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ON THE SCENE: Nine good years at the Sinfonietta

August 17, 2018 Ron Spigelman ended his ninth year as music director of the Lake Placid Sinfonietta Sunday, Aug. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Exploring the ghost town of Griffin in southern Hamilton County

August 17, 2018 WELLS — If you wanted to visit the town of Griffin today, you’d have to head toward the town of Wells, located on the Sacandaga River in southern Hamilton County. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Spigelman takes final bow at LP Sinfonietta

August 17, 2018 LAKE PLACID—The Lake Placid Sinfonietta ended its 101st season Sunday, Aug. more »»

ON THE SCENE: How should we address the challenge of climate refugees?

August 10, 2018 Imagine if the president of the United States, backed by Congress, outlawed the use of gas-fueled automobiles by the year 2025 and all other petroleum-fueled transport by 2027. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Blasting rock for iron ore at Benson Mines near Star Lake

August 10, 2018 STAR LAKE — Jim LaParr was only 16 years old when he started working at Benson Mines in August of 1951. more »»

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: An amazing Adirondack day for Zonta Club and local families

August 10, 2018 On Sunday, July 15, the Zonta Club of the Adirondacks held its inaugural Amazing Adirondack Race in the Lake Placid area. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘You can’t help but wonder with someone like Oshkosh where he’ll end up’

August 10, 2018 It’s August, and, as my friend Lorie Gregory used to say, the light is different. It’s the first week of August when you notice that the slant of the sunlight is different and the days are shorte. more »»

Secret gardens revealed in Lake Placid

August 10, 2018 Superlatives such as “fabulous tour,” “so varied and interesting” and “Got so many tips and ideas for my own garden,” were among comments heard at final refreshments hosted by Renate and Hans... more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Chinese pianist Sa Chen shines at Sinfonietta

August 10, 2018 It was romanticism on steroids at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts on Sunday, Aug. 5 as pianist Sa Chen all but lit the place on fire playing Rachmaninoff’s “Piano Concerto No. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK

August 3, 2018 SARANAC INN — Just how clean is Upper Saranac Lake? Scientists at Paul Smith’s College’s Adirondack Watershed Institute are in the best position to answer that question. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Welcome to the new Keene Valley Library

August 3, 2018 The Keene Valley Library had a grand re-opening on Saturday afternoon, July 28. The library, established in 1885, started by a nucleus of 167 books which has grown to more than 20,000 today. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Who is suffering from Melaniacholia this summer?

August 3, 2018 Melaniacholia. My neighbor Ernest suspects this disorder has been spreading ever since the inauguration of Donald Trump in 2016. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Weeds are plants, too

August 3, 2018 The early summer heat and late July rains brought speedy growth of all plants, both flowers and weeds. According to the dictionary a “weed” is a plant that is not valued where it is growing. more »»

LOOKING AT THE MIRROR: Let’s look at the history of recreation on Mirror Lake

August 3, 2018 Mirror Lake has become synonymous with recreational activities, which grants Lake Placid a bustling community based around this myriad of outdoor pursuits provided by such a settin. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Finding common ground in the Adirondacks

July 27, 2018 On Thursday, July 19, the most recent edition of the Common Ground Alliance was held at the Lake Placid Club Golf House with about people 240 attending. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Memories of working at Hoss’s Country Corner

July 27, 2018 LONG LAKE — If you’ve driven through Long Lake, you’ve seen Hoss’s Country Corner. It’s the big, green general store with a wooden porch and black bear statues out front. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Rebuilding the middle class

July 20, 2018 Ever wonder why the middle class is declining in our country, what the ramifications are and what can be done about it? New York Times bestselling author Peter Kiernan asked the same question and... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Bears in your face

July 20, 2018 We forget that our town is actually a tiny island in the wilderness until a skunk tunnels under the house or a coyote appears in the backyard or a black bear raids the tras. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Tony Goodwin receives ‘Service Above Self’ award

July 20, 2018 In June 2018, the Rotary Club of Lake Placid awarded Tony Goodwin the “Service Above Self” award. This is an annual award given to a non-Rotarian who exemplifies community service. more »»

 
 

 

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