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Spock and the Baby Boomers

March 5, 2015 Whatever happened to the Age of Aquarius? You never hear about it anymore. I think we Baby Boomers were duped. Baby Boomers indeed. more »»

IT'S OUR HISTORY: The basics of archiving

March 5, 2015 In historical society work “stuff” is everything. Our stuff makes up our collections and exhibits. Your stuff fills boxes and bags, attics and basements. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Remembering the Holocaust

March 5, 2015 The 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, the Nazi death camp in Poland where during World War II more than 1. more »»

ON THE SCENE: Celebrating an upset victory fought on snowshoes

February 26, 2015 On Saturday evening, Feb. 21, a large crowd came out to commemorate and celebrate the 35th anniversary of the “Miracle on Ice,” the upset win of the U.S. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: International students

February 26, 2015 The first time I met Sara and the international students from Keene was at the movies. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Seedy politics and germination

February 26, 2015 Every February I start seedlings on the windowsills because I can’t wait for spring. This year I decided I should have a grow light. Now people will think I’m growing marijuana. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: An unvarnished view of Mexico

February 26, 2015 George Grayson, Class of 1938 Professor of Government Emeritus at the College of William & Mary, and one of our country’s most distinguished experts on Mexico, doesn’t need to mark his student’s the... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Ainana’s big adventure

February 19, 2015 A year and a half ago, my goddaughter Ainana Guryeva came to Lake Placid for a month, spending two weeks attending the Lake Placid School of Ballet. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Goodbye Year of the Horse, hello Year of the Goat

February 19, 2015 All right, everyone, beginning Feb. 19, we’re in the Chinese Year of the Goat. We are now leaving the Year of the Horse. more »»

BLUE BOMBER VOICES: More Lake Placid High School senior projects

February 19, 2015 Lake Placid High School has a unique requirement for graduation. Students must take the class senior seminar. more »»

OLYMPIC HISTORY: Celebrating Olympic flower power

February 19, 2015 In 1980, Linda Fratianne’s smile was captured as she stood in front of a backdrop of flowers while holding an intricately designed bouque. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Theory & practice

February 19, 2015 “What role, if any, the academy has played, or should play in shaping American foreign policy? What ideas from the Ivory Tower have made it to the halls of the White House, the Pentagon, the State... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Aging one step at a time at Will Rogers

February 12, 2015 Saranac Village at Will Rogers is quite grand and clearly designed to accommodate Broadway and Hollywood performers as it once did. more »»

MARTHA SEZ: Happy corporate holiday, everyone

February 12, 2015 Happy Valentine’s Day! If I were on Facebook, and I could figure out how to do it, I would plaster the page with little pink and red heart emoticons right now. more »»

Insider’s view of the 1980 games

February 12, 2015 The bright light of sports history shined down on Lake Placid 35 years ago at the XIII Olympic Winter Games in 1980 and that light never went out. more »»

LOOKING AT THE MIRROR: Frozen fun on Mirror Lake

February 12, 2015 This time of year, it can be hard to get outside, especially when temperatures dip below zero. more »»

WORLD FOCUS: Bitter tears

February 12, 2015 Britain and much of the world recently marked the 50th anniversary of the death of Winston Churchill. more »»


February 12, 2015 This week, we explore the history of the Olympic Region from the archives of the Lake Placid News ( 35 years ago — Fe. more »»

NORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: For Valentine’s Day, drink your chocolate

February 12, 2015 This Saturday is Valentine’s Day! But it’s also the day of the Winter Carnival Parade — and it promises to be a cold one! So my suggestion is: drink you chocolate — hot! Global warming aside, it ha... more »»

ON THE SCENE: Aging one step at a time, Neighborhood House

February 5, 2015 During my annual physical, Doc Josh often says to me that getting older isn’t for the faint of heart. As one ages, one has to make all manner of adjustments that one rarely considers when young. more »»



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