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ON THE SCENE: Welcome to Keene Valley, Pastor John

October 6, 2016 A career in finance may not seem to be a path to becoming a church pastor, but it’s the one John Sampson took that led him to the Keene Valley Congregational Church. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Historic photos show changing seasons

October 6, 2016 As the temperatures are getting cooler and the leaves are changing, that means one thing — the Lake Placid-North Elba Historical Society’s History Museum at the train station will soon be wrapping u... more »»

WORLD FOCUS: North Korean connection

October 6, 2016 Although Mitchell Reiss, president and CEO of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, focuses all his attention nowadays on furthering the mission of Colonial Williamsburg as a center for history and... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It’s October. Let the holidays begin.

October 6, 2016 October. Columbus Day is upon us, and it’s leaf season and apple picking time again. At the farm stands the pumpkins are all lined up in rows hoping to be chosen for jack-o-lanterns. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: LPES After School Program available to students

October 6, 2016 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: Honoring veterans and cars

September 29, 2016 I like cars. I’m not a collector, but I like cars that are fun to drive, meaning standard shift and great at going around curves. I’m not into muscle cars. My brother Gerret loves LOUD cars. more »»

GUEST COMMENTARY: North Country School clarifies enrollment issues

September 29, 2016 It was with great interest that I read the recent articles about current enrollment numbers at our local public and private schools. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Cats eat and can be eaten, too

September 29, 2016 My cat, Jupiter, suggested to me this morning that I pick up a side job. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: LPES students learn about chickens

September 29, 2016 Lake Placid Elementary School students recently had a fantastic visit from “Farmer Joe,” a chicken expert from Tractor Supply. more »»


September 29, 2016 We recently introduced an 8-week-old puppy to our household. Adeline, a golden retriever, came from a breeder. I’ve felt compelled to apologize to all my “rescue dog only” friends, but alas, I trie. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Healthy autumn desserts use up abundant fall harvest

September 29, 2016 Aaah, dessert! That sweet indulgence served after a satisfying supper. Our English word derives from the 14th century French desservir, meaning “to clear the table. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Finding a new leader at the Keene Valley church

September 22, 2016 In communities across the Adirondacks, state and national church congregations have to go through a search to find a new pastor. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: A transgender voice for the region

September 22, 2016 Each week, the Lake Placid Rotary Club hosts a speaker from our extended community. In the past year, speakers have included a diverse range including Dr. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Melissa Commander’s Cuba

September 22, 2016 According to Professor Henry Hart of the English Department at the College of William and Mary, himself a noted biographer and award-winning poet, Melissa Commander is one of the most talented... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Assessing water quality in Lake Placid

September 22, 2016 Students in my AP Environmental Science class recently spent a day on the water learning about water quality and managemen. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The ups, downs of insomnia

September 22, 2016 Many people complain about insomnia, and I agree that it can be a problem. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Historical society holds ‘What Was It Before?’ tour

September 15, 2016 There is an old saying that you can’t tell a book by its cover. That’s certainly true for many, if not most, of the older buildings along Main Street in Lake Placid. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Celebrating the Intervales jumping site

September 15, 2016 The Lake Placid Club, founded in 1895, helped make Lake Placid a premier summer resort offering numerous recreational activities. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Trump, Putin and NATO

September 15, 2016 It is remarkable that it was at the symposiums held at William & Mary and at the Old Dominion University in 1996-1997, that one of the most contentious issues of the 2016 presidential elections,... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Elementary School opens food pantry

September 15, 2016 This school year, there will be something new for students. It won’t be an afterschool club or a new piece of technology. more »»



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