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MARTHA SEZ: Garden party anyone?

May 8, 2014 A slow, grudging spring like the one we are experiencing does not inspire us to plan for outdoor entertainmen. more »»

Garden Club of Lake Placid NEWS

May 8, 2014 Tip of the Month Place a penny in the vase with your store-bought tulips/roses to prevent them from getting droopy. more »»

LOOKING AT THE MIRROR: Lake life lawn care

May 8, 2014 Editor’s Note: “Looking at the Mirror” is a monthly column sponsored by the Mirror Lake Watershed Association. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Helping people get ahead

May 1, 2014 Adirondackers are practical people. Hands-on training has long been a tradition when it comes to learning how to build or paint house, cut down a tree, hunt, wait on table or to cook. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Walking Lake Placid’s history

May 1, 2014 Inspiration can strike anywhere at any time. For former Historical Society trustee Sue Cameron, it happened two years ago while in Saranac Lake when she noticed a walking tour map in town. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Revisiting the past ... again

May 1, 2014 My recent column about the 60th anniversary of our escape from Communist Czechoslovakia apparently wetted the appetite of many of my readers for more detail. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘It’s a bitter pill to swallow’

May 1, 2014 These days, the faith of many staunch Americans is sorely trie. more »»

ON THE SCENE: AIDS, still an epidemic

April 24, 2014 Every 9.5 minutes, an American is infected with the HIV/AIDS virus. AIDS remains an epidemic in America and throughout the worl. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Internationalization of U.S. education

April 24, 2014 Colin Campbell, president of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation gave a welcoming address to the hundreds of stakeholders, leaders in academia, business, government and the NGO sector who gathered... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Don’t believe everything

April 24, 2014 Conventional wisdom, in my book, is not wisdom at all. Nothing infuriates me more than other people nodding sagely while piously intoning some truism that I believe to be untrue. more »»

LIFETALK: Finding value in resurrected relationships

April 24, 2014 After 20 years of an adventurous, richly involved life in a huge, overwhelming homestead on the breathtaking west shore of Lake Placid, my husband Harold and I left in a hurry on the top of the... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Easter leftovers: What to do with ham and eggs

April 24, 2014 Easter has come and gone. Christ has risen! We’ve come together with friends and family to share and celebrate the miracle of the Resurrection and the new life of sprin. more »»

ON THE SCENE: It’s a small world in Keene

April 17, 2014 Ever want to live someplace really, really different? Try Keene. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: The Green ring of the Olympics

April 17, 2014 In honor of the upcoming celebration of Earth Day, an annual international event which promotes environmental responsibility, staff at the museum decided to jump on the green band wagon and raise... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It’s all right, spring is here

April 17, 2014 Suddenly it’s spring. As I write this, birds are singing, the sun is shining, warm breezes are blowing, and there are only a few crusty remnants in sight of the giant snow hills left by the plows. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: A dream fulfilled

April 17, 2014 Shawn Marston received his bachelor’s degree in psychology from Christopher Newport University and his master’s degree in education and human development from George Washington University. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The art of maple

April 10, 2014 Without a doubt, some of the most prized maple syrup coming out of Keene is tough to buy commercially. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Sen. Lugar, the problem solver

April 10, 2014 I asked Sen. Richard Lugar: “If you would still be chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, as you have been twice during your tenure in the U.S. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Facebook is processed junk food for the brain

April 10, 2014 Facebook is great! I go on Facebook to see photographs of my grandchildren. Facebook is driving me crazy. My sister — who is not on Facebook — simply cannot understand my consternation. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Spring is a time to eat matzo

April 10, 2014 We’re into rapid melt mode. Snow melts, revealing brown grass mud. Robins return, poking around in the sod searching for worms and bugs. Geese honk overhead, announcing the arrival of spring. more »»

 
 

 

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