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Fun at the International Children’s Games

I was ecstatic when I was told I had been selected for the 2019 Lake Placid International Children’s Winter Games. I had written many essays, had letters of recommendation written about me, had been preparing athletically, and it all paid off. I was proud to be a member of Team Lake Placid.


Saranac Lake police report fewer arrests in 2018

SARANAC LAKE — Village police have reported a decrease in arrests in 2018 compared to the previous four years — making more than 900 arrests in that period with an average of 227 per year.


Cabin Fever: Adirondack Lecture Series

Though many Adirondack historical societies and museums host winter lectures, three of my favorite Cabin Fever series of lectures are at Fort Ticonderoga, the Adirondack Experience (formerly the Adirondack Museum), and the Lake Placid Historical Society.


Two Lake Placid village trustees seek re-election

LAKE PLACID — Two positions on the village Board of Trustees are up for grabs in the March 19 general election. So far, only the incumbents have submitted petitions for candidacy.


St. Joe’s purchases site for new detox center

SARANAC LAKE — St. Joseph’s Addiction Treatment and Recovery Centers purchased a property which will become a detox center, 24/7 open access center and permanent home outpatient clinic.


Kelting, Rose-McCandish win on trails

SARANAC LAKE | Nick Kelting, of Saranac Lake, and Annie Rose-McCandish, of Lake Placid, were the top finishers in the 5.4K varsity Nordic race held Tuesday at Dewey Mountain. Kelting finished with a time of 18:58 in the boys race, followed by James Flanigan (19:05) and Kai Frantz (20:07), of Lake Pl


‘God of Carnage’ starts Jan. 24 at BluSeed Studios

SARANAC LAKE – “God of Carnage” by Yasmina Reza with translation by Christopher Hampton is coming to BluSeed Studios this month. Performances will be held Jan. 24, 25, 26, 29, & 30 at 7 p.m. with an additional Jan. 27 performance at 5 p.m.


Adirondack Foundation accepting grant applications

LAKE PLACID – The Adirondack Foundation's 2019 Generous Acts Fund grant application is open and available online until 5 p.m. Feb. 4. Nonprofit organizations, schools and municipalities working to support human and family well-being, educational opportunities and economic vitality may apply.


Duffield earns three wins at indoor meet

PLATTSBURGH | Cameron Duffield recorded three wins for the Saranac indoor track team at the CVAC meet held Wednesday. Duffield scored wins in the 55 hurdles with a time of 8.0 seconds as well as the long (18-4.5) and triple (39-8.75) jumps.


MLK Jr. Celebration Saturday in Saranac Lake

SARANAC LAKE – There will be a celebration of Martin Luther King’s life from 7 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 19 at the First Presbyterian Church Great Hall. Attendees wiill hear Dr. King’s words on the need for social and economic justice, listen to Joe Paparone speak on the revival of Dr. King’s last pr


These incredible ice palaces have been made the same way since 1955

Residents of Saranac Lake, New York, look forward to a winter carnival celebration every year, along with a tradition that dates back to 1955. An 80-year-old ice-cutting saw is brought out to Lake Flower, where it cuts into ice that's at least a foot thick and transforms it into building blocks for


MLK’s Poor People’s Campaign Revival in Saranac Lake

A celebration of the life of Martin Luther King has been set for Saturday, January 19, 2019 from 7 to 8 pm at the First Presbyterian Church Great Hall, 57 Church Street in Saranac Lake.


Tri-Lakes Takes: Fitness is priority at new Lake Placid med center

by Martha Foley (News and Public Affairs Director) & Peter Crowley (Adirondack Daily Enterprise) , in Canton, NY and Saranac Lake, NY. Peter Crowley, managing editor of the Adirondack Daily Enterprise, got a tour of the new health center Monday and talks about it with Martha Foley.


What’s in store for Adirondacks in state budget

ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo is going big with this executive budget proposal this year. Buoyed by Democratic majorities in the state legislature, the governor’s proposed $175 billion spending plan has garnered headlines for its blend of progressive proposals — legalizing recreational marijuana, raisi


Alpine Ski Kicks Off Season at St. Lawrence Carnival

The men’s and women’s alpine ski teams took to the slopes at Whiteface Mountain in Lake Placid, New York this past weekend to compete in their opening weekend of races at the St. Lawrence Carnival. It was a strong showing overall from the Panthers, one that included career-best results and “flashes


The struggle is real, Poor People's Campaign 2.0

SARANAC LAKE — The Poor People's Campaign addressed an uncomfortable reality in 1968. It's still relevant now, when, according to the U.S. Census Bureau, an estimated 39.7 million Americans live in poverty.


Rally for Rural Women’s Issues Saturday in Placid

LAKE PLACID — New York State United Teachers will host a Rally for Rural Women’s Issues Saturday. The event will highlight a variety of concerns, including income inequality, education and healthcare access for women and families in the North Country.


Governor to sign law protecting transgender people’s civil rights

SARANAC LAKE — The Gender Expression Non-Discrimination Act passed through both houses of the New York State Legislature Tuesday and is expected to be signed into law by the governor.


Freestyle week in Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — It’s mid-January and the temperature is beginning to plummet. That can only mean one thing in the village of Lake Placid: The World Cup freestyle tour is here again.


Kowalowski’s OT goal sends Eagles past Red Storm

PLATTSBURGH — Kaden Kowalowski’s overtime and hat-trick goal lifted Beekmantown to a 4-3 win over Saranac Lake in Champlain Valley Athletic Conference boys hockey Tuesday at Stafford Ice Arena.