Lake Placid News, 16 Jan 2017 05:56:52 EDTMon, 16 Jan 2017 05:56:52 EDT sticks it to counties againhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com Andrew Cuomo was wrong Friday, Dec. 30 to veto a bill to have the state take over, from counties, the cost of providing defense lawyers for low-income people charged with crimes. Yet on the same day, the Albany Times Union reported that Gov.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTTri-Lakes Region gears up for a busy new yearhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com does 2017 hold for the Adirondacks and the Tri-Lakes villages? We're not going to go out on a limb with predictions, but it's valuable to look at what is happening now and what looks like it's coming in the next 12 months.Thu, 5 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTSaying good-bye but never forgettinghttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com has a way of deleting our memory banks, as older generations go and newer generations arrive. It's the cycle of life, which hangs heavy on our minds this week as we say good-bye to 2016 and hello to 201.Sat, 31 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTYes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claushttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com's note: Eight-year-old Virginia O'Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of New York's Sun, and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897.Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDTOakland fire shows importance of code enforcementhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com Elba and Lake Placid leaders are now having an important conversation about code enforcement, due to the recent retirement of longtime Code Enforcement Officer Jim Morganson.Thu, 15 Dec 2016 00:00:00 EDT