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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 »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Youngest ever honorary Rotary member inducted

September 22, 2017 For the past two years, now-9-year-old Holly Erenstone has been attending the Lake Placid Rotary Club weekly Thursday morning breakfast meetings accompanied by her mother, Debbie Erenstone. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Looking forward to a new learning year

September 22, 2017 Computer class survey The Lake Placid Public Library is looking for ideas and suggestions. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Our fractured landscape

September 15, 2017 One of the lessons coming out of Harvey is that the unchecked development in and around Houston led to vast acres of fields and pastureland paved over, blocking the earth’s ability to absorb much of... more »»

ADIRONDACK GADABOUT: Lost hikers, Teddy Roosevelt and more

September 15, 2017 Last week’s column focused on the search and eventual rescue of a soldier from Fort Drum who had become lost on St.Regis Mountain while hiking. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: George Santayana was right

September 15, 2017 George Santayana, the well-known philosopher and essayist, was right. He coined the often quoted phrase, “Those who cannot remember the past are doomed to repeat it. more »»

FROM THE FIELD: The four hikes of the Moriah Challenge

September 15, 2017 MORIAH – Earlier this summer, the Moriah Chamber of Commerce announced a new hiking challenge, ala the 46ers and Saranac Lake 6er programs. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Baby boomers, jellyfish and short-term memory

September 15, 2017 Now, where did I put my glasses? Fellow baby boomers: Wouldn’t it be nice to have an assistant to help with simple, everyday tasks like finding the grocery list or your other shoe, or reminding you... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Harvey dampens Olympic Car Show

September 8, 2017 Tropical Depression Harvey dropped some of its remaining rain on the Lake Placid Ski Club’s annual car show Sunday, Sept. 3, dampening the turnout but not the spirits of those attending. more »»

STORIES FROM THE ATTIC: Museum showcases ‘Rock of Somalia’

September 8, 2017 FORT DRUM — When troops from the U.S. Army’s 10th Mountain Division entered Somalia in early December 1992 as a part of Operation Restore Hope, they were met with smiles. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Confessions of a reformed scrumper

September 8, 2017 When I was 16 or 17, living in Northern Ireland, my friend Penny Turner introduced me to a variety of commercially made hard ciders, some better than others. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Reflections on Charlottesville

September 8, 2017 In the wake of my column last week, “Lessons from Goebbels and Charlottesville,” I have received an avalanche of responses from readers. Some of them have been supportive, others critical. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Lots to learn at joint meeting of garden clubs

September 8, 2017 The Garden Club of Lake Placid and the Adirondack Garden Club had a joint gathering this past August. The venue was held at the Whiteface Club & Resort’s Moose Lodge Boathouse Restauran. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Re-imagining our rural downtowns in the North Country

September 1, 2017 Using the arts to help turn around a community was the topic of “The Creative Economy: Re-Imagining our Rural Downtowns,” a two-part presentation held at the Harrietstown Town Hall in Saranac Lake o... more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Reading about Goebbels while watching Charlottesville on TV

September 1, 2017 It was sheer coincidence. I was reading a book titled, “Goebbels: Ballatine’s Illustrated History of the Violent Century,” written by Alan Wykes. more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: It’s not only the rescue dogs that are the lucky ones

September 1, 2017 When we were looking for a rescue dog to adopt over a year ago, we signed up to a variety of rescue groups and had them alert us when the type of dog we were looking for was available for adoption. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Charlottesville conjures up disparity among classes

August 25, 2017 The North Country is connected with Charlottesville, Virginia, in a variety of ways, not the least of which is that a Canton woman’s grandfather created the sculpture of Robert . more »»



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