Lake Placid News, 14 Aug 2018 06:27:19 EDTTue, 14 Aug 2018 06:27:19 EDT THE SCENE: How should we address the challenge of climate refugees? if the president of the United States, backed by Congress, outlawed the use of gas-fueled automobiles by the year 2025 and all other petroleum-fueled transport by 2027.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTNORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Blasting rock for iron ore at Benson Mines near Star Lake LAKE - Jim LaParr was only 16 years old when he started working at Benson Mines in August of 1951.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTZONTA CLUB NEWS: An amazing Adirondack day for Zonta Club and local families Sunday, July 15, the Zonta Club of the Adirondacks held its inaugural Amazing Adirondack Race in the Lake Placid area. This charity fundraiser sent teams totaling 70 racers through 12 pitstop locations, discovered by solving puzzles and riddles.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTMARTHA SEZ: 'You can't help but wonder with someone like Oshkosh where he'll end up''s August, and, as my friend Lorie Gregory used to say, the light is different. It's the first week of August when you notice that the slant of the sunlight is different and the days are shorter.Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDTSecret gardens revealed in Lake Placid such as "fabulous tour," "so varied and interesting" and "Got so many tips and ideas for my own garden," were among comments heard at final refreshments hosted by Renate and Hans Schachenmayr on their lovely Mirror Lake lawn after the...Fri, 10 Aug 2018 00:00:00 EDT