Lake Placid Newshttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/category.detail/nav/5001/Columnsen-usWed, 18 Jan 2017 02:58:12 EDTWed, 18 Jan 2017 02:58:12 EDThttp://blogs.law.harvard.edu/tech/rssON THE SCENE: Bracing for a big jolt in America's health care systemhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/526310.htmlChanges are coming to healthcare. Unless you are very wealthy, work for a company that covers your health care costs, or are a member of Congress, whatever changes are made to the Affordable Care Act will result in higher costs and less coverage.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTWORLD FOCUS: Becoming an American, part 2http://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/526311.htmlIn last week's column, I described why my wife and I chose to settle in the United States and become American citizens after our escape from communist Czechoslovakia in 1954.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTMARTHA SEZ: Foghorn Leghorn ready to ring in the new yearhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/526312.htmlI recently wrote about the Chinese Year of the Chicken, or Rooster, which will begin Jan. 28.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTSTORIES FROM THE ATTIC: Spoils of warhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/526313.htmlWATERTOWN - In the final days of World War II in Europe, soldiers from the U.S. Army's 10th Mountain Division reached Italian dictator Benito Mussolini's summer villa on Lake Garda and were soon wearing jackets and hats from Il Duce's closet.Thu, 12 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDTON THE SCENE: Diesel T. He Cat holds court at January Jams in Upper Jayhttp://www.lakeplacidnews.com/page/content.detail/id/526279.htmlNew Year's Day means many things to many people. Some take on New Year's resolutions to diet, get more exercise, work smarter, spend more time with family and friends, get organized, or learn some new skill.Thu, 5 Jan 2017 00:00:00 EDT