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Olympic Museum to celebrate new exhibit

December 20, 2013 As the year comes to an end, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum remains busy trying to pull the last of our new projects together before 2014. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Feral cats of Newfoundland

December 20, 2013 Thanks to the gift of unlimited randomness bestowed upon us by the Internet, I have just been reading this morning’s Western Star, a newspaper published in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Best school day ever

December 20, 2013 Dozens of Lake Placid sixth-graders yelled, “This was the best school day ever,” as they waved their flags across the finish line for the day’s winners of the two-man bobsled World Cup bobsled... more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Doris Baker at 96

December 20, 2013 In a recent interview with the Lake Placid News and the Virginia Gazette, Doris Baker said, “Lady luck as well as the Great Depression have taken me through the 96 years of my life. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: Christmas in the Forks was a huge success

December 13, 2013 The 9th Annual Christmas in the Forks celebration held on Dec. 7 was once again a huge success. All the events throughout the day were well attended and enjoyed by all. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Joy to the Children makes arts accessible

December 12, 2013 The arts activities are available for all local children, and many are free of charge. That’s the message organizers of Dec. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It's almost soltice time

December 12, 2013 We are coming up on the winter solstice, the darkest time of the year. On my calendar, Dec. 21 is notated “Winter Begins.” Here in the North Country, it seems to us that winter began some time ag. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Intrigue at the castle

December 12, 2013 During the past two decades since the Velvet Revolution, numerous North Country and Williamsburg, Va. residents have visited Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republi. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Another death too soon

December 6, 2013 The last time someone was killed was patrolman Richard Pelky, according to Horace Pratt, former chief of the Lake Placid Police Department. “I think that was in 1954,” he sai. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Past as prologue

December 6, 2013 The phrase, “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it,” coined by Harvard philosopher George Santayana, has validity only if you have knowledge of the past. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The dark side of Santy

December 6, 2013 Many children’s stories have a dark side, thinly disguised. Take the strange, eclectic legend of Santa Claus, for example. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: Christmas activities this weekend

December 6, 2013 The ninth annual Christmas in the Forks celebration will be held on Dec. 7. The fun begins at 12:30 p.m. with the Jingle Bell Jog and Fun Run. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Middle East calculus

November 29, 2013 Mitchell Reiss, while serving as dean of International Affairs at the College of William & Mary, now president of the prestigious Washington College in Maryland, was invited to participate in a... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Tiny screams at holiday time

November 29, 2013 Holiday time is here again, bringing up all of those controversial subjects and heightened emotions we’ve been trying to avoid all yea. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: Christmas in the Forks

November 29, 2013 Thanks to our wonderful AuSable Forks Volunteer Fire Department members for once again doing a great job of putting our Christmas lights up and having them turned on for the holidays. more »»

Feeding neighbors in Lake Placid for Thanksgiving

November 27, 2013 David stood outside the St. Agnes Church Monday morning waiting for his nephew, who was coming over with a box of food from the Ecumenical Panty’s annual Thanksgiving turkey basket program. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Helping others for one’s own health

November 25, 2013 A few weeks ago, News Publisher Catherine Moore described encountering Conni Cross cheerfully putting out evergreen branches to beautify the streets of Lake Placid one damp, cold, windy and snowy... more »»

Step off the pavement for a healthy retreat

November 23, 2013 Game on! From all reports, it appears that the peak of the rut has arrived. The rut is a term used to describe the annual whitetail deer breeding seaso. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: A passion for music

November 22, 2013 To Thomas and Alice Lindsay, making music has been a lifelong passion. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Roll out the health care

November 22, 2013 Look, the dishes are done. Next, I’ll put away my summer clothes. It’s all because I haven't been watching television. more »»

 
 

 

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