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MARTHA SEZ: It’s Christmas! There, I said it.

November 19, 2015 Thanksgiving is upon us, and most of us have sorted out where we’ll go and what kind of menu we will be dining from. But Thanksgiving is not just some random feast out in the middle of nowhere. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Violence and a possible response

November 19, 2015 The recent wave of ISIS-inspired atrocities — the downing of Russian Flight 7K9268 in Egypt killing 224, the pair of suicide bombings in Beirut, Lebanon that killed 43, and the coordinated attacks i... more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Autumn superstars: cruciferous veggies

November 19, 2015 Broccoli is perhaps America’s best known cruciferous vegetabl. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Not your father’s Lego set

November 19, 2015 New technology classes are beginning to make a splash here at Lake Placid High School. more »»

Keene honors Civil War veterans with new monument

November 12, 2015 On Nov. 19, 1863 President Lincoln delivered the Gettysburg Address dedicating that battlefield as a national monument. Nearly 55 years later to the day, World War I ended the “war to end all wars. more »»

GARDEN CLUB NEWS: Garden Club wraps up 2015 season

November 12, 2015 Next week brings a spate of activity for three days in a row. The first is Tuesday’s Thanksgiving centerpiece workshop at 1:30 p.m. with residents of Uihlein Living Center. Note this Nov. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Diplomat from Central Casting

November 12, 2015 Former U.S. Ambassador Robert (Bob) Fritts, passed away, leaving behind a rich legacy. His appearance and demeanor has always been one of a proper diplomat. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: The pioneers of Thanksgiving

November 12, 2015 Every year at this time I reflect upon the interesting “facts” I learned in elementary school about the Pilgrim. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Lake Placid Elementary School’s After School Program a much-needed service

November 12, 2015 In 1989, a group of local elementary school moms recognized the need to have a safe and educational environment for the children of working families after school each day. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Adirondack Health on a mission to keep people healthy

November 5, 2015 Adirondack Health is one of more than 140 organizations that partners with the New York Department of Health to improve the quality of health for all New Yorkers. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Flavorful dill makes great sauce or seasoning

November 5, 2015 Feathery, delicate herb makes great pesto, chimichurri or sauce Delicate, refreshing dill adds flavor to many summer vegetable dishes, bringing out the natural, sweet flavor of baby carrots, beets,... more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: Celebrating historic facial hair

November 5, 2015 You might start noticing friends or family members sporting a mustache in the upcoming weeks. We are in the month of No-Shave November, or Movember as some call it. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Fighting the drug epidemic

November 5, 2015 In an interview with the Lake Placid News and the Virginia Gazette, Dr. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Take the clutter quiz and see how you rate

November 5, 2015 “Redd up, hon! Company’s coming!” my mother used to say, quoting a line from an old family story. It was a humorous way of telling us to straighten up the living roo. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Greetings from Lake Placid’s preschool

November 5, 2015 It is now the end of October, and our preschool students have gotten into the school routin. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Keene Congregational Church takes on helping refugees

October 29, 2015 According to the UN High Commission, there are more than 60 million refugees and displaced people around the globe, the highest number since World War II, or one out of every 122 people worldwide. more »»

LAKE PLACID LIBRARY NEWS: Garden dedicated to the memory of past library director

October 29, 2015 The woman with a lovely face and even lovelier demeanor, who guided our library for more than three decades and who was accompanied to work for many years by her West Highland terrier, Laddie, was... more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: Creating a Youth Climate Summit movement

October 29, 2015 What began as a Lake Placid High School student’s senior project seven years ago has developed into a movement in the Adirondacks and beyond. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Canary in the coal mine

October 29, 2015 A “Canary in a coal mine” is a metaphor for an advanced warning of a lurking danger. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: It ain’t Halloween if you ain’t scared

October 29, 2015 Happy Halloween! Although Halloween was not originally a holiday of happiness, was it? A nightmare gooseflesh holiday, more like. more »»



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