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New York News
6:30 pm
Wed October 15, 2014

Lake Placid To Hold Bluegrass Festival

Credit Olympic Regional Development Authority

Later this month, Lake Placid will be the site of an 11-hour, multi-performer bluegrass festival. It’s the first time that Lake Placid, which has hosted two Olympics, has showcased performers in that style of music.

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New York News
6:30 pm
Fri October 10, 2014

First Snow Of Season Falls On Whiteface Mountain

First snow of 2014 season falls at Whiteface on October 9th.
Credit Olympic Regional Development Authority

The first snow of the season has fallen in the Adirondacks, where Whiteface Mountain has received a dusting.

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New York News
12:30 pm
Tue July 15, 2014

ORDA Slammed In State Audit

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

The New York State comptroller has issued an audit strongly critical of the Olympic Regional Development Authority’s financial practices.

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New York News
7:45 pm
Wed July 9, 2014

NY Olympic Authority Faces Cash-Flow Crunch

Credit WAMC/Pat Bradley

A state audit has found that the public entity operating former Olympic venues in Lake Placid continues to face significant cash flow problems and has had to borrow money to make payroll.

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Hudson Valley News
11:57 am
Thu May 24, 2012

Belleayre Mountain Ski Center Head Tony Lanza Dismissed

The head of the state-owned Belleayre Mountain Ski Center has been dismissed - that decision by the DEC leaves many questions...  Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas reports

An official with the state Department of Environmental Conservation says Tony Lanza was fired - and that's all they'll say. Lanza gone from his post he's held for more than a decade at the helm of the Bellayre Ski Center.

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WAMC News
1:51 pm
Wed March 28, 2012

ORDA to take over Belleayre

 

This is Hudson Valley Bureau Chief Dave Lucas

 

Tuesday's state budget deal calls for the Belleayre Mountain Ski Center to be taken over by the Olympic Regional Development Authority, which also operates New York’s Gore Mountain and Whiteface ski areas.

Officials note the shift entails maintaining Belleayre's status as a year-round tourist destination.

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