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ON THE SCENE: ‘The Good Old Days’ for Northwood students

November 7, 2019 Northwood School Drama, led by Noel Carmichael, presented a remarkable interactive 100-year musical survey of pop music held to enthusiastic audiences over two nights at the Lake Placid Center for... more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Couple married behind Lake Placid Public Library

November 7, 2019 Fall has proven to be a very busy season so far at the Lake Placid Public Library. Various visitors from all over the country have wandered in off the sidewalk to see what the library has to offer. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Garden Club active after blooms leave

November 7, 2019 Although many of us continue to close down our gardens and prepare them to survive our winter weather, our activities remain through fall and early winter. On Monday, No. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Proof of actual rainfall!’

November 7, 2019 Halloween was last Friday. In Keene Valley, a phalanx of trick-or-treaters and their parents streamed house to house through the rain and the dark under a moving roof of umbrella. more »»

SWIMMING THROUGH TREES: Mount Tom: A short but steep adventure

November 7, 2019 We had just come off of Indian Lake Mountain, and we were raring to go again in the Moose River Plains. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Welcome to the Lake Placid Hall of Fame

November 1, 2019 The Lake Placid Hall of Fame inducted four very worthy people on Saturday, Oct. 26; Francis Thaire Bryant, Pat Barrett, Craig Randall, and Billy Demong. more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: Animals can love

November 1, 2019 I heard the car coming up the driveway and so did the dogs. Their response was immediate because they recognized the sound of the engine and knew it was Peter. more »»

BRAIN RATTLE: Grief for a recently lost pet can take many forms

November 1, 2019 I’ve learned a lot about human biology just by being curious when times are physically and mentally tough. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘There are some fascinating articles about the zombie fungus that infects 17-year cicadas’

November 1, 2019 Happy Halloween! Zombies are big this time of year. Maybe you or someone you know will be wearing a zombie disguise. more »»

Cold weather can be like flipping a coin

November 1, 2019 In lieu of the off-and-on frigid temps we typically have in the fall it can be crap shoot as to what you might find, especially in higher elevations. more »»

ON THE SCENE: This old house

October 25, 2019 On the weekend of Oct. 19, more than sixty of my near and distant relatives gathered at our 17th-century ancestral home in the Flatlands-Canarsie section of Brooklyn for our annual family reunion. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: What to write about? Not politics

October 25, 2019 People ask, is it hard to come up with a subject for a column every week? It is early, very early, in the morning. I tried to write my column yesterday, but no subject came to min. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Giving politics a brief reprieve

October 25, 2019 It can be difficult to ignore politics and a growing election fever. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Two local environmentalists honored

October 18, 2019 Adirondack Wild: Friends of the Forest Preserve honored two outstanding advocates for protecting and strengthening the resilience of our natural environment and the critters that live in it: Kelley... more »»

JOHN BROWN LIVES!: Director reflects on John Brown Lives! at 20

October 18, 2019 Twenty years ago, on Oct. 16, 1999, John Brown Lives! hosted its first solo event at the John Brown Farm State Historic Site. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘People definitely differ in their approach to housework’

October 18, 2019 As the dark days of winter approach, we in the North Country are readying our lairs for hibernation. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Lake Placid Garden Club converts pumpkins into vases

October 11, 2019 Last Friday’s killing frost marked a new season for the Garden Club of Lake Placid, but we still look forward to various events, both indoors and outdoors. more »»

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: Zonta Club prepares for two special celebrations

October 11, 2019 The Zonta Club of the Adirondacks will host its third annual Autumn a la Carte Gala from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 7 at Heaven Hill Farm, 302 Bear Cub Lane in Lake Placi. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Electioneering in Canada

October 11, 2019 On Thursday morning, Oct. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Right now I am too busy word-finding to bother with Brain HQ’

October 11, 2019 Crossword puzzles and other word games, according to the conventional wisdom, are salubrious for the brains of the elderly. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Fall brings new season of programs to library

October 3, 2019 As summer fades away and the bright colors of fall begin to emerge, the Lake Placid Public Library continues to have many things happening inside and outside of our doors. more »»



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Taking it one step at a time on the Lake Placid Diet

June 20, 2019 It’s like looking in a full-length mirror every time I file a new column. That’s why it’s taken me so long to give you an update on the Lake Placid Diet. I dread looking in the mirro. more »

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