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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Toboggan chute shuts down due to unsafe structural conditions"The current condition of the Toboggan Chute is unsafe, and we recommend that i
Toboggan chute shuts down due to unsafe structural conditions
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 12 hours ago
"The current condition of the Toboggan Chute is unsafe, and we recommend that it be closed to the public until proper repairs can be conducted," Timothy J. Northrup of North Woods Engineering wrote in his report Monday. Northrup conducted an on-site... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trailsThe seven-member legislature, which meets in Malone, also called for adding a p
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 5 days ago
The seven-member legislature, which meets in Malone, also called for adding a parallel trail to the state-owned Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor, as recommended in a 1996 unit management plan. The two-sentence resolution said "these investments... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trailsThe Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail deba
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails
Lake Placid News / Posted 5 days ago
The Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail debate Thursday, Feb. 4 by unanimously resolving that it supports keeping and upgrading the rail line. The seven-member legislature, which meets in Malone, also called for... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trailsThe seven-member legislature, which meets in Malone, also called for adding a p
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
The seven-member legislature, which meets in Malone, also called for adding a parallel trail to the state-owned Remsen-Lake Placid Travel Corridor, as recommended in a 1996 unit management plan. The two-sentence resolution said "these investments... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trailsThe Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail deba
Franklin County legislature calls for rails with trails
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
The Franklin County Board of Legislators added its voice to the rail/trail debate Thursday by unanimously resolving that it supports keeping and upgrading the rail line. The seven-member legislature, which meets in Malone, also called for adding a... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Hiker who photographed keg found guilty in absentiaLAKE PLACID - A New York City area hiker who gained some infamy after his Faceb
Hiker who photographed keg found guilty in absentia
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
LAKE PLACID - A New York City area hiker who gained some infamy after his Facebook photos of a mountaintop keg party went viral has been found guilty of leading a group of more than 15 people. However, the defendant was not present last week when... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Hiker who photographed keg found guilty in absentiaHowever, the defendant was not present last week when North Elba town Judge Dea
Hiker who photographed keg found guilty in absentia
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
However, the defendant was not present last week when North Elba town Judge Dean Dietrich found him guilty and sentenced him to a $200 fine and $75 dollar surcharge. Raja Bhatt posted the photos of hikers celebrating on the summit of Phelps Mountain... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Hiker with keg found guilty in absentiaHowever, the defendant was not present last week when North Elba town Judge Dea
Hiker with keg found guilty in absentia
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 6 days ago
However, the defendant was not present last week when North Elba town Judge Dean Dietrich found him guilty and sentenced him to a $200 fine and $75 dollar surcharge. Raja Bhatt posted the photos of hikers celebrating on the summit of Phelps Mountain... Read more
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Lake Placid News
IT'S OUR HISTORY: Wallace’s Adirondack travel guideIt is always exciting walking into a library or favorite bookstore and perusing
IT'S OUR HISTORY: Wallace’s Adirondack travel guide
Lake Placid News / Posted 6 days ago
It is always exciting walking into a library or favorite bookstore and perusing the travel section. You can research an area's best day trips, learn about great hotels, and see pictures of some of the attractions. Opening up a travel guide from the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Despite warm-up, no major changes to Saranac Lake carnival yetSARANAC LAKE - Green grass was visible Tuesday night, Feb. 2, outside the North
Despite warm-up, no major changes to Saranac Lake carnival yet
