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ON THE SCENE: Villa Vespa Act III: Secret’s in the sauce

April 19, 2019 Back in the 1980s, Honda began walloping U.S. auto manufacturers. Business consultants wanted to know their secret, so one asked Honda and a leading U.S. more »»

 
 
 
MARTHA SEZ: ‘And once again, 100 years ago, Einstein was right. Go figure.’

April 19, 2019 Everything is possible. Or maybe not, but we don’t know what is possible and what isn’t. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Eruzione: ‘We want to give them the Olympic experience’

April 12, 2019 If you are a speedskater, wouldn’t you love to have a chance to be coached by Eric Heiden and Bonnie Blair, or as a figure skater by Brian Boitano, Kristi Yamaguchi and Torvill and Dean, or as skier... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Bears are rambunctious. They just don’t care about correctness of any kind.’

April 12, 2019 I am wondering as I type this column whether those two bears who escaped from the wildlife refuge in Wilmington have returned home yet. It has been almost a week since they left. more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Lake Placid Public Library still open during spring break

April 12, 2019 Thank you to the AARP for all their volunteer work these past few months helping many people file their tax returns. They were able to assist approximately 400 people and e-filed over 380 returns. more »»

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: Zonta Club of the Adirondacks honors local women with R.O.S.E. Awards

April 12, 2019 International Women’s Day, celebrated on March 8, is recognized around the world as a day to acknowledge the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. more »»

ON THE SCENE: North Country woman helps asylum seekers with warm clothing

April 5, 2019 Most days, Janet McFetridge can be found near the dead end of Roxham Road in Champlain handing out warm clothing and giving hugs to people seeking asylum in Canada, people fleeing the U.. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Lake Placid Garden Club ready to grow

April 5, 2019 It is with a heavy heart to think that Conni Cross is gone. She died on March 3, 2019. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘It is possible, right now ... to make a glow-in-the-dark unicorn’

April 5, 2019 When my daughter Molly was little and living on Grape Street in Boulder, Colorado, she had a number of pets, including some dogs and rabbits and a duck. She also had a chicken. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Saving Mirror Lake

March 29, 2019 Mirror Lake is not dead, but it’s on edge, so learned more than 60 members of the community on Wednesday, March 20 at a presentation by experts from the Ausable River Association held at Generations... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Don’t let anyone send you on a fool’s errand or otherwise make a fool of you’

March 29, 2019 I hate practical jokes, but I wouldn’t mind so much if they were limited to one day a year when I could stay home and not answer the phone. A day like April Fools’ Day. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Celebrating the life of Lake Placid’s Marcy Dunn

March 29, 2019 If you live long enough, you may become the repository of your friend’s family history. It happened to m. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene Central School does Diego Rivera

March 22, 2019 The life and art of Diego Rivera, one of the founders of the Mexican mural movement in the 20th century, was explored by the sixth- and eighth-grade classes of Keene Central School last week as a... more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Lake Placid Rotary Club member lists a year of activities

March 22, 2019 The Rotary Club of Lake Placid participates in quite a few community and volunteer projects. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Were tardigrades cute before there were human beings to recognize them?’

March 22, 2019 The blue jays hopping around on my porch roof are, as you know, avian dinosaurs. According to scientists, birds are the last of the dinosaurs. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Is being out in nature healing?

March 15, 2019 An increasing body of evidence says yes — being out in nature is healing — according to Florence Williams, author of “The Nature Fix: Why Nature Makes Us Happier, Healthier, and More Creativ. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘I found that my car had sunk to its hubcaps in mud’

March 15, 2019 It is now mid-March (beware the Ides of March, by the way), and apparently we have entered Mud Season, even though it is still snowing as I write. more »»

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: Zonta supports local projects that empower girls

March 15, 2019 This winter, Zonta Club of the Adirondacks made significant donations from its fundraising to support other local organizations with the mission of empowering girls to be their best selve. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Food justice tackled at the Wild Center

March 8, 2019 The North Country Food Justice Working Group, a coalition of various agencies growing, marketing, and consuming locally grown produce, held its second annual Food Summit at the Wild Center, Thursday... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Let us hope that the female red-winged blackbirds are well rested before they fly north’

March 8, 2019 The blackbirds are back! Spring is coming. Or at least the blackbirds seem to think so. I watch for them every year. Blackbirds, like the Summer People, are migratory seasonal residents. more »»

 
 

 

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