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Glen Rock's Summer Britcher wins World Cup silver medal in women's sprint at Lake Placid
Competing on the luge track closest to her Glen Rock home, Susquehannock High School graduate Summer Britcher enjoyed a strong Sunday performance in World Cup action in Lake Placid, New York.
North Elba OKs condemned-building law
LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council has passed a new local law that will allow the town to remove condemned buildings at the property owner’s expense. Town Supervisor Roby Politi said leveling condemned properties is a matter of safety, saying some buildings are fire hazards or have wild anima
Roblee: Central New York's special Greek Revival flavor
Last month, I touched briefly upon the prominence of the Greek Revival style of architecture throughout our region, a topic worth fleshing out further this month. The historic pathways along which architectural styles moved in New York state served to bring people and ideas to our area. The westward
From Monkey Bars to Mountains to Marriage
Kathleen Meagher Ughetta and Andrew James Wood were married Dec. 15 at the Lake Placid Lodge in Lake Placid, N.Y. The Rev. John R. Yonkovig, a Roman Catholic priest, performed the ceremony.
Rangers rescue man on Algonquin Peak
LAKE PLACID — State Department of Environmental Conservation forest rangers rescued a 38-year-old Ottawa man from near the summit of New York’s second-tallest peak on Monday.
Why so long to address vacation rentals in Lake Placid?
I have been reading with great interest that the Lake Placid village board and the North Elba town board are meeting to discuss the vacation rental situation in Lake Placid. Well, I liken this to closing the barn door after the horse got out.
Big second half propels Northeastern Clinton over Peru
CHAMPLAIN — Abby Racine scored a game-high 14 points and knocked down two treys in Northeastern Clinton’s 45-19 win over Peru in a Champlain Valley Athletic Conference girls basketball game.
Saturday’s Sports Digest: Mariners prevail in shootout
Brandon Halverson recorded 46 saves, and Alex Kile scored the decisive goal in the shootout as the Maine Mariners defeated the Worcester Railers 2-1 at Worcester, Massachusetts.
Dozens show for vacation rental meeting
LAKE PLACID — More than 50 people crowded into the meeting room at the North Elba Town Hall. There weren’t enough chairs, so some stood in the back of the room, others peered through the doorway from the hall and one lady sat on the floor. They were all there to learn how the North Elba Town Council
Woman charged in crash that killed former assemblywoman
State police arrested a 29-year-old woman Thursday in connection with the November car crash that killed Chloe Ann R. O’Neil. Troopers charged Angel L. Oliver, of Bombay, with felony criminally negligent homicide.
New York State Police join Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over campaign
The New York State Police announce they will participate in the national "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" initiative. The campaign started Thursday, December 13, and runs through the holidays until Tuesday, January 1, 2019.
Repilov wins World Cup luge race in Lake Placid
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (AP) — Roman Repilov of Russia won a World Cup men’s luge race at Mount Van Hoevenberg on Saturday, posting the fastest time in both heats. Repilov won at Lake Placid for the second consecutive year. Johannes Ludwig of Germany took second and Reinhard Egger of Austria was third.
Jackrabbit ski trail won't be disrupted by Old Mountain Road court case
by Brian Mann (Adirondack Bureau Chief) , in Keene, NY. One of the Adirondack Park’s most popular wilderness ski trails has been officially designated as a town road, thanks to a court battle known as the Old Mountain Road case that dates back more than fifteen years.
LPCA brings back ‘A Very Electric Christmas’ Dec. 19
LAKE PLACID – The Lake Placid Center for the Arts will light up the holidays with a special presentation of Lightwire Theater’s “A Very Electric Christmas” at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 19.
North Elba board passes law on removing condemned buildings
LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council passed a new local law Tuesday night that will allow the town to remove condemned buildings at the property owner’s expense. Town Supervisor Roby Politi said leveling condemned properties is a matter of safety, saying some buildings are fire hazards or have
Lake Placid board meets with DOT about salt pilot program
LAKE PLACID — A lower speed limit, new snow plowing equipment and the possible removal of trees are just three aspects of the state Department of Transportation’s pilot program for reducing road salt between Lake Placid and Wilmington this winter.
North Elba holds hearing on Placid lakeshore septic tanks
LAKE PLACID — The North Elba Town Council held a public hearing Tuesday night regarding a proposed local law that would make septic tank inspections necessary for properties next to Lake Placid lake.
Essex County coroners defend practices following 'lazy' gripe
Two Essex County coroners and the county Board of Supervisors are responding, in different ways, to a Enterprise article, in which county Coroner Frank Whitelaw referred to his three colleagues as “lazy,” saying he is fed up with taking calls he thinks they should handle and is almost ready to quit.
Essex County coroner story sparks reactions
Two Essex County coroners and the county Board of Supervisors are responding, in different ways, to a Dec. 1 Enterprise article, in which county Coroner Frank Whitelaw referred to his three colleagues as “lazy,” saying he is fed up with taking calls he thinks they should handle and is almost ready t
New York Attorney General's office files lawsuit against Target, Walmart and LaRose Industries
New York — The attorney general's office has filed a lawsuit against Target Corporation, Walmart Inc., and importer LaRose Industries, for allegedly committing thousands of violations of multiple New York laws governing the safety of children’s toys sold in the state.