi on Thursday, March 27 at the LPN office on Mill Hill. Politi owns/operates the Merrill L. more »»

Lake Placid comprehensive plan approval delayed

April 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Village and town officials moved to push back a decision on a updated comprehensive plan Tuesday, April 8 in order to review it further. more »»

Canoe/Kayak loans dock for disabled

April 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The national canoe and kayak organization has decided to loan the public a specialty dock that allows disabled people to access their vessels. more »»

Champlain National Bank may build new home in Lake Placid

April 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Champlain National Bank gained approval from the North Elba-Lake Placid Joint Review Board this week to build a new office at 2040 Saranac Ave. more »»

YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD: New Upper Jay firehouse taking shape

April 10, 2014 UPPER JAY — The Upper Jay fire station was seriously damaged three years ago as a result of floodwaters caused by Tropical Storm Iren. more »»

Lake Placid school board passes 2014-15 budget

April 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid Central School District’s board passed a $17.6 million school budget Tuesday, April 8, sending it to voters to make the final decision May 20. more »»

Homeward Bound program reboots again

April 10, 2014 SARANAC LAKE — Homeward Bound Adirondacks has a new location and a new focus. more »»

Lake Placid sewer line project begins this month

April 10, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Officials here hope contractors will begin working on a multi-million-dollar trunk sewer line replacement in April, the biggest infrastructure project the village has seen in many years. more »»

Lake Placid looks to future with new comprehensive plan

April 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — People of the town of North Elba and village of Lake Placid will meet for a public hearing at 4 p.m. more »»

Family Dollar proposed for Lake Placid

April 4, 2014 LAKE PLACID — Family Dollar is in the planning process of opening a store just outside the village line. more »»



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