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Preview: "A Trojan Woman" in Keene Valley

Lake Placid's Kathleen Thomas brings her one-woman performance piece, A Trojan Woman, to Keene Central School for an evening of Greek Desserts and Greek Drama Saturday night (7 pm). Thomas told Todd Moe that the show is play within a play, transitioning between the present and ancient past -- between the Trojan War of legend and the Trojan War of history.  Go to full article

Adirondack plane crash victim had criminal past

The man who died in a plane crash last month at the Adirondack Regional Airport in Lake Clear had assumed another identity for more than 15 years in an attempt to escape what police say was a criminal past. 49 year-old Scott Thomas has been tentatively identified through his fingerprints as Phillip W. Cook, according to State Police, who also found a suitcase with $60,000 in cash in the plane wreckage. Chris Knight reports.  Go to full article
Debate rages over funding for Gore Mt. and the Ski Bowl
Debate rages over funding for Gore Mt. and the Ski Bowl

ORDA president says North Creek money needs "pro-active" review

Earlier this week, the Olympic Regional Development Authority's board of directors reopened the debate over how to spend $5.5 million slated for the North Creek ski bowl. That action infuriated Johnsburg town supervisor Bill Thomas, who says the fund should be used to connect the ski bowl to the state-run ski center at Gore Mountain. But the interconnect project has been delayed by an environmental review. Some ORDA board members believe that there might be better uses for the money. ORDA board president Patrick Barrett grew up in St. Regis Falls and owns property in Lake Placid. He was chosen to lead the development authority by former Governor George Pataki, who made the appointment just a week before leaving office. Barrett spoke yesterday with Brian Mann, about this controversy and about his vision for ORDA.  Go to full article

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