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ON THE SCENE: Saving a life

April 28, 2016 Have you ever lost a family member, friend or colleague to suicide? If you have lived in the North Country very long, the chances are good you hav. more »»

 
 
 
LP LIBRARY NEWS: It’s spring, we hope, at the library

April 28, 2016 We thought spring had arrived. As I am writing this on the morning of Tuesday, April 26, the snow has been coming down at a good clip and is piling up. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Entrapment in Tehran

April 28, 2016 In her new book, “Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran,” Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner, writes, “In August 2009, I was betrayed by both my husband and my country. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: A thousand midges, a thousand no thanks

April 28, 2016 I woke up this morning to snow, the soft, heavy kind skiers call corn snow and local people call sugar snow. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Dandelions

April 28, 2016 The asparagus tips are still buried in the soil and rhubarb is just barely poking through. But dandelions are coming up all over our garden patc. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Seeing stars in the town of Keene

April 21, 2016 On a clear night stargazing enthusiasts can often be found at the heights of Norton Cemetery in Keene gazing upward. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: After School Program’s yoga helps LPES students combat stress

April 21, 2016 At the After School Program, we understand not every activity is suited for every child, and we are grateful that through our fundraisers we are able to help kids find something they love and can... more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The Cold War as military history

April 21, 2016 Conventional wisdom holds that the Cold War between the Soviet Union and the West had its beginning in 1945, in the aftermath of the Second World War. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Help, help, it’s more public radio

April 21, 2016 Every day on my way home from work I turn on my car radio to listen to VPR, Vermont Public Radio, or to NCPR, North Country Public Radio. more »»

LP ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Rotarian helps ‘change the world’ in Southeast Asia

April 21, 2016 Visiting the Philippines was never high on my bucket list of “must see” places; however, when a charity group near and dear to my heart organized a unique “volun-tour” trip, I wasn’t going to miss... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Returning the favor

April 14, 2016 What’s your impression of Syria? Is it shattered bombed-out concrete and stone constructed buildings or partially blown up ancient Semitic ruins in an arid landscape? For Adnan Mahameed, the first... more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Museum conference in town

April 14, 2016 This week, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum staff will be joining museum professionals from all over New York state as they take a road trip to the Adirondacks and descend upon the Olympic region for... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Nostalgia and the art of smoking

April 14, 2016 Some days I wake up in the morning and think how glad I am that I don’t smoke anymore. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Ranch dressing

April 14, 2016 Even though it is snowing, it is spring – the time to think about fresh salads. We eat salads because they’re delicious and healthy. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Would you like to own a kid?

April 7, 2016 How would you like to own a kid, a baby goat that is? They are soft, full of energy and very playful. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Tales of a pet bear

April 7, 2016 As I was logging photos into our digital catalog this past month, I came across this fantastic photograph. It wasn’t too hard to find out who the man and the driver of the car were. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The rise of the modern university

April 7, 2016 James Axtell, who before retirement was William R. Kennan Jr. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Eat well. Enjoy life. Take a nap at work.

April 7, 2016 Too bad for Dagwood Bumstead that his boss, Mr. Dithers, was so unenlightened about sleeping at work. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: More LPHS senior projects

April 7, 2016 Lake Placid High School has a unique and powerful requirement for graduation. Students must take a class entitled senior seminar. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Swing into spring with the LP Garden Club

April 7, 2016 Although our bodies should be fully recovered from the last lawn/garden raking we did in September and November, we have now started the same chore again to clear the way for new growth. more »»

ON THE SCENE: International downsizing in Keene

March 31, 2016 The number of international kids coming to the Keene Central School is down a third this year, from six to four, but the enthusiasm for having them remains high. more »»

 
 

 

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Eyes on races, the journey continues

March 31, 2016 It’s highly unlikely I’ll be able to compete in this year’s Lake Placid Half-Marathon in June, as expected, yet the carrot of returning for a race in Lake Placid is so overwhelming that I’m not... more »

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