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ON THE SCENE: Kevin Stoltz: Music becomes him

August 27, 2015 A graduating class size of 10 is about normal for Keene Central School. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Say it ain’t so, Martha. The end of summer?

August 27, 2015 The first of September. Autumn is on its way. Oh, yes, I know. Fall is everybody’s favorite season. Now I am going to have to listen to that again. Fall is beautiful in the North Country. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: ‘Strangers on a Bridge’

August 27, 2015 During a recent public forum organized by the Adirondack Roundtable featuring Eileen Rockefeller as speaker, I was seated next to Beth Amorosi. She is the granddaughter of James B. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Making the Park more welcome to more people

August 20, 2015 Disney has the most-visited theme parks in the United States. Disney’s marketing material depicts families having fun, families that represent a wide range of cultural diversity. more »»

BLUEGRASS MOMENTS: North meets South again

August 20, 2015 GETTYSBURG, PA — Whether it’s generals Robert E. Lee and George G. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: New exhibit remembers Olympic skiers

August 20, 2015 It all starts with a pair of skis. The journey of an Olympic skier begins just like anyone else who has ever strapped skis to their feet. They fall and get snow in their face. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: NASA wonders, ‘Are we alone?’

August 20, 2015 Ellen Stofan is NASA’s chief scientist, a planetary geologist, a graduate of the College of William and Mary and the principal adviser to the agency’s administrator, Charles Bolden, on science... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Bird flu, politics and the state of the Media

August 20, 2015 The Bilgewater Scandal. That’s what I call it. The Media—capital M—thrives on sensationalism. We go from scandal to scandal. more »»

Justice for spies

August 13, 2015 Had it not been for defense attorney James B. Donovan, now buried along side his wife Mary in St. Agnes Cemetery in Lake Placid, our country could have slid into a nuclear war with the Soviet Uni. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Diamonds are forever

August 13, 2015 It was decades ago that as a young, roving reporter in Europe, I managed to gain admittance to the trading floor of the Diamond Club of Antwerp, one of the four trading exchanges within Antwerp Worl... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Cat got your tongue?

August 13, 2015 Everyone I know who owns a cat with claws intact, the kind of cat who is able to get outside and prowl, has been telling me about what the cat dragged in. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Tip of the month: Attract the butterflies

August 13, 2015 Having butterflies in our garden is an ultimate satisfaction. Of course, we don’t like their caterpillar stage since those ugly creatures sustain themselves by munching on foliag. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: Season ends with surprises

August 13, 2015 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, under the direction of Ron Spigelman, ended its summer series Sunday, Au. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Have musicians, will travel

August 6, 2015 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta has been broadening its reach over the past several years, most recently by hosting a three-day artist-in-residency featuring a newly formed trio organized by pianist... more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: The WCTU horse fountain

August 6, 2015 It is just an ordinary black, cast-iron fountain but it has quite a story. It begins at the end of the 19th century. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The Rockefeller mystique

August 6, 2015 The Adirondack Roundtable, a part of the Lake Placid Institute, serves as a forum for high-profile speakers. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Life in the wilds of New Russia, sort of

August 6, 2015 My friend Charlene has hummingbird feeders all over her yard in New Russia, New York. The other day I went over to visit her, and we sat on her front porch and watched the activity at the feeders. more »»

SINFONIETTA REVIEW: LP Sinfonietta rises to the occasion

August 6, 2015 The Lake Placid Sinfonietta, under the direction of Ron Spigelman, dished up a healthy three-course meal of modernism, classicism, and early romanticism with pianist Navah Perlman as the main course... more »»

ON THE SCENE: ADK Action

July 30, 2015 Nonprofits are an important part of social and economic life in the Adirondacks. more »»

LP LIBRARY NEWS: Library offers more than books

July 30, 2015 Not everyone is aware that — besides books, DVDs, ebooks and audio books — the Lake Placid Public Library also has music to loan. We have about 2,000 CDs. more »»

 
 

 

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