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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 »»

Placid board approves stormwater project

September 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID - The village board passed a resolution Monday to improve the stormwater drainage system that dumps directly into Mirror Lake. more »»

Review board approves new medical center

September 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID - Work could begin as soon as next month on Adirondack Health's proposed medical fitness center on Old Military Road. more »»

Assembly race debate coming

September 23, 2016 LAKE PLACID - The two candidates seeking to represent the North Country's Assembly District 114 will debate next month. more »»

APA sets tentative Boreas hearing dates

September 23, 2016 RAY BROOK - The state Adirondack Park Agency's State Land Committee last week set tentative dates for public hearings on classification of the 20,000-acre Boreas Ponds tract, which the state recentl... more »»

Police respond to report of suicidal man

September 23, 2016 WILMINGTON - State police responded Tuesday morning to a report of a suicidal man with a rifle. Troopers found the man around 7 a.m. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It's been annoying to watch the Weather Channel anchors this week keep asking the question, "Where is fall?" They could have found a better way to convey the message that most of the... more »»

Pot grow busted on Old Military Road in Lake Placid

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A helicopter crew hovered above this village Wednesday, Sept. 21 and found a few marijuana plants growing in the backyard of a home on Old Military Road. more »»

Reading the leaves

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Dozens of volunteers aren’t reading tea leaves to create the New York Fall Foliage Report every week, but they are doing their best to predict the future. more »»

Seeing gold

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Someone in Albany forgot to tell Mother Nature that peak foliage season only happens on the weekends. more »»

When is peak?

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This time of year, the people answering phone calls at visitor bureaus, hotels and resorts throughout the Adirondack Region are fielding questions about fall foliage on a daily basis. more »»

UP CLOSE: Vicaro spreads miles of smiles as Merriloons the Clown

September 22, 2016 JAY — More than a decade ago, MaryAnn Vicaro was home with her son David, now 15, when the youngster had some important news for her. more »»

Mac Rand finishes 101 miles for cancer research

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — As the sun rose here shortly after 6 a.m. Saturday, Sep. more »»

North Country School builds as enrollment on the decline

September 22, 2016 LAKE PLACID — With the increasing popularity of unique charter schools and independent day schools, traditional boarding schools across the country have taken an enrollment hi. more »»

More up than down this year for enrollment at area schools

September 22, 2016 More local schools saw their student numbers rise than fall as they began a new academic year last wee. more »»

Marketing to millennials: an Adirondack primer

September 20, 2016 TUPPER LAKE — They’re 80 million strong, addicted to technology and don’t consider themselves to be particularly “outdoorsy.” Yet the millennial generation, about one-quarter of the U.. more »»

Acting state police commander talks priorities

September 16, 2016 RAY BROOK — For the past four years, state police Capt. John Tibbitts has kept two photos of Colin Gillis on a bulletin board in his office, next to a list of other missing persons. more »»



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Closer look at Schroon Lake

September 12, 2016 Schroon Lake has always been one of those places in the Adirondacks that I didn’t know much about. more »

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