Dispatches from The Inn

Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa completes over $4 million renovation project

Great Range is a new room at Mirror Lake Inn in Lake Placid

Massive upgrades highlight more square footage, even better views, added features

A major series of room renovations at the AAA Four Diamond Mirror Lake Inn Resort and Spa in Lake Placid, N.Y. is coming to a conclusion.

A total of 92 of the inn’s 131 units have been totally refurbished at a cost in excess of $4 million. Known as the Classic collection of rooms, the project, executed seasonally, began in the fall of 2013. Each has added more than 65 square feet, representing 20 percent more space per room.

This is significantly larger than most standard hotel rooms in Lake Placid.

This is just the latest round of enhancements that fulfill the hotel’s philosophy of on-going improvements and reinvestment.

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Adirondacks to host ECAC Hockey Championships

ECAC Hockey returns to the Adirondacks Mar. 20-21

ECAC Hockey has announced the pairings for the 2015 ECAC Men’s Hockey Championship March 20-21 in the Herb Brooks Arena in the northern Adirondacks village of Lake Placid.

The event features Quinnipiac vs. Harvard and St. Lawrence vs. Colgate facing-off in the semifinal contests on March 20 starting at 4 PM. The two winners meet Saturday night at 7:30 for the championship and the automatic berth in the NCAA regionals.

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Adirondacks best hockey team seeks title

Lake Placid High School in the Adirondacks celebrates another hockey victory

A year ago, the Lake Placid High School boy’s hockey team, which competes throughout the Adirondacks all winter, reached the section final, only to lose to the champion Beekmantown Eagles in their quest to reach the state final four.

However, the Blue Bombers achieved a state title of another kind. With a team average exceeding 90 in the classroom, LPHS was declared the 2013-2014 scholastic hockey champion in New York State.

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