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Health Department: No evidence yet of COVID spread at Ironman Lake Placid

The Essex County Health Department has not confirmed any new cases of COVID-19 connected to the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon, a representative of the department said Tuesday. The triathlon — one of the biggest events of the summer, and one of the first to test newly revised local safety ...

Hiker rescued from Colden Trap Dike

Forest rangers and volunteer climbers rescued a hiker with a minor leg injury who was stuck on a ledge in the Mount Colden Trap Dike on Saturday. This was the second technical rope and helicopter rescue at the Trap Dike this summer and the fourth in the last two years. “DEC has seen an ...

Cuomo urged to resign after probe finds he harassed 11 women

NEW YORK — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo faced mounting pressure Tuesday to resign, including from President Joe Biden and other onetime Democratic allies, after an investigation found he sexually harassed nearly a dozen women and worked to retaliate against one of his accusers. “I think ...

Pendragon fire stalls rehearsal

SARANAC LAKE — A Camp Pendragon rehearsal of an upcoming play, “The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe,” was cut short Monday when a small fire broke out in the second floor of the Brandy Brook Avenue theater. A group of children in the play waited outside while firefighters with the ...

Saranac Lake Development Board has new member

SARANAC LAKE — When the Saranac Lake Development Board meets tonight — in person for the first time in over a year — there will be a new face on the board. At its meeting last week, the village board appointed Richard Weber, a Saranac Lake resident and former Adirondack Park Agency ...

Lake Placid considers Main Street closure for ‘23 Games

LAKE PLACID — As the 2023 Winter World University Games approach, village officials have started piecing together preliminary plans for traffic flow during the event that include the possible temporary closure of Main Street. If the village’s early traffic plan is authorized by the ...