Schools can choose to ditch masks when outdoors

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After a weekend of mixed messages on mask-wearing at schools, Gov. Andrew Cuomo released an official guidance on Tuesday, June 8 allowing districts to choose to lift mask requirements for students and staff when they are outdoors. Starting Wednesday, June 9, all of the school districts ...

Village approves more summer events

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LAKE PLACID — Members of the Lake Placid Village Board of Trustees on Monday, June 7 approved several summer events that were not held last year due to the coronavirus pandemic, including the annual July 4 parade. - Ironman Lake Placid - As per a request from Ironman Lake Placid Race ...

Lake Placid to host 2022 U.S. Biathlon National Championships

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LAKE PLACID — The massively overhauled Mount Van Hoevenberg venue outside Lake Placid will host the U.S. Biathlon National Championships on March 23-27, 2022. It’s the first time since 1996 these championships have been held in Lake Placid. While the news had been discussed for months, ...

Blue Bomber golfers head into Peru match unbeaten

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LAKE PLACID — When it comes to Lake Placid’s top four golfers, it seems like on any given day any player in that group can light it up on the course. On Wednesday, May 26, it was Grady Draper’s turn to lead the Blue Bombers to another win, as the sophomore fired a one-under par 34 ...

Senior sports writer will miss covering local kids most

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Way back in the late fall of 1994, I was offered the opportunity to work as a part-time reporter at the Adirondack Daily Enterprise. I thought it would be fun dabbling in the field again after stepping away from writing for almost a decade. When I started, most of my time on the job ...

Longtime sports writer leaves News

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SARANAC LAKE — Lou Reuter said he was maybe 7 or 8 years old when he started planting seeds and watching them grow. That was also the age when he got his first camera, a Kodak Instamatic. His father was a high school football coach in the Buffalo suburbs where he grew up, and his ...