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Digital Abraham takes on two history projects

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A fairly new historic group here is taking on history, bringing back to life the people buried at the North Elba Cemetery and an old church once left for dead. more »»

GIVING BACK: Keene locals install dog waste stations along AuSable River watershed

October 13, 2017 KEENE — With the uptick in visitation to this mountain town at the heart of the High Peaks, there are a number of impacts to the fragile AuSable River valley watershed that locals are increasingly... more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Keeping the arts scene alive at the Jay Craft Center

October 13, 2017 JAY—Walking into the Jay Craft Center can be like walking into a fine arts gallery with well-laid-out pieces of strikingly attractive artworks under bright spot lights, the main difference being tha... more »»

Communication breakdown surrounds resignation of Lake Placid judge Hulshoff

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s former justice is highly critical of his dealings with the mayor and Board of Trustees, saying their lack of correspondence with him is the primary reason he suddenly... more »»

North Elba Supervisor Roby Politi: Election debate ‘isn’t necessary’

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — It appears neither a Meet the Candidates event nor a debate between North Elba town supervisor and council candidates will occur. more »»

Group invites candidates of all parties to multi-town forum

October 13, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Area residents will have the opportunity to meet candidates running for local office in numerous Tri-Lakes municipalities on Monday, Oct. 16. The candidate forum will begin at 7 p.m. more »»

North Elba supervisor: ‘We’ll be under tax cap’

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Despite thousands in additional costs for a number of infrastructure projects and purchases, this town’s council expects to stay under the state’s tax cap for its 2018 budget. more »»

Lake Placid awards Main Street work that will wait until spring

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The village board of trustees has awarded a bid to complete much-needed sanitary sewer improvements, but that work will now wait until sprin. more »»

Town of North Elba to support rail-trail appeal

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The town of North Elba will enlist a University of Albany law school professor to, on the town’s behalf, appeal the decision of a Franklin County judge that the state’s plan to build a... more »»

Asian Olympic officials learn from LP visit

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Dozens of people, be it visiting international members of the World Union of Olympic Cities or the entourages that came along with them, shared fawning praise of this village’s... more »»

Olympic city reps: Third Lake Placid Olympics ‘could happen’

October 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Elected and tourism officials here emphasize that an Olympic games in the near future isn’t a focus, but representatives from a pair of other Olympic cities, knee-deep in the hosting... more »»

State of Vermont designates John Brown Day

October 13, 2017 MONTPELIER, Vt. more »»

Teacher testing revised in New York state

October 13, 2017 The state Board of Regents has accepted easier teacher certification requirements to slow an increasing statewide teacher shortage and provide what it says will be a more fair assessment for... more »»

Saranac Lake motel-resort fight digs in

October 13, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Another legal action has been filed around the Lake Flower Resort and Spa, and a frustrated motel owner on the site is converting part of his business to apartments. more »»

Family Court crunch in Essex County

October 13, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Local lawmakers are pushing to add a Family Court judgeship to Essex County. According to state Sen. Betty Little, the county’s current judge is “pushed to the limit. more »»

APA permits let Tupper resort sell lots

October 13, 2017 Adirondack Club and Resort developers received their first two permits from the state Adirondack Park Agency on Sep. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

October 12, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This week's Lake Placid News features a fairly new history project called Digital Abraham, which is cataloging the burials at the North Elba Cemetery so a searchable website can be... more »»

Flaming Leaves flies through Lake Placid

October 9, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid native Nina Lussi was all smiles — of joy and relief — after winning two national championships Sunday in Lake Placid at the annual Flaming Leaves Festival. more »»

Cascade reroute works, offers other possibilities

October 9, 2017 LAKE PLACID — An often overcrowded parking area outside of Lake Placid was a sea of traffic cones and police officers over the Columbus Day weekend, as several state agencies partnered to... more »»

After sewage spill, Health Department gives Mirror Lake thumbs up

October 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A day after this village posted signs discouraging people to avoid swimming in Mirror Lake, its elected leaders gave the all-clear following a state Department of Health thumbs-up. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: DEC ranger helps in Texas after Hurricane Harvey hits

October 6, 2017 The piles of debris stood 8 to 10 feet high at each house in a ritzy neighborhood in suburban Houston. more »»



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May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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