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ON THE SCENE: Touching lives with the food pantry

By any measure, this had been a challenging year for most middle- and lower-income families in our region. In many respects, it’s getting more challenging as the cost of fuel oil and food rises, coupled with shipping delays in a wide range of products. In addition, affordable housing ...

MARTHA SEZ: ‘He cut up his Bible, removing references to miracles’

Thanksgiving, our American feast day and the gateway to the so-called Holiday Season so central to our capitalist economy, is here. I love our national feast day for its decadent pleasures of socializing and gourmandizing. Unfortunately, Thanksgiving is often accompanied by dreary ...

AUSABLE WATER WISE: Engaging people with science, stewardship

Educational programs at the Ausable River Association are essential to protecting the clean water, healthy streams and diverse habitats of the AuSable watershed. They inspire responsible stewardship in our communities and among visitors young and old. AsRA’s strength as an organization ...

ZONTA CLUB NEWS: Zonta to hold holiday fundraiser, Free the Girls event

2021 was another busy year for the Zonta Club of the Adirondacks. Despite challenges presented by the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, the unifying mission of empowering women and girls locally and around the world remains the steadfast focus of its committed members, including financial ...

LIVING IN AVERYVILLE: Biking in the Adirondacks

I love riding my mountain bike — on and off the road. It’s fun, and it relieves stress. Right now I have a green, full suspension Kona. It has front and rear shocks. It is really fast and fun. Riding to school, I’ve noticed there isn’t much mountain bike traffic on the road and ...

HISTORY IS COOL: 90 years ago

Norwegians prepare - Norway will send a powerful team to compete in the III Olympic Winter Games. Probably the best-known member of the Norse contingent is Sonja Henie, Olympic and world’s champion woman figure skater. Miss Henie is on her way to London to practice. Norway, always ...