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LIBRARY NEWS: Kids invited to rock out at the Lake Placid Public Library this summer

June 29, 2018 The theme of reading programs for kids throughout the country this summer is “Libraries Rock,” and the Lake Placid Public Library has come up with six programs that celebrate not just music, but rea... more »»

SAVOR THE SEASON: Bush to table family recipes

June 22, 2018 Many people have summer berry stories, and others have black bear stories. I apparently have a bear-berry story from when I was growing up in Tupper Lake. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Evolution and the body politic

June 22, 2018 David Hochschartner, “Hock” to most, is glad that he paid attention to Meredith Prime when she advised him several years ago to attend an Adirondack Roundtable presented by the Lake Placid Institut. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Still looking for signs in Keene Valley that winter is definitely over

June 22, 2018 Well, I guess the verdict is in: Winter is over. Hard to tell around here. You can’t trust the planting instructions that tell you “Sow after the final frost date. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Rotary gives to the Educational Opportunity Fund

June 22, 2018 The Rotary Club of Lake Placid has a long history of supporting the youth of the community. more »»

ON THE SCENE: 18 months with cancer and never happier

June 15, 2018 A year-and-a-half ago, Dr. Josh Schwartzberg learned that he had been diagnosed with pancreatic cancer, then confirmed as stage four. more »»

LOOKING AT THE MIRROR: New vegetation helps protect Mirror Lake shoreline

June 15, 2018 As springtime parts its curtain and opens into summer, the vistas surrounding Lake Placid village are transformed anew. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: House plants, hummingbirds and a special place in Hell

June 15, 2018 My friend Darlene’s house plant is in heat. This is just one of the many strange natural phenomena observed at Darlene’s house over the year. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Valley Grocery owners start rebuilding

June 8, 2018 On Sunday March 11, the full-time and seasonal residents of Keene Valley had a shock that caused them all to gasp in pain. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: NBC5 chief meteorologist says just be yourself

June 8, 2018 PLATTSBURGH — Come rain, wind, sun or snow, NBC5 Chief Meteorologist Tom Messner will tell you the weather forecast — with a smile. Always with a smile. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Who says pet owners live longer than the petless? Read on.

June 8, 2018 Pet owners live longer than the petless. Most of us have heard this truism so many times that we now simply accept it. But who says? Wait a minute and I’ll Google it. All right, here we go. more »»

Zonta Club celebrates ‘superhero’ Ruth Bader Ginsberg

June 8, 2018 On Friday, June 15 at 7 p.m. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Out of Darkness celebrates 10 years

June 1, 2018 The 10th anniversary of the North Country’s Out of Darkness Walk, the annual walk to fight suicide, was celebrated Tuesday, May 22 at the ’dack Shack in Lake Placid. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Blackflies and mosquitoes are bad, but are they evil?

June 1, 2018 When Adam and Eve took a bite of the apple, thereby gaining the knowledge of Good and Evil, they bit off more than they could chew. We humans have been arguing about the permutations ever sinc. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Bees, birds and butterflies

June 1, 2018 Think of a meadow gay with buttercups, Queen Anne’s lace, daisies and violets. Imagine the edges of your sidewalk and driveway filled with lilies, milkweed, and lupines. more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: It’s not easy saying goodbye to our beloved pets

June 1, 2018 It was day three, and I knew it was time. Three days earlier, my beautiful dog Molly refused to eat. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Summer of the Big Read

May 25, 2018 People who came to our recent readers’ party all said they enjoyed themselves and were leaving with ideas for books they want to borrow. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Volunteers step in to help green Keene

May 25, 2018 A vision of the Common Ground Alliance, the annual gathering of the political, environmental, and economic leadership and related stakeholders of the Adirondack region, is healthy communities and... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: 1940s memories of Ogdensburg’s nursing school

May 25, 2018 OGDENSBURG — The first hospital in St. Lawrence County was opened in 1885 by an order of Canadian Catholic nuns. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The royal wedding

May 25, 2018 Hey, Prince Harry of England just married an American gal last weekend. Did you hear about it? I was up early that Saturday, as always. I can’t sleep in anymore. more »»



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