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Brush pile burning in Lake Placid (update)

July 21, 2017 A large brush pile has been burning since Thursday night at the North Elba Transfer Station in Lake Placid, and the smoke has caused some concerns. more »»

 
 
 
Man waited until Flume subsided, but it was still too much

July 21, 2017 A man who drowned July 3 at the Flume in Wilmington had decided not to jump into the waterfall each of the two days prior because the water level was too high. more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

July 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — It's Ironman week. If you're in Lake Placid, you know exactly what that means, and you know it has a different meaning for everyone. more »»

Iron time

July 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — As a three-year competitor in the early 2000s and now the race director for the sixth straight season, Greg Borzilleri knows all the ins and outs of the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon,... more »»

Dig in the dirt

July 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Twelve students of SUNY Potsdam’s summer archaeology field school have been digging through the dirt at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site for four weeks in search of historical... more »»

Teen falls 100 feet while climbing waterfall

July 20, 2017 State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers helped numerous lost and injured people in the Adirondack backcountry last week, including a teenage climber who fell from a waterfall... more »»

EYE ON EDUCATION: Marvin, Hallett-Valentine join Lake Placid school board

July 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — After their second school board meeting as new members, Joan Hallett-Valentine and Dan Marvin walked across the hall to chat in a room currently used by the district’s information... more »»

ARTIST PROFILE: Maddy Runyon focused on dancing dreams

July 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID—In the end, it appears as if dance has won out for Miranda “Maddy” Runyon. more »»

Charity ride draws cyclists from all over

July 20, 2017 WILMINGTON — About 100 people set out Sunday morning, July 16, under clear skies from the Hungry Trout in Wilmington to ride around the watershed of the AuSable River. more »»

State to use EPF to buy rail trail land at NCCC

July 20, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — The state plans to use Environmental Protection Fund money to acquire a section of its proposed Adirondack rail trail that is owned by North Country Community College. more »»

APA approves campground, wild forest changes

July 20, 2017 RAY BROOK — During their July 13-14 meeting, state Adirondack Park Agency board members approved plans that call for major upgrades to two Adirondack campgrounds and changes to several other tracts... more »»

2 Placidians win lottery money

July 20, 2017 An unidentified person won $32,272.50 from a Take 5 lottery ticket July 8. This is the second person in or from Lake Placid to win in recent months. In early April, Morris Cash Jr. won more than $4. more »»

Museum sues Lake Placid over eminent domain

July 20, 2017 LAKE PLACID — After lobbing legal threats, the Adirondack Experience has officially sued this village for its attempt to seize the museum’s Main Street property by eminent domain in order to build a... more »»

Nation will pay for March snow damage

July 20, 2017 SARANAC LAKE — The federal government recently approved a major disaster declaration for 28 New York counties affected by a major snowstorm March 14 and 15. On March 13, Gov. more »»

Temporary road closures, detours announced for Ironman Sunday

July 19, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The 19th annual Ironman Lake Placid triathlon will take place from 6:30 a.m. to midnight Sunday, July 23, and temporary road closures will begin at 5 a.. more »»

Village approves an extra $89K to finish Mirror Lake sidewalk

July 18, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Village crews and subcontractors worked through the first of two thunderstorms Monday morning, July 17, as they installed the new Mirror Lake sidewalk between the Boat House restaurant... more »»

Lake Placid lands Children’s Games, bobsled-skeleton World Championship

July 17, 2017 Lake Placid will host the International Children’s Games in 2019 and the Bobsled and Skeleton World Championships in 2021, Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Sunday, July 16. more »»

Vigil nudges police to release details of 20-year-old's drowning

July 14, 2017 LAKE PLACID — More than two months after the May 12 drowning death on Lake Placid of 20-year-old village native Saige Borden, dozens of family members, friends and community members congregated at... more »»

Editors' preview of this week's Lake Placid News

July 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — During the summer, much of our news in the Olympic Region comes from special events, which are enjoyed by residents and visitors alike. more »»

Home from home

July 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The Celtic Thunder duo of Neil Byrne and Ryan Kelly took Lake Placid by storm this week during a one-of-a-kind fan experience: the first-ever Byrne and Kelly Fan Retreat at the High... more »»

UP CLOSE: Lake Placid festival becomes reunion for V licious BBQ team

July 13, 2017 LAKE PLACID — As he wore an orchid-colored T-shirt screen-pressed with his own beaming bespectacled face across the chest, Varun Mani braved the Adirondack rain Friday, July . more »»

 
 

 

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Lake Placid Diet

Lake Placid Half Marathon among the most walker-friendly races in Northeast

May 11, 2017 Since launching the Lake Placid Diet more than three years ago, I’ve had my ups and downs with weight and highs and lows with self-esteem, health issues and achieving my goals. more »

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