Lake Placid http://wamc.org en Sugaring: A Sweet Business Proposition? http://wamc.org/post/sugaring-sweet-business-proposition <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">The Sugarmaker’s Companion</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is the first guide of its kind addressing the small-and large-scale syrup producer seeking to make a profitable business from maple, birch, and walnut sap.</span></p><p>This book incorporates valuable information on ecological forest management, value-added products, and the most up-to-date techniques on sap collection and processing. It also looks at an integrated sugaring operation, interconnected to the whole-farm system, woodland, and community.</p><p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 16:12:00 +0000 Joe Donahue 84239 at http://wamc.org Sugaring: A Sweet Business Proposition? Lake Placid Looks At Changes In The Olympic Games http://wamc.org/post/lake-placid-looks-changes-olympic-games <p></p><p></p><p>Thirty-four years ago, the Winter Olympics were held in our region in a small village, with much less spectacle than the modern games. As the Sochi games approach, some of the people involved with the Lake Placid Olympics are looking back at the 1980 Games — and noticing just how much the Games have changed. Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:30:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 82980 at http://wamc.org Lake Placid Looks At Changes In The Olympic Games Conversation with Lake Placid Mayor http://wamc.org/post/conversation-lake-placid-mayor <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Lake Placid is best known for hosting the 1932 and 1980 Winter Olympics. Republican Craig Randall has been mayor of the Adirondack village for four years and is running unopposed for reelection.&nbsp; On today’s Community Corner Mayor Craig Randall talks about managing the most famous village in the region.</span></p><p> Mon, 04 Mar 2013 17:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 59025 at http://wamc.org Conversation with Lake Placid Mayor Lake Placid sliding track to open Friday http://wamc.org/post/lake-placid-sliding-track-open-friday <p>Winter is coming to Lake Placid, three days ahead of schedule.&nbsp; The sliding track at Mt. Van Hoevenberg is expected to open for on-ice training Friday.<br><br>USA Luge will get the ice first, starting around 9 a.m., followed by the U.S. skeleton team later that morning and the U.S. bobsled team in the evening.<br><br>Sliding will continue Saturday, barring any unforeseen changes in conditions, then resume Monday — the originally planned opening date.<br> Wed, 10 Oct 2012 21:45:00 +0000 Pat Bradley 49596 at http://wamc.org