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LAKE PLACID | Adirondack Medical Center’s Lake Placid Emergency Department officially opened last Tuesday in its new digs at the Adirondack Health Medical Fitness Center, Uihlein Campus. Read more

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LAKE GEORGE | Robert F. Flacke, one of the region’s most prominent citizens over the past half-century, died Nov. 10 at his home in Lake George. Read more

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NORTH ELBA | The state Department of Environmental Conservation, green groups and local officials celebrated the opening of a new trail last week designed to reduce congestion in the High Peaks. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Beautiful autumn forest trails at Heaven Hill will come alive next Saturday with paces and steps taken to end domestic violence. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The Olympic Regional Development Authority’s (ORDA) former finance director has pleaded not guilty to charges associated with allegedly using a state-issued credit card to purchase alcohol at local bars and restaurants. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | A former ORDA executive has been arrested after he allegedly used his state-issued credit card to run up alcohol tabs at local bars and restaurants. Read more

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KEENE | The state has rolled out the first phase in a multi-year plan to address overuse on some of the Adirondacks’ most popular hiking trails. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | A series of major improvements are on the planning table at Mount Van Hoevenberg Olympic Sports Complex. Read more

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NORTH CREEK | Bob and Kelly Nessle said a project to create a New York State Museum of Skiing & Ski Hall of Fame in North Creek is still in the beginning stages, but future plans include creating an artist’s rendering and hiring an architect. Read more

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SARANAC LAKE | Parade to be held March 21 Read more

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LAKE PLACID | When James McKenna came to the Essex County Board of Supervisors in the summer and spoke about hosting a trio of international, multi-sport events in the Lake Placid region, the footwork was still being done. Read more

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The warm sun beat down on my arm as it hung out the window. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | When resident Bob Nessle came to the Johnsburg Town Board meeting last month, he probably didn’t expect to become a unit of measurement. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The annual Lake Placid High School Winter Carnival starts Thursday, Feb. 1 and runs through Saturday, Feb. 3. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | Half a dozen years into the program, a free shuttle service between Gore Mountain and Main Street in North Creek keeps busing visitors between the ski resort and the downtown business district. Read more

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LAKE PLACID | Can’t afford a ticket to South Korea and still want to check out sports of the Olympiad? Read more

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LAKE PLACID | The bid dossier has been signed, sealed and delivered, and local officials are now waiting for a delegation from the International University Sports Federation (FISU) to visit Lake Placid next week. Read more

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ALBANY | Gov. Andrew Cuomo has introduced a budget he said is the most challenging since 2011. Read more

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KEENE | Adirondack 46ers greeted and counted over ten thousand hikers at Cascade Mountain in four months last summer. Read more

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JOHNSBURG | The Town of Johnsburg and the Olympic Region Development Authority (ORDA) have come to a 20-year agreement to allow the authority’s use a portion of the Ski Bowl Park for the cost of $1 plus services and other considerations. Read more

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