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Visiting Lake Placid

Craig Wood Golf Course undergoes changes

LAKE PLACID - Around this time every year, golfers in the North Country are downright eager to get out on the course after another long winter.When golfers visit the Craig Wood Golf?Club in Lake Placid for the first time this season, they will be greeted by a new professional and a clubhouse ...

Essex Co. finds compromise in ‘last call’ proposal

ELIZABETHTOWN - Compromise was the word of the day at Monday's Public Safety Committee meeting, as Essex County lawmakers gave initial approval to a measure that aims to change the county-wide last call for bars from 4 a.m. to 3 a.m., not 2 a.m. as had been previously proposed.In March, ...

When is it too late? Local debate on bar closing time

LAKE PLACID - What difference does an hour or two make? It means revenue for some local businesses in Lake Placid, and now a battle is under way to determine at what early morning hours these businesses - three Lake Placid bars to be exact, one of which is also an eatery - must close. These two ...

Flynn releases Park user’s guidebook

SARANAC?LAKE?- Hungry Bear Publishing Feb. 17 released an eBook on Amazon.com's Kindle platform titled "New York's Adirondack Park: A User's Guide," by local author Andy Flynn and friends from the Adirondack Forest Preserve Education Partnership.The "User's Guide" answers the question - "What ...

Essex Co. considers changing bar closing time to 2 a.m.

ELIZABETHTOWN - The Essex County Board of Supervisors may move the mandatory closing time for all bars countywide from 4 a.m. to 2, but the public will have plenty of time to provide feedback before a decision is made.On Monday, county lawmakers postponed a resolution that would force bars to ...

Maple Weekends on tap in Adirondack Region

LAKE PLACID - Winter is ending and spring is right around the corner. Except for the skiing faithful, it is a sweet time of year. Partly because it means the return of warmer temperatures and partly because it's Maple Season.This weekend and next, New York state will celebrate Maple Weekends, ...

An inside look at Whiteface: meet the new mountain manager

LAKE PLACID - It's always interesting to see how things operate behind the scenes. Thousands of skiers and snowboarders visit the Whiteface Mountain Ski Area in Wilmington on a daily basis, but few have probably learned what makes the mountain tick.The person who overseas daily operations is ...

LPCA exhibit features 30 artists

LAKE?PLACID?- The Lake Placid Center for the arts will host an opening reception from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, March 15 for The Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society exhibit: "The Past Through The Eyes Of The Present: Barry Collection Photos Re-Imagined by Modern Artists."The 30 participating ...

Student brings awareness to Adaptive Skiing Program at Whiteface

LAKE PLACID - It's easy to take things for granted in life.For example, thousands of skiers and snowboarders have been enjoying the recent snowstorms and the slopes at the Whiteface Mountain Ski Area. It's winter in the Adirondacks and skiing is part of its culture.But what if you wanted to ski ...

‘The Logger’ at the LPCA March 2

LAKE PLACID - It's been 16 years since Vermonter Rusty DeWees started his down-home comedy character "The Logger," and 10 or 11 years since that yokel clomped his way over to the New York side of Lake Champlain.The Logger fits in with the populace over here, and he'll return to the Lake Placid ...