Lake Placid News / Posted 7 days ago
SARANAC LAKE - Green grass was visible Tuesday night, Feb. 2, outside the North Elba Town House on River Street as the Saranac Lake Winter Carnival Committee held its last meeting before the annual 10-day festival starts Friday, Feb. 5. Just down... Read more
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Lake Placid News
McCulley: Old Mountain fight is about wider DEC-town road disputesLAKE PLACID - Jim McCulley and his lawyer say the state Department of Environme
McCulley: Old Mountain fight is about wider DEC-town road disputes
Lake Placid News / Posted 8 days ago
LAKE PLACID - Jim McCulley and his lawyer say the state Department of Environmental Conservation and its former commissioner Joe Martens overstepped legal bounds by overturning a 2009 ruling on Old Mountain Road last summer. McCulley and his lawyer... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
McCulley: Old Mountain fight is about wider DEC-town road disputesMcCulley and his lawyer Matthew Norfolk, both of Lake Placid, made that argumen
McCulley: Old Mountain fight is about wider DEC-town road disputes
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 8 days ago
McCulley and his lawyer Matthew Norfolk, both of Lake Placid, made that argument as they answered the state's recent motion to move the case to Albany. The case revolves around McCulley driving a snowmobile and then a truck on Old Mountain Road,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Thaw is an obstacle for Empire State Winter GamesSnow is quickly melting with temperatures in the high 40s Sunday and today, and
Thaw is an obstacle for Empire State Winter Games
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
Snow is quickly melting with temperatures in the high 40s Sunday and today, and the forecast shows highs to be above freezing in the 30s Tuesday and in the 40s again Wednesday. "Not optimal," ESWG spokesman Sandy Caligiore said this morning, "but... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Thaw is an obstacle for ESG Winter GamesEmpire State Winter Games organizers will meet today to plan how to handle a bo
Thaw is an obstacle for ESG Winter Games
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
Empire State Winter Games organizers will meet today to plan how to handle a bout of warm weather as the northern Adirondacks gets ready to welcome more than 1,300 athletes, from teenagers to senior citizens. Snow is quickly melting with... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Blast of warmth brings in FebruaryUnseasonably warm temperatures have caused many Tri-Lakes residents to wonder,
Blast of warmth brings in February
Lake Placid News / Posted 9 days ago
Unseasonably warm temperatures have caused many Tri-Lakes residents to wonder, "What is going on?" On Sunday, Jan. 31, the mercury climbed to nearly 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and the National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont, predicted a high of... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Thaw is an obstacle for ESG Winter GamesSnow is quickly melting with temperatures in the high 40s Sunday and today, and
Thaw is an obstacle for ESG Winter Games
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
Snow is quickly melting with temperatures in the high 40s Sunday and today, and the forecast shows highs to be above freezing in the 30s Tuesday and in the 40s again Wednesday. "Not optimal," ESWG spokesman Sandy Caligiore said this morning, "but... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Blast of warmth brings in FebruaryOn Sunday, the mercury climbed to nearly 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and the Nationa
Blast of warmth brings in February
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 9 days ago
On Sunday, the mercury climbed to nearly 50 degrees Fahrenheit, and the National Weather Service in Burlington, Vermont, predicted a high of 47 degrees for today, a drop to 32 degrees Tuesday, and a high of 48 degrees Wednesday. What does this mean... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Mirror Lake has enough ice for pond hockey"Honestly we were thinking what were we going to do besides Mirror Lake," Chapm
Mirror Lake has enough ice for pond hockey
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 12 days ago
"Honestly we were thinking what were we going to do besides Mirror Lake," Chapman said. "We were looking at smaller lakes and ponds in the area, trying to investigate smaller surfaces, like Paradox Bay." But this morning at 8:15, CAN/AM held its... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
What’s the future of Placid’s event economy?The nearly 90-minute discussion was hosted by the the Lake Placid/North Elba Co
What’s the future of Placid’s event economy?
