Lake Placid News Newsen-usWed, 16 Aug 2017 11:03:09 EDTWed, 16 Aug 2017 11:03:09 EDT Lake Trail to close this weekhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com BROOK - The state Department of Environmental Conservation will close a popular hiking trail in the High Peaks this week so that work can be done on an historic section of the trail.Tue, 15 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTPreparing for the solar eclipse on Aug. 21http://www.lakeplacidnews.com LAKE -?As thousands of Americans prepare to watch the solar eclipse on Aug. 21, questions about it orbit many people's minds. The directors of the Adirondack Public Observatory have answers about one of the few daytime astrological events.Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTEditors' preview of this week's Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com PLACID - This week we honor Wilmington's Diane Kirby in our monthly Giving Back feature. Staff Writer Antonio "Tony" Olivero caught up with Diane on Monday, Aug.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTGIVING BACK: River keeperhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com - As she walks atop the steep bank of the West Branch of the AuSable River, its raging whitewater jetting through the Flume Falls beneath her feet, Wilmington's Diane Kirby is happy to see not a trace of litter at what's become perhaps...Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDTUP CLOSE: AuSable Forks woman brings ironworkers' stories to second homehttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com FORKS - This was a record-breaking night for Rebecca Kelly and Margaret Horn at the Hollywood Theatre. With 74 people crammed into the foyer confines at the historic Main Street location on Monday, Au.Thu, 10 Aug 2017 00:00:00 EDT