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Four run for Lake Placid school board

LAKE PLACID — Four candidates are running for two seats on the Lake Placid Central School District Board of Education in the district’s first contested race in 10 years. Ron Briggs, Beth Brunner, Douglas Lansing and Colleen Skufca are this year’s set of candidates. Current school ...

APA OKs Whiteface updates

RAY BROOK — The Adirondack Park Agency board has approved the state Olympic Regional Development Authority’s proposed amendment to the Whiteface Mountain Unit Management Plan. The plan — which was unanimously approved at the agency’s board meeting on Thursday — gives ORDA clearance ...

Election officials raise concerns as primaries are rescheduled

ALBANY — New York voters will have two opportunities to vote in primary elections this year, after a series of legal battles invalidated the state Senate and congressional district maps and declared a new primary date was necessary as a result. The first primary elections will be held as ...

A nimble flexibility during a pandemic

SARANAC LAKE — Adirondack Health has been celebrating its staff, nurses and medical professionals this week as it recognizes both national Nurse Appreciation Week and Public Health Week with barbecues, contests and awards. The theme for the week is “Rolling Out the Red Carpet.” Chief ...

Moratorium exceptions?

LAKE PLACID — The village of Lake Placid has received its first two applications for an exemption from the village’s moratorium on issuing new short-term vacation rental permits. A public hearing for the two variance applications is scheduled for Monday, May 16 at 4:30 p.m. in the North ...