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ON THE SCENE: Keene mourns iconic guide Brett Lawrence

July 21, 2016 Adirondack Guide Smith Brett Lawrence passed away on Thursday, June 30, every bit as much an icon of Keene as Giant Mountain, Noonmark Diner, and the old red barn at the bottom of Spruce Hill. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: In search of Olympic photograph info

July 21, 2016 The Lake Placid Olympic Museum recently welcomed a summer intern, Samantha Strzepek, from the Cooperstown Graduate Program. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Rotary Club celebrates a successful year

July 21, 2016 June 30 marked the end of the program year for the Rotary Club of Lake Placid. It was a very busy and worthwhile one with both local and international project. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Rifts among the Founding Fathers

July 21, 2016 Paul Aron, did it again! The director of publications for the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, as well as the author of several books on American history, Aron wrote a new book, “Founding Feuds: Th... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Gad zukes! They’re almost here

July 21, 2016 Zucchini season, which has been spreading inexorably across the nation, has almost reached the North Country. Be advised: It’s gaining on us. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Haydn’s Symphony No. 60 leaves Spigelman gasping for air

July 21, 2016 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, under the direction of Ron Spigelman, on Sunday night, July 17, delivered a new twist on yet another varied program of music at the Lake Placid Center for the Arts that... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Fresh herbs: Summer’s delight

July 21, 2016 Summer is the time for using fresh herbs. Though available year round at your supermarket’s produce aisle, they’re trucked in from southern states — and quite costly. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Taking time to think

July 14, 2016 In this hurry-up world, the Lake Placid Institute invites us to stop for a moment to reflect on what it means to be human. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Sinfonietta-choir team works well

July 14, 2016 It makes good business sense to include a large community choir onto an orchestral concert program because all those added bodies onstage result in more bodies out in the seats as friends and family... more »»

TROLLEY TALK: Franklin County buses serve Lake Placid, too

July 14, 2016 When traveling out of town for work, people may not always want to drive their own cars. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The satire of American life

July 14, 2016 Back in the late ’60s, my father began quoting a book by Terry Southern. “What’s up?” he would demand at odd moments. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Soft landing on Mars

July 14, 2016 On July 20, NASA will celebrate the 40th anniversary of a major event in the history of interplanetary space travel and the exploration of the planets — the world’s first successful soft landing of... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Lake Placid Horse Show gallops back

July 7, 2016 The Lake Placid Horse Show returned at a gallop From June 28 to July 3. more »»

TROLLEY TALK: Food pantry, humane society take pet food donations

July 7, 2016 It’s more common than you might realize. A single mother doesn’t have enough money to feed her 5-year-old son for the next couple of days. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Garden creation reveals sunken treasure

July 7, 2016 Before we tour her garden, Mrs. George Hart will tell us more about it during a noon luncheon this Wednesday, July 13, at the Whiteface Club Cafe on the Green. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: A call for Glasnost and Perestroika

July 7, 2016 I was recently asked to give a talk at the Norfolk Naval Base, the world largest, to officers, sailors and members of the technical staff of the Mid-Atlantic Regional Maintenance Cente. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Dogs kept inside as bear steals kitty litter

July 7, 2016 As I wrote in this column last week, summer in Keene Valley is paradise enough, but nevertheless, like everyplace else, Keene Valley has its own peculiar regional problems. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene Central says goodbye to a dozen seniors

June 30, 2016 As Keene Central School’s 2016 salutatorian Liza Marie Amirault told her classmates at their graduation ceremony held Saturday, June 25, their future college classmates will perceive them as being a... more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Summer parades of 1919

June 30, 2016 With Independence Day right around the corner, you can’t help but get excited for parades, fireworks and all the fanfare associated with the holida. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Two dogs jump into a beaver pond ...

June 30, 2016 Summer in Keene Valley! To paraphrase Omar Khayyam, this is paradise enough. Still, everyplace on Earth, and probably even beyond, has its own localized set of problems. more »»

 
 

 

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