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MARTHA SEZ: The quintessential Halloween accessory

October 27, 2017 A new broom sweeps clean. We all know this. Why, then, are old, worn-out brooms never thrown away? It’s true. more »»

ON THE SCENE: What’s in a name?

October 20, 2017 Our family, by that I mean our larger family, has been spelling our family name Wyckoff since the arrival of our common ancestor Pieter Claeson Wyckof. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS Gray cakes make debut in Lake Placid

October 20, 2017 For the first time, a Depressed Cake Shop pop-up bake sale was featured at the Oct. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Saving lives

October 20, 2017 Mike Holtzman, president of BLJ Worldwide, an international public relations firm, and a business partner of Peter Brown, the Beatles’ former manager, recently made news. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: What has gone wrong with this relationship?

October 20, 2017 Who is this Emmanuel Brush, and what has he done to deserve public shaming in the Oral B Pro television commercials? I ask this because every day when I’m watching MSNBC some attractive, clean-cut... more »»

ON THE SCENE: The Lake Placid Classic

October 13, 2017 The Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K is way more that getting out and winning a race. It’s really about checking out to see how you’re doing, staying healthy and having fu. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It’s almost time for Bulky Days

October 13, 2017 Tuesday, the day after Columbus Day, brings clear skies washed clean by yesterday’s torrential rains, with just a few pretty little clouds sailing along high in the wild blue yonder. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Meeting Diane Kirby, the river keeper

October 13, 2017 Several years ago, during our summer stay at our home in Lake Placid, my wife and I took the Cloudsplitter gondola up to the top of Little Whiteface Mountain, an Adirondack mountain peak, over 4,000... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Play reveals injustice of solitary confinement

October 6, 2017 Imagine living in and being confined 23 hours a day to an 8-by-14-foot space, which includes your bed, wash basin and toilet. Imagine living there anywhere from 30 days to 30 years. more »»

STORIES FROM THE ATTIC: Carpet bag tells story of immigrants

October 6, 2017 BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Experience museum owns an early 19th century carpet bag that helps tell the story of an immigrant couple and their ties to a well-known family in Elizabethtown. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Fighting the nation’s drug epidemic

October 6, 2017 According to the latest reports, the United States is in the midst of a public health crisis. More than 59,000 people have died from drug overdoses in 2016. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: How will you dress begging for candy?

October 6, 2017 All around us the world is in constant flux, but we tend not to notice change until a new season or holiday arrives or someone we remember as a small child appears as a young adult or an old driver’... more »»

Pathways to the past

September 29, 2017 Lake Placid’s economic engine wasn’t always recreation and tourism; farming, mining and forestry preceded. more »»

The small smell of death takes over

September 28, 2017 I am pretty sure that there is a dead mouse in this roo. more »»

Brenda Marie Osbey speaks her mind

September 28, 2017 According to a press release by the Pirate’s Alley Faulkner Society, a nationally recognized literary and educational institution, Brenda Marie Osbey “is an author of poetry and prose nonfiction in... more »»

Mutt Struts and hurricanes

September 28, 2017 On Sunday, my dog Addie and I ran in the Mutt Strut around Mirror Lake in Lake Placid. The fun run/walk was a fundraiser for our two local shelter. more »»

Foster takes broken glass and turns it into art

September 28, 2017 LAKE PLACID — Robin Foster has her own ideas of artist supplies that most definitely do not include paints, easels, clay or canvas. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Stories of surviving World War II

September 22, 2017 In the wake of a report on my talk to William & Mary students about how I survived the Holocaust, several readers asked what happened to me after the Red Army liberated Budapest. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Holidays have a way of sneaking up

September 22, 2017 Labor Day is over. more »»



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