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ON THE SCENE: Using the arts to foster health

September 21, 2018 Last week when Hurricane Florence was increasing from a category 1 to a category 4 behemoth barreling toward the Carolinas, with its landfall and direction once on shore unknown, I was in Washington... more »»

 
 
 
MARTHA SEZ: We hear the expression ‘fake news’ all the time these days

September 21, 2018 Some of my favorite stories turn out not to be true. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Businesses turn apples into cider and wine

September 21, 2018 NORFOLK — A lot of fruits won’t reliably grow in this climate — peaches, oranges, the truly elusive mango. But apples we’ve got. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Work, play, give in Southeast Asia

September 21, 2018 For the past four years, I’ve traveled to Southeast Asia with a group near and dear to my heart. more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Enjoy three winter squash recipes for the harvest season

September 21, 2018 One of my fondest and early memories of squash is of when my mother used to prepare roasted acorn squash. The days had grown shorter, the nights had gotten cooler, and fall had surely arrived. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Remembering My Lai

September 14, 2018 Fifty years ago, one of the more horrific atrocities of humanity took place in the tiny Vietnamese village of My Lai under the auspices of the American military; a massacre that took the lives of up... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Making Braman’s brush blocks in Carthage

September 14, 2018 CARTHAGE — If you were walking through downtown Carthage in Jefferson County 120 years ago, you would have seen dozens of wood-based factories — making everything from paper to department store boxe... more »»

KEENE CENTRAL VOICES: Keene Central School ready for another successful academic year

September 14, 2018 Keene Central School welcomes the start of another year. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘They were not upset by being confronted with a bear’

September 14, 2018 Here in the Adirondacks we rely on our tourist economy. People come here from all over the world, but mostly from New York City—known in these parts simply as “the City”—and Montreal. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Library begins school year with loads of programs for kids and adults

September 14, 2018 It’s September, time to slow down and get back to the books, whether it’s grappling with math texts or collapsing on the couch with a delayed beach read. more »»

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: Hosting the Chili 5K, Middle Eastern social

September 14, 2018 Zonta Club of the Adirondacks has two fun events planned for September. On Wednesday, Sept. 26 at 6:30 p.m. more »»

ON THE SCENE: 48th running of the Lake Placid Regatta

September 8, 2018 On Sunday, Sept. 2, the Bonner family hosted the 48th running of the Lake Placid Regatta (aka Clamato Regatta) at Camp Sunshine on Lake Placi. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Oh, just go back to sleep’

September 8, 2018 The bad thing about waking up in the middle of the night is that you are always worrying about something you can’t do anything abou. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Welcome back to the Lake Placid Central schools

September 8, 2018 With the heat of this summer still in the air, I hope the start of this school year did not catch you by surprise. September is here. Labor day is over. Fall is soon upon us. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Start planning for unforeseen changes

August 31, 2018 Instead of covering local affairs this past week, I was out of Dodge first to San Diego, California, spending time with my colleagues at Aesthetics, Inc. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Dr. Paul Seward on the ER, emergency medicine

August 31, 2018 MIDDLEBURY, VT — Earlier this summer, Dr. Paul Seward, a long-time emergency physician who retired last year, published a memoir called “Patient Care: Death and Life in the Emergency Room. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘What happens at Denisova Cave stays at Denisova Cave!’

August 31, 2018 Recently, scientists have been engaging in vicarious thrill seeking as they investigate and contemplate the sexual proclivities of people who might reasonably have expected their activities to be... more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: Intuition and the connection between humans and animals

August 31, 2018 A number of years ago, I was running on the Peninsula Trails with my husband in early winter when the water wasn’t quite frozen but ice edged the banks and it was cold. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The arts come alive in Keene

August 24, 2018 Twenty-two years ago, Barbara Strowger decided that the people of Keene needed access to the performing arts where they could experience a variety of quality performances and events without always... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Bob Thompson’s globe-trotting Holsteins

August 24, 2018 Dairy farms dot the North Country, but milk and beef aren’t the only products for sale. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘This is the shortest month. August. Blink and it’s gone.’

August 24, 2018 As my friend Chris mentioned the other day, this is the time of Queen Anne’s lace, goldenrod, crickets, early twilight and late sunrise. When did the frogs stop singing? August. more »»

 
 

 

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I won’t miss winter, but I will miss the shoveling. Really.

March 23, 2018 This week: 436 lbs. Last week: 433 lbs. Start (Jan. 2): 444 lbs. Total lost: 8 lbs. Now that spring is here, I’ll have to find new methods of exercise. more »

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