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Hobofest returns to Saranac Lake Sunday

September 1, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Hobofest, in its ninth year running, is an annual grassroots music festival organized by volunteers, bringing free live music to Riverside Park band shell along the shore of Lake... more »»

Schools remain sour on state tests

September 1, 2017 As their students’ scores remained low — much like the rest of the state — for the annual statewide reading and math proficiency exams for grades 3 through 8, superintendents in Lake Placid and... more »»

Jay Town Council candidates highlight primary choices

September 1, 2017 A six-way race featuring three Democrats and three Republicans for the Jay Town Council highlights primary and general election contests throughout Essex County. more »»

Village of Lake Placid to buy $25K transformer

September 1, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s trustees have unanimously approved the purchase of a new $25,782 transformer for the village electric department. At the Monday, Aug. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

August 31, 2017 LAKE PLACID — As summer winds down, we have information about some of the special events going on this Labor Day weekend in the Olympic Region, including the Wilmington Mountain Bike Festival,... more »»

Lake Placid native has moose encounter near Dix

August 28, 2017 A Lake Placid native had a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with a moose in the Adirondacks two weeks ago, but research suggests the moose population may be on the decline. more »»

Hurricane floods Lake Placid-based dog rescuer’s Texas operations

August 28, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A national dog rescue organization, headquartered in this village, is asking for donations to help offset severe damage caused by Hurricane Harve. more »»

Two hurt in head-on collision north of Saranac Lake

August 28, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Two people were hurt in a two-car, head-on collision Monday afternoon on state Route 86 south of Donnelly’s Corners. more »»

Residents, visitors bond at local solar eclipse event

August 25, 2017 TUPPER LAKE — Excitement abounded Monday afternoon, Aug. more »»

Plane makes emergency landing at Lake Clear airport

August 25, 2017 LAKE CLEAR — A passenger plane was forced to make an emergency landing at the Adirondack Regional Airport early Friday evening. more »»

Adirondackers will get front row seat to 2024 eclipse

August 25, 2017 SARANAC — Come Monday, April 8, 2024, five-and-two-tenths seconds past 3:27 p.m., scientists predict this small Adirondack town will plunge into the deepest of celestial darknes. more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: How I spent my summer? Retired!

August 25, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Debbie Preston pulls a pair of small blue chairs, the kind meant for young schoolchildren, off from the top of a neat stack within the confines of the same Lake Placid Elementary Schoo... more »»

UP CLOSE: Bastian hired as historical society’s new director

August 25, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Just weeks into her tenure as administrative director and collection manager, it was a busy Tuesday, Aug. more »»

Lake Placid village ready to implement water backflow prevention program

August 25, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village’s water department will approach commercial property owners who need to implement a cross-connection and backflow control program for their water systems after Lake Placid... more »»

Proctors Theatre CEO walks crowd through building an arts economy

August 25, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Dozens of North Country artists, business owners and residents met Tuesday, Aug. 22 to discuss how to use the arts as an economic driver in downtown Saranac Lak. more »»

Wilmington promoting mountain bike trails at new festival

August 25, 2017 WILMINGTON — Barkeater Trails Alliance and the town of Wilmington are partnering to offer mountain bike riders a chance to check out new trails or rediscover old ones this fall. more »»

The boys are back in town

August 25, 2017 LAKE PLACID — When the Gibson Brothers bluegrass band returns to the Lake Placid Center for the Arts for a two-night run Nov. more »»

Canton’s Tedra Cobb makes her case for congressional run

August 25, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Echoing her job as an English-as-a-second-language instructor, congressional candidate Tedra Cobb set up 30 or so chairs facing each other at Mr. Mike’s Pizza Monday, Aug. 21. more »»

Paul Smith’s College unveils new psychology program

August 25, 2017 PAUL SMITHS — Paul Smith’s College is offering a new psychology program in the fall, blending a study of psychology with the school’s general environmental focus. more »»

Lawsuit: Santa’s Workshop owner wanted sex for lower rent at Oswego properties

August 25, 2017 WILMINGTON — It is alleged that the owner of the Santa’s Workshop amusement park demanded sex from several Oswego women he was a landlord to in exchange for decreased rent and maintenance work at hi... more »»



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