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ON THE SCENE: Exhibit worthy of a gold medal

January 2, 2014 David Wolf reminisced about his father, Phil, the driving force behind creating the Lake Placid Olympic Museum. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: A window to the world

January 2, 2014 Timothy Sullivan, the 25th president of William & Mary was fond of saying, “Down through history, every great university had a library that matched its greatness. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: ‘Let’s Get Organized’ plan bound to fizzle

January 2, 2014 Throw my ticket out the window. Throw my suitcase out there, too. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: M&M Diner now closed

January 2, 2014 The M&M Diner officially closed on Jan. 1 after 21 years of being at this location. Jay and his staff have been serving customers delicious food since July 18, 1992, when he opened his business. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: CCC camps and school memorabilia

January 2, 2014 We’ve MOVED! Many of you know we operate a seasonal museum at the historic train station depot on Station Stree. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: It's soup-building time

January 2, 2014 The Christmas season is behind us. It’s time to move on into 2014. Christmas means cookies, gingerbread and hearty dinners. For many, the holiday season is the most gluttonous time of the year. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Supporting Olympic dreams

December 27, 2013 Bob Zeman, of Rochester, was impressed. more »»

Cartels cozy with government

December 27, 2013 Whenever there is a crisis centering on Mexico, George Grayson — professor emeritus at the College of William & Mary and senior associate at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Daydream turns sour as deer eat Martha’s tulips

December 27, 2013 If you are reading this, it is now too late to finish up your Christmas shopping. No, your packages will not get there by Christmas if you put them in the mail today. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: Spend New Year’s Eve at the bowling alley

December 27, 2013 Ring in the new year at Riverside Lanes on Dec. 31. A 9-pin couples bowling tournament will be held with one shift at 8 p.m. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: M&M Diner to close

December 23, 2013 It is with great sadness I report the closing of M&M Diner as of Jan. 1, 2014. The diner will remain open till then, and everyone is welcome to stop by, enjoy a great meal and say goodbye. more »»

Olympic Museum to celebrate new exhibit

December 20, 2013 As the year comes to an end, the Lake Placid Olympic Museum remains busy trying to pull the last of our new projects together before 2014. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Feral cats of Newfoundland

December 20, 2013 Thanks to the gift of unlimited randomness bestowed upon us by the Internet, I have just been reading this morning’s Western Star, a newspaper published in Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Best school day ever

December 20, 2013 Dozens of Lake Placid sixth-graders yelled, “This was the best school day ever,” as they waved their flags across the finish line for the day’s winners of the two-man bobsled World Cup bobsled... more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Doris Baker at 96

December 20, 2013 In a recent interview with the Lake Placid News and the Virginia Gazette, Doris Baker said, “Lady luck as well as the Great Depression have taken me through the 96 years of my life. more »»

AROUND AuSABLE: Christmas in the Forks was a huge success

December 13, 2013 The 9th Annual Christmas in the Forks celebration held on Dec. 7 was once again a huge success. All the events throughout the day were well attended and enjoyed by all. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Joy to the Children makes arts accessible

December 12, 2013 The arts activities are available for all local children, and many are free of charge. That’s the message organizers of Dec. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It's almost soltice time

December 12, 2013 We are coming up on the winter solstice, the darkest time of the year. On my calendar, Dec. 21 is notated “Winter Begins.” Here in the North Country, it seems to us that winter began some time ag. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Intrigue at the castle

December 12, 2013 During the past two decades since the Velvet Revolution, numerous North Country and Williamsburg, Va. residents have visited Prague, the capital city of the Czech Republi. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Another death too soon

December 6, 2013 The last time someone was killed was patrolman Richard Pelky, according to Horace Pratt, former chief of the Lake Placid Police Department. “I think that was in 1954,” he sai. more »»



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