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ON THE SCENE: John Brown 2013

May 23, 2013 “This man John Brown is real,” said the comedian and social critic Dick Gregory addressing the nearly 300 people attending John Brown Day 2013 commemoration held at the State Historic Site on... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Saturdays can be a real chore

May 23, 2013 "Saturday morning was come, and all the summer world was bright and fresh, and brimming with life. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: After hegemony

May 23, 2013 I have asked Robert Keohane, professor of International Affairs at Princeton University and one of the world’s foremost scholars of international relations, what is the message he likes to convey to... more »»

ON THE SCENE: The fight to save the Palace Theatre kicks into gear

May 7, 2013 One of my early memories of going to the Palace is having been really frightened watching the “Wizard of Oz” when Dorothy’s house landed on the Wicked Witch of the East and crushed her, as well as... more »»

It’s Our History: The early years of the Garden Club of Lake Placid

May 7, 2013 Excerpted from a researched report by Mary MacKenzie, former Town and Village Historian The Garden Club of Lake Placid was formed on September 10, 1933 at the home of Mrs. Wilton . more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It might be time to swim off the island

May 7, 2013 I remember sitting on the floor in my bedroom in Birmingham, Michigan, staring out the window one beautiful spring Saturday while comparing myself to Cinderella. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Marine Silk Road

May 7, 2013 The College of William & Mary in Virginia was the site recently of a major international gathering of scholars, policy analysts and business leaders from around the world to discuss the emergence of... more »»

Hockey’s forgotten history

April 12, 2013 The Olympic Regional Development Authority hosted the NCAA Division III Ice Hockey Championships on March 15 and 16. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Are YOU worried?

April 12, 2013 What do you worry about? 1.   Leaky gut syndrome 2.   Unsightly cellulite 3.   Earwax removal 4.   Drones 5.   Daylight-saving time 6.   Hair loss 7.   Main Street vs. Wall Street 8. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Creating a creative environment

April 12, 2013 Have you every wondered what it means to be creative? What it takes to foster creativity in yourself? In others? I am in Israel. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: European integration

April 12, 2013 According to a report by the Virginia Economic Development Partnership, the economic woes of the European Union are taking a toll on exports from Virginia to Europe. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The orphan harp

March 28, 2013 Martha Gallagher has adopted an orphan. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Was it just meant to be?

March 28, 2013 People ask me, do you have trouble writing a column, week after week, year after year? Why no, I tell them. more »»

ON THE SCENE: The 31st annual Loppet

February 21, 2013 Attracting more than 17,000 to its mass start, the oldest, longest (90 k) and biggest cross-country ski race in the world is the Vassaloppet between the villages of Salen and Mora, Sweden. more »»

It’s Our History: 263 Station St. in LP

February 21, 2013 The loss of the Boatworks Building, and businesses that resided there, last week has been devastating for so man. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Yes, it is still winter

February 21, 2013 This is winter.Winter is the reason our neighbors have a light upstairs in their house that comes on automatically when it begins to get dark to fool the burglars. That’s a may be. It doesn’t fool us. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: The story of Frog Baby

February 21, 2013 “Stuff Happens,” said Donald Rumsfeld, famously. Serving as U. S. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Hockey Northwood Husky style

February 21, 2013 The glaring omission on ROOST’s list of sporting events to attend this past weekend was the 34th Northwood School Invitational Hockey Tournament that featured more than 42 of the leading public and... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Mammals of the Ice Age

February 21, 2013 Thousands and thousands of years ago, a herd of mastodon families died together by a lake near what is now called Snowmass, Colorado. more »»



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