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WORLD FOCUS: Magna Carta: a legacy of liberty

April 16, 2015 The 800th anniversary of the signing of the Magna Carta didn’t go unnoticed in America. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Uncovering family surprises in the closet

April 9, 2015 A couple weeks ago, I decided to go through my office closet and see what could be tossed. The answer was a lot. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Bad birds, bad birds, what you gonna do?

April 9, 2015 (This column is reprinted from April 1, 2004) Bad birds of New York—they’re back. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Global trends and the future

April 9, 2015 William Van Wishard poses important questions. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Club gears up for busy season

April 9, 2015 Tip of the month: Force branches for indoor color “Forcing” is a harsh word for the gentle act of bringing potential flowering branches inside to make buds open early. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Maple madness in Lake Placid

April 2, 2015 How do you like your maple syrup? Dribbled hot on snow to form candy? Over hotcakes, pancakes or waffles? Used in frosting for a cake? As a sweetener for coffee? As a sugar or honey substitute when... more »»

LAKE PLACID LIBRARY NEWS: Library hosting many programs

April 2, 2015 Despite, or maybe because of, the dreadful weather this winter, the Lake Placid Public Library has been alive these past months with people stocking up on novels, DVDs or the latest in nonfiction to... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: March: In like a lion, out like a coy dog

April 2, 2015 While riding on a train goin’ west I fell asleep for to take my rest… —Bob Dylan, “Bob Dylan’s Dream” It’s snowing. Yesterday was cold but brilliantly clear. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Not like ‘Cagney and Lacey’

April 2, 2015 Helen Kidder was the first female homicide detective in the Los Angeles Police Department. She and her partner, Peggy York, became the inspiration for the hugely popular TV show “Cagney and Lacey. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Wilmington celebrates citizens at annual dinner

March 26, 2015 Wilmington knows how to roll out the welcome wagon to visitors and most especially to people who decide to live here. Once a year, they bring together all the new residents and throw a party for them. more »»

Remembering my friend Jack

March 26, 2015 Jack Kendrick was one of those people hard to ignore. He’d explode into your life or community like a whirlwind seeming to be everywhere at once, and then gone. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Customer service, Martha Sez style

March 26, 2015 Hello, welcome to Martha Sez, and thank you for participating in our survey! This brief survey will take only 2.15 minutes of your time to complete in order that we may better serve you. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Present at Reve’s Center’s creation

March 26, 2015 The spring 2015 newsletter of the Honorable Robert Boyle Legacy Society of the College of William & Mary — named after Robert Boyle, whose bequest helped establish the College — focused on the... more »»

ONE THE SCENE: From hunting with eagles to working the front desk

March 19, 2015 Several years ago, seasonal Lake Placid resident Hans LaVerge decided he wanted to go eagle hunting in Mongolia, not hunting for eagles, but with them — a sport practiced throughout the Eurasian... more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Scrapbook reveals Uihlein’s contribution to Lake Placid’s Olympic beginnings

March 19, 2015 Our staff at the Lake Placid Olympic Museum recently rediscovered a scrapbook dating from the 1910s to the 1920s, and we were fascinated by what it revealed. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Israel determined to prevent another Holocaust

March 19, 2015 In a recent column, I quoted Lafayette High School senior Truman Brody-Boyd, who said he would travel to Poland to participate in the International March of the Living, an annual educational program... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: March is Youth Art Month

March 19, 2015 Youth Art Month, or YAM, is an annual observance each March to emphasize the value of art education for all children and to encourage support for quality school art programs. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Bracing for the rattlesnake invasion

March 19, 2015 Here’s my brother Bill, imitating the news media: “This virus could mutate and kill off millions of people around the world! In other news, rattlesnakes are invading the suburbs. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Science Olympiad team heads to state finals

March 13, 2015 The Lake Placid High School Science Olympiad team has had a very successful season this year. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Sinfonietta brings Quintensity to the region

March 13, 2015 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta is known for its summer concert series in Mids Park and the Lake Placid Center for the Arts and gaining recognition for its performances outside Placid in Jay, Keene,... more »»



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