Lake Placid News, 4 May 2016 15:17:26 EDTWed, 4 May 2016 15:17:26 EDT THE SCENE: Saving a life you ever lost a family member, friend or colleague to suicide? If you have lived in the North Country very long, the chances are good you have. The suicide rates in Essex and Franklin counties are triple the New York state average.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTLP LIBRARY NEWS: It's spring, we hope, at the library thought spring had arrived. As I am writing this on the morning of Tuesday, April 26, the snow has been coming down at a good clip and is piling up. It's not likely anyone will show up on our lawn to eat a sandwich and gaze at Mirror Lake today.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTWORLD FOCUS: Entrapment in Tehran her new book, "Until We Are Free: My Fight for Human Rights in Iran," Shirin Ebadi, the Iranian Nobel Peace Prize winner, writes, "In August 2009, I was betrayed by both my husband and my country." Ebadi, is no stranger to Williamsburg.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTMARTHA SEZ: A thousand midges, a thousand no thanks woke up this morning to snow, the soft, heavy kind skiers call corn snow and local people call sugar sno.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDTNORTH COUNTRY KITCHEN: Dandelions asparagus tips are still buried in the soil and rhubarb is just barely poking through. But dandelions are coming up all over our garden patch.Thu, 28 Apr 2016 00:00:00 EDT