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WORLD FOCUS: Diplomat from Central Casting

November 12, 2015 Former U.S. Ambassador Robert (Bob) Fritts, passed away, leaving behind a rich legacy. His appearance and demeanor has always been one of a proper diplomat. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The pioneers of Thanksgiving

November 12, 2015 Every year at this time I reflect upon the interesting “facts” I learned in elementary school about the Pilgrim. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Lake Placid Elementary School’s After School Program a much-needed service

November 12, 2015 In 1989, a group of local elementary school moms recognized the need to have a safe and educational environment for the children of working families after school each day. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Adirondack Health on a mission to keep people healthy

November 5, 2015 Adirondack Health is one of more than 140 organizations that partners with the New York Department of Health to improve the quality of health for all New Yorkers. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Flavorful dill makes great sauce or seasoning

November 5, 2015 Feathery, delicate herb makes great pesto, chimichurri or sauce Delicate, refreshing dill adds flavor to many summer vegetable dishes, bringing out the natural, sweet flavor of baby carrots, beets,... more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Celebrating historic facial hair

November 5, 2015 You might start noticing friends or family members sporting a mustache in the upcoming weeks. We are in the month of No-Shave November, or Movember as some call it. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Fighting the drug epidemic

November 5, 2015 In an interview with the Lake Placid News and the Virginia Gazette, Dr. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Take the clutter quiz and see how you rate

November 5, 2015 “Redd up, hon! Company’s coming!” my mother used to say, quoting a line from an old family story. It was a humorous way of telling us to straighten up the living roo. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Greetings from Lake Placid’s preschool

November 5, 2015 It is now the end of October, and our preschool students have gotten into the school routin. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene Congregational Church takes on helping refugees

October 29, 2015 According to the UN High Commission, there are more than 60 million refugees and displaced people around the globe, the highest number since World War II, or one out of every 122 people worldwide. more »»

LAKE PLACID LIBRARY NEWS: Garden dedicated to the memory of past library director

October 29, 2015 The woman with a lovely face and even lovelier demeanor, who guided our library for more than three decades and who was accompanied to work for many years by her West Highland terrier, Laddie, was... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Creating a Youth Climate Summit movement

October 29, 2015 What began as a Lake Placid High School student’s senior project seven years ago has developed into a movement in the Adirondacks and beyond. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Canary in the coal mine

October 29, 2015 A “Canary in a coal mine” is a metaphor for an advanced warning of a lurking danger. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It ain’t Halloween if you ain’t scared

October 29, 2015 Happy Halloween! Although Halloween was not originally a holiday of happiness, was it? A nightmare gooseflesh holiday, more like. more »»

ON THE SCENE: McKibben takes on the oil industry

October 22, 2015 According to a recent report released by InsideClimate News, as early as 1977 ExxonMobil’s own scientists reported to their senior management that their prime product — oil — would lead to global... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Wine sippers head indoors for the season

October 22, 2015 Well, the weather gave us quite a jolt the other day, taking us from the balmy temperatures and gorgeous colors of Adirondack peak leaf season to freezing rain, snow and arctic wind. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Hiroshima 70 years later

October 22, 2015 The 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima brought forth a lot of hand wringing, condemnation of President Harry S. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Apples and pears — a fall duo

October 22, 2015 It’s fall. Lake swimming is over till next year. There is a chill wind and the leaves are in a blaze of full color. Fall is apple season. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The undaunted supporters of nordic skiing

October 15, 2015 Nordic skiing is the word’s oldest winter sport dating back 5,000 years in Europe, even earlier in Asia. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Leaf peeping and Keene mythology

October 15, 2015 We like to think this is typical Adirondack weather: 68 degrees, light breeze, brilliant blue skies with perhaps the occasional harmless, attractive clou. more »»



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