Daily Archives: November 9, 2012

Solid start for U.S. skeleton team

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2012)- The women’s and men’s skeleton World Cup finals took place between bobsled heats at Mount Van Hoevenberg today, and the U.S. team had a strong showing that included several personal best finishes.  John Daly (Smithtown, N.Y.) and Kyle Tress (Ewing, N.J.) posted their personal best finishes after finishing fourth…

Holcomb and Butner finish 1-2 in men’s two-man bobsled World Cup

LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 9, 2012)-  The U.S. men stepped up to the challenge set by the women’s bobsledders this morning with gold and silver medal finishes in the two-man bobsled World Cup event at Mount Van Hoevenberg this afternoon. Defending World Champions Steven Holcomb (Park City, Utah) and Steve Langton (Melrose, Mass.) slid to…

Residents call for the Resignation of Tupper Lake’s Town Supervisor

Tupper Lake’s Town Hall is filled to capacity on Thursday for what would have been a routine budget hearing.. Except for some apparent bad blood between the Supervisor, Roger Amell, and the Highway Superintendent, Bill Dechane. For the second time in his history as Town Supervisor, Amell finds himself forced to answer questions as to…

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Uhlaender within striking distance of medals in World Cup opener

 LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Nov. 8, 2012)-After a rocky first run in the women’s skeleton World Cup season opener, Katie Uhlaender (Breckenridge, Colo.) strung together a blistering second heat to complete the first day of racing in sixth position at Mount Van Hoevenberg. The Lake Placid skeleton events are being held in a new three-heat format,…

Nonna Fina Donating 100% of Sales to Hurricane Relief Today

Eat Lunch or Dinner at Nonna Fina in Saranac Lake today and 100% of your check goes to victims of Hurricane Your Dining Out Dollars will go a lot further today, if you eat at Nonna Fina inSaranacLake. That’s because Jacob Stanbro is spearheading a campaign to raise money for clothing and emergency relief inNew…

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LPCA Welcomes New Executive Director

After an extensive search, the Lake Placid Center for the Arts has hired a new Executive Director. James Lemons, currently General Manager of the Florida Studio Theatre in Sarasota, will join the LPCA in early December.  James has a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Theatre from Midwestern State University, and served as the Associate Artistic…

Timothy J Doyle

 Timothy J. Doyle, age 57, of 9 Merrill Street, Saranac Lake, died Wednesday, November 07, 2012.  Born in Saranac Lake, New York on May 17, 1955, he was the son of Edward and Elizabeth (Dupree) Doyle. Timothy married Robin Gilbert on July 14, 1984 in Saranac Lake. Tim had been employed by the New York…