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Post-Irene repairs to Wilmington dam stalled

Wilmington’s town council discussed the Lake Everest dam; the pending purchase of the “town” t-ball field; a recently activated cell phone tower; a new employee at the town’s youth center and other topics at the board’s monthly meeting May 8. more »

May 20, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

Lake Placid board spends $12,500 for planning efforts

Dean Dietrich appeared before the Lake Placid village board to ask for funding for the creation of a new joint comprehensive plan for the town of North Elba and the village of Lake Placid. more »

May 17, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

Forum’s Simmons works to create elite hockey club

LAKE GEORGE — Former National Sports Academy head men’s hockey coach Rod Simmons, now employed as the manager of the Lake George Forum, hopes to continue to enjoy success as a hockey coach in Lake George, where he is going to establish a new Junior A team. more »

May 11, 2012 10:37 AM Sports

Teachers question administration at LPCS forum

Lake Placid School Board candidates Mary Dietrich, Patti Gallagher, Joan Hallett Valentine, and Martha Stahl attended a candidate’s forum at Lake Placid Elementary School on May 3. more »

May 10, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

Blair ‘sick and tired’ of criticism of board

Lake Placid school board member Gerald Blair, a former superintendent of the school system, spoke out during the public comment section of a school budget hearing May 1 at Whiteface Mountain’s base lodge. more »

May 10, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

New Wilmington business off to a strong start

“I remember my grandmother looking across the street at this place,” said Chris Kueller. “It was for sale, and she said, ‘That place is a goldmine if you get the right person to run it right.’” more »

Apr 22, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

Preston: Sell Horace Nye

Responding to a question from the press, Wilmington Supervisor Randy Preston took a strong stand against public ownership of the Horace Nye nursing home at an April 10 Wilmington town council meeting. more »

Apr 19, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

Lake Placid School super staying despite calls for resignation

The mysterious recent exit of Principal Katherine Mulderig went unmentioned at the April 17 Lake Placid Board of Education meeting — until the time came for public comments, when the public unloaded on the board, repeatedly questioning the judgement of Superintendent Randy Richards and calling for his resignation or dismissal. more »

Apr 18, 2012 4:04 PM Articles

LPCS principal walks away

The long-running saga involving Lake Placid Central School District Superintendent Randy Richards and High School Principal Katherine Mulderig took another turn last week, when word broke that Mulderig went on an extended leave of absence beginning Monday, April 16. more »

Apr 18, 2012 9:05 AM Articles

LP School Board trims spending on BOCES, sports, summer school

Faced with negotiated spending increases on salaries and benefits and the state’s new tax cap, Lake Placid Central School officials made budget cuts this spring. more »

Apr 12, 2012 9:30 AM Articles

Village organizes, clerk questions linger

The Lake Placid Village Board sped convivially through its annual organizational meeting on April 2 more »

Apr 5, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

ELCS budget whittling continues

At a March 21 budget work session, school officials said they do not expect to see any reductions in Elizabethtown-Lewis Central School staffing levels next year and that the school district is on track to meet the state’s new tax cap. more »

Mar 29, 2012 6:00 AM Articles

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