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 13 days ago
The nearly 90-minute discussion was hosted by the the Lake Placid/North Elba Community Development Commission and held in the Conference Center at Lake Placid. It was perhaps the CDC's most big-picture community forum in its history, with a who's-who... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Lake Placid leaders debate future of village’s event economyLAKE PLACID - At the Lake Placid Conference Center Tuesday, Jan. 26, 20 residen
Lake Placid leaders debate future of village’s event economy
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 days ago
LAKE PLACID - At the Lake Placid Conference Center Tuesday, Jan. 26, 20 residents - including community and business leaders - questioned each other for more than an hour about the future of Lake Placid's events-based economy. The nearly... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Town, village officials keep watchful eye on Mirror Lake iceLAKE PLACID - Despite this winter's warm weather, including rain showers earlie
Town, village officials keep watchful eye on Mirror Lake ice
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 days ago
LAKE PLACID - Despite this winter's warm weather, including rain showers earlier this week, the annual CAN/AM Pond Hockey Tournament on Mirror Lake from Jan. 28 to 31 is a go, provided that rain, a wet surface, soft ice, or a blizzard don't hit the... Read more
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Lake Placid News
SMALL WORLD: Placid pitchLAKE PLACID - A 1985 phone call from Stuart Hemsley's mother changed his life f
SMALL WORLD: Placid pitch
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 days ago
LAKE PLACID - A 1985 phone call from Stuart Hemsley's mother changed his life forever. A year later, the English-born resident would visit Lake Placid for the first time before falling in love with the Olympic Village, eventually moving here,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Shapiro, Van Cott win Dems’ backingVillage Republicans will meet tonight to endorse their candidates. Two register
Shapiro, Van Cott win Dems’ backing
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 15 days ago
Village Republicans will meet tonight to endorse their candidates. Two registered Republicans in the village have submitted letters of intent: Bob Bayruns and Andrew Wright. If they win their party's nomination and no other candidates emerge, it will... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Flurry of activity on Mirror LakeLAKE PLACID - A couple dozen people gathered atop 8 inches of Mirror Lake ice F
Flurry of activity on Mirror Lake
Lake Placid News / Posted 18 days ago
LAKE PLACID - A couple dozen people gathered atop 8 inches of Mirror Lake ice Friday afternoon outside the Golden Arrow Lakeside Resort, skating for the first time this season. It was a welcome scene for village businesses, residents and visitors... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Flurry of activity on Mirror LakeIt was a welcome scene for village businesses, residents and visitors after a l
Flurry of activity on Mirror Lake
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 18 days ago
It was a welcome scene for village businesses, residents and visitors after a late start to winter freezing. The village is in the process of ramping up its ice activity preparation later in the season that many would have liked. And with residents... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Crews begin prepping Mirror Lake iceCrews plow snow on the Mirror Lake ice in the village of Lake Placid the mornin
Crews begin prepping Mirror Lake ice
Lake Placid News / Posted 19 days ago
Crews plow snow on the Mirror Lake ice in the village of Lake Placid the morning of Friday, Jan. 22. According to officials at the North Elba Park District, which is in charge of winter lake operations such as the Toboggan Chute, work began on... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Lake Placid gets an A for holiday plan BAs Christmas approached, one question was on everyone's mind: Would the visitor
Lake Placid gets an A for holiday plan B
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
As Christmas approached, one question was on everyone's mind: Would the visitors come to Lake Placid despite the warmth of El Nino breathing down our necks? Furthermore, with a green Christmas in the forecast, would the people who came, expecting... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Adirondack team and brandI commend and salute Lake Placid, its elected officials, the Olympic Regional D
Adirondack team and brand
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
I commend and salute Lake Placid, its elected officials, the Olympic Regional Development Authority and the Regional Organization of Sustainable Tourism. They reached out to us, the nearby towns and villages here in the Adirondacks, with the Empire... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
‘Adirondack Outlaws’ at historical society Jan. 27The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. with attendees encouraged to come for dinner p
‘Adirondack Outlaws’ at historical society Jan. 27
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
The lecture will begin at 7 p.m. with attendees encouraged to come for dinner prior to the event. This opening program in the four-part series is titled "Adirondack Outlaws, Bad Boys and Lawless Ladies," presented by Niki Kourofsky. Kourofsky,... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Lake Placid trail map project takes next stepLAKE PLACID - For the second straight year, Cornell University and this communi
Lake Placid trail map project takes next step
Lake Placid News / Posted 26 days ago
LAKE PLACID - For the second straight year, Cornell University and this community are working together on a local trail map, and this time it could produce a first-of-its-kind consumer map to eventually be used by residents and visitors. After three... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Lake Placid trail map project takes next stepAfter three Cornell graduate students worked on a semester-long trail study cap
