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NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: All aboard the snow train!

December 22, 2017 OLD FORGE — The town of Webb in Herkimer County covers a large portion of the northwestern Adirondack Park, but it is sparsely settled and relatively young; the town was established in 1898. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Volunteers help Habitat build affordable homes

December 22, 2017 In resort communities around the United States, towns like Lake Placid and Keene, once-thriving neighborhoods are being decimated by homes being turned into rentals and housing for seasonal residents. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: 2018. Best year ever?

December 22, 2017 "2018 will be the best year of your life!" I was wrapping little presents in tissue paper and tying them with red grosgrain ribbon for a man and a woman, a couple, at the store where I work when the... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: How USA Luge uses tools to win medals

December 15, 2017 LAKE PLACID — The USA Luge team is busy preparing for the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea, which are less than two months away. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Mirror Lake Inn brings Joy to the Children

December 15, 2017 Joy to the Children on Thursday, Dec. 7 did not disappoint; it never has. Joy is a benefit like no other. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The dusty planet

December 15, 2017 As if there wouldn’t be enough problems on our Planet Earth waiting for solutions, it turns out Red Planet Mars has a very dusty environment. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: A week of fire and snow

December 15, 2017 It is snowing. Snowing and snowing. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Para bobsledding coming on strong in Lake Placid

December 8, 2017 Lake Placid held its first Para Bobsled World Cup at the Olympic Sports Complex sliding track at Mount Van Hoevenberg this past week, and by all measures, it was a great success. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Reflecting on the #MeToo movement

December 8, 2017 We are nearing the end of what has been a very strange year. Next year, 2018, will very likely be strange, too; at least, that’s how it looks from here. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Hitler, Stalin and Heda Margolius

December 8, 2017 In today’s political climate of rising extremist ideologies and nationalist tendencies, a new book, “Hitler, Stalin and I,” is an oral history that examines persecutions rooted in strong political... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Montreal, a city for all seasons and tastes

December 1, 2017 Often when one looks for an urban fix, thoughts and plans turn to New York City about five hours to the sout. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: How to throw a classic Christmas party

December 1, 2017 This holiday season, many Americans long for a return to a more decorous time, when people gave sumptuous Christmas parties and guests behaved with propriety, when no one brought up politics,... more »»

WORLD FOCUS: From sub chaser to colonial printer

December 1, 2017 Bill Dell, Capt. USN (Ret.) of Williamsburg, could have easily served as a poster boy for U.S. Navy recruitment. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Library gears up for a busy December

December 1, 2017 Alas, that odd, but warm and beautiful fall weather is over, and it’s time to embrace the chill by coming to the library and cozying up to a great read or two from the many titles new to our shelve. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Getting to know Pastor John

November 23, 2017 A year ago, the Rev. John Sampson began his inaugural year as pastor of the Keene Valley Congregational Churc. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Bob Hanna’s 30-year Rotary journey

November 23, 2017 My Rotary journey started in 1987 when I joined the Schenectady-East Rotary club. Over the past 30 years, I’ve visited over 100 different clubs on four continents. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Giving thanks despite the crankiness

November 23, 2017 “I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetua. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: An adventure in Ghana

November 23, 2017 Samantha Boateng is a sophomore at the College of William and Mary. She is majoring in English and history and hopes to work in international development with focus on education. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene honors those who served and came before us

November 17, 2017 On Saturday morning, Nov. 11, residents of Keene honored those who came before them in two way. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Onward! Toward Christmas!

November 17, 2017 Thanksgiving is upon us, and most of us know by now where we’ll go and what sort of menu we will be dining from. But Thanksgiving is not just some big feast out in the middle of nowhere. more »»



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