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Review board OKs net park expansion at Experience Outdoors

LAKE PLACID — Lake Placid adventure park Experience Outdoors received approval for a net park expansion from the Lake Placid-North Elba Joint Review Board on Wednesday. Experience Outdoors co-owner Bill Walton said that the Adirondack Park Agency has deemed the expansion application ...

Keene Central board approves tax relief for emergency workers

KEENE VALLEY — The Keene Central School District Board of Education passed a resolution Tuesday that grants qualifying volunteer firefighters and ambulance workers school tax relief. Under the exemption, a qualifying volunteer firefighter or ambulance worker would receive an exemption ...

Enterprise, News sponsor student writing contest

SARANAC LAKE — The Adirondack Daily Enterprise and Lake Placid News are sponsoring a Biography/Personal Profile writing contest for local students in grades 4 through 12. Each profile must be written about a living person. The contest is open to students in the newspapers’ readership ...

Police ID body under bridge

SARANAC LAKE — Saranac Lake Police have identified a man found dead under the Pine Street bridge on Wednesday but are still waiting on the results of an autopsy to determine a cause of death. Raymond J. Morch, 37, of Saranac Lake, appears to have been living under the bridge, SLPD Chief ...

Changing of the Ice Palace guard

SARANAC LAKE — After 18 years as the director of the Ice Palace Workers 101, Dean Baker is retiring from the position and passing the mantle on to Joe Plumb, who has been working with the IPW for the past decade. Last week, as the IPW met among the melting husk of the Ice Palace to ...