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Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It is a bittersweet front page in this week's Lake Placid News, as our top story shows the historic Lake Placid Toboggan Chute being torn down so it can be replaced with a brand new... more »»

Chute is history

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Employees from Harlow Excavating & Contracting were busy this week dismantling the unsafe municipal toboggan chute on Parkside Drive, which had been in use on the site for more than 50... more »»

GIVING BACK: Peak to Brew Relay to help benefit local nonprofit groups

August 11, 2016 WILMINGTON — It’s here, more than 4,800 feet above sea level at the top of Whiteface Mountain where a 230-plus mile team relay race will begins at 4 a.m. Friday, Aug. 12. more »»

Taste test

August 11, 2016 RAY BROOK — Residents of this small hamlet have something to gush about. more »»

UP CLOSE: Tempestilli the one constant at LPPD for 3 decades

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Recounting her life and labor here in the Lake Placid area, Stacey Tempestilli resorts to counting her fingers. more »»

Death of AuSable Forks boy under investigation

August 11, 2016 AuSABLE FORKS — The body of a 2-year-old boy, found unresponsive at a home here Tuesday, Aug. 2 is scheduled to be examined today to determine the cause of his death. more »»

Book tells about Jack Shea’s activism against Nazi Olympics

August 11, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Across the street from Starbucks and down one of Main Street’s alleys, there is an ice house a few feet from Mirror Lake, one of the last remnants of a business once known for its prim... more »»

Hotel Saranac owner sues village over rival approval

August 11, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — In a stunning move, the owner of the still-under-renovation Hotel Saranac is suing the village of Saranac Lake for approving a hotel on Lake Flower that would compete with his. more »»

Franklin Co. legislator quizzes NCCC leaders over tuition hike

August 11, 2016 MALONE — Franklin County Legislator Barbara Rice put North Country Community College officials in the hot seat Thursday, Aug. more »»

Follow the meat — from farm to fork

August 11, 2016 For most carnivorous consumers, the transparency of meat packaging is adequate. Through the clear plastic they see a chunk of red meat, and a sticker tells them the cut and weight. more »»

Camp Colby mansion has gone from grandeur to an unused backdrop

August 9, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — The state Department of Environmental Conservation has a history of acquiring old great camps. Some of those go on to be sold back into private hands. more »»

Essex County approves NCCC budget

August 5, 2016 SARANAC LAKE — Essex County supervisors signed off Monday, Aug. 1 on a North Country Community College budget that raises tuition and slashes spending. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — It's an Olympic week in New York's Olympic Village and around the world. more »»

Taxman go-eth

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — After leading U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-New York) through the halls of the Olympic Training Center, Director Jack Favro brought him into what he calls “the Inspiration Room. more »»

Missing teen's death listed as suicide

August 4, 2016 WEST CHAZY — A search for a missing 16-year-old girl ended Wednesday, Aug. 3 when searchers discovered she had killed herself. State police announced at 11:36 a.m. more »»

PEOPLE AT WORK: Park District crew critical to success of major events

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Zach Clark snakes his golf cart through the walkways between the North Elba Athletic Fields before stopping at a four-way intersection. more »»

Is lacrosse big enough for the Summer Olympics?

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — This time of year, you can find George Leveille right here on the outskirts of New York’s Olympic Village, strolling the North Elba Athletic Fields with the 1980 Olympic cauldron, ski... more »»

Lake Placid village asking town to expand code enforcement

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — Several members of the Lake Placid village board expressed interest Monday, Aug. more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Dancer brings world of experience to local stage

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID—Sometimes it takes just one fun experience as a child for a lifelong path to be set. For Therese (teh-REZ-zeh) M. more »»

Former ORDA employee convicted of grand larceny

August 4, 2016 LAKE PLACID — A former employee of the state Olympic Regional Development Authority was charged in Essex County court with grand larceny. Jeffrey D. more »»

 
 

 

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