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Locals, visitors react to Biden ending campaign

SARANAC LAKE — As local voters from across the political spectrum learned of President Joseph Biden’s decision to withdraw from the presidential race on Sunday afternoon, few were surprised. Opinions on Biden’s decision varied from person to person, though, with some voters energized by ...

State, federal reps react to Biden stepping aside

In the wake of President Joseph Biden’s withdrawal from the presidential race on Sunday afternoon, federal and state elected officials offered praise for Biden’s decision and appraisals — both negative and positive — of his legacy. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-NY, called ...

Ironman milestone

LAKE PLACID — After hosting a handful of Ironman Canada triathlons in the 1990s, Canadian Graham Fraser decided it was time to expand to the United States. The 1985 Ironman World Championship finisher and his team had a list of places in the Northeast that they wanted to check out. But ...

Spectator Guide 2024: Watch the Ironman race in person or virtually

LAKE PLACID — Those wanting to see the Ironman Lake Placid triathlon — either in person or virtually — have options to watch portions of the 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike and 26.2-mile run on Sunday. Free live coverage of the event will be broadcast across multiple platforms for ...

Mike Reilly is back to announce Ironman Lake Placid

LAKE PLACID — Legendary announcer Mike Reilly — “The Voice of Ironman” — is coming out of retirement to call one more Ironman Lake Placid triathlon on Sunday. He called every Ironman race in this village from 1999 to 2022. “They asked me to come back to the 25th anniversary, and I ...