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Personal weight-loss challenge adds excitement to 10th Lake Placid Marathon and Half

June 5, 2014 Athletes of all kinds are coming here this weekend for Sunday’s Lake Placid Marathon and Half (half-marathon, that is). And boy, are there a lot of them. more »»

Theater is a local specialty

June 4, 2014 Sitting in on a recent rehearsal for the Community Theatre Players’ production of “The Wizard of Oz,” it hit us yet again how surprisingly good the local drama scene i. more »»

Harrietstown board suggestion

June 3, 2014 The Harrietstown Town Council is trying to figure out how to adapt to the departure of Supervisor Bob Bevilacqua, who has resigned due to a family medical issue. more »»

Teacher test reprieve doesn’t jive with standards

June 2, 2014 It should be encouraging to state residents that 83 percent of the 1,600 teachers who took the so-called “bar exam for teachers” passed. more »»

Mixing church, state

June 2, 2014 How is it that religions have coexisted in the United States for centuries? There will always be religious tensions given the United States’ status as a melting-pot nation with a constitutional... more »»

Local scientists try to protect us from tick-borne diseases

May 31, 2014 Want to make yourself sick? Go on the Internet and search for close-up photos of ticks. We had to do that to find a public-domain image to go with Senior Staff Writer Chris Knight’s story Frida. more »»

Consequences needed for some VA officials

May 31, 2014 No wonder some bureaucrats think they can get away with shabby, dishonest treatment of veterans. more »»

Snowden did the right thing

May 30, 2014 We supported Edward Snowden before his NBC interview televised Wednesday night, and the interview reinforced that belief. We see him as an essential whistle blower and think the U.S. more »»

One fewer faceless soldier on Vietnam wall

May 30, 2014 We’re pleased to announce that the Wall of Faces, an enhanced online version of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial wall, has added the photo of Vaughn Doty of Rainbow Lake that the Enterprise submitted. more »»

Marge Lamy is missed

May 29, 2014 It’s time to celebrate an Adirondack original, a writer, historian and native daughter of Lake Placid — Marge Lamy. Although Marge died on Nov. more »»

State fighting good fight with narcan kits

May 28, 2014 The availability of naloxone, also known as narcan, is an important step for those battling heroin addiction, particularly as state and local officials figure out the best strategies to lessen the... more »»

Give Memorial Day some serious thought

May 26, 2014 Why, some people ask, does the United States have two annual holidays for recalling war? The U.S. isn’t the only nation with two such holidays, as we learned this year. more »»

Help put faces on the Vietnam War dead

May 24, 2014 This Memorial Day, we’re especially thinking about the casualties of our nation’s war in Vietnam in the 1960s and ’70s. It was a painful time in U.S. history due to harsh division over support vs. more »»

Road repairs before skateboard park

May 23, 2014 The long, hard winter has left local roads difficult and perhaps even dangerous to travel. more »»

Lake Placid’s municipal future

May 22, 2014 A comprehensive plan update is important news since it’s about planning the future of a community, but to most people it seems pretty boring. more »»

VA needs treatment

May 21, 2014 No doubt some defenders of the federal bureaucracy will use an old defense against allegations the Veterans Administration is endangering the health of many men and women who have served our countr. more »»

Earned Income Tax Credit is helpful, but open to cheaters

May 19, 2014 The Earned Income Tax Credit can be a blessing to low-income families. It also has been a bonanza for tax cheats — and the Internal Revenue Service cannot seem to stop them. more »»

Make sure to vote in school elections

May 17, 2014 If you’re registered to vote, we strongly urge you to do so Tuesday at your local school polling place. more »»

Humans, robots, jobs

May 15, 2014 Yesterday’s editorial was about how the U.S. has become more competitive for manufacturing and could potentially regain its former status as a producer of goods for the world. more »»

Manufacturing’s U.S. comeback?

May 14, 2014 Perhaps the most important report on the U.S. economy in years was released in late April by a private consulting company. more »»

 
 

 

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