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ON THE SCENE: Doc Goff remembered

October 1, 2015 Dr. Alphonso Goff, a classic country doctor, was remembered with a special exhibit as part of the annual Flaming Leaves Classic Car Rally on Marcy Field in Keene this past Saturda. more »»

Boathouse fight was pricey, senseless and preventable

October 1, 2015 The removal last week of two boathouses from the shoreline of Lake Placid marked the end of a five-year legal battle. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Moonstruck at Norton Cemetery

October 1, 2015 Sunday night, Sept. 27, I kept going outside to the field behind my apartment building to check on the moon. Sunrise and moonrise are delayed here in Keene Valley. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Stories unfold through museum artifacts

October 1, 2015 If you read our article from last month, you know I have been busy learning the history of the town and organizing and familiarizing myself with the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society’s broad... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: School board and committees are busy

October 1, 2015 In the last two Blue Bomber Voices columns, readers were provided a description of some of the many summer curriculum projects undertaken by the Lake Placid Central School faculty and administratio. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Saints and Sinners tour

September 24, 2015 Several popular eateries and bars in Lake Placid, plus one lovely garden, are former places of worship — actually still places of worship but of another kind. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: More summer learning for Lake Placid Central teachers

September 24, 2015 In last week’s Blue Bomber Voices column, we described a few of the projects that teachers at Lake Placid Central School District produced during the summer months. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Watching a sunset, missing a friend

September 24, 2015 Yesterday we had the most vivid red sunset I have ever seen. My first impulse was “Call Lorie!” Then I remembered, oh, that’s right, I can’t call Lorie Gregory. Lorie die. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Betrayal at Little Gibraltar

September 24, 2015 History, to William T. Walker, has never been a dead letter word. more »»

LP LIBRARY NEWS: New season feels like a new year at the library

September 24, 2015 For some of us, fall has often felt like the true beginning of a new year. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Brussels sprouts: It’s time to eat the leaves

September 24, 2015 It’s mid-September — and time to prune off the tops of the Brussels sprouts growing in our garden. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Learning doesn’t stop in the summer for teachers

September 17, 2015 Did you ever wonder what teachers in the Lake Placid Central School District do with their summer vacations? Certainly summertime can be a time for teachers to relax and recharge their batteries,... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: From California, with love

September 17, 2015 I am visiting my daughter Molly and her husband and their two children—my grandchildren!— in Ventura, California. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Avoiding a new Cold War

September 17, 2015 The Norfolk Naval Station, the world’s largest naval base, used to be a prime target for a possible Soviet nuclear strike during the Cold Wa. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Peddling the rails to Lake Clear junction

September 17, 2015 A third option for the rail tracks extending from Lake Placid to Tupper Lake and beyond may have quietly emerged, even as the contentious battle between those wishing to keep the scenic railway and... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Cool cantaloupe soup

September 14, 2015 “Friends are like melons. Shall I tell you why? To find one good, you must a hundred try.” — Mermet Fragrant, colorful, juicy and refreshing, chunks of dripping ripe melon are a true summer treat. more »»

BLUEGRASS MOMENTS: Gibson Brothers excited to host IBMA awards

September 10, 2015 The Gibson Brothers are working on their script for the annual International Bluegrass Music Association Awards Show, which Eric and Leigh Gibson will host Oct. 1 in Raleigh, North Carolina. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Wanna be an Olympian?

September 10, 2015 Unofficially the Lake Placid region has sent more people to the Olympics than any other community and, on a per capita basis, probably to a far greater degree than any other could ever hope to equa. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: An immigrant’s tale

September 10, 2015 While I was having tea with Brigitte Loewy Linz at her Mirror Lake-side home, the conversation drifted to the subject of how America, like a magnet, attracts talents from all over the world. more »»

New principal welcomes students

September 10, 2015 It is such a privilege to be starting my year as principal of Lake Placid Elementary School after 15 years in the classroom and six as a part-time administrator. more »»



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