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Fireworks to celebrate vaccinations

LAKE PLACID — There is expected to be a fireworks show in Lake Placid tonight to celebrate the state hitting a new threshold for vaccinations against COVID-19. The fireworks show — to celebrate New York state reaching 70% of adults at least partially vaccinated against COVID-19 — is ...

Woman charged after police chase

LAKE PLACID — A Dannemora woman was arrested after leading two different law enforcement agencies on a high-speed car chase from Lake Placid to Saranac Lake Friday night. New York State Police have charged Meghan McIntosh, 32, of Dannemora with driving while intoxicated, resisting arrest ...

Democrat announces run to unseat Stefanik

A lawyer and Democrat from New York City has announced his plans to run for Congress in New York’s 21st District. Matt F. Putorti, a 37-year-old Glens Falls-born, Whitehall-raised man who has worked in New York City’s legal industry since 2010, announced his candidacy with a video ...

Results of school start time survey are in

SARANAC LAKE — As the school board prepares to take a vote on potentially swapping the start times of middle-high school and elementary school, responses to a survey asking parents, teachers and students their thoughts on the change have come back with mixed results. The past school ...

Chance to see Lake Placid-North Elba code updates

LAKE PLACID — Residents will get a peek at some proposed updates to the local land use code at a public meeting next week. A subcommittee of the Lake Placid-North Elba Community Development Commission has been reviewing the village-town joint land use code for the past few months. The ...