Hospitals and other health providers in the North Country are scrambling to prepare for an expected wave of people sick with COVID-19. County health departments say the virus is spreading in communities. Lack of testing still hampers monitoring.
Until today, work from home for me has meant work-from-couch (because my planned upstairs office was a construction zone) and work-in-pajamas (because who needs to get dressed?). In fact, former NCPR jefe Ellen Rocco messaged this morning that 8 pm is the proper time to change from daytime pajamas into nighttime pajamas.
(Feb 20, 2020) One Olympic hockey game changed Lake Placidâ€™s legacy forever, the Miracle on Ice match-up between the US and the Soviet Union. Forty years after that game most of the Olympic infrastructure from 1980 is still in use and Lake Placid and now attracts millions of visitors each year. Thatâ€™s been a big […]
(Feb 18, 2020) As we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Lake Placid Winter Olympics, we're revisiting some of the game's big moments, including what it took to prepare the ski trails. In 1980, the Olympics were coming to Lake Placid whether the weather co-operated or not. Tony Goodwin was the Venue Manager for the […]
(Feb 17, 2020) It's the 40th anniversary of the 1980 Winter Olympics in Lake Placid. Celebrations got underway over the weekend and there are a lot more events through the week. The Adirondack Daily Enterprise marked the occasion with a special section focused on the Olympic village and its history. [full story]
(Jan 31, 2020) A St. Lawrence County artisan is growing her own flax and spinning it into linen fabric. Ellen McCrea lives in Gouverneur and uses antique spinning wheels to spin cotton, hemp and flax into fibers for knitters and weavers. [full story]