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ON THE SCENE: Something new at the Adirondack Store

June 23, 2016 The Old English four “somethings” that a bride should wear — something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue — is a good way to anticipate what the Adirondack Store will be like... more »»

 
 
 
BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Lake Placid Elementary School sets students up for summer reading

June 23, 2016 When the students walked into the gym on Tuesday, June 14, they didn’t see hula-hoops, jump ropes, or playground balls. They saw tables and tables of book. more »»

Village court has value

June 23, 2016 On June 28, Lake Placid village voters have the opportunity to decide whether to keep or to dissolve the Lake Placid village court. My comments are not an endorsement for or against such dissolutio. more »»

Reasons to consolidate village, town courts

June 23, 2016 In August of 2014, the Lake Placid village board passed a resolution directing the Lake Placid-North Elba Development Commission to study “steps that might be taken by the village to create further... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Perfect weather, happy grandkids and blood sport

June 23, 2016 “And what is so rare as a day in June? Then, if ever, come perfect days; then Heaven tries earth if it be be in tune …” — James Russell Lowell - Yes, June is a perfect month in the Adirondacks. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Monroe’s legacy

June 23, 2016 The Virginia Gazette reported that a recent archeological discovery at Ash Lawn-Highland, the 18th-century home of James Monroe, America’s fifth president and a graduate of the College of William &... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Rhubarb and strawberries, an early summer combo

June 23, 2016 Rhubarb and strawberries make the perfect pair. Strawberries and rhubarb are a harmonious duet. ——— READ THE WHOLE STORY in the Adirondack Daily Enterprise at http://adirondackdailyenterprise. more »»

ADIRONDACK GADABOUT: Let’s not forget, we were all rookies at one time

June 22, 2016 As the annual camping season arrives, it is important to be patient when dealing with newcomers — whether in the field, the forest or on the water. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Talent streams to 2016 Lake Placid Film Forum

June 16, 2016 The 15th Annual Lake Placid Film Forum held June 8-12 offered a rich array of features and documentaries, post-film discussions, panels presentations, and such loved events as a silent classic and a... more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Abolition skate a museum mystery

June 16, 2016 The Lake Placid Olympic Museum has a collection of antique ice skates ranging from the early 1800s to today. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: My B-17 flight on ‘Fuddy Duddy’

June 16, 2016 The 100-year anniversary of the establishment of the Langley Air Force Base in Hampton, Virginia, evoked a multitude of reminiscences on the history of one of the most important military... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: God save the king!

June 16, 2016 My sister sent me a 2004 documentary that explains how an Australian named Michael Abney-Hastings was the rightful heir to the English throne. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Downsizing leads to Pat Kirmer’s ‘Sale of a Lifetime’

June 9, 2016 Artists tend to create and collect a lot of stuff. Pat Kirmer, 86, is no exception. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: What to plant and not plant

June 9, 2016 What NOT to plant in our garden is what we will discover this Wednesday, June 1. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Chinese foreign aid and UN votes

June 9, 2016 In Darice Xue’s award-winning essay in the fall issue of Monitor, William & Mary’s highly regarded journal of international studies, she writes, “The Peoples Republic of China increased its foreign... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Sending off for kinfolk; cousin arriving soon

June 9, 2016 I just sent off for some new shoes. They are red, and I hope they fit so I can wear them when my Texas cousin comes to visit. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Farmers markets are here

June 9, 2016 Summer has arrived — along with warm weather, swimming, and pesky insect pests. One of the hallmarks of the season is the opening of farmers’ markets and roadside stands throughout our region. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene recognizes Vietnam vets

June 2, 2016 The Keene Memorial Day Service public turnout on Monday morning, May 30, was the largest to dat. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Presidential Precinct

June 2, 2016 The Presidential Precinct is an educational partnership among the University of Virginia, the College of William & Mary, Thomas Jefferson’s Monticello, James Madison’s Montpelier, James Monroe’s Ash... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: More housekeeping tips from Nellie’s 1886 book

June 2, 2016 Last week in this column I borrowed from my great-grandmother’s book, “The Successful Housekeeper,” published in 1886. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: New exhibit at the History Museum

June 2, 2016 For many years, the general store has been the permanent exhibit in the second room of the History Museum at the train station. more »»

 
 

 

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Skating Away at Adult Weekend!

June 22, 2016 Even though I have been considered an “adult skater” for 5 years, I had never participated in the adult weekend or adult week adult figure skating camp—until this year. more »

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