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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 »»

Service from above

October 6, 2017 KEENE — Six years after Tropical Storm Irene stalled above the Adirondack High Peaks region and deluged the area with rain — to the point where numerous bridges buckled and communities such as this... more »»

UP CLOSE: Meet Anita Estling, Lake Placid’s new village clerk

October 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — When Brooklynite Anita Estling vacationed at her grandmother’s Vermontville home as a child, despite her love for the urban jungle that is New York City, she appreciated the beauty of... more »»

Gibson Brothers take home one IBMA award from Raleigh

October 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The North Country’s own Gibson Brothers bluegrass band — which will be performing at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts in November — took home one International Bluegrass Music... more »»

Railway banks on storing train cars in North Country

October 6, 2017 NORTH CREEK — As the Saratoga and North Creek Railway plans to bring in revenue by storing train cars from other companies, environmental organizations are calling for the state to reject the plan i... more »»

State silent on next steps after judge shot down rail-trail plan

October 6, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — Last week, an acting state Supreme Court justice put an end to years of debate over what would happen with a 34-mile stretch of train tracks when he sided with an upstate railroad in... more »»

Gillibrand visits Paul Smith’s to push new invasives law

October 6, 2017 PAUL SMITHS — New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-New York, visited Paul Smith’s College Monday, Oct. 2 to announce a new law that she hopes will pass with bipartisan suppor. more »»



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