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Farrell tops women’s field at Ironman 70.3

September 11, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Tupper Lake’s Amy Farrell upheld the honor of wearing bib No. 1 in the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon. more »»

Placid police charge pair with robbery

September 11, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A pair of Essex County residents face felony robbery and conspiracy charges after they allegedly robbed and attempted to assault a man they previously knew. more »»

Parole denied for Joyce Mitchell

September 11, 2017 ALBANY — Parole has been denied to prison tailor Joyce Mitchell, who was sweet-talked into providing hacksaw blades, chisels and other tools that two killers used in a prison break that's the... more »»

Former Minerva clerk imprisoned for embezzling town funds

September 11, 2017 ELIZABETHTOWN — Jordan Green, the former clerk to the supervisor for the town of Minerva, was sentenced Monday in Essex County Court to one-and-a-third to four years in state prison and ordered to... more »»

Ironman, Part Deux

September 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — After a little more than a year of anticipation since it was added to the race schedule, the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid triathlon will take place on Sunday. more »»

UP CLOSE: Bus driver bridges generations

September 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — As George Smith walks up the staircase in the Lake Placid Central School District’s bus garage on Cascade Road, the 60-year-old driver passes by relics of the school’s pas. more »»

GIVING BACK: Placid motorcycle enthusiast captains Ironman transports

September 8, 2017 LAKE PLACID — When Fred Ryman grew up in Montevideo, Minnesota, the sight of motorcycles dotting the state’s scenic southwest farmland, prairies and river valleys was a common occurrenc. more »»

Rain decreases hiker numbers, but thousands still tramped through High Peaks Labor Day weekend

September 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Summit stewards in the High Peaks saw thousands of hikers this past holiday weekend, but the Adirondack Mountain Club (ADK) says there were fewer people than last year. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

September 7, 2017 This week’s issue leads with a preview of this weekend’s big event. “Ironman, Part Deux,” as nicknamed by the News, is the Ironman 70. more »»

Back to the books

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Lake Placid plans to hire new clerk

September 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — This village plans to have a new clerk before the end of the month, though Lake Placid trustees are unsure whom that will be. more »»

Wilmington Road sidewalk set to be done before Ironman

September 7, 2017 LAKE PLACID — A small yet prominent section of sidewalk under construction at a major intersection in the village, near the traffic light where state Route 86 bisects with Sentinel Road, will be... more »»

Keene school looks at needs for capital project

September 6, 2017 KEENE VALLEY — After finalizing the district’s strategic plan last year, Keene Central School administrators are finalizing capital project improvements they’d like to recommend to voters before the... more »»

St. Agnes introduces its new ‘Interactive Classroom’

September 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Students at St. Agnes School will attend an “Interactive Classroom” for the first time this year. Speaking Friday, St. more »»

7 Congress challengers join forum

September 6, 2017 QUEENSBURY — After weeks and months of campaign announcements, seven challengers who seek to defeat U.S. Rep. Elise Stefanik finally met and spoke Thursday, Au. more »»

Essex County primaries Tuesday

September 6, 2017 Six towns in Essex County will have primary elections Tuesday, Sept. 12. From noon to 9 p.m. more »»

Rangers help Texas hurricane victims, rescue Adirondack hikers

September 6, 2017 The state Department of Environmental Conservation sent numerous forest rangers to Texas to assist with the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, while those rangers who stayed in New York were kept busy... more »»

Chimney fire extinguished at Mirror Lake Inn

September 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Firefighters extinguished a chimney fire early Saturday morning, Sept. 2 at the Mirror Lake Inn. more »»

Donations of baskets, services and gift certificates sought for benefit walk

September 6, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Donations of baskets, merchandise, services, and gift certificates are being sought for the annual basket raffle to be held at the North Country Out of the Darkness Walk on Oct. more »»

Missing hiker rescued, in stable condition

September 4, 2017 PAUL SMITHS — A missing 40-year-old soldier from Fort Drum was found alive and conscious early Monday morning by forest rangers in a state police helicopte. more »»



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