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MARTHA SEZ: ‘Everyone in our family was marked in some way by polio’

February 1, 2019 A woman doing research on the far-reaching effects of childhood disease recently asked members of my family to talk with her about my father’s polio. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Remembering Doc Josh

January 25, 2019 Dr. Josh Schwartzberg — Doc Josh to many — died peacefully at home on Thursday, Jan. 10, surrounded by his family and friends. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘I am now hoping that the loose button does fall off’

January 25, 2019 There is a saying that your worst fear will never be realized. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Literacy and the Rotary Club of Lake Placid

January 25, 2019 The Rotary Club of Lake Placid has been involved with literacy since the club was founded in 1994. The late Bob Urfirer was a charter member of our club. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: It’s almost tax time, and the Lake Placid library is here to help

January 25, 2019 One of the most popular activities we have at the Lake Placid Public Library each year is tax filing. Yes, tax filing. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Lake Placid’s Children’s Games a success

January 18, 2019 Metod Klemenc, founder of the International Children’s Games, experienced the destruction of his family in World War II. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘The longer you wait, the harder tidying up becomes’

January 18, 2019 I just read a HuffPost article, “Why the Magic Art of Tidying Up Doesn’t Work for American Women” by Lisa Woodruff. Woodruff has a 100-day plan for organizing your home that costs about $500. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Explore the culinary arts with Chef Hemm

January 11, 2019 Ever wonder how great chefs create those delicious meals? Rarely can the answer be found in televised food shows. more »»

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: Spear wins Women in Business Scholarship

January 11, 2019 Lake Placid resident Martha Pritchard Spear was recently awarded Zonta District 2’s “Jane M. Klausman Women in Business Scholarship. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘The memories the ornaments called up made me sad’

January 11, 2019 Invention has its own algorithm: genius, obsession, serendipity, and epiphany in some unknowable combination. more »»

ON THE SCENE: A moral budget for 2019

January 4, 2019 The New York Council of Churches is calling upon Go. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Jackie Sauter on 47 years at NCPR

January 4, 2019 After 47 years behind the scenes and behind the microphone, Dec. 31 was Program Director Jackie Sauter’s last day at North Country Public Radio, based at St. Lawrence Universit. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Raking has been a big internet subject for environmental reasons as well’

January 4, 2019 My friend Moira observed recently that the days appear to be growing shorter, rather than longer. But, I said, the Winter Solstice was on Dec. 21. The days have been getting longer since then. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Middle schoolers help with North Elba Christmas Fund food boxes

January 4, 2019 Our eighth grade students were at it again, helping around town. On Friday, Dec. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Ed-Opp Fund provides access to opportunity

January 4, 2019 On Dec. 6, Lake Placid Educational Opportunity Fund Co-President Sibyl Quayle and Vice President Stephanie Colby visited the weekly meeting of the Rotary Club of Lake Placi. more »»

ON THE SCENE: A Festival of Lessons and Carols

December 28, 2018 St. Agnes Church in Lake Placid hosted A Festival of Lessons and Carols on Sunday, Dec. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Inside Lyon Mountain with a mining engineer

December 28, 2018 LYON MOUNTAIN — Lyon Mountain’s ore is some of the purest in the world. It was used to build the Golden Gate Bridge in San Francisco. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘We could only open our stockings before the grown-ups came down’

December 28, 2018 The first Christmas I remember, I got an Effanbee baby doll. I remember the Christmas tree with the colored lights and ornaments, many of which were made of glass thinner than eggshells. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Women farmers coming into their own

December 21, 2018 Anna Newman would be thrilled by the number of women who have taken up farming in the Adirondack region, especially here in Essex County. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Remember Krampus?’

December 21, 2018 You better watch out. ... Santa Claus is coming to town. Not to mention Krampus. As I type this column, Christmas is one week away. more »»



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