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Celebrate trees at Lake Placid’s Arbor Day event

May 4, 2017 Yes, even here in the middle of the Adirondack Park — with millions of trees on state and private lands — trees are important to celebrate, and plant, here in the communities of the Olympic Region. more »»

Free your lawns from phosphorus to protect our water

April 27, 2017 We’d like to echo the state Department of Environmental Conservation’s push to promote the practice of sustainable lawn care by going phosphorus free, using native plants and grasses and reducing... more »»

Feld, Mihill great choices for 2017 volunteer awards

April 20, 2017 If you haven’t met USA Luge Marketing Manager Dmitry Feld or Lake Placid High School senior Davey Mihill, you’re missing out on knowing two of our community’s finest human beings. more »»

Hungry? Try EAT ADK Restaurant Week

April 20, 2017 With many locals coming back from spring break, there is an event happening in the Tri-Lakes that will extend the fun, regardless of mud season — the second annual EAT ADK Restaurant Week from... more »»

Items needed for platoon care packages

April 13, 2017 Lake Placid mom Shannon Porter is looking for items to place in care packages as part of the Adopt a Platoon program, and she needs donations from the community. more »»

Putting the ‘Miracle’ into historical context

April 6, 2017 Thirty-seven years after the “Miracle on Ice” upset at the Olympic Winter Games in Lake Placid, America needs a history lesson. more »»

Help farmers who help food banks

March 30, 2017 This should be the year a farm-to-food-bank bill is approved in New York state. more »»

Get the job! If you are looking for work, we can help

March 23, 2017 The North Country has always been higher than other areas as far as unemployment; however, it is now down to 6.7 percent in both Franklin and Essex counties. more »»

Transparency leads to trust

March 17, 2017 Our nation is going through something of a trust overhaul. more »»

Perseverance prevails for Placid’s own Lowell Bailey

March 9, 2017 “Sometimes when you wait a long time for something, it makes it that much sweeter,” 2010 Olympic champion Billy Demong told us Friday in a phone interview. more »»

Blackout lessons

March 2, 2017 Lake Placid wasn’t the only place electricity went out Saturday afternoon, Feb. 25. Strong wind gusts and super-heavy, crusty snow brought trees down onto power lines in other places, too. more »»

New York’s volunteer firefighters should be covered for cancer

February 23, 2017 State legislators will again discuss legislation to extend health benefits covering cancer care to volunteer firefighters. The case for the bill is clear. more »»

Reasons to like the North Hudson ‘Gateway’ project

February 16, 2017 The proposed “Gateway to the Adirondacks” at the former Frontier Town theme park shows signs of being a good project. First off, it’s in North Hudson, a town of fewer than 200 people (U.S. more »»

Local gov’ts shouldn’t be on the hook for governor’s plans

February 9, 2017 It is one thing for Gov. Andrew Cuomo and the state Legislature to expand spending in the state. more »»

More ‘selfless acts’ needed in America

February 2, 2017 In America today, with hate spewing from every corner of social media, it seems as though selfless acts are becoming more rare. But that’s not so. more »»

Nominate a Tri-Lakes Volunteer of the Year

January 26, 2017 Hundreds of functions in the North Country depend on volunteerism. more »»

Protecting our freedoms after the Trump-America wedding ceremony

January 19, 2017 I, America, take you, Donald Trump, to be my lawfully wedded president, to have and to hold, from this day forward, for better, for worse, for richer, for poorer, in sickness and in health, until .. more »»

Cuomo sticks it to counties again

January 12, 2017 Gov. Andrew Cuomo was wrong Friday, Dec. 30 to veto a bill to have the state take over, from counties, the cost of providing defense lawyers for low-income people charged with crimes. more »»

Tri-Lakes Region gears up for a busy new year

January 5, 2017 What does 2017 hold for the Adirondacks and the Tri-Lakes villages? We’re not going to go out on a limb with predictions, but it’s valuable to look at what is happening now and what looks like it’s... more »»

Saying good-bye but never forgetting

December 31, 2016 Time has a way of deleting our memory banks, as older generations go and newer generations arrive. more »»

 
 

 

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