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NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Dip into 2016 with rich, creamy fondue

December 31, 2015 New Year traditions and foods vary from country to country. Germans serve green cabbage for financial gain. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The Empire returns

December 24, 2015 At its heart, the first “Star Wars” episode was a great story, a story of age-old good and evil, the little guy taking on the big bully, love and loss — though taking place in a galaxy far, far awa. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Christmas 2015

December 24, 2015 Christmastime. People are relaxed and friendly, whether they know each other or not. It’s a great time to be in the Adirondacks, even if there isn’t any snow. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Look for a partner, not friend, in Russia

December 24, 2015 “I started out in Kentucky and then went to Indiana University. Along the way I came to a conviction, exactly how and why doesn’t matter that American national security runs through Moscow. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Joy for the arts

December 17, 2015 On Thursday, Dec. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Memories of their first ski tracks

December 17, 2015 As a new ski season begins, a new wave of skiers is stepping into a pair of skis for the first time. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The dog days of Christmas

December 17, 2015 OK, we’re really into it now. It all seems so sudden, but it’s almost Christmas. It happens the same way every year. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Struggle to preserve freedom

December 17, 2015 “Invoking freedom is more than a philosophical point in debates about diversity,” said Erik Bleich, professor of political science at Middlebury College, in an interview with the Lake Placid News an... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Elementary teachers using iPads for third-grade lessons

December 17, 2015 In the spring of 2015, the Lake Placid Central School Board of Education approved a strategic plan that includes a section on technolog. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Baking for the holidays

December 17, 2015 This December, the weather has been so warm that it doesn’t feel like holiday time. But Holiday time is here! Christmas concerts abound. Stores are filled with Santas, shoppers and holiday music. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Rethinking education at Northwood School

December 10, 2015 Ever wonder why school curriculums are organized the way they are? Why we learned geometry after algebra, then calculus, or chemistry after biology, or some of these topics at all? Or divide student... more »»

LOOKING AT THE MIRROR: Mirror Lake Watershed Association annual report

December 10, 2015 It’s that time of year when we update you on our activities including our educational outreach work. We invite you to join us at our monthly meetings and ask for your donations and support. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Eat as much gold as you like

December 10, 2015 Right now in my mind’s eye I see a cartoon I want to draw. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Literacy for life

December 10, 2015 There is program that, if adopted, in cooperation with North Country Community College and the Adirondack Medical Center could be beneficial for the whole area. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Thanksgiving in the Valley

December 3, 2015 On Thursday morning, as she has done for the past 20 Thanksgivings, Lola Porter got up at 5 a.m. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: The history of ‘Toyland’

December 3, 2015 Amid the many yuletide festivities that take place, there are any number of concerts, plays and gatherings filled with holiday music and performances. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Sentimentally yours, Martha

December 3, 2015 Dark enough for you? And we haven’t even gotten to the winter solstice yet. The precise arrival of the winter solstice will be Dec. 21, at two minutes before midnigh. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Ancient civilizations and ‘Divergent’

December 3, 2015 “There’s no place like Rome.” “Move to the Mongol Empire and sleep easy.” “Get the Qin in your life.” These are just a few of the catch phrases developed by Lake Placid High School students in Mrs. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Dec. 3 was Apple Pie Day

December 3, 2015 “Good apple pies are a considerable part of our domestic happiness.” — Jane Austen You’ve probably heard the phrase “As American as apple pie” – but what does it really mean? And who declared De. more »»



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