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GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Garden club packs in another busy month

November 10, 2017 Although it is finally time to put our gardens to bed, October was an extremely busy month for the Garden Club of Lake Placid, in addition to the attention our own gardens demand. On Oc. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Hello, darkness, my old friend

November 10, 2017 November. It is so dark! Fall was bright and beautiful this year, and Indian summer just went happily on and o. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Starting an oral history project

November 10, 2017 In an interview with the Lake Placid News and Virginia Gazette, Carmen Bolt, oral historian for William & Mary Libraries, said, “Oral history, I learned, is one of the purest and most authentic form... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Reconnecting with Norman

October 27, 2017 The last time I saw Norman Aberle, it was around 1977. more »»

OUR ANIMALS, OURSELVES: Make your own ‘take your dog to work day’

October 27, 2017 I had a dog in my life, Laddie, an Australian Shepherd who I knew at an early age wasn’t a dog to be left behin. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Watching China

October 27, 2017 It happened only twice over the years that the top prize for the best article published in The Monitor, the College of William and Mary’s highly regarded journal of international relations, was... more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The quintessential Halloween accessory

October 27, 2017 A new broom sweeps clean. We all know this. Why, then, are old, worn-out brooms never thrown away? It’s true. more »»

ON THE SCENE: What’s in a name?

October 20, 2017 Our family, by that I mean our larger family, has been spelling our family name Wyckoff since the arrival of our common ancestor Pieter Claeson Wyckof. more »»

ROTARY CLUB NEWS Gray cakes make debut in Lake Placid

October 20, 2017 For the first time, a Depressed Cake Shop pop-up bake sale was featured at the Oct. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Saving lives

October 20, 2017 Mike Holtzman, president of BLJ Worldwide, an international public relations firm, and a business partner of Peter Brown, the Beatles’ former manager, recently made news. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: What has gone wrong with this relationship?

October 20, 2017 Who is this Emmanuel Brush, and what has he done to deserve public shaming in the Oral B Pro television commercials? I ask this because every day when I’m watching MSNBC some attractive, clean-cut... more »»

ON THE SCENE: The Lake Placid Classic

October 13, 2017 The Lake Placid Classic Half Marathon and 10K is way more that getting out and winning a race. It’s really about checking out to see how you’re doing, staying healthy and having fu. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It’s almost time for Bulky Days

October 13, 2017 Tuesday, the day after Columbus Day, brings clear skies washed clean by yesterday’s torrential rains, with just a few pretty little clouds sailing along high in the wild blue yonder. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Meeting Diane Kirby, the river keeper

October 13, 2017 Several years ago, during our summer stay at our home in Lake Placid, my wife and I took the Cloudsplitter gondola up to the top of Little Whiteface Mountain, an Adirondack mountain peak, over 4,000... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Play reveals injustice of solitary confinement

October 6, 2017 Imagine living in and being confined 23 hours a day to an 8-by-14-foot space, which includes your bed, wash basin and toilet. Imagine living there anywhere from 30 days to 30 years. more »»

STORIES FROM THE ATTIC: Carpet bag tells story of immigrants

October 6, 2017 BLUE MOUNTAIN LAKE — The Adirondack Experience museum owns an early 19th century carpet bag that helps tell the story of an immigrant couple and their ties to a well-known family in Elizabethtown. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Fighting the nation’s drug epidemic

October 6, 2017 According to the latest reports, the United States is in the midst of a public health crisis. More than 59,000 people have died from drug overdoses in 2016. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: How will you dress begging for candy?

October 6, 2017 All around us the world is in constant flux, but we tend not to notice change until a new season or holiday arrives or someone we remember as a small child appears as a young adult or an old driver’... more »»

Pathways to the past

September 29, 2017 Lake Placid’s economic engine wasn’t always recreation and tourism; farming, mining and forestry preceded. more »»

The small smell of death takes over

September 28, 2017 I am pretty sure that there is a dead mouse in this roo. more »»



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