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ORDA postpones board meeting to December

October 26, 2016 ORDA announced Tuesday, Oct. 25 it has postponed its Board of Directors meeting, which was scheduled to take place at 1 p.m. Tuesday at the Lake Placid Olympic Training Center. more »»

Standoff ends with arrest, no injury in Lake Placid

October 26, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A man is in custody after a standoff with police at a Sentinel Road apartment building that lasted about an hour-and-a-half this morning. more »»

First major snow perks up skiers

October 24, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Despite the power outages Saturday night, officials at the state Olympic Regional Development Authority took advantage of the first measurable snow in the Olympic Region to promote... more »»

Heavy, wet snow causes power outages, car crashes

October 24, 2016 Heavy, wet snow and high winds toppled trees into roads and power lines this past weekend, triggering a string of power outages across the regio. more »»

Fire damages Lake Placid Lodge guest building

October 24, 2016 A guest building on the Lake Placid Lodge property was damaged by fire early Monday morning, Oct. 24. more »»

Village rail trail meeting draws questions, provides few answers

October 21, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Village of Saranac Lake Trustee Rich Shapiro held the first open meeting related to the rail trail on Tuesday, Oct. 18, at the Harrietstown Town Hall. more »»

Hotel in the works for Tupper Lake intersection

October 21, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — Two entrepreneurial women with ties to this community are pressing forward with plans to build a boutique hotel and conference center in the heart of the business district at the... more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — How many students can say they built a metal windmill for English class? At North Country School, the answer is four, all Chinese students taking an English as a Second Language class... more »»

Flower power

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — How many students can say they built a metal windmill for English class? At North Country School, the answer is four — three boys and a girl, all Chinese eighth-grade students taking... more »»

UP CLOSE: Father, son tell story of life in the fast lane

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Jay and Jerry Strack may have the most impressive garage you’ve ever seen, one complete with a 13-and-a-half-foot high door and room for 15 cars. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: LPES After School Program stresses activity

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The first students to sprint into Kristen Boslet’s After School Program at the Elementary School are the kindergarten students. more »»

North Elba weighs rental permit idea

October 20, 2016 LAKE PLACID — The Lake Placid-North Elba Community Development Commission pitched its final proposed vacation rental permit system to the North Elba Town Council on Oct. 11. more »»

Leadership shuffle

October 20, 2016 KEENE VALLEY — Mike Carr, who has led the Adirondack Chapter of The Nature Conservancy and the Adirondack Land Trust for more than a decade, will leave TNC and move into the directorship of the land... more »»

Little, Ruzbacki will debate

October 20, 2016 Longtime Republican state Sen. Betty Little and her sole challenger in the Green Party’s Steve Ruzbacki will debate Friday, Oct. more »»

Small plane rolls into woods near Marcy Field

October 20, 2016 KEENE — A small plane rolled into the woods after landing near Marcy Field Oct. 6. more »»

Peacock Mountain fire contained, not out

October 18, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A forest fire that’s burned for more than five days on a remote mountain slope has been contained but not extinguished. more »»

Bill Ferebee to resign as Keene supervisor

October 18, 2016 KEENE — Keene Town Supervisor Bill Ferebee has notified the Keene town board that he will resign his position on Nov. 28. more »»

Rail trail advisory board member hosts open meetings

October 17, 2016 (Editor's note: This article has been corrected to reflect that the Adirondack Rail Trail Advisory Committee is not hosting open meetings; rather, the village of Saranac Lake representative to the... more »»

Rangers continue fighting wildfire

October 15, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Forest rangers and a crew from the Moriah Shock prison continued to contain a wildfire in the area near Nye Mountain, an Adirondack 46er, on Friday, Oct. 14. more »»

APA announces state land classification public hearings

October 15, 2016 RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency will hold a series of public hearings to solicit public comments for state land classification and reclassification proposals. more »»

Olympic Center to host 5th annual Brewfest

October 14, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Back for its fifth year, the Lake Placid Brewfest, Saturday, Oct. 15, has become a beer lover’s paradise for the one of the largest craft beer festivals in the region. more »»



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