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NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Remembering family farm work in Pillar Point

February 16, 2018 PILLAR POINT — June Rockwood McCartin grew up on a small dairy farm with about a dozen cows just outside of the village of Dexter in the small community of Pillar Poin. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Re-lighting the Olympic cauldron

February 16, 2018 Thirty-eight years ago, Lake Placid lit the cauldron opening the XIII Olympic Winter Games. On the evening of Friday, Feb. more »»

THE ROAD TO EASTER: Nature’s way

February 16, 2018 This past October, I walked part of the Camino de Santiago in Spain, a 500-mile pilgrimage across northern Spain. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Middle schoolers practicing ‘Mindful Mondays’

February 16, 2018 Our culture tells us that busy is good; however, we must also be comfortable with silence, being alone and being still. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The cats are bored, but cougar love is in the air

February 16, 2018 By the time this newspaper goes to press Valentine’s Day will be safely over (there’s always next year), and we will be more than halfway through February, since it is a short month, technicall. more »»

ON THE SCENE: 2018 Empire State Winter Games, ‘best yet’

February 9, 2018 The Empire State Winter Games are much more than a gathering of young athletes to compete in such traditional winter sports as figure skating, hockey and skiing; they are an opportunity for athletes... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Rick Wood watches and respects Whiteface

February 9, 2018 WILMINGTON — Most winter weekend mornings, Rick Wood is on the road by 6 a.m. more »»

THE ROAD TO EASTER: Lake Placid clergy offer a digital challenge

February 9, 2018 The topic of the place media has in our lives came up several months ago in the monthly gathering of the Lake Placid clergy. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Oh, groundhog

February 9, 2018 As I sit typing this column, it is the second day of February. In the United States and Canada, this is Groundhog Day, a day, like the first of April, dedicated to foolishness. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Whiteface skiers, managers reminisce at new exhibit

February 2, 2018 The history of the Whiteface Mountain Ski Center in Wilmington is creatively showcased in a new exhibit that opened Friday, Ja. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: The state-of-the-art Tupper Lake Police Department

February 2, 2018 Over the past 25 years, technology has drastically changed the way law enforcement officers do their job. more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: Animal Abuse Hotline set up

February 2, 2018 Have you ever seen an animal being abused or neglected and weren’t quite sure what to do about it? Well now there is a solution. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: No breakdown for this American girl

February 2, 2018 Nothing is as annoying as the way other people drive. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Artists, businesses at home at The Shirt Factory

January 26, 2018 GLENS FALLS — There’s a big red brick box of a building on Lawrence Street in Glens Falls, covered in different windows and looking like a factory from a century ago. That’s because it is. more »»

ON THE SCENE : Cuban dance company spends unexpected holiday in Placid

January 26, 2018 Both the Martha Graham and the Paul Taylor Dance companies came to Lake Placid for a break from their intense performance schedules and to focus on creating new works while deepening bonds among the... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: As we age, ain’t it funny how time slips away?

January 26, 2018 But it seems now, that it was only yesterday, Gee, ain’t it funny, how time slips away —Willie Nelson, “Funny How Time Slips Away,” 1976 As we age … Those three words really get my goat every time... more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS: Rotary to continue Kiwanis Teddy Bear Picnic

January 26, 2018 When the Lake Placid Kiwanis Club announced it was disbanding last fall, the Rotary Club of Lake Placid immediately began discussions how it could continue to help keep the much loved “Teddy Bear... more »»

LIBRARY NEWS: Tax time, Olympics and too many books

January 26, 2018 Even in the middle of winter, the Lake Placid Public Library has plenty going on, especially with tax time upon us and the Winter Olympics about to begin. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene family will not forget Puerto Rico

January 19, 2018 Twenty years ago, the North Country was enveloped in ice resulting in one of the worst disasters to hit the region, initially leaving 4 million people in Canada and the Northern Forest without power... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY AT WORK: Olympian set up Benson ski center 40 years ago

January 19, 2018 BENSON — There’s a small town in Hamilton County called Benson on the southern edge of the Adirondack Park. more »»

 
 

 

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