Lake Placid trail map project takes next step
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 26 days ago
After three Cornell graduate students worked on a semester-long trail study capstone project last year, the Lake Placid/North Elba Community Development Commission and one of the students from the 2015 Cornell study are working to take it to the next... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Lake Placid gets an A for Plan B during the holidaysWith the lack of snow and ice, the community of Lake Placid came together durin
Lake Placid gets an A for Plan B during the holidays
Lake Placid News / Posted 27 days ago
With the lack of snow and ice, the community of Lake Placid came together during the holiday season in a way we haven't seen for a long time, and it was refreshing to experience this passion for hospitality during a time of economic uncertainty. As... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
ROOST gives back to community for the holidaysA group of about a dozen ROOST workers joined the North Elba Community Christma
ROOST gives back to community for the holidays
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 28 days ago
A group of about a dozen ROOST workers joined the North Elba Community Christmas Fund Friday to help stuff boxes full of food to be delivered to residents of the community who need help putting food on the table. The North Elba Community Christmas... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
ROOST to host public meetings Jan. 21 in Tupper Lake, PiercefieldThe first meeting will be held in the downstairs board room at the town of Tupp
ROOST to host public meetings Jan. 21 in Tupper Lake, Piercefield
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 28 days ago
The first meeting will be held in the downstairs board room at the town of Tupper Lake's offices, 120 Demars Boulevard, at 5 p.m., followed by a meeting at the Piercefield town office at 48 Waller St. at 7 p.m. ROOST is the accredited destination... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Joe Lamb quits ORDA boardLAKE PLACID - Joe Lamb has submitted his resignation as one of the town of Nort
Joe Lamb quits ORDA board
Lake Placid News / Posted a month ago
LAKE PLACID - Joe Lamb has submitted his resignation as one of the town of North Elba's representatives on the state Olympic Regional Development Authority board. In his resignation letter to town Supervisor Roby Politi and councilmen dated Sunday,... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
ORDA board member quitsIn his resignation letter to town Supervisor Roby Politi and councilmen dated S
ORDA board member quits
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
In his resignation letter to town Supervisor Roby Politi and councilmen dated Sunday, Lamb described his near-two-year tenure as "an interesting but frustrating experience," mentioning yearly fiscal disclosures, ethics regulations, and regulatory... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Saranac Lake hospital plans big additionSARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health has filed plans for a major addition and renov
Saranac Lake hospital plans big addition
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
SARANAC LAKE - Adirondack Health has filed plans for a major addition and renovation of its Saranac Lake hospital. Its proposed 36,000-square-foot surgical services wing would need permits from both the Harrietstown Zoning Board of Appeals and the... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Placid waits for lakes to freezeOn Lake Placid lake, where steam clouds loomed over the open water in subzero t
Placid waits for lakes to freeze
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
On Lake Placid lake, where steam clouds loomed over the open water in subzero temperatures earlier in the week, that's not really an option, except for in the bays where a thin layer of ice has accumulated. But Mirror Lake - where it's tempting and... Read more
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Adirondack Daily Enterprise
Hospital plans big additionIts proposed 36,000-square-foot surgical services wing would need permits from
Hospital plans big addition
Adirondack Daily Enterprise / Posted 1 months ago
Its proposed 36,000-square-foot surgical services wing would need permits from both the Harrietstown Zoning Board of Appeals and the town Planning Board. The company Adirondack Health his hired to design the project, Engineering Ventures PC of... Read more
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Lake Placid News
IT'S OUR HISTORY: The Portable PantryWith the History Museum being closed for the season, we are excited to plan a n
IT'S OUR HISTORY: The Portable Pantry
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
With the History Museum being closed for the season, we are excited to plan a new Lake Placid timeline exhibit for the 2016 season. This exhibit will be featured in the space best known to visitors as the General Store. The General Store exhibit... Read more
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Lake Placid News
PEOPLE AT WORK: Clarence's CornerLAKE PLACID - Come 7 o'clock Monday morning, venture down Main Street to the cr
PEOPLE AT WORK: Clarence's Corner
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
LAKE PLACID - Come 7 o'clock Monday morning, venture down Main Street to the crosswalk between the North Elba Town Hall and the Stewart's shop. There you will find a man who for nearly a quarter of a century has likely said more morning hellos than... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Freeze, baby, freezeLAKE PLACID - Don't go on the ice. That's the message from community officials
Freeze, baby, freeze
Lake Placid News / Posted 1 months ago
LAKE PLACID - Don't go on the ice. That's the message from community officials this week. On Lake Placid lake - where steam clouds loomed over the open water in sub-zero temperatures earlier in the week - that's not really an option, except for in... Read